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Definition of Featherlight
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Literary usage of Featherlight
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1. Review of Reviews and World's Work by Albert Shaw (1906)
"Look for stamp, " featherlight." Illustrated booklet free on request. FINISH—nickle or bronze—will not rust. ..."
2. Past and Present: A Collection of Jewish Essays by Israel Friedlaender (1919)
"Earth itself becomes so negligible, so featherlight that the prophet thinks it within his reach to lift it to the height of his heavenly ideals. ..."
3. The Voices of Song by James William Foley (1916)
"How more than featherlight Our pledges weight our souls—ere yet The echoes falter, we forget. We leash the beast Ingratitude In better while, ..."
4. Western Field by Olympic Club (San Francisco, Calif.), California Game and Fish Protective Association (1907)
"Also featherlight and Expert high grade single action open frame reels, ranging in price from 850 to $3.25. All dealers. Our booklet gives valuable ..."