I would have asked why Mrs. Dean had deserted the Grange, but it was impossible to delay her at such a crisis, so I turned away and made my exit, rambling leisurely along, with the glow of a sinking sun behind, and the mild glory of a rising moon in front--o
The garnet cast out demons, and the hydropicus deprived the moon of her colour.
While I was considering what I should do, the baboon having made several springs, became suddenly transformed into a handsome young man, beautiful as the moon at the fourteenth night of its appearance, and addressed me, saying, "Shekh Mahummud, thou hast purchased me for ten pieces of silver, being all thou hadst, and art now thinking how thou canst procure food for me and thyself."
at thy window now be; The moon on the midnight her splendor is pouring.
“Moreover,” said Herbert, “it is full moon to-day, and these April tides are very strong.”
19:121:006 The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.
—There must be a new moon out, she said.
A sea-monster had been enamoured of the pearl that the diver brought to King Perozes, and had slain the thief, and mourned for seven moons over its loss.
Above, their beauteous garniture Flam’d with more ample lustre, than the moon Through cloudless sky at midnight in her full.
19:104:019 He appointed the moon for seasons: the sun knoweth his going down.
It was with some surprise that she saw Gabriel's face rising like the moon behind the hedge.
"We'll read Faust together ... by the Italian lakes ..." he thought, somewhat hazily confusing the scene of his projected honey-moon with the masterpieces of literature which it would be his manly privilege to reveal to his bride.
29:002:031 The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and terrible day of the LORD come.
66:012:001 And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars: 66:012:002 And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered.
Start now on that farthest western way, which does not pause at the Mississippi or the Pacific, nor conduct toward a worn-out China or Japan, but leads on direct a tangent to this sphere, summer and winter, day and night, sun down, moon down, and at last earth down too.
At night when they left, the horses, stuffed up to the nostrils with oats, could hardly be got into the shafts; they kicked, reared, the harness broke, their masters laughed or swore; and all night in the light of the moon along country roads there were runaway carts at full gallop plunging into the ditches, jumping over yard after yard of stones, clambering up the hills, with women leaning out from the tilt to catch hold of the reins.
He talks of her constantly, writes poetry, and moons about in a most suspicious manner.
As to the first,you are to understand, that for about seventy moons past there havebeen two struggling parties in this empire, under the names ofTramecksan and Slamecksan, from the high and low heels of theirshoes, by which they distinguish themselves.
More than three moons ago my spies saw you upon the far mountains, and, creeping very close to you at night, heard you speak together of the object of your wanderings, then, returning thence swiftly, made report to me.
Know, if thou wouldst number them That two and twenty miles the valley winds Its circuit, and already is the moon Beneath our feet: the time permitted now Is short, and more not seen remains to see.”
If you see them depart looking sad, it may be many moons before you see them again.
I pity Dolabella; but she’s dangerous: Her eyes have power beyond Thessalian charms, To draw the moon from heaven; for eloquence, The sea-green Syrens taught her voice their flattery; And, while she speaks, night steals upon the day, Unmarked of those that hear.
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Smarts they still, sickness soothing: in twelve moons thrice an hundred.