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Quotes of reverie

  1. Reverie is not a mind vacuum. It is rather the gift of an hour which knows the plenitude of the soul. – Gaston Bachelard
  2. Do anything rather than give yourself to reverie – William Ellery Channing
  3. It is a good idea to be alone in a garden at dawn or dark so that all its shy presences may haunt you and possess you in a reverie of suspended thought. – James Douglas
  4. Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding. – John Locke
  5. Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  6. To lose one's self in reverie one must be either very happy, or very unhappy. Reverie is the child of extremes. – Antoine Rivarol
  7. One of the best things about paintings is their silence- which prompts reflection and random reverie – Mark Stevens

Usage examples for reverie

  1. It was usually when some particularly delightful reverie occupied his mind that his face took on that especial expression. ” – Christopher and the Clockmakers by Sara Ware Bassett
  2. My pearl of snow- white, he murmured as in a dreamy reverie he subdued the light of his great black eyes. ” – The Confessions of a Beachcomber by E J Banfield
  3. “ Banks started from his gloomy reverie – The Ancient Law by Ellen Glasgow
  4. As he sat thus in reverie the door softly opened, and Alma looked in upon him. ” – The Whirlpool by George Gissing
  5. He stood a moment as though lost in some reverie then chuckled. ” – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  6. He lay as in a reverie – Hilda Wade A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose by Grant Allen
  7. Then, and not for the first time, I fell into an uneasy reverie that had to do with Pierre, and I asked myself: 'What will become of the little boy? ” – The Story of a Child by Pierre Loti
  8. The distant crash brought Lyveden out of a sleep- ridden reverie – Anthony Lyveden by Dornford Yates
  9. “ Henri came out of a reverie to explain to Sara Lee. ” – The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  10. “ " Well, good night, mamma," said Blanche, breaking in upon her mother's reverie – Belles and Ringers by Hawley Smart
  11. It startled Tess from her reverie – Tess of the Storm Country by Grace Miller White
  12. He seemed to awake out of a little reverie – Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson
  13. Then, in a reverie he pictured the day he had just spent. ” – Fruitfulness Fecondite by Emile Zola
  14. Lady Bassett's return interrupted her reverie – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  15. Suddenly Captain Elisha was awakened from his reverie by hearing his friend utter an exclamation. ” – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  16. She starts from her reverie – Wagner's Tristan und Isolde by George Ainslie Hight
  17. The traveller fell into a reverie – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  18. “ Rastignac almost fell into a reverie at that point. ” – Rastignac the Devil by Philip José Farmer
  19. Presently, in the midst of her reverie she heard a step outside, and saw Sir William Farrell approaching the gate. ” – Missing by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  20. Perhaps you cannot yourself recall how your reverie commenced? ” – The Adventure of the Cardboard Box by Arthur Conan Doyle

Rhymes for reverie