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Do we say   moon   or  shadow

Do we say moon or shadow

moon 8232 occurrences

I guess TOM won't say much more about staring at the moon.

It really seems as though Earth would answer for a Moon, by and by, at this rate!

It's only waiting for a change of moon.

The new moon hung athwart the western sky, and a few fleecy clouds were chasing each other like snow-drifts across the blue vault of the night.

He had no more idea of meeting me at that moment than of meeting the man in the moon, and yet, no sooner had he seen my facewhich he had not looked upon for eight yearsthan the whole 'case' flashed upon him.

Then PHYSKE did bring unto himself other boats and other roads, and waxed powerful, and became great in the land, and he was much interviewed by the scribes of a certain paper, "It shines for all," which, being interpreted, is the Moon, and his sayingscan they not be found in the pages of "It shines for all," which, being interpreted, is the Moon, and are they not preserved there for two centuries?

Then PHYSKE did bring unto himself other boats and other roads, and waxed powerful, and became great in the land, and he was much interviewed by the scribes of a certain paper, "It shines for all," which, being interpreted, is the Moon, and his sayingscan they not be found in the pages of "It shines for all," which, being interpreted, is the Moon, and are they not preserved there for two centuries?

And it came to pass that he and the centurion, which is Brainsfor should not body and brains work together?did march the soldiers down the street which is called Broadway, and did take them to the Branch which is called Long, and there did divers curious things, all which are they not found in the paper, "It shines for all," which, being interpreted, is the Moon?

And PHYSKE did divers other strange and curious things, but are they not written down daily by the scribes of the paper, "It shines for all," which, being interpreted, is the Moon, and cannot he who runs, read them there? LOT.

I laid me down behind a Thicket near, Where undiscover'd I could see and hear; The Moon the Day supply'd, and all below Instructed, even as much as Day could do.

The night was mild, and the yellow radiance of the moon seemed almost warmth-giving.

But one black night, in the Moon of Wildfowl, the raiders descended in a torrent and took us unprepared.

To-night the moon is full, and the prophet makes intercession with his God.

The fires died down, the smoke thinned, and the full moon rising over the crest of the hills poured her light on us.

The world was very still, and the moon set, and the only light was the flickering lamp.

He again fixed it to the day arranged by the Council, the 14th of the Paschal moon.

At the end of the second year the new moon falls 22 days sooner than in the first year.

Again, in 1911 the epact is not marked by a number, but by an asterisk (see Table in Breviary) which is placed under the golden number 12, and in the calendar for the whole year will indicate the new moon on January 1st, January 31st (for in February there is no new moon indicated in the Table; the sign [*] is not found), on March 1st, March 31st, and on April 29th.

Again, in 1911 the epact is not marked by a number, but by an asterisk (see Table in Breviary) which is placed under the golden number 12, and in the calendar for the whole year will indicate the new moon on January 1st, January 31st (for in February there is no new moon indicated in the Table; the sign [*] is not found), on March 1st, March 31st, and on April 29th.

In virtue of the decree of the Council of Nice, in 325, Easter, on which all other movable feasts depend, must be celebrated on the Sunday which follows immediately the fourteenth day of the moon of the first month (in the Hebrew year), our March.

Easter, then, is the first Sunday after the Paschal full moon (i.e., the full moon which happens upon or next after March 21st).

Easter, then, is the first Sunday after the Paschal full moon (i.e., the full moon which happens upon or next after March 21st).

If full moon happens on a Sunday, Easter Sunday is the Sunday after the full moon.

If full moon happens on a Sunday, Easter Sunday is the Sunday after the full moon.

A full moon hung over the deserted streets of the sleeping city.

There was a skiff alongside, and in it Copley Banks and the dumb steward made their way to the beach, and looked back upon the brig riding in the moon-light just outside the shadow of the palm trees.

The moon had shone out between two rain-clouds, and threw the old house into silver and shadow.

The moon had gone in again, and it was raining heavily.

