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    We bear our shades about us; self-deprived
    Of other screen, the thin umbrella spread,
    And range an Indian waste without a tree.

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The inseparable gold umbrella which in that country [Burma] as
much denotes the grandee as the star or garter read more

The inseparable gold umbrella which in that country [Burma] as
much denotes the grandee as the star or garter does in England.

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Let a smile be your umbrella, and you'll end up with a face full of rain.

Let a smile be your umbrella, and you'll end up with a face full of rain.

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It is the habitual carriage of the umbrella that is the stamp of
Respectability. The umbrella has become the read more

It is the habitual carriage of the umbrella that is the stamp of
Respectability. The umbrella has become the acknowledged index
of social position. . . . Crusoe was rather a moralist than a
pietist, and his leaf-umbrella is as fine an example of the
civilized mind striving to express itself under adverse
circumstances as we have ever met with.

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It is not for nothing, either, that the umbrella has become the
very foremost badge of modern civilization--the Urim read more

It is not for nothing, either, that the umbrella has become the
very foremost badge of modern civilization--the Urim and Thummim
of respectability. . . . So strongly do we feel on this point,
indeed, that we are almost inclined to consider all who possess
really well-conditioned umbrellas as worthy of the Franchise.

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See, here's a shadow found; the human nature
Is made th' umbrella to the Deity,
To catch read more

See, here's a shadow found; the human nature
Is made th' umbrella to the Deity,
To catch the sunbeams of thy just Creator;
Beneath this covert thou may'st safely lie.

by Francis Quarles Found in: Umbrellas Quotes,
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When my water-proof umbrella proved a sieve, sieve, sieve,
When my shiny new umbrella proved a sieve.

When my water-proof umbrella proved a sieve, sieve, sieve,
When my shiny new umbrella proved a sieve.

by Rossiter Johnson Found in: Umbrellas Quotes,
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Of doues I haue a dainty paire
Which, when you please to take the aier,
About your read more

Of doues I haue a dainty paire
Which, when you please to take the aier,
About your head shall gently houer,
Your cleere browe from the sunne to couer,
And with their nimble wings shall fan you
That neither cold nor heate shall tan you,
And like umbrellas, with their feathers
Sheeld you in all sorts of weathers.

by Michael Drayton Found in: Umbrellas Quotes,
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Life with Mary was like being in a telephone booth with an open umbrella no matter which way you turned, read more

Life with Mary was like being in a telephone booth with an open umbrella no matter which way you turned, you got it in the eye.

by Jean Kerr Found in: Umbrellas Quotes,
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The American people never carry an umbrella. They prepare to walk in eternal sunshine.

The American people never carry an umbrella. They prepare to walk in eternal sunshine.

by Alfred E. Smith Found in: Umbrellas Quotes,
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