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480 examples of starlight in sentences

But if any one had happened to go into the garden after the household was asleep, and had come upon the toy water-wheel, working away in starlight or moonlight, how little, even if he had caught sight of the nearly invisible thread, and had discovered that the wheel was winding it up, would he have thought what the tiny machine was about!

"You can read," I said, "by starlight?" "Better than by any other," he rejoined with a smile.

The member they have selected is of the youngest in experience here; but from the first moment of his initiation it was evident to us that more than half the learning of the Starlight had been his before.

Close, Children of the Starlight!

Night and silence and starlight always lent Lenore strength.

Morris had said good-bye with a look that brought sorrow enough in Marjorie's eyes to satisfy himalmost, and had walked rapidly on, not once turning to discover if Marjorie were standing still or moving toward home; Mr. Holmes and Miss Prudence had promised to start out to meet her, so that her walk homeward in the starlight would not be lonely.

Marjorie must study astronomy by starlight to-morrow morning, and I am going to send you upstairs, Morris.

Marjorie did not study astronomy by starlight, but she awoke very early and tripped with bare feet over the carpet into Miss Prudence's chamber.

His heart was not beating unpleasantly any longer; but as he shot out from the narrow passage through the flags, and saw the little waves laughing in the cool, dim starlight, he suddenly stopped rowing, leaned on his oars, gave a great sigh of relief, and exclaimed, "Dar, I's safe now.

The man who hearkens all day long To the sea's cosmic-thoughted song Comes with purged ears to lesser speech, And something of the skyey reach Greatens the gaze that feeds on space; The starlight writes upon his face That bathes in starlight, and the morn Chrisms with dew, when day is born, The eyes that drink the holy light Welling from the deep springs of night.

The man who hearkens all day long To the sea's cosmic-thoughted song Comes with purged ears to lesser speech, And something of the skyey reach Greatens the gaze that feeds on space; The starlight writes upon his face That bathes in starlight, and the morn Chrisms with dew, when day is born, The eyes that drink the holy light Welling from the deep springs of night.

If you could listen to Helma telling them, by the fire, or out in the starlight, deep in the wood, or swinging in a tree-top,then no other stories you might ever hear would satisfy you quite.

It was bright starlight, and far away down an avenue of trees, Eric saw shining open fields, and beyond them the lights of the town.

Eric looking up at her in the starlight saw her hair like pale firelight under her dark hood and her eyes so calm and friendly.

Their cloaks sparkled white in starlight until he was not sure but they might be starbeams, and not Forest People at all.

The starlight showed, strangely, a narrow door in the trunk.

They were on a flight of stairs lighted by starlight from a window somewhere high up.

At the head of the flight they came to a door, and through the crack beneath it streamed a warmer light than starlight.

Wild Star was outside, up in the top of the tree in the starlight.

A dark cloak covered her, but the hood had fallen back, and her face in the starlight was very beautiful and very young, younger even than Helma's, whose face Eric had thought all that day too young and glad to be a mother's.

It was clear, cold starlight.

And by starlight could be seen many footprints leading away in the white snow out into all parts of the Forest.

The blue ice shone bluer than ever in starlight, but more than the ice shone.

Mostly he deals a game in the Starlight.

" "Sounds like the owner of the Starlight," hazarded Swing Tunstall.

"It is the owner of the Starlight," corroborated the voice, "and I wanna sleep, and I wanna sleep now.

" "Shut up, will you?" squalled the goaded proprietor of the Starlight Saloon.

Is it against the law to tell a feller where Nebraska's friends hang out when they're in town?" "The dance hall and the Starlight," replied Bill Lainey, promptly.

Is the Starlight's owner, Rack Slimson, any friend of Nebraska's, too?"

"We-ell, I dunno as he's a boom companion exactly, but Nebraska and his bunch spend a pile of money in the Starlight, a pile of money.

" CHAPTER VIII THE STARLIGHT "Where you going?" demanded Swing Tunstall.

And Racey was well aware that in his impending visit to the Starlight the contingencies were apt to be many and varied.

"I'm gonna drop in on the Starlight first, anyway," said Racey.

