metallic color tone resembling gray that is a representation of the color of polished silver
- For for the metal, see Silver.
Silver or metallic gray is a color tone resembling gray that is a representation of the color of polished silver.
- Every cloud has a silver lining.
- Anonymous English proverb, probably derived from lines of John Milton, in Comus (1637), quoted below.
- Was I deceiv'd, or did a sable cloud
Turn forth her silver lining on the night?
I did not err; there does a sable cloud
Turn forth her silver lining on the night,
And casts a gleam over this tufted grove.
- John Milton, Comus (1637), line 221 - 223
- You have to do everything you can, you have to work your hardest, and if you do, if you stay positive, you have a shot at a silver lining.
- David O. Russell, in lines for "Pat Solitano" in the film Silver Linings Playbook (2012) based on the novel The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick.
- There's the silver lining I've been looking for.
- J. K. Rowling, in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2007), Ch. 7: The Will of Albus Dumbledore
- Keen as are the arrows
Of that silver sphere,
Whose intense lamp narrows
In the white dawn clear
Until we hardly see, we feel that it is there.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley in: The Poems of Shelley: Volume Three: 1819 - 1820'To a Skylark', stanza 25, Routledge, 22 May 2014, p. 473
- It's a truism in technological development that no silver lining comes without its cloud.
- Bruce Sterling in: Literacy, technology, and society: confronting the issues, Prentice Hall, 1997, p. 498
- Silver sails all out of the west
Under the silver moon.
- Tennyson, in: Charlotte Fiske Bates The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song, Thomas Y. Crowell & Company, 1882, p. 578
- I will find out where she has gone,
And kiss her lips and take her hands;
And walk among long dappled grass,
And pluck till time and times are done
The silver apples of the moon.
- William Butler Yeats, in "The Song Of Wandering Aengus", in The Wind Among the Reeds (1899)
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