A paraphrasing of Juliet's lines from Act III Scene 5 of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet (1590s), confusing day with night as she urges her lover to stay longer than is safe:
Wilt thou be gone? it is not yet near day:
It was the nightingale, and not the lark,
That pierced the fearful hollow of thine ear;
By casting the conscious and unconscious aspects of a sleeper's mind in the twin roles of Shakespeare's young lovers, Freud suggests that the wish-fulfilling fantasies of dreams allow us to indulge in an ongoing love affair with ourselves (See note to page 149).
Online text of the play at MaximumEdge.com