darkness


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The darkness was steadily growing, the people be- coming more and more distressed.
I crept back to the coal cellar, shut the door, and began to cover myself up as much as I could, and as noiselessly as possible in the darkness, among the firewood and coal therein.
She is below," I thought, "and terrified by my entrance has evaded me in the darkness of the hall.
The Owls shrieked as they flapped along the lanes in the darkness, And that night they struck at a mouse--and missed him.
They tried to see through the darkened scuttles by extinguishing all light in the projectile; but not a luminous spark made its way through the darkness.
Starting up in the darkness I snatched at my matches and, hastily striking one, I saw three stooping white creatures similar to the one I had seen above ground in the ruin, hastily retreating before the light.
Without a word he shook his reins, the horses turned, and we swept into the darkness of the pass.
The warriors of Swaran fled then, pursued by the sons of Fingal, till the hero bade the fighting cease, and darkness once more fell over the dreadful field.
It is sin that brings dread, and darkness, and despair: there is light and blessedness for us as soon as we cast it off.
Then, if in truth my lords can darken the moon, in the darkness I will take my lords by the hand and lead them out of Loo to this place, where they shall be safe, and thence we can make war upon Twala the king.
As she stood trembling in the darkness the door of her son's room opened and the boy's father, Tom Willard, stepped out.
As though turned to stone I sat in tense and rigid silence, straining my eyes into the utter darkness before me in an effort to discover if the boat were occupied.