The Countess Jutta passed over the Rhine In a light canoe by the moon's pale shine.

the many Moon-light Nights that I have walked by my self, and thought on the Widow by the Musek of the Nightingales!

9. 'The cold grows soft with western gales, The summer over spring prevails, But yields to autumn's fruitful rain, As this to winter storms and hails; Each loss the hasting moon repairs again.' (Sir W. Temple).

vi. 270. 'Thus wander travellers in woods by night, By the moon's doubtful and malignant light.

THE REMONSTRANCE NOCTURNE THE EXILE THE UNCHANGING INVOCATION EYES LIFE THE DISGUISE VAIN QUESTIONING VIGIL THE OLD MEN THE DREAMER MOTLEY THE MARIONETTES TO E.T.: 1917 APRIL MOON THE FOOL'S SONG CLEAR EYES DUST TO DUST THE THREE STRANGERS ALEXANDER THE REAWAKENING THE VACANT DAY THE FLIGHT FOR ALL THE GRIEF THE SCRIBE FARE

Above them silence lours, Still as an arctic sea; Light fails; night falls; the wintry moon Glitters; the crocus soon Will ope grey and distracted On earth's austerity: Thick mystery, wild peril, Law like an iron rod: Yet sport they on in Spring's attire, Each with his tiny fire Blown to a core of ardour By the awful breath of God.

NIGHT All from the light of the sweet moon Tired men lie now abed; Actionless, full of visions, soon Vanishing, soon sped.

In London, about the period of the ninth moon, The inhabitants delight in travelling to a distance; They change their abodes and betake themselves to the country, Visiting their friends in their rural retreats.

There was no moon, but the stars gave sufficient light to render the scene distinctly visible.

My Lord Denbigh is going to marry a fortune, I forget her name; my Lord Gower asked him how long the honey-moon would last?

He replied, "Don't tell me of the honey-moon; it is harvest moon with me."

He replied, "Don't tell me of the honey-moon; it is harvest moon with me."

Following the old man's suggestion, the young man has rounded out the honeymoon into a harvest moon, and is sending in some very satisfactory orders to the house.

" No doubt, when the princesses spoke of the gods of the earth, reference was made to such pagan deities as Beal; Dagda the great or the good god; Aine, the Moon, goddess of the water and of wisdom; Manannan macLir, the Irish Neptune; Crom, the Irish Ceres; and Iphinn, the benevolent, whose relations to the Irish Oirfidh resembled those of Apollo towards Orpheus; and to the allegiance they owed to the Elements, the Wind, and the Stars.

Some of Lady Gregory's earlier one-act farces, such as The Workhouse-Ward, are very amusing; The Rising of the Moon is a little dramatic gem, and The Gaol Gate is touched with genuine tragedy.

A difference was also noticed between the day and night tides at Rat Island, where the time of high-water at the full and change of the moon was ten o'clock, and the rise varied from 8 to 32 inches, from the result of twenty-five observations; by which I found, moreover, that the tides ebbed five hours and a half in the night, and six hours and a half during the day, and the water fell 9 inches with the night, and 18 with the day ebb.

As we drew near our progress was impeded by a fierce south-east breeze during the forenoons, which we found to prevail during our stay, being stronger at the full and change of the moon.

The tide rose here 15 feet near full moon.

In connection with our former remarks on striking vicissitudes in the weather occurring near the change of the moon, we should mention that it was new moon the day following.

In connection with our former remarks on striking vicissitudes in the weather occurring near the change of the moon, we should mention that it was new moon the day following.

Moon : Allee : Magee.

At the entrance of Van Diemen's Inlet it is high-water on the full and change of the moon at a quarter to seven; but in the upper part the tides are three hours and a quarter later.

Her bosom seemed to lift as the tide lifts to the moon.

She had large feet, large hips, a large waist, and large lungs; but as she took our hands in the friendliest of greetings, and beamed on us from her full-moon face, we felt how delightful it was to get home once more.

