The light burnt in the room behind him; and thus it was quite natural that his shadow
should fall on his opposite neighbor's wall.
Thus spake Zarathustra, and, laughing with eyes and entrails, he stood still and turned round quickly--and behold, he almost thereby threw his shadow
and follower to the ground, so closely had the latter followed at his heels, and so weak was he.
But he grew old - This knight so bold - And o'er his heart a shadow
Fell, as he found No spot of ground That looked like Eldorado.
In quarreling about the shadow
we often lose the substance.
I'm not afraid of my shadow
or yours, Tom, or anybody's that I can see.
For the first time Anne and Gilbert saw the shadow
cast by that brilliant star of evening, that faint, mysterious shadow
, never seen save when there is white snow to reveal it, and then only with averted vision, vanishing when you gaze at it directly.
In dying, do they not rather waste away mournfully, rendering unto God, little by little, their existence, as these trees render up shadow
, exhausting their substance unto dissolution?
To whom, likewise, the shadows
of the night revealed themselves, in the forms their dozing eyes and wandering thoughts suggested.
There's a fable of Grimm's about a man without a shadow
, a man who's lost his shadow
The voice came nearer, and now in the shadow
there was a faint glow of light, like the glow that gathers on the six-days' dead.
I was startled by a great patch of vivid scarlet on the ground, and going up to it found it to be a peculiar fungus, branched and corrugated like a foliaceous lichen, but deliquescing into slime at the touch; and then in the shadow
of some luxuriant ferns I came upon an unpleasant thing,--the dead body of a rabbit covered with shining flies, but still warm and with the head torn off.
For-ever have the Mahars, who dwell beyond the Lidi Plains which lie at the farther rim of the Land of Awful Shadow
, taken heavy toll of our people, whom they either force into lifelong slavery or fatten for their feasts.