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reverie
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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Definition
the state of daydreaming
  • It is a likeness of a young man, in a silken dressing-gown of an old fashion, the soft richness of which is well adapted to the countenance of reverie, with its full, tender lips, and beautiful eyes, that seem to indicate not so much capacity of thought, as gentle and voluptuous emotion.
    Chapter 2 — The Little Shop-Window (15% in)
  • She awoke without the slightest recollection of her visionary experience; but as one losing herself in a momentary reverie, and returning to the consciousness of actual life, in almost as brief an interval as the down-sinking flame of the hearth should quiver again up the chimney.
    Chapter 13 — Alice Pyncheon (91% in)

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