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NIGHT. That space of time during which the sun is below the horizon of the earth, except, that short space which precedes its rising and follows its setting, during which, by its light, the countenance of a man may be discerned. I Hale, P. C. 550; 3 Inst. 63; 4 Bl. Com. 224; 1 Hawk. P. C. 101; 3 Chit. Cr. Law, 1093; 2 Leach, 710; Bac. Ab. Burglary, D; 2 East, P. C. 509; 2 Russ. Cr. 32; Rosc. Cr. Ev. 278; 7 Dane's Ab. 134.

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Dreams of travel become nightmarish when contemplating the possibility of my legs suddenly not working in the middle of the jungle.
Getting more deeply involved in counter insurgency in Colombia alongside a military with a worsening human rights record is a nightmarish reminder of the days when Washington supported Nicaragua's undisciplined contras and EL Salvador's repressive army, a body that murdered U.
The former Soviet leader, whose regime unleashed untold, nightmarish brutalities in Afghanistan and elsewhere, claims to have been "haunted" by this terrible burden.
To save Lawndale High from the wrath of Principal Li, Daria traverses through five circles of a nightmarish netherworld to retrieve items stolen from the principal's office.
The nightmarish truth and its fanciful spin, as examined here, will leave you, literally, gasping for breath.
The Cardinal said: "These nightmarish scenarios are not the stuff of fiction.
Then came the nightmarish conclusion to Chile's popular revolution--and quite nearly to Dorfman's life.