Oh, this is the hostility of light
to the shining one: unpityingly doth it pursue its course.
SNAEFELL JOKUL--White occulting light
withdrawn for winter.
There was light
enough to see by, though not sufficient to distinguish things at a distance.
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?
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.
illuminated a strip of thick tapestry, hanging loose from the ceiling to the floor, on the wall opposite to the door by which we had entered.
"As it is so," said Monk, "and we must have a light
, a lantern, a torch, or something by which we may see where to set our feet, let us seek this light
Thus they had walked, perhaps, twice or three times up and down Mary Datchet's street before the recurrence of a light
burning behind a thin, yellow blind caused them to stop without exactly knowing why they did so.
My eyes became accustomed to the light
and to perceive objects in their right forms; I distinguished the insect from the herb, and by degrees, one herb from another.
His stern face could not stay little Violet, and on through the long hall she went, heedless of the snow that gathered on her feet, and the bleak wind that blew around her; while the King with wondering eyes looked on the golden light
that played upon the dark walls as she passed.
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.
Two featherless beings appeared, uninvited, at the door of the summer-house, surveyed the constitutional creepers, and said, "These must come down"--looked around at the horrid light
of noonday, and said, "That must come in"--went away, thereupon, and were heard, in the distance, agreeing together, "To-morrow it shall be done."