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Margent, margin, border, edge: “a river, upon whose weeping m. she was set,” Compl. 39. “in the beached m. of the sea,” Mids. II, 1, 85. “writ o' both sides the leaf, m. and all,” LLL V, 2, 8. Glosses or comments, in old books, usually printed on the margin of the leaf: “I knew you must be edified by the m. ere you had done,” Hml. V, 2, 162. The eyes, as interpreters of the mind, compared with the margin in books: “the subtle-shining secrecies writ in the glassy --s of such books,” Lucr. 102 (i. e. in the eyes). “his face's own m. did quote such amazes that all eyes saw his eyes enchanted with gazes,” LLL II, 246. “what obscured in this fair volume lies find written in the m. of his eyes,” Rom. I, 3, 86.
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