Methought I was enamour'd of an ass.
 William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream (1601). copy citation

Author William Shakespeare
Source A Midsummer Night's Dream
Topic love blindness
Date 1601
Language English
Note Written between 1590 and 1597


“Be as thou wast wont to be; See as thou was wont to see. Dian's bud o'er Cupid's flower Hath such force and blessed power. Now, my Titania, wake you, my sweet queen.
TITANIA. My Oberon, what visions have I seen! Methought I was enamour'd of an ass.
OBERON. There lies your love.
TITANIA. How came these things to pass? O, how mine eyes do loathe his visage now!
OBERON. Silence awhile.—Robin, take off this head.” source

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