dusk


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The sun had set some minutes since, the swift dusk of the tropics was already fading out of the eastern sky, and a pioneer moth fluttered silently by my head.
The fear I felt was no rational fear, but a panic terror not only of the Martians, but of the dusk and stillness all about me.
In the dusk this place was shadowy, and the view was hampered by the clustering trunks.
The light which still shone was derived mainly from a large hole in the western bank of cloud; it was like a piece of day left behind by accident, dusk having closed in elsewhere.
He struck his stick upon the earth, and stared through the dusk at the shape of the country.
Through the open window came an uneven humming sound like that which rises from a flock of sheep pent within hurdles at dusk.
So I proposed to help her a little, after I had read to her, for I had plenty of time that evening, and need not return till dusk.
It was dusk when it approached the palisade that surrounded a large native village.
They were leaning on the bridge of the old pond, drinking deep of the enchantment of the dusk, just at the spot where Anne had climbed from her sinking Dory on the day Elaine floated down to Camelot.
We know this well, we who have passed into the Realm of Terror, who skulk in eternal dusk among the scenes of our former lives, invisible even to ourselves and one another, yet hiding forlorn in lonely places; yearning for speech with our loved ones, yet dumb, and as fearful of them as they of us.
The foregoing is a sample roaming with the White Logic through the dusk of my soul.
She came up one evening and found Anne and Marilla sitting at the front door in the warm, scented summer dusk.