fancy (n.) Old form(s): fancie
imagining, flight of fancy, fanciful thought
Cor II.i.192[Volumnia to Coriolanus] I have lived / To see inherited ... the buildings of my fancy [i.e. I have what I always dreamed of]
E3 IV.iii.83[King John to Charles] all are frivolous fancies, toys, and dreams
H8 II.iii.101[Anne to Old Lady] Make yourself mirth with your particular fancy
KL I.iv.322[Gonerill to Albany, of Lear] Each buzz, each fancy ... / He may enguard his dotage
Mac III.ii.9[Lady Macbeth to Macbeth] Why do you keep alone, / Of sorriest fancies your companions making
Mac V.iii.38[Doctor to Macbeth, of Lady Macbeth] she is troubled with thick-coming fancies / That keep her from her rest
MM IV.i.64.1[disguised Duke alone] thousand escapes of wit ... rack thee in their fancies
Oth IV.ii.25.2[Desdemona to Othello, of his request to look in his face] What horrible fancy's this?
Tem IV.i.122.1[Prospero to Ferdinand, of the spirits] I have from their confines called to enact / My present fancies
TS induction.1.42[Lord to Huntsmen, of Sly's reaction to his transformation] Even as a flattering dream or worthless fancy
WT III.ii.179[Paulina to Leontes, of Leontes' jealousies] Fancies too weak for boys