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Like Hezekiah's, backward runs
The shadow of my days.

Like Hezekiah's, backward runs
The shadow of my days.

by Lord Alfred Tennyson Found in: Shadows Quotes,
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Follow a shadow, it still flies you,
Seem to fly, it will pursue:
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Follow a shadow, it still flies you,
Seem to fly, it will pursue:
So court a mistress, she denies you;
Let her alone, she will court you.
Say are not women truly, then,
Styled but the shadows of us men?

by Ben Jonson Found in: Shadows Quotes,
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Come like shadows, so depart!

Come like shadows, so depart!

by William Shakespeare Found in: Shadows Quotes,
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The picture of a shadow is a positive thing.

The picture of a shadow is a positive thing.

by John Locke Found in: Shadows Quotes,
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Some there be that shadows kiss;
Such have but a shadow's bliss.

Some there be that shadows kiss;
Such have but a shadow's bliss.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Shadows Quotes,
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The worthy gentleman [Mr. Coombe], who has been snatched from us
at the moment of the election, and in read more

The worthy gentleman [Mr. Coombe], who has been snatched from us
at the moment of the election, and in the middle of the contest,
while his desires were as warm, and his hopes as eager as ours,
has feelingly told us, what shadows we are, and what shadows we
pursue.

by Edmund Burke Found in: Shadows Quotes,
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Thus shadow owes its birth to light.

Thus shadow owes its birth to light.

by John Gay Found in: Shadows Quotes,
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And the greater shadows fall from the lofty mountains.
[Lat., Majoresque cadunt altis de montibus umbrae.]

And the greater shadows fall from the lofty mountains.
[Lat., Majoresque cadunt altis de montibus umbrae.]

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Alas! must it ever be so?
Do we stand in our own light, wherever we go,
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Alas! must it ever be so?
Do we stand in our own light, wherever we go,
And fight our own shadows forever?

by Lord Lytton Found in: Shadows Quotes,
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