" Through a side window they inspected the Starlight and the customers thereof.

He had what is known as a "fighting" face, this Starlight bartender.

" When Bull came to he was lying on his cot in his little cubby hole adjoining the back room of the Starlight.

After leaving the Starlight, on their way back to the hotel, Racey said to Swing Tunstall: "Might as well tell Jack Harpe now we ain't gonna ride for him, huh?" "Oh, shore," Swing sighed resignedly.

You gave them a chance to even up when you ran that blazer on Doc Coffin an' Honey Hoke there in the Starlight.

The starlight was bright enough to reveal to him the set and earnest tenseness of her features.

His objective was the Starlight Saloon, his purpose to discover the bushwhacker who had tried to shoot him.

It was that of Bull, the Starlight bartender.

"Lookit here, Bull, if you hadn't locked the door leading up the stairs to the Starlight's loft, I'd 'a' come after you there and done my persuadin' of you right in the loft.

Calls himself Jack Harpe, huh? Shore, he come in the Starlight with Lanpher and gimme the eye without a quiver.

"You must forget I heard all about how you tried to bushwhack me from the second floor of the Starlight," Racey put in, gently.

"IThe starlight's pretty bright remember.

Doc Coffin and Honey Hoke were the only two gents in the Starlight at the time.

"You'll wake up that Starlight proprietor," Racey said, calmly, as he picked up the boot and dropped it out of the window.

He wondered if Jack Harpe and the Starlight's owner were still in their rooms.

Racey went out, being careful to close the door tightly, and went to the room of the Starlight's owner.

" Jack Harpe and the owner of the Starlight being among those present and responding to the invitation, Racey Dawson took a chance and went with the rest.

The latter was Bull, the Starlight bartender.

and that can foot it five or six miles in the dirt, and preach till starlight, for as many [5 or 6] shillings!

So I shall go, in starlight, it may be, Or lapt in moonlight ecstasies, to seek The heart of all, the man of all, my friend; Whom I shall know my own beyond all loves, Because he makes all loving true and deep;

Seven A.M.Before I retired last night, I saw, through the starlight (we have little moon now)

At every turn he saw itnow over the table in the opium den, now in the white starlight of the trail, again as it had looked at him for an instant from the sledge.

Suddenly he heard a step, a light, running step, and with a recognizing cry he sprang out into the starlight to meet the slim, panting, white-faced figure that ran to him from between the thick walls of forest trees.

The bushes behind him parted, and in the white starlight Meleese fell on her knees at his side, her glorious face bending over him in a grief that he had never seen in it before, her eyes shining on him with a great love.

He stood shivering as Croisset came down to him, his thin face shining white in the starlight.

I remained on deck, as there were patches of starlight in the sky.

It was a serene and beautiful night, and she could see the smooth river sparkling in the starlight, and flowing at a hundred yards' distance at the foot of the garden.

He called it her starlight dress and loved it especially because it brought out the springlike, virginal quality of her youth and loveliness as her other more sophisticated gowns did not.

There was another silence, and then, looking in the starlight at her companion, the girl saw with consternation that the quiet tears were running down her cheeks.

In the starlight it shone white and pathetic.

A plume of smoke streamed straight up in the starlight.

But the engineman stood up and peered into the starlight.

He wiped the blood from his eyes and stood up in the starlight.

Nearly to his waist he waded, peering into the starlight.

Tedge roared once again his hatred of them; he raised and battered his huge fists into their beauty, and they seemed to smile in the starlight.

down the long length of the trench was giving the same advice, and the Turks were allowed to approach until their squat forms loomed clear in the starlight.

Ken dropped, panting slightly, and Roy slipping down beside him, caught a glint of dark water rippling under the starlight.

It was too absurd, too fantastic, for everyday, prosaic existence, that rhapsody of the starlight, but to her it had been pure magic.

For thence, in his lone night-watches, By moon or starlight dim, A face full of love and pity And tenderness looked on him.

At five o'clock we rattled out of the gate, and drove by the waning moon and morning starlight, down the vale of the Clitumnus.

