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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Meteor
 
        Unfurl’d
The imperial ensign; which, full high advanced,
Shone like a meteor, streaming to the wind.
        Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book I. Line 535.
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Loose his beard and hoary hair,
Stream’d like a meteor to the troubled air.
        Gray.—The Bard, I–II., Line 5.
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This hairy meteor did denounce,
The fall of sceptres and of crowns.
        Butler.—Hudibras, Part I. Canto I. Line 247.
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