I would fain see the Green Dragon and the idiot groom that did send me here. I warrant thee I will crack his pate for him." "Where is thy horse?" asked Richard Wood. "Ay, where is he? Who but that vile serving-man did bid the young lord cut him loose?" "Thou dreamest," said Richard Wood, incredulously. "Would a serving-man forget his station and bid his master do a task?"
He considers persecution a strange anomaly, "The reason is that Christianity is a harmless thing that be it never so openly professed it hurts no man." Simple-hearted, honest John, thou dreamest. What wouldest thou have thought of a system by which all would have been taught to tag their laces and mend their own pots and kettles? What would have become of thy trade as a brazier?
Endure the stress a little, for ye will not serve him long. And thou," whirling upon Kenkenes, "dreamest thou I fear this bloody God of Israel, or all the gibbering, incense-sniffing, pedestal-cumbering gods of earth? I will show thee, thou ranting rabble spawn! See which of us hath the yellow-haired wanton when I return. For I go to wrest spoil and fighting men from Israel.
'Poor fool, said I, 'thou art upon the sands of the desert, and thou dreamest: awake! awake! and here is water for thee real water.
There is more in this matter of the wings than thou dreamest of. Go quickly and order the men to make snares, and catch as many of these little birds as they can before sunset. Let them be careful not to hurt the birds, and send Kettle Flatnose and my house-carle hither without delay. "When I came to the old man I found him walking to and fro briskly, with an expression of eagerness in his eye.
"Spirit that searchest for the Unseen," it said, "because I will not that no atom of true worth should perish, unto thee shall be given a vision unto thee shall be taught a lesson thou dreamest not of. THOU shalt create; THOU shalt design and plan; THOU shalt be worshipped, and THOU shalt destroy!
She roused him, standing over him with the iron candlestick, now lighted, and gazing at him with eyes in which alarm struggled with suspicion. "Thou hast been out of thy bed!" "But no!" "An hour since the bed was empty." "Thou dreamest." "The chain is off the door." "Let it remain so and sleep. What have we to steal or the Americans above? Sleep and keep peace."
He stood a moment no doubt wondering why the other one didn't move on; then he said, in a low voice, "Why dreamest thou here, good Sir Mar " then he laid his hand on the corpse's shoulder and just uttered a little soft moan and sunk down dead. Killed by a dead man, you see killed by a dead friend, in fact. There was something awful about it.
Go to thy rest and to thy prayers, trembler; I will close the postern with all care. Fear not; the stranger is of human wants, and his agency to do evil must needs be limited by human power." "I fear none of white blood, nor of Christian parentage: the murderous heathen is in our fields." "Thou dreamest, Ruth!" "'Tis not a dream. I have seen the glowing eye-balls of a savage.
Certes, thou knowest; but, if Sicilian kinships be of such a fashion that they are forgotten in so short a time, at least give me back my clothes and I will begone with all my heart. 'Good man, rejoined she, as if laughing, 'methinketh thou dreamest'; and to say this and to draw in her head and shut the window were one and the same thing.