“To give an old woman only a chair and a bed, to leave her no cupboard in which her treasures may be stowed, not only that she may take them out when she desires occupation, but that their mind may dwell upon them in moments of revery, is to reduce living almost beyond the limit of human endurance.”
“Perhaps he had tired himself of rhymes; or perhaps the mechanism of verse-making had been replaced by that kind of sentiment, or that kind of revery, which is common to the temperaments of those who indulge in verse-making.”
“Adrian mused a moment; and the result of his revery was a determination to delay for another sun his departure to Palestrina -- to take advantage of the nature of the revel, and to join the masquerade.”
“Dickinson or no, the idea of "revery" in place of the "reverend" is very pleasing.”
“When I made a fish soup in the French style soupe de poisson, D sat there in a kind of revery, like he was communicating with God and when he finished simply told me it was very good.”
“She would spend hours in this kind of revery, in the large unfurnished parlor, at our own house at Lavenham.”
“Fang learns too that he must forage for his food, so he becomes a clever thief. 27 And during his revery (to make the parallels with Buck more trite than they already are), he wanders to the edge of the forest and stands “and listens to something calling him far and away.””
“At break of day it came whooping across the fields to spoil my pleasant morning revery.”
“It struck him that it was a funny, whimsical world, and he chuckled aloud and startled Mamma Achun from a revery which he knew lay deep in the hidden crypts of her being where he had never penetrated.”
“Give me a few minutes and I'll snap out of my revery.”
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