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reverie

, revery
a piece of instrumental music suggestive of a daydream
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This idea plunged me into a reverie so despairing and frightful that even now, when the scene is on the point of closing before me forever, I shudder to reflect on it.
The lieutenant-governor's reverie had now come down to the period at which he himself was sitting in the historic chair.
By intense thinking, Athos forgot himself, for a few hours at most, in a reverie most profound, more obscure than other people would have called a dream.
Anne had relapsed into reverie, with her chin in her hands and her eyes on the sky, when Marilla returned from her cellar pilgrimage.
Edward, who had till then looked any where, rather than at her, saw her hurry away, and perhaps saw-- or even heard, her emotion; for immediately afterwards he fell into a reverie, which no remarks, no inquiries, no affectionate address of Mrs.
Rousing myself from my reverie I turned the glass Northward for the last time in the old Millennium; and in the act, I exclaimed aloud, "The boy is a fool.
He was aroused from this reverie by his friend, who, having hitched about nervously and blinked at the trees for a time, suddenly coughed in an introductory way, and spoke.
Since then she has told us that when half an hour or so had elapsed she fell into a reverie.
Athos alone from time to time raised his expansive brow; a flash kindled in his eyes, and a bitter smile passed over his lips, then, like his comrades, he sank again into reverie.
His head cast down, his eyes fixed, he suffered his legs to hang on each side of his horse, and said to himself, in that vague sort of reverie which ascends sometimes to the sublimest eloquence:
Un autre texte qui semble anticiper la memoire involontaire proustienne, c'est la septieme promenade des Reveries, ou Rousseau parle de son activite et de son bonheur d'herborisation:
Le long metrage [beaucoup moins que] Reveries de l'acteur solitaire [beaucoup plus grand que] du realisateur algerien Hamid Benamra prendra part a la competition officielle du 7e Festival international du cinema africain de la Silicon Valley (San Francisco) qui s'ouvrira vendredi soir et se cloturera aujourd'hui, a-t-on appris aupres des organisateurs.