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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Shade
 
Like burning paper, when there glides before
The advancing flame a brown and dingy shade,
Which is not black, and yet is white no more.
        Dante.—Inferno, Canto XXV. Line 64.
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        A pillar’d shade
High over-arch’d, and echoing walks between.
        Milton.—Par. Lost, Book IX.
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