in (one's) shadow

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in (one's) shadow

Given less attention or thought of as less notable, important, or successful compared to someone else. He's been in his father's shadow for the entirety of his political career.
See also: shadow
References in classic literature ?
From the distance and the elevation of the highlands where I stood the Pellucidarian noonday moon showed half in sunshine and half in shadow, while directly be-neath it was plainly visible the round dark spot upon the surface of Pellucidar where the sun has never shone.
I stole round by the eastern end, keeping close in shadow, and at a convenient place, where the darkness was thickest, crossed the palisade.
It was partly covered in shadow, but he could see that it was a human figure.
The figure lay upon its back, its upper part in shadow, but standing above it and looking down upon the face, he saw that it was a dead body.
The right arm--the one farthest from him- -was now in shadow.
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