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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?
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.
Yes, but women with a shadow usually come to a bad end," said Anna's friend.
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.
There was an emerald flash in his eyes as he glanced at me from the shadow of the trees, a half-luminous colour that vanished as he turned his head again.
As soon as I had explained it to him he drew a line with his finger, showing a sea-coast far to the west and south of Sari, and a great circle which he said marked the extent of the Land of Awful Shadow in which lay Thuria.
Everything was suffused with a soft, red glow in which he saw his shadow projected in the road before him.