dimness


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I shall see a straight line DAE, in which the middle point (A) will be very bright because it is nearest to me; but on either side the line will shade away RAPIDLY INTO DIMNESS, because the sides AC and AB RECEDE RAPIDLY INTO THE FOG and what appear to me as the Merchant's extremities, viz.
The creature's face was turned for one brief instant out of the dimness of the stern towards this illumination, and I saw that the eyes that glanced at me shone with a pale-green light.
He wandered some distance up the nave and sat down in the splendid dimness.
Onward, onward, into that dimness where the lights of Time which have blazed along the procession, are flickering in their sockets
The greater then was my surprise to enter a hall paved in black and white marble and in its dimness appearing of palatial proportions.
There would be tables wrapped up in sacking; rolls of carpets thick and vertical like fragments of columns, the gleam of white mar- ble tops in the dimness of the drawn blinds.
Still all were distinguished by a certain sodden swarthiness of complexion, a filmy dimness of eye, and pallor and compression of lip.
The door of Miss Bordereau's apartment was open, showing from the parlor the dimness of a poor candle.
Though unroofed by any glass or gilt plaster, the guests were nearly all under a delicate and irregular roof of leaves; for the ornamental trees stood so thick around and among the tables as to give something of the dimness and the dazzle of a small orchard.
The kindly dimness of the weak candle abstracted from her form and features the little blemishes which sunlight might have revealed--the stubble scratches upon her wrists, and the weariness of her eyes--her high enthusiasm having a transfiguring effect upon the face which had been her undoing, showing it as a thing of immaculate beauty, with a touch of dignity which was almost regal.
Hung round with those dusky curtains, the world is no longer a mere dingy workshop, but a stately temple wherein man may worship, and where at times in the dimness his groping hands touch God's.
He strained his eyes through the dimness, and they seemed less keen, less capable than usual.