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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Days
 
Though fallen on evil days,
On evil days though fallen, and evil tongues.
        Milton.—Paradise Lost, Line 25, Book VII.
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We are fallen on dark and evil days!
        Mrs. Hemans.—Siege of Valencia, Scene I., Page 264; and see Rogers’ Italy, the Campagna of Florence, Page 116, Edition 1830.
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Enlarge my life with multitude of days,
In health, in sickness, thus the suppliant prays;
Hides from himself his state, and shuns to know
That life protracted is protracted woe.
        Dr. Johnson.—Vanity of Human Wishes, Line 255.
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Thy shoes shall be iron and brass; and as thy days, so shall thy strength be.
        Moses.—On his blessing the tribe of Asher. (Deuteronomy, Chap. xxxiii. Ver. 25.)
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Thinking of the days that are no more.
        Tennyson.—The Princess, Page 78.
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