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A Dream Play A Dream Play by August Strindberg
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“Autumn is my spring!”
August Strindberg, A Dream Play
“Everything can happen, everything is possible and probable. Time and place do not exist; on a significant bases of reality, the imagination spins, weaving new patterns; a mixture of memories, experiences, free fancies, incongruities and improvisations.”
August Strindberg, A Dream Play
“And why does man weep when he is sad? I asked at last—Because the glass in the eyes must be washed now and then, so that we can see clearly, said the child.”
August Strindberg, A Dream Play
“Every moment of enjoyment
Brings to some one else a sorrow,
But your sorrow gladdens no one,
For from sorrow naught but sorrow springs.”
August Strindberg, A Dream Play
“Av - att vara till; att känna min syn försvagad av ett öga, min hörsel förslöad av ett öra, och min tanke, min luftiga ljusa tanke bunden i fettslyngors labyrinter. Du har ju sett en hjärna... vilka krokvägar, vilka krypvägar...”
August Strindberg, A Dream Play
“THE VOICE: The best I cannot call it, nor the worst.
Its name is Dust; and like them all, it rolls:
And therefore dizzy sometimes grows the race,
And seems to be half foolish and half mad—
Take courage, child—a trial, that is all!”
August Strindberg, A Dream Play
“THE DAUGHTER: You named the earth—is that the ponderous world
And dark, that from the moon must take its light?
THE VOICE: It is the heaviest and densest sphere.
Of all that travel through the space.
THE DAUGHTER: And is it never brightened by the sun?
THE VOICE: Of course, the sun does reach it—now and then—”
August Strindberg, A Dream Play
“If a flower you covet, straightway you are told it is another's.”
August Strindberg, A Dream Play