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Quotation by Shakespeare
Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible
To feeling as to sight? Or art thou but
A dagger of the mind, a false creation
Proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain?
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Macbeth, in Macbeth, act 2, sc. 1, l. 36-9.
The vision is "fatal" as prompting him to murder; "heat-oppressed means fevered.
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