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Candle, a taper, a light: Wiv. V, 5, 106. LLL IV, 3, 269. Mids. V, 253. Merch. II, 9, 79. V, 90. V, 90 Shr. IV, 5, 14. Tw. IV, 2, 87. John III, 3, 12 (bell, book and c.; see “book).” H4A II, 1, 49. H4B I, 2, 177. H4B I, 2, 177 II, 4, 267. H8 III, 2, 96. Lr. I, 4, 237. “must I hold a c. to my shames?” Merch. II, 6, 41. “seek him with c.” As III, 1, 6. “I see no more in you than without c. may go dark to bed,” III, 5, 39. “those gold --s fixed in heaven's air,” Sonn. 21, 12. “by these blessed --s of the night,” Merch. V, 220. “night's --s are burnt out,” Rom. III, 5, 9. Mcb. II, 1, 5. -- Used as a symbol of life: “here burns my c. out,” H6C II, 6, 1. “out, out, brief c.” Mcb. V, 5, 23.
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