Definition of Fades
1. Noun. (plural of fade) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of fade) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Fades
1. fade [v] - See also: fade
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Literary usage of Fades
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lyrics of Lowly Life by Paul Laurence Dunbar, William Dean Howells (1897)
"WHY fades A DREAM? WHY fades a dream? An iridescent ray Flecked in between the tryst Of night and day. Why fades a dream ? — Of consciousness the shade ..."
2. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (1916)
"But when 'tis old And growing cold It fades and dies like The mountain dew." The consciousness of the warm sunny city outside his window and the tender ..."
3. Poems by Robert Milledge Charlton, Thomas Jackson Charlton (1842)
"O, man, it fades that thou may'st see That even nature's charms must flee ; That though thy hopes awhile may bloom, Yet soon the coffin and the tomb Shall ..."
4. The Gypsy Trail: An Anthology for Campers by Mary Hopkins, Pauline Dorothea Goldmark (1914)
"Edward Carpenter i NOW fades THE LAST LONG STREAK OF SNOW NOW fades the last long streak of snow, Now burgeons every maze of quick About the flowering ..."
5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... a star which suddenly increases in magnitude and brilliancy and then fades away.— These theories all fail to explain how " the star which they had seen ..."
6. Songs for the Sanctuary: Or, Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship by Charles S. Robinson (1866)
"Soft - ly now tlio light of day fades up • on my eight a ... 1 SOFTLY now the light of day fades upon my sight away ; Free from care, from labor free, Lord, ..."