On the other hand, the full moon was rising above the eastern hills in a haze of silver, but with a calmness and serene majesty which formed a direct antithesis to the sinking sun she faced.

The moon was broad, like one of the shields in the great hall, whither I went often when the great Duke was not at home, and when old Hanne would be busy cleaning the pavement and scrubbing viciously at the armor of the iron knights who stood on pedestals round about.

The great court-yard, roofed with the vault of stars and lit by the moon, was to see all done that remained to be done.

Because have I seen it at six o'clock of a Thursday in the time of full moon.

But the little Helene swept majestically off, muttering to herself, but so that I could hear her: "'O wondrous, most wondrous,' quoth our cat Mall, when she saw her Tom betwixt her and the moon.

The moon just stuck one eye over the edge of the prairie, and the rest of the sky was covered with cloud.

I slacked up, patting myself on the back; and, as the trouble seemed all over, I was just about to turn for the ranch, when I heard horses galloping, and as the moon came out a little I saw a whole raft of redskins a-boiling up a draw not half a mile away.

Then thy destiny shall snatch the sceptre from thy hand, thy moon shall wane, no longer wilt thou be strong and proud, then thy servants shall be destitute of all things.

The celebration of a midsummer festival by Mohammedan peoples is particularly remarkable, because the Mohammedan calendar, being purely lunar and uncorrected by intercalation, necessarily takes no note of festivals which occupy fixed points in the solar year; all strictly Mohammedan feasts, being pinned to the moon, slide gradually with that luminary through the whole period of the earth's revolution about the sun.

Thus the rites of fire and water which are observed in Morocco at Midsummer and New Year appear to be identical in character and intention, and it seems certain that the duplication of the rites is due to a conflict between two calendars, namely the old Julian calendar of the Romans, which was based on the sun, and the newer Mohammedan calendar of the Arabs, which is based on the moon.

Above the white fog the moon rose like a knob of fire in the east, and a thousand thousand stars were twinkling in the sky.

The sea below gleams wavingly, like steel damasked with gold on an escutcheonthat above swells like a silver surge lighted by the full moon, which rolls along the sky like a cup of gold, while the stars glitter around like scattered drops.

The moon had paled to a ghostly circle.

And again that hatred seized me for all this pale Northern world, where the very birds gyrated like moon-smitten sprites, and the white spectre of virtue sat amid orgies where bloodless fools caroused.

Follow the Brandt-Meester if Dorothy slips you, and tell her I'll birch her, big as she is, if she's not home by the new moon rise.

"An' ye'll bear me out," he shouted, "that there's them wha' hear these words now shall meet their weirds ere a hunter's moon is wasted!" He laughed his insane laugh and, throwing his rifle over his shoulder, halted, facing us.

There is company at the housesome of Colonel Gansevoort's officers, Third Regiment of the New York line, if you please, and two impudent young ensigns of the Half-moon Regiment, all on their way to Stanwix fort.

" "Paltz Clavarack, of the Half-moon Regiment, asked me to walk a minuet," observed Cecile, tossing her head.

As for the men, there was young Paltz Clavarack, ensign in the Half-moon Regiment, very fine in his orange-faced uniform; and there was Major Harrow, of the New York line; and a jolly, handsome dare-devil, Captain Tully O'Neil, of the escort of horse, who hung to Dorothy's skirts and whispered things that made her laugh.

Directly ahead a ravine, shaped like a half-moon, cut the road, and the noisy Canajoharie regiment was marching into it.

The sun sank behind the forest, turning the river to a bloody red; a fox yapped and yapped from a dark hill-side; the moon's yellow light flashed out through the trees; and, with the coming of the moon, far in the wilderness the owls began and the cries of the night-hawks died away in the sky.

The sun sank behind the forest, turning the river to a bloody red; a fox yapped and yapped from a dark hill-side; the moon's yellow light flashed out through the trees; and, with the coming of the moon, far in the wilderness the owls began and the cries of the night-hawks died away in the sky.

