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Some things are of that nature as to make One's fancy chuckle, while his heart doth ache.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II, l. 126), The Author's Way of Sending Forth his Second Part of the Pilgri

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While fancy, like the finger of a clock, Runs the great circuit, and is still at home.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: Task (bk. IV, l. 118)

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Ever let the Fancy roam, Pleasure never is at home.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: Task (bk. IV, l. 118)

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The truant Fancy was a wanderer ever.

Charles Lamb (used pseudonym Elia) Quotes , Source: Fancy employed on Divine Subjects (I, 1)

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Sentiment is intellectualized emotion, emotion precipitated, as it were, in pretty crystals by the fancy.

James Russell Lowell Quotes , Source: Among My Books--Rousseau and the Sentimentalists

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Two meanings have our lightest fantasies, One of the flesh, and of the spirit one.

James Russell Lowell Quotes , Source: Sonnet XXXIV

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She's all my fancy painted her, She's lovely, she's divine.

William Mee Quotes , Source: Alice Gray

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When at the close of each sad, sorrowing day, Fancy restores what vengeance snatch'd away.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Eloisa to Abelard (l. 225)

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The difference is as great between The optics seeing as the objects seen. All manners take a tincture from our own; Or come discolor'd through out passions shown; Or fancy's beam enlarges, multiplies, Contracts, inverts, and gives ten thousand dyes.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Moral Essays (ep. I, l. 31)

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Woe to the youth whom Fancy gains, Winning from Reason's hand the reins, Pity and woe! for such a mind Is soft contemplative, and kind.

Sir Walter Scott Quotes , Source: Rokeby (canto I, st. 31)

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When last the young Orlando parted from you, He left a promise to return again Within a hour; and pacing through the forest, Chewing the food of sweet and bitter fancy, Lo, what befell!

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: As You Like It (Oliver at IV, iii)

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Tell me where is fancy bred, Or in the heart, or in the head? How begot, how nourished? Reply, reply. It is engend'red in the eyes, With gazing fed, and fancy dies In the cradle where it lies.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Merchant of Venice (Song at III, ii)

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So full of shapes is fancy That it alone is high fantastical.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Twelfth Night, or, What You Will (Orsino, Duke of Illyria at I, i)

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Let fancy still in my sense in Lethe steep; If it be thus to dream, still let me sleep!

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Twelfth Night, or, What You Will (Sebastian at IV, i)

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We figure to ourselves The thing we like, and then we build it up As chance will have it, on the rock or sand: For Thought is tired of wandering o'er the world, And homebound Fancy runs her bark ashore.

Sir Henry Taylor Quotes , Source: Philip Van Artevelde (pt. I, act I, sc. 5)

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Fancy light from Fancy caught.

Lord Alfred Tennyson Quotes , Source: In Memoriam (pt. XXIII)

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Sad fancies do we then affect, In luxury of disrespect To our own prodigal excess Of too familiar happiness.

William Wordsworth Quotes , Source: Ode to Lycoris

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