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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Vanish
 
Go; vanish into air; away!
        Shakespeare.—Othello, Act III. Scene 1. (Clown to Musician.)
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        And so, with shrieks,
She melted into air.
        Shakespeare.—Winter’s Tale, Act III. Scene 3. (Antigonus when leaving the babe Perdita in a desert country.)
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Like smoke blended with the thin air.
        Davidson’s Virgil, by Buckley, Georgics, Book IV. Line 500.
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He had scarcely spoken, when suddenly the circumambient cloud splits asunder, and dissolves into open air.
        Davidson’s Æneid, Book I. Page 122.
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With these words she left me in tears, ready to say many things, and vanished into thin air.
        Davidson’s Æneid, Book II. Page 152.
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Vanish like hailstones, go!
        Shakespeare.—Merry Wives of Windsor, Act I. Scene 3. (Falstaff to Pistol and Nym.)
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Vanish, vanish—and never let me see that uncomfortable face of thine, till thou canst shew me a shilling of thy own getting.
        Colley Cibber.—The Rival Fools, Act I. Scene 1.
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