I'm half dead, thank youand my shins!you should see where that razor-boned nag of mine shaved bark enough off the trees with me to start every tannery between the Fish-House and Half-moon!"

The Moon thought she knew her own orbit well enough; but when she saw the curve on Zuleika's cheek, she was at a loss: "And since round lines are drawn My darling's lips about, The very Moon looks puzzled on, And hesitates in doubt If the sweet curve that rounds thy mouth Be not her true way to the South.

The Moon thought she knew her own orbit well enough; but when she saw the curve on Zuleika's cheek, she was at a loss: "And since round lines are drawn My darling's lips about, The very Moon looks puzzled on, And hesitates in doubt If the sweet curve that rounds thy mouth Be not her true way to the South.

In less than a quarter by the moon, the coffers of the government were empty,the very clerks in its employ went about the streets borrowing money to pay their board-bills,and the grand-master of the vaults, Mr. Cobb, counting his fingers in despair over the vacant prospect, was compelled, in the extremity of his distress, to fill his limp sacks with paper.

To-night I pace this pallid floor, The sparkling waves curl up the shore, The August moon is flushed and full; The soft, low winds, the liquid lull, The whited, silent, misty realm, The wan-blue heaven, each ghostly elm, All these, her ministers, conspire To fill my bosom with the fire And sweet delirium of desire.

The moon had set behind the cleft summits of La Pagna.

Their personal inconveniences were like the shilling that hides the moon, and, in the resentment they occasioned, blinded their hearts to the seriousness of the evils from which their merely temporary annoyance was the deliverance of their neighbors.

It was a lovely moon-lighted midnight when they set out, the four of them, to walk from the gate across the park to the Old House.

The moon, having labored through a heap of cloud into a lake of blue, seemed to watch her with curious interest as she toiled over the level sward.

andlike a marvel in a fairy-talethe great round moon was shining gloriously, first through the upper branches of a large yew, and then through an oriel window, filled with lozenges of soft greenish glass, through which fell a lovely picture on the floor in light and shadow and something that was neither or both.

Let the moon with her soft and silent light watch over me; let dawn spread its fulgent splendor; let the wind moan with solemn murmur.

Hudson's Voyage, 1609.He set forth in 1609 in the Half-Moon, a stanch little ship.

Soon the Half-Moon entered the mouth of the river that still bears her captain's name.

It is claimed that there are really two Niles, which take their rise either in the Mountains of the Sun or of the Moon, or in the rugged Sierras of Ethiopia.

They affirm that it rises in the Mountains of the Moon, and that it is another Nile, since crocodiles are seen there, and crocodiles only live in streams belonging to the basin of the Nile.

Shall we declare that these Niles rise in the Mountains of the Moon?

Other waters than those of the Nile may produce crocodiles, and our recent explorers have supplied proof of this fact, for the rivers do not flow from the Mountains of the Moon, nor can they have the same source as the Egyptian Nile, or the Nile of Negricia or of Melinde; for they flow down from the mountains we have mentioned, rising between the north and south sea, and which separate the two oceans by a very small distance.

"It was eveningafter supper, you seeand the light of the moon was already brighter than the sunlight.

If you are one of those captious people who must verify by the calendar every new moon you read of in a book, and if you are pained to discover the historian lifting anchor and spreading sail contrary to the reckonings of the nautical almanac, I beg to call your attention to these items from the time-table of the Mid-Western and Southern Railway for December, 1901.

So it was with me that evening when I went forth into the quiet fields where the summer moon was shining, and knew that Hortense was mine at lastmine now and for ever.

Then, when the moon rises, we shall sail out upon the bay in our own tiny felucca; or perhaps go down through the town to that white villa gleaming out above the dark tops of yonder cypresses, and spend some pleasant hours with Dalrymple and his wife.

They condensed a honey-moon into these four days, and came home compensated for their patience, and more devoted than ever.

Only thinkmeMary Bartleya clandestine marriage, and then our going to the lakes again, and spending our honey-moon together just like other couplesthe recklessnessthe audacity!

