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"Do you mean to say you didn't feel that shadow flying over us just now?" asked Ned.
"It's like the spirit of a shadow, isn't it?" whispered Anne.
To them, I said, the truth would be literally nothing but the shadows of the images.
Now, which of the multitude of faces that showed themselves before him was the true face of the buried person, the shadows of the night did not indicate; but they were all the faces of a man of five-and- forty by years, and they differed principally in the passions they expressed, and in the ghastliness of their worn and wasted state.
There's a fable of Grimm's about a man without a shadow, a man who's lost his shadow.
I heard a movement further off among the shadows, as if the Thing was in retreat.
She is a year nearer unto Death; for I did not fail to see that, as she came into the shade, her shadow fell from her, and was swallowed up in the dark water, making its blackness more black."
When the bank on the other side of the draw began to throw a narrow shelf of shadow, we knew we ought to be starting homeward; the chill came on quickly when the sun got low, and Antonia's dress was thin.
"I think my shadow is the only living thing one sees over there," said the learned man.
But doth Zarathustra need to be frightened by his shadow? Also, methinketh that after all it hath longer legs thin mine."
And, as his strength Failed him at length, He met a pilgrim shadow -'Shadow,' said he,'Where can it be - Thi land of Eldorado?'
In quarreling about the shadow we often lose the substance.
A POLITICAL Leader was walking out one sunny day, when he observed his Shadow leaving him and walking rapidly away.
Everything was suffused with a soft, red glow in which he saw his shadow projected in the road before him.
It stirred, it lifted itself, it beckoned towards the shadow which hid the head of the cleft and the piled-up corpses that lay there, and it seemed to me that the arm was the arm of Baleka.