Then I recrossed the room and waited, my fingers close to the electric light switch, to see if the trap was laid cleverly enough to deceive the man I was expecting.
said the light-horseman.
They were all crying; the children hung about Agnes to the last; and we left poor Mrs. Micawber in a very distressed condition, sobbing and weeping by a dim candle, that must have made the room look, from the river, like a miserable light-house.
Stock of money: $5.549 billion (31 December 2007) Stock of quasi money: $4.068 billion (31 December 2007) Stock of domestic credit: $8.659 billion (31 December 2007) Agriculture - products: cotton, groundnuts (peanuts), sorghum, millet, wheat, gum arabic, sugarcane, cassava (tapioca), mangos, papaya, bananas, sweet potatoes, sesame; sheep, livestock Industries: oil, cotton ginning, textiles, cement, edible oils, sugar, soap distilling, shoes, petroleum refining, pharmaceuticals, armaments, automobile/light truck assembly Industrial production growth rate: 22% (2007 est.)
Dark Fiber” is fiber-optic cable, whose enormous capacity so exceeds the demands of current usage that much of the fiber still has no light-signals on it—it’s still ‘dark,’ awaiting future use.)
Camille Flammarion, the eminent French astronomer, in a book written over twenty-five years ago, and which is now out of print, I believe, pictured a possible condition of affairs in which a disembodied soul would be able to perceive events that happened in the past, by simply taking a position in space in which he would be able to catch the light-waves that emanated from a distant planet at that particular time in the past the happenings of which he wanted to perceive.
Lights comin’ over!”
Girl’s sweet light lips.
Once the comet gets more than a couple of light-minutesaway -”“You can’t control it.
It’s on the set because some damned fool UNION light hanger doesn’t know how to do HIS DAMN JOB!
"Ah," said Mr. Fogg, "is that place where we see the lights Queenstown?"
The masters who are able to materialize and dematerialize their bodies or any other object, and to move with the velocity of light, and to utilize the creative light-rays in bringing into instant visibility any physical manifestation, have fulfilled the necessary Einsteinian condition: their mass is infinite.
A huge, cut-glass, candle-light chandelier was covered with cobwebs through disuse, and on the wall was a bright, up-to-date calendar.
The astral senses register the subtle vibrations of the astral plane, just as the physical eye registers the ordinary rays of light-energy.
Heslides round a bewildering series of canals by boat, then lets his GPSsteer him back toward the red-light district.
The lights change, glow, fade gold rosy violet.)
I ran to the house in Soho, and (to make assurance doubly sure) destroyed my papers; thence I set out through the lamplit streets, in the same divided ecstasy of mind, gloating on my crime, light-headedly devising others in the future, and yet still hastening and still hearkening in my wake for the steps of the avenger.
Against broken footmen or a crowd of individualist fighters such vehicles might be formidable; but Darius began the battle by flinging them against the cavalry and light infantry.
O Light everlasting, surpassing all created lights, dart down Thy ray from on high which shall pierce the inmost depths of my heart.
The other was a quotation in a Sunday newspaper from some man who appeared to be a working physicist of the time--Edgar Lucien Larkin: "With the discovery and recent perfection of the new ultra-violet light microscope and the companion apparatus, the microphotographic camera, with rapidly moving, sensitive films, it seems that the extreme limit of vision of the human eye has been reached.