Handsome couple they were, sir, and spending their honey-moon.

"Nay," said he, shaking his head knowingly, "you are not the gentleman that spent the honey-moon with the lady as owns it.

"Then how comes it that your niece therewhose name is Miss Clifford, I believespent what this good man calls a honey-moon, with a young gentleman, at this good man's inn?" Here the good man in question made a faint endeavor to interpose, but the gentlefolks by their impetuosity completely suppressed him.

shadow 7202 occurrences

Donnegan turned and saw in the shadow and about the edges of the room a host of drawn, tense faces and burning eyes.

A shadow came and went across the face of the colonel, and Donnegan caught his breath.

He found himself looking down into eyes full of fire and shadow; and eager lips; and the fiber of her voice made her whole body tremble.

A twenty-hour vigil had whitened his face, drawn in his cheeks, and painted his eyes with shadow; and now he wanted action.

And big George followed him like a shadow cast from a lantern behind a man walking in a fog.

"What call had Johnnie Consadine got to come here and act the servant for them rich folks?runnin' around after Gray Stoddardand much good may it do her!" Mandy crowded herself back into the shadow of the dripping evergreens, and Shade went boldly up on the side porch.

Below him the road wound, a dimly conjectured, wavering gray ribbon; on the other side of it the steep slope took off to a gulf of inky shadow, where the great valley lay, hushed under the solemn stars, silent, black, and shimmering with a myriad pulsating electric lights which glowed like swarms of fireflies caught in an invisible net.

" Laurella had said to Pap Himes that she wanted to sleep, and indeed her eyes, were closed when Johnnie entered the room; but beneath the shadow of the sweeping lashes burned such spots of crimson that her nurse was alarmed.

Low and rambling, covered with vines, and nestling amid shrubbery which even in winter gave it a habitable air, it looked as much the abode of comfort as of luxury, and gavein outward appearance at leastno hint of the dark shadow which had so lately fallen across it.

He stood, silent as his own shadow, while the coachman rubbed away with less and less purpose, until his hands stood quite still and his whole figure drooped in irresistible despondency.

Working his way along in the shadow cast by the house and afterward by the stable itself, he came upon what was certainly a wall and a wall with a door in it.

Behind him, and still further in the shadow, could be seen the quiet figure of Sweetwater.

Sweetwater moved a trifle on his seat, but the othersmen who had passed the meridian of life, who had known temptations, possibly had succumbed to them, from time to timesat like two statues, one in full light and the other in as dark a shadow as he could find.

But that old friend's face was too much in shadow, and the young man was forced to meet the district attorney's eye, instead, and answer the district attorney's question.

A lamp from the opposite side of the street threw a broad illumination across the walk where I stood, but the gate-posts behind threw a shadow.

Angy had suddenly become conscious of the shadow of the green-eyed monster.

In some he has part, and some he has whole, And of some, (like the Vicar of Baddow) It can neither be said they have body or soul; And only are devils in shadow.

The owner of those eyes, and of a surprising head of florid hair, had barely time to draw back into the shadow of the corridor and notice an approaching face like that of one walking in his sleep, when the clove-eater swung disjointedly by him, with jingling lantern, and went fiercely bumping down the stairway.

Closely, without sound, followed the watcher, and the two, like man and shadow, went out from the house into the quarry of the moon-eyed black leopard.

rang o'er the heather wild, While the dew-drop lifted its golden head, and the hoary bull-frog smiled; Yet every eye was dim with tears, as the shadow of Time replied, And the echo from over the moorland drear, In cloistered glory and voice of cheer, Silently welcomed the Bride.

The dust as smoke riseth; it spreadeth wide its wing; It maketh me as a shadow, and my City a vanished thing!

Add to this her harsh and brutish ill-treatment of the Belgian civilian people, her ravage of their ancient buildings and works of art, and her clearly expressed intention both in word and deed to annex their territory by force should the fortunes of war favour herall these facts, which we may say are proven beyond the shadow of a doubt, form a most serious indictment.

