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    strange expressions

    Hi, I'd like to kown the meaning of these sentences taken from a play which is a modern version of Shakespeare's A Midsummernight's dream.

    If you are filled with affection and you are too shy too convey
    Meditate MY DIRECTION (what I'm saying to you????)
    FEEL YOUR WAY (does FEEL means THINK??????)



    The power you are SUPPLYING (the power YOU HAVE???YOU GIVE?????)

    a character says:I SEE (???why not hear???) a voice. It is Thisbe I do think

    Thisbe answers: Don't think. Just know, Thisbe that is true, as you are to me so I am to you (What does it mean????????????I cannot understand the meaning and the structure of Thisbe's answer!!!))

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    Re: strange expressions

    It means find your way to me bit by bit if you can't say it directly, I think. If you're true to your heart, you do what you want, not what is expected of you. The power the person is supplying is that which they are giving to the other.

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    Re: strange expressions

    Hello Ripley

    If you are filled with affection ] if you are attracted to me

    and you are too shy too convey] but you are too shy to tell me

    Meditate MY DIRECTION ] project amorous thoughts towards me

    FEEL YOUR WAY ] do what instinct tells you to do

    I MUST BE TRUE TO MY HEART] I must act in accordance with my feelings

    The power you are SUPPLYING ] the amorous energy which I take from you

    Don't think.] Do not be over-analytical about it

    Just know, Thisbe, that is true ] accept it as true without further analysis

    as you are to me so I am to you ] I have the same feelings for you that you have for me.

    (The first few quotes appear to be lyrics from the musical Grease.)


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