The Theory of Dreams: In which an Inquiry is Made Into the Powers and Faculties of the Human Mind, as They are Illustrated in the Most Remarkable Dreams Recorded in Sacred and Profane History, Volume 1
F. C. and J. Rivington, 1808 - Dreams
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accounts addressed affected afterwards Alexander ancient appeared assistance battle beheld bishop body called cause CHAPTER character Cicero claim command communication conceived concerning consequence consideration considered dead death described designed directed divine dreams earth emperor employed encouraged engaged excited fall fancied fate favour fears figure followers furnished future God's gods hand happened head heathen Holinshed idea images imagined imparted impression inspired instance instruction interest interpretation intimation Italy killed king Lord mentioned MICHIGAN mind mother natural night objects observed obtained occasion pass Persian person Plutarch predicted present pretended probably prophetic received reference regard religion religious remarkable reported represented respect revelation Roman sacred says seems seen sent sleep soon spirit suggestion superstition supposed temple things Thomas thought tion told true truth victory visions Wotton writers
Page 112 - Behold, he put no trust in his servants; and his Angels he charged with folly: "How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, which are crushed before the moth? "They are destroyed from morning to evening : they perish for ever without any regarding it. "Doth not their excellency which is in them go away? they die, even without wisdom.
Page 112 - In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men, Fear came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones to shake. Then a spirit passed before my face ; the hair of my flesh stood up : It stood still, but I could not discern the form thereof: an image was before mine eyes, there was silence, and I heard a voice, saying, Shall mortal man be more just than God?
Page 109 - And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known unto him in a vision, and will speak unto him in a dream.
Page 123 - To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.
Page 126 - And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh ; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions.
Page 111 - Now a thing was secretly brought to me, and mine ear received a little thereof. In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men, fear came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones to shake.
Page 127 - And saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners, and let down to the earth: Wherein were all manner of fourfooted beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air.
Page 123 - Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together : for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.
Page 114 - For GOD speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not. In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed; then He openeth the ears of men, and sealeth their instruction, that He may withdraw man from his purpose, and hide pride from man.
Page 178 - Thomas Wotton, was inclined to be a party in such a project, as, if he were not suddenly prevented, would turn both to the loss of his life and ruin of his family. Doubtless the good Dean did well know, that common dreams...