Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.
I am the shadow of poor Buckingham. Shakespeare.King Henry VIII., Act I. Scene 1. (To himself.) 1
Shine out, fair sun, till I have bought a glass, That I may see my shadow as I pass. Shakespeare.King Richard III., Act I. Scene 2. (Gloster priding himself on his victory over Anne.) 2
Shadow owes its birth to light. Gay.Fable XXVIII. Line 10. 3
Come like shadows, so depart. Bowles.The Visionary Boy, Line 327. 4
Shew his eyes, and grieve his heart, Come like shadows, so depart. Shakespeare.Macbeth, Act IV. Scene 1. (Witches talking at him.) 5
Shall I uncoverd stand, and bend my knee To such a shadow of nobility, A shred, a remnant? Churchill.Independence, Line 277. 6
Shadows to night Have struck more terror to the soul of Richard Than can the substance of ten thousand soldiers, Armd in proof, and led by shallow Richmond. Shakespeare.King Richard III., Act V. Scene 3. (Gloster after his disturbed sleep in his tent.) 7 She knew she was by him belovedshe knew, For quickly comes such knowledge, that his heart Was darkend with her shadow. Byron.The Dream, Sect. 3. 8