|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Like burning paper, when there glides before|
The advancing flame a brown and dingy shade,
Which is not black, and yet is white no more.
Dante.Inferno, Canto XXV. Line 64.
| A pillard shade|
High over-archd, and echoing walks between.
Milton.Par. Lost, Book IX.