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shades of (someone or something)

A reminder, reminiscence, or approximation of someone or something in the past or another person or thing. She lined up the shot and got a perfect bull's-eye—shades of her former passion for marksmanship. He took a moment to collect himself after his outburst. "Shades of my father," he muttered to himself.
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shades

n. dark glasses. (see also sunshades.) Where are my shades? The sun is too bright.
See also: shade
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GABRIEL, to thee thy cours by Lot hath giv'n Charge and strict watch that to this happie place No evil thing approach or enter in; This day at highth of Noon came to my Spheare A Spirit, zealous, as he seem'd, to know More of th' Almighties works, and chiefly Man Gods latest Image: I describ'd his way Bent all on speed, and markt his Aerie Gate; But in the Mount that lies from EDEN North, Where he first lighted, soon discernd his looks Alien from Heav'n, with passions foul obscur'd: Mine eye pursu'd him still, but under shade Lost sight of him; one of the banisht crew I fear, hath ventur'd from the deep, to raise New troubles; him thy care must be to find.
Thus talking hand in hand alone they pass'd On to thir blissful Bower; it was a place Chos'n by the sovran Planter, when he fram'd All things to mans delightful use; the roofe Of thickest covert was inwoven shade Laurel and Mirtle, and what higher grew Of firm and fragrant leaf; on either side ACANTHUS, and each odorous bushie shrub Fenc'd up the verdant wall; each beauteous flour, IRIS all hues, Roses, and Gessamin Rear'd high thir flourisht heads between, and wrought Mosaic; underfoot the Violet, Crocus, and Hyacinth with rich inlay Broiderd the ground, more colour'd then with stone Of costliest Emblem: other Creature here Beast, Bird, Insect, or Worm durst enter none; Such was thir awe of man.
O friends, I hear the tread of nimble feet Hasting this way, and now by glimps discerne ITHURIEL and ZEPHON through the shade, And with them comes a third of Regal port, But faded splendor wan; who by his gate And fierce demeanour seems the Prince of Hell, Not likely to part hence without contest; Stand firm, for in his look defiance lours.
It was a pleasant walk, sometimes along the sea-beach and sometimes under the shade of the many beautiful trees.
The girl was hardly out of sight when two men turned aside beneath the maple shade.
As she spoke she pulled away the cushion with gentle force, and saw the green shade all crushed and stained with the few hot tears that told how bitter the disappointment had been.
Rebecca had heard the news of its arrival, but waited until nearly dark before asking permission to go to the Simpsons', so that she might see the gorgeous trophy lighted and sending a blaze of crimson glory through its red crepe paper shade.
Seats tolerably in the shade were found; and now Emma was obliged to overhear what Mrs.
It was hot; and after walking some time over the gardens in a scattered, dispersed way, scarcely any three together, they insensibly followed one another to the delicious shade of a broad short avenue of limes, which stretching beyond the garden at an equal distance from the river, seemed the finish of the pleasure grounds.
The shade was most refreshing, and Emma found it the pleasantest part of the day.
James' "Fifty Shades" franchise will continue with a fifth book, titled "50 Shades Darker as Told by Christian.
QMotion recently launched the new Qadvanced Motorized Roller Shades with ZigBee Home Automation v1.
The current Glasgow Dental Hospital clinical procedures teaching policy stated that shades should be selected in a variety of light conditions including natural, fluorescent and incandescent light.
In keeping with its business model of providing the most comprehensive line of quality and affordable products for the roman shade do-it-yourselfer as well as the custom roman shade workroom, Rominsulated Shades has introduced the availability of the most sought-after roman shade supplies in non-stocking quantities with a wholesale pricing structure.
Shading systems can help users find a healthy balance by blocking out the excess sunlight, but there's more on the market than the roller shades or Venetian blinds that typically come to mind first.