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Quotation by Shakespeare
Dreams are toys.
Yet for this once, yea, superstitiously,
I will be squared by this.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Antigonus, in The Winter's Tale, act 3, sc. 3, l. 39-41.
Dreams are trifles ("toys"), yet Antigonus allows himself to be directed ("squared") in his course of action by his dream of Hermione.
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