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Graces, holiness. Called “the candle of the Lord,” the “lamp of God,” as, “The spirit of man is the lamp of the Lord.” (Prov. xx. 27.)

Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works.”—Matt. v. 16.

To stand in one’s own light. To act in such a way as to hinder advancement.

“He stands in his own light through nervous fear.”—The Leisure Hour, 1886.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Lift not up your Horn on High. (Psalm lxxv. 5.)
Lift up the Heel against Me (To)
Lift up the Voice (To)
Lifted up
Lifting (The)
Lifting, or Lifting the Little Finger
Light Comedian (A)
Light Horsemen
Light Troops
Light-armed Artillery
Light as a Feather
Light-fingered Gentry (The)
Light Gains make a heavy Purse
Light of One’s Countenance (The)
Light of the Age
Light of the Harem