It was twelve o'clock noon, and a breezy, cloudless day; the ascent was gradual, and the glimpses, from under the curtaining boughs, of blue water, and tiny sailboats, and beetling cliffs, were as charming as glimpses of dreamland
Your pleasures, by your own account, have been few; but I daresay you did exist in a kind of artist's dreamland
while you blent and arranged these strange tints.
Whereas you," I continued, disregarding the lovely refrain of her tear-choked voice, "are standing on the wonderful threshold of life, waiting in dreamland
for the dawn.
Penelope, who was sleeping sweetly at the gates of dreamland
, answered, "Sister, why have you come here?
He was plunging into a beautiful dreamland
when his ears caught a whisper, thin and sharp, above the monotonous babble round the fire.
And there we were, the four of us, upon the dreamland
, the lost world, of Maple White.
Those words of Lydgate's were like a sad milestone marking how far he had travelled from his old dreamland
, in which Rosamond Vincy appeared to be that perfect piece of womanhood who would reverence her husband's mind after the fashion of an accomplished mermaid, using her comb and looking-glass and singing her song for the relaxation of his adored wisdom alone.
Her waking fancies were more alluring than any vision of dreamland
The starlit earth looks a dreamland
of gentle peace.
She had never been tormented by womanhood, and she had lived in a dreamland
of Tennysonian poesy, dense even to the full significance of that delicate master's delicate allusions to the grossnesses that intrude upon the relations of queens and knights.
Why, back there in Dreamland
, renewing his lease
And while I pour and sip my Scotch, I remember another Chinese philosopher, Chuang Tzu, who, four centuries before Christ, challenged this dreamland
of the world, saying: "How then do I know but that the dead repent of having previously clung to life?