That He who brings us into "the valley of the shadow of death," is the same as He of whom it is said, "Thy rod and Thy staff they comfort me?"

Hast thou entered into the springs of the sea? or hast thou seen the doors of the shadow of death?

One is there always I feel too much in the shadow of that mighty Castle which for the most part is not old at all, too much in the power of that great new church that surely was never built by English hands, which has altogether blotted out the older sanctuary, and which, Catholic though it be, has never won my affection.

Arundel itself is all in the shadow of these two things, each of which is too big for it, too heavy for free laughter and light- heartedness.

He looked at the gloomy walls that rose a thousand feet sheer above the circling pines around him; at the sky, ominously clouded; at the valley below, already deepening into shadow.

"Loved, almost adored, by the company," says one of them, writing of the sad event, "Capt. Acker's fall cast a deep shadow of gloom over his command."

* * * It seems to be beyond all shadow of doubt that when the hour came in which all that Christ stood for was to either stand or fall, Christ raised up a man to lead the hosts that battled for him."

" Ordeal departed, leaving Mrs. Abbot in some such condition as that of the man who had no shadow.

Liberty led but a shadow existence, and the deeds done were the deeds of royalty.

Her dress, in short, achieved in its pure simplicity all at which the artistic skill of matrons, milliners, and maidens aims in a Parisian ball costume, without a shadow of that suggestive immodesty from which ball costumes are seldom wholly free.

Likewise an agreement, or the shadow of an understanding with France on the question of Alsace-Lorraine would have been a recognition of French claims.

expanse hovered a shadow that was neither hood of dust nor hue of gold.

Saturn was exquisite; the rings were separated all around; the dusky ring could be seen, and, of course, the shadow of the ball upon the ring.

But here their matings are accomplished, and though they are fearful of so little as a cloud shadow or blown leaf, they contrive to have some playful hours.

He had travelled a great distance in that beautiful country, and one day came to a tower, under whose shadow he sought a little repose, for the thoughts of his melancholy and disastrous condition kept him almost constantly awake.

He kept saying: "Now I feel no alarm about Sรกm or Zรกl-zer, Nor the splendour and power of the great Minรบchihr; Whilst aided by Rustem, his sword, and his mace, Not a cloud of misfortune can shadow my face.

Poshang was proud of the chivalrous spirit and promptitude displayed by his son, who is said to have been as strong as a lion, or an elephant, and whose shadow extended miles.

CHAPTER XXI THE DRAGON'S SHADOW

After a time, the deep voice of her husband, speaking very low, and to her alone, became dimly audible: "'All this is come upon us; yet have we notOur heart is not turned back, neither have our steps declinedThough thou hast sore broken us in the place of dragons, and covered us with the shadow of death.'

"But I am telling you I saw ... that assassin!"she shuddered again"standing there, in the shadow, glaring at me as if I had surprised him and he did not know what next to do.

By putting out a hand he could have touched the helmsman, but his body made not even the shadow of a silhouette against the sky.

Other stars may go round as they will; there is one fixed in its place, and under that star the shadow of despotism hopes to endure forever.

In the shadow of a modern civilization stalked poverty and ignorance worthy of the Middle Ages.

These men had risen up in the shadow of the Maderista revolution, and at its close, instead of laying down their arms, they devoted themselves to the looting of ranches and ungarrisoned isolated towns.

On August 10, 1911, the ancient British House of Lords gathered in somber and resentful session and solemnly voted for the "Parliament Bill," a measure which reduced their own importance in the government to a mere shadow.

A great horse-chestnut stood like a giant bouquet of waxen bloom beside a granite monument which threw a long shadow over the green turf mounds towards the west, and marked the grave of Sir Timothy Crewys.

She must set herself to charm away that shadow of discontentof disapprovalthat darkened Peter's grey eyes when they rested upon her; a shadow of which she had been only too conscious even before he went to South Africa.

