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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Oh, ye only is it, ye dark, nightly ones, that extract warmth from the shining ones!
That she had heard the entire story was apparent, and that she had suspected something wrong from my mother's long nightly absences from her quarters accounted for her presence there on that fateful night.
Bute at the parsonage nightly looked out to see if the sky was red over the elms behind which the Hall stood, and the mansion was on fire.
He never knew that Sid lay nightly watching, and frequently slipped the bandage free and then leaned on his elbow listening a good while at a time, and afterward slipped the bandage back to its place again.
There is scarcely any rain throughout this time, yet the face of the country is kept fresh and verdant by nightly dews, and occasionally by humid fogs in the mornings.
A Paisley school teacher came to the rescue of animals who nightly diced with death answering their mating call.
Afro-fusion artiste, Damini Ogulu a.k.a Burna Boy is set to appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, a nightly hour-long show hosted by Jimmy Kimmel on ABC and produced by Jackhole Productions.
The pharmacokinetics and formulation selection pilot study was designed as a four-way crossover study in 16 healthy volunteers, evaluating three proprietary once-nightly formulations of Micropump controlled-release, or CR, sodium oxybate versus twice-nightly immediate-release, or IR, sodium oxybate at a nightly dose of 4.5g.
1 / 14 The crowds were entertained by nightly concerts ahead of the race Saturday.
MICHAEL Parkinson says a TV channel should try a US-style nightly chat show - and reckons Piers Morgan should host it.
SixtyFour u Reserve Room opens for nightly dining at Water Street