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Silver Lining

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The prospect of better days, the promise of happier times. The allusion is to Milton’s Comus, where the lady lost in the wood resolves to hope on, and sees a “sable cloud turn forth its silver lining to the night.”

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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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Silly Season (The)
Siluria—that is
Silurian Rocks
Silvana
Silvanella
Silver was
Silver
Silver Cooper (The)
Silver Fork School
Silver-hand
Silver Lining
Silver Pheasant (A)
Silver Spoon
Silver Star of Love (The)
Silver Streak (The)
Silver-Tongued
Silver Trumpet (A)
Silver Weapon
Silver Wedding
Silver of Guthrum, or Guthram’s Lane
Silverside of Beef (The)