She must set herself to charm away that shadow of discontentof disapprovalthat darkened Peter's grey eyes when they rested upon her; a shadow of which she had been only too conscious even before he went to South Africa.

Then she had prized and coveted the solitude of a summer afternoon on the lawn, and had stolen away to read and dream undisturbed in the shadow of the ilex.

I shall surely die by lightning; I have not had that live shadow of a sky-reaching fear hanging over me, with its black wings and awful mutterings, so long for nothing; in every flash my eyes are scathed by the full blaze of hell.

My chariot waited, gold and gay: "I'll ride," I said, "to the woods to-day, Out to the blithesome woods away, Where the old trees, swaying thoughtfully, Watch the breeze and the shadow's glee.

The faeries in whom he believes have given him many subjects, notably Thomas of Ercildoune sitting motionless in the twilight while a young and beautiful creature leans softly out of the shadow and whispers in his ear.

He had reached the outskirts of the town, and was almost in the shadow of the big, cruel factory, when the Magic began to work.

He had not thrown her so far as that, however, and she landed safely in the shadow of a clod of rich earth, which the sun had warmed through and through.

" A minute or two later we went our respective ways, Thorndyke towards Lombard Street and I to Fetter Lane, not unmindful of those coming events that were casting so agreeable a shadow before them.

The mention of his name cast a dark shadow on the party, which was not dispelled for full five minutes.

The cold regions of the north, almost within the gloom and shadow of the Arctic Circle, sent him their tribute in the shape of furs; hot Africa sifted for him the golden sands of her rivers, and gathered up the ivory tusks of her great elephants out of the forests; the East came bringing him the rich shawls, and spices, and teas, and the effulgence of diamonds, and the gleaming purity of large pearls.

ISAAC BICKERSTAFF [i.e., RICHARD STEELE] is no more [the Tatler having come to an end], and I have now nothing to dispute with on the subject of his fictions concerning me, sed magni nominis umbra, "a shadow only, and a mighty name.

Only I see the dusk Of evening twilight coming, and have not Completed half my task; and so at times The thought of my shortcomings in this life Falls like a shadow on the life to come.

That night from the castle-gate went down, With silent, slow, and stealthy pace, Two shadows, mounted on shadowy steeds, Taking the narrow path that leads Into the forest dense and brown, In the leafy darkness of the place, One could not distinguish form nor face, Only a bulk without a shape, A darker shadow in the shade; One scarce could say it moved or stayed, Thus it was we made our escape!

And we heard a shout, and a heavy tramp, And our horses snorted in the damp Night-air of the meadows green and wide, And in a moment, side by side, So close, they must have seemed but one, The shadows across the moonlight run, And another came, and swept behind, Like the shadow of clouds before the wind!

All that go to and fro must look upon it, Mindful of what they shall be, while beneath, Among the wooden piles, the turbulent river Rushes, impetuous as the river of life, With dimpling eddies, ever green and bright, Save where the shadow of this bridge falls on it.

Ah, how pleasant To come once more into the light of day, Out of that shadow of death!

Prince Henry Here let us pause a moment in the trembling Shadow and sunshine of the roadside trees, And, our tired horses in a group assembling, Inhale long draughts of this delicious breeze Our fleeter steeds have distanced our attendants; They lag behind us with a slower pace; We will await them under the green pendants Of the great willows in this shady place.

It was a dream: it has fled like a shadow; it has burst like a bubble!

The bishops of that day lived in a state of worldly grandeur, reduced the power of presbyters to a shadow, seated themselves on thrones, surrounded themselves with the insignia of princes, claimed the right of judging in civil matters, multiplied the offices of the Church, and controlled revenues greater than the incomes of senators and patricians.

And from deep glens unbeholden Of the forest to his song There came lynxes streaky-golden, There came lions in a throng, Tawny-coated, ruddy-eyed, To that piper in his pride; And shy fawns he would embolden, Dappled dancers, out along The shadow by the pine-tree's side.

I have felt as though a terrible shadow were brooding over the world.

