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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Windows
 
Rich windows that exclude the light,
And passages that lead to nothing.
        Gray.—A Long Story.
  1
And storied windows richly dight,
Casting a dim religious light.
        Milton.—Il Penseroso, Line 159.
  2
Ere I let fall the windows of mine eyes.
        Shakespeare.—King Richard III., Act V. Scene 3. (Richmond on retiring to sleep.)
  3
Thy eyes’ windows fall,
Like death, when he shuts up the day of life.
        Shakespeare.—Romeo and Juliet, Act IV. Scene 1. (The Friar to Juliet.)
  4
Her two blue windows faintly she upheaveth.
        Shakespeare.—Venus and Adonis, Verse 81.
  5
        Mistress, look on me,
Behold the window of my heart, mine eye,
What humble suit attends thy answer there.
        Shakespeare.—Love’s Labour’s Lost, Act V. Scene 2. (Biron to Maria.)
  6
Windows of her mind.
        Chalkhill.—The Dwelling of Orandra.
  7
It is the soul itself which sees and hears, and not those parts which are, as it were, but windows to the soul.
        Yonge’s Cicero.—Tusculan Disp., Book I. Div. 20.
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