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daydream

a usually nonpathological reverie that occurs while a person is awake. The content is usually the imagined fulfillment of wishes that are not disguised.

daydream

Mental musing or fantasy while awake.
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There is no such assurance of authoritative control with "the reflex of a legend" that "loosely settles into form" When placed side by side, the "remodeled model" and the reflexive day dream beg a distinction between involuntary vision and imaginative labor.
Tennyson's fascination with the sciences is axiomatic, and if in "The Princess" and In Memoriam his "analogical thinking" rests upon evolutionary biology, geology, and physics, in "The Day Dream," it tends towards physiology, specifically the circulatory system.
The writings of Carlyle and Wilkinson straddle Tennyson's production of "The Day Dream.
21) In "The Day Dream," Tennyson claims the "Sleeping Beauty" narrative in order to transfix and then bypass it.
By the time Shepard Poorman acquired its stake in the company, Day Dream had already moved away from the standard industry practice of having its products printed in the Orient, where labor is inexpensive.
As an example, Bursaw cites "Yesteryears," a Day Dream calendar which featured photos of children in innocent situations dressed up like adults.
For example, Bursaw says last year frame shops and gift stores clued in Day Dream that three-dimensional artwork--the kind that if you stare at it long enough, another object will appear--was among the top sellers.
FANTASIES are sexual day dreams that help to get a person aroused.
Our aim is to advise brides and help them turn their wedding day dreams into a reality.
THESE two bridesto-be had their big day dreams come true yesterday.