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Cinders, 1) ashes: “beauty, truth and rarity here enclosed in c. lie,” Phoen. 55. “sorrow concealed doth burn the heart to c.” Tit. II, 4, 37. “I should make very forges of my cheeks, that would to c. burn up modesty,” Oth. IV, 2, 75.
2) embers: “I shall show the c. of my spirits through the ashes of my chance,” Ant. V, 2, 173. -- Falstaff ludicrously calls the stars so: “if you do not all show like gilt twopences to me, and I in the clear sky of fame o'ershine you as much as the full moon doth the c. of the element, which show like pins' heads to her,” H4B IV, 3, 58.
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