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Do you mean to say you didn't feel that shadow flying over us just now?
I have heard that you can see the shadow of Venus only once in a lifetime, and that within a year of seeing it your life's most wonderful gift will come to you," said Leslie.
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.
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.
In her hand she held a little spear hafted with the royal wood: it was the shadow of the spear that Chaka held in his hand, the same with which he had slain his mother and wherewith he should himself be slain.
To get to the beach I should have to go through the trees where the shadows lurked, and down a bushy slope.
To them, I said, the truth would be literally nothing but the shadows of the images.
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.
Forgive me," answered the shadow, "that it is I; and if I please thee not --well, O Zarathustra
And, as his strength Failed him at length, He met a pilgrim shadow -'Shadow,' said he,'Where can it be - Thi land of Eldorado?
The day being intensely hot, and the sun shining in its strength, the Traveler stopped to rest, and sought shelter from the heat under the Shadow of the Ass.
The great change is that she brought back with her the shadow of Alexey Vronsky," said the ambassador's wife.
He told us much of the wonderful resources of Thuria, the Land of Awful Shadow, and of his long journey in search of Amoz.
Everything was suffused with a soft, red glow in which he saw his shadow projected in the road before him.