gloom


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They complied without hesitation, though many a fearful and anxious glance was thrown behind them, toward the thickening gloom, which now lay like a dark barrier along the margin of the stream.
Thorndike stepped into the gloom of an echoing rotunda, shut in on every side, hung by balconies, lit, many stories overhead, by a dirty skylight.
Over a deep black part of the stream, not far from the church, was formerly thrown a wooden bridge; the road that led to it, and the bridge itself, were thickly shaded by overhanging trees, which cast a gloom about it, even in the daytime; but occasioned a fearful darkness at night.
Nothing seemed before me but a jet gloom, now and then made ghastly by flashes of redness.
The stairs, uncarpeted, seemed winding up, in the gloom, to nobody knew where
Some vague figures approached through the gloom, swinging an old-fashioned tin lantern that freckled the ground with innumerable little spangles of light.
I know not how it was--but, with the first glimpse of the building, a sense of insufferable gloom pervaded my spirit.
Korak joyed in the thrills of the highflung upper terraces of the great forest, where, unhampered and unhindered, he might laugh down upon the great brutes who must keep forever to the darkness and the gloom of the musty soil.
Last night within my chamber's gloom some vague light breath of Spring Came wandering and whispering, and bade my soul take wing.
In the gloom before the break of the day their uniforms glowed a deep purple hue.
It was tinged, rather more darkly than usual, with the gentle gloom of Mr.
The shapes of the famous persons who once sat in the chair will be more apt to come back, and be seen among us, in this glimmer and pleasant gloom, than they would in the vulgar daylight.