Being emptied out on the pavement at last, our first care was to find rooms; after searching through many streets, with a coarse old Italian who spoke like an angel, we arrived at a square where the music of a fountain was heard through the dusk and an obelisk cut out some of the starlight.

The starlight filtered down through the leafy canopy above the road, increasing rather than decreasing the density of the shadows through which they sped.

It was a bright starlight night, and Gilbert walked to the Temple with John Saltram, through the quietest of the streets leading east-wards.

The evening air was soft and balmy, and though the moon had not risen, the distant hills were clear in the starlight.

It was as dark as earthly starlight throughout its length, while the ghastly green day lay along the upper edge of its precipices.

Without was balm and starlight and the spirit of flowers, breathed out in odours.

Sainte-Hรฉlรจne did not know the boy and girl left him, for starlight, for silence together, treading the silvered earth in one cadenced step, as he awaited that moment when the solitary spirit finds its utmost loneliness.

Far below, the jetty river trembled here, there, with starlight.

Breathing only through open mouths, for greater stillness, taking care to crackle no twig nor even slide loose sand, they labored on, under the pale-hazed starlight.

The others glimpsed him by the starlight, nested down in a shallow depression of the sand.

Starlight showed weapons lying all aboutlong rifles and primitive flint-locks; kanat spears of Indian male-bamboo tipped with steel and decorated with tufts of black ostrich-feathers; and jambiyehs, or crooked daggers, with wicked points and edges.

The black sky opened its eyes of starlight, once again; gradually calm descended on the desert, and by an hour after midnight the steady east wind had begun to blow again.

And the shrill, fierce Highland cry, "Gralloch him!" echoed the infamous catch, till the night air rang faintly in the starlight.

Tranquil, sweet, the serene notes floated into silver echoes never-ending, till it seemed as if the starlight all around us quivered into song.

Draw bridle in the starlight.

Quivering from head to heel, now hot, now cold, and strangling with the fierce desire for her whom I was losing more hopelessly every moment, I started aimlessly through the starlight, pacing the stockade like a caged beast, and I thought my swelling heart would choke me if it broke not to ease my breath.

And after a long time she came to me, and, raising my hands, kissed them; and I touched her hair with dumb lips; and she stole away through the starlight like a white ghost returning to its tomb.

"So she found strawberries in the starlight and went to the lake, calling, 'Friend!

The steps ceased, and I mounted the steep stairway and came out into the garret, and saw her standing there, her armor outlined against the window and the pale starlight streaming over her steel shoulder-pieces.

I shall never forget her as she stood looking at me, her steel-clad figure half buried in the darkness, yet dimly apparent in its youthful symmetry where the starlight fell on the curve of cuisse and greave, glimmering on the inlaid gorget with an unearthly light, and stirring pale sparks like fire-flies tangled in her hair.

And because I durst not, for her own sake, turn or listen, I reeled on, seeing nothing, her faint cry ringing in my ears, until darkness and a cold wind struck me in the face, and I saw horses waiting, black in the starlight, and the gigantic form of a man at their heads, fringed cape blowing in the wind.

An hour later I picked my way back to the house and saw Sir George standing in the starlight, and Mount beside him, pointing towards the east.

XVI ON SCOUT Like a pursued man hunted through a dream, I labored on, leaden-limbed, trembling; and it seemed hours and hours ere the blue starlight broke overhead and Beacraft's dark house loomed stark and empty on the stony hill.

I have never seen a woman that so completely realized the highest Madonna type of youthful, matronly beautyits starlight radiance and mild serenity of sorrow.

The woods here are full of wild plum-trees, the delicate white blossoms of which twinkle among the evergreen copses, and besides illuminating them with a faint starlight, suggest to my mind a possible liqueur like kirsch, which I should think could quite as well be extracted from wild plums as wild cherries, and the trees are so numerous that there ought to be quite a harvest from them.

It was a sweet, faint music, and being so light it seemed like a chorus of singing voices among the mountains, for it was as pure and as sharp as the starlight.

Hearing the front door close, and surmising that Philip had departed, he bade her good night, and descending hastily, was upon the sidewalk in time to observe Philip's form in the starlight as he turned the corner.