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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.

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However, many of us think that another year of Brexit wrangles would also be nightmarish.
Phoenix delivers a fearless and, at times, heartbreaking performance, while Ramsay captures her protagonist's nightmarish and woozy odyssey in a clinical manner that sends trickles of cold sweat down the spine.
The next time a hurricane forces Gulf Coast residents to flee, state officials say such a nightmarish scenario is less likely to occur.
Balboa says he is influenced by Chris Mars, a contemporary American artist/musician whose art is characterized by nightmarish landscape, grotesque and distorted figures.
With its garish dayglo colour scheme it is a typically nightmarish Gilliam view of the future as well as a biting comment on our networked present.
When Penguin book publishers contacted the owner of a Niagara Falls book store last week to ask if he needed to order additional copies of the "prophetic, nightmarish" novel, the owner said that it wasn't necessary.
However, it seems that the elections are now not that important because the week we thought we'd remember by the compromise, suddenly experienced a nightmarish ending.
LAWYERS representing pupils affected by "nightmarish" experiences in time-out rooms in Pembrokeshire have called for a public inquiry into the scandal.
Sydney, Dec 12( ANI ): New Zealand fast bowler Chris Martin, who has tormented Phillip Hughes in the past, believes Sri Lankan fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara possesses the quality in him to regenerate the cuts that led to the Australian left-hander's nightmarish Test axing in Hobart last summer.
India's only participant in the drivers seat, Narain Karthikeyan had a nightmarish outing in the practice sessions, according to reports.
Having crash-landed on an island research base that was mysteriously abandoned in the 1950s and is now under attack by this army of nightmarish creatures, Nate has a whopping arsenal of impressive weapons to help you tackle everything that Singularity throws at you - not least his TMD (Time Manipulation Device).
THESE past few days have been nightmarish for drivers on the A55.