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The hours, whose minutes are marked by the crash of the breaking seas, slip by with the screaming, pelting squalls overtaking the ship as she runs on and on with darkened canvas, with streaming spars and dripping ropes.
It happens surely that every one who comes into the darkened room and looks at these things looks up at the Roman and that he is invested in all eyes with mystery and awe, as if he were a paralysed dumb witness.
Even in the darkened room, I could not help seeing that Mrs.
And not for that day and hour alone were the mind and conscience darkened of this man on whom the responsibility for what was happening lay more than on all the others who took part in it.
He boldly took the whole responsibility for what happened, and his darkened mind found justification in the belief that among the hundreds of thousands who perished there were fewer Frenchmen than Hessians and Bavarians.
The maid's cheek darkened beneath the satin of her transparent skin, and the eyes of Astok, Prince of Dusar, darkened, too, as he read that which passed unspoken between the two in the royal gardens of the jeddak.
A black screen was drawn across his mirror of inner vision, and fancy lay in a darkened sick-room where entered no ray of light.
Fancy came out of the darkened room and lured him on, a thing of flaming brightness.
The first glimpse made me start - but my eyes were darkened with exhaustion and despair.
I thought a cloud had suddenly darkened her husband's face as she spoke.
Since reaching the dead shadow, a thick cloud had covered the moon and darkened the night, so that we were unable to make out the features.
In the darkened room, the din of yesterday was going on again: a little sobered and softened down, perhaps, but only a very little, if at all.