Lights


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LIGHTS. Those openings in a wall which are made rather for the admission of light, than to look out of. 6 Moore, C. B. 47; 9 Bing. R. 305; 1 Lev. 122; Civ. Code of Lo. art. 711. See Ancient Lights; Windows.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The warning light for Harmattan winds will be continuous vertical glare (white) on all oases of trans-Saharan N.
They could still see, seemingly far in front of them and high up, the baleful light which at the height and distance seemed like a faint line.
Monk arrived then with Athos, crossing this spot, illumined with a double light, the silver splendor of the moon, and the red blaze of the fires at the meeting of the three causeways; there he stopped, and addressing his companion, -- "Monsieur," said he, "do you know your road?"
A few lights in bedroom windows burnt but were extinguished one by one as the omnibus passed them.
"Soon a gentle light stole over the heavens and gave me a sensation of pleasure.
Through the obscurity, which prevailed most immediately under the eastern mountain, a small and uncertain light was plainly to be seen, though, as it was occasionally lost to the eye, it seemed struggling for existence.
Oh, this is the hostility of light to the shining one: unpityingly doth it pursue its course.
The poor soldier fell without injury on the moist ground, and the blue light went on burning, but of what use was that to him?
The light drew them as if they were plants; the chemistry of the life that composed them demanded the light as a necessity of being; and their little puppet-bodies crawled blindly and chemically, like the tendrils of a vine.
We entered a spacious hall with a low ceiling, dimly lighted at its further end by one small oil-lamp.
human beings living in a underground den, which has a mouth open towards the light and reaching all along the den; here they have been from their childhood, and have their legs and necks chained so that they cannot move, and can only see before them, being prevented by the chains from turning round their heads.
Abruptly closing the window, she threw aside her shawl, and lit the candles on the mantelpiece, impelled by a sudden craving for light in the solitude of her room.