Quote by William Shakespeare, A Midsummer

If we shadows have offended, Think but this, and all is mended, That you have but slumber'd here While these visions did appear...date is its entry into the Stationer's Register


If we shadows have offended,  Think but this, and all is men

Summary

This quote is a part of a well-known passage from Shakespeare's play "A Midsummer Night's Dream." The speaker, Puck, is addressing the audience to assure them that if they found the play to be offensive or confusing, they should simply dismiss it as a dream. Puck suggests that if they perceive any faults or misunderstandings in the play, they can consider it an illusion of the night, implying that it should not be taken too seriously. The quote highlights the playful and whimsical nature of the play, reminding the audience that it is all part of a fantastical theatrical experience.

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By William Shakespeare, A Midsummer
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