As he spoke the bright, yellow light in the study was obscured by somebody passing to and fro before it.
28 THE RETURND’Artagnan was astounded by the terrible confidence of Athos; yet many things appeared very obscure to him in this half revelation.
If, on the other hand, the primary interest is really in beauty, and only the confusion of a moral revolution has obscured for a while the vision of the ideal, then as the mind regains its mastery over the world, and digests its new experience, the imagination will again be liberated, and create its forms by its inward affinities, leaving all the weary burden, archaeological, psychological, and ethical, to those whose business is not to delight.
Therefore no respectable writer is voluntarily obscure in the structure of his phrases -- that is an abuse reserved for the clowns of literary fashion.
Desirous of seeing how far the discretion of the good abbess would go, she began to tell a story, obscure at first, but very circumstantial afterward, about the cardinal, relating the amours of the minister with Mme.
The forest was obscure around them, and creaked with a blast that was passing through it.
It then presents itself to man like light intercepted by a cloudy medium, in which the source of it is obscured from his sight, and he sees nothing to reverence in the dusky ray.*
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