On perceiving this, I went forward to throw some fuel on to the fire, and then, even as I moved, it seemed to me that I saw something stir in the shadow of the tent.

Now here there was a deal of shadow; for there were scattered certain large masses of rock about this part of the hill, and these held off both the light of the moon, and that from the fires.

You must understand that a woman must be loved and must love some one in the world, and if she lacks true love she seizes the first pretext of itthe first shadow.

Her long drooping eyelashes threw a shadow on her cheeks, but from time to time she raised her head and her eyes, as though she were trying to remember what she had to write, and then one could see her beautiful eyes, so blue that compared with them the turquoise depths of the Archipelago would look pale and faded.

He took no walks or drives without her, and she seemed satisfied with his entire devotion; but a veiled singing shadow haunted the chambers of her soul.

" "Ohand he comes to see youandMiss Sallianna; she said" Verty's head drooped, and a shadow passed over his ingenuous face.

In every rustling wind the victor hear, And Marlborough's form in every shadow fear, Till the dark cope of night with kind embrace Befriends the rout, and covers their disgrace.

Had there been any sunshine, there might doubtless have been many beautiful effects of light and shadow in these woods.

The eye ranged through a long lessening vista, with nothing to interrupt the view but a distant statue, and a vagrant deer stalking like a shadow across the opening.

" "I believe you're right about that," said Bruce, "but what it is I haven't the least shadow of a notion.

she saw Napoleon Bonaparte as a mere boy,knew him well,knew him as a young man, unknown,saw him occupied, like anybody else, with the ordinary occurrences of every-day life; then she saw him grow, and grow, and rise, and throw the shadow of his name over the world.

With that she was gone from the room, like a shadow; and Mr. Poole and I were left foolishly staring at each other.

The earth was a grey shadow more unreal than the sky.

We respected them, when we saw some shadow of departed worth and usefulness; or some memorial of what had been creditable to mankind.

The author certainly had in his mind Falstaff's puns on the names of the recruits, Mouldy, Shadow, &c. (ii.

From one corner a shadow loomed suddenly out in human shape.

That shadow was his man, and in a moment he would be in a chair in the chimney corner to smoke his pipe, maybehis last pipe.

The shadow slouched suddenly and disappeared; and Buck was glad.

The shadow of a head shot along the rafters and over the fireplace.

Imber had crossed the street and was standing there, a gaunt and hungry-looking shadow, his gaze riveted upon the girl.

Mahomet's grief was too profound for the passing shadow of it even to darken the pages of the Kuran.

Death alone could still his ardent pulses and bring about his relinquishment of command over the kingdom that was hisdeath that was even now winging his silent way nearer, and whose shadow had almost touched the fount of the Prophet's earthly life.

But the world does not realize this Love at present because it is grasping at the fleeting shadow and ignoring, in its blindness, the substance.

As the shadow follows the form, and as smoke comes after fire, so effect follows cause, and suffering and bliss follow the thoughts and deeds of men.

And, because of the pleasantness of this place, Sir Percival here dismounted from his horse and sat him down upon a little couch of moss under the shadow of an oak tree that grew nigh to the cottage, there to rest himself for a while with great pleasure.

Many a sad heart has been cheered by beholding a light at a window, or a shadow on its closed curtains, and such would have been Leonard's feelings if he had not been depressed by the thought of Amabel's precarious state of health.

Presently, as we drew near some high rocks, Decros, pointing to a dark hollow in the shadow of them said, 'There it is.'

I pass a little group of houses in the hollow of overhanging rocks, splashed by the shadow of the wild fig-tree's leaves.

Oh that a preacher might arise and expound from the Book of books a religion with a God, a religion with a heart in ita Christian religion, which would abolish the cold legend whose centre is respectability, and which rears great buildings in which the rich recline on silken hassocks while the poor perish in the shadow thereof.

Less than two years ago I had been familiar with every curve and expression of his face, every outline of his great figure, every intonation of his strong cultivated voice; but now he seemed as the shadow of a former age.