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Which preposition to use with  shadows

Which preposition to use with shadows

At once he bubbled up the ghost, and there was an end to that shadow of a life.

This is the undying charm of Oxfordthe gathering traditions of centuries, the gleaming spires, the age-worn walls and buttresses, the clinging vine, the tremulous light and shadow on the ancient halls, the sculpture of porch and clerestory, and the light that falls through richly tinted windows.

It appears, therefore, that shadows in great part determine not only the forms of lofty icy mountains, but also those of the snow-banners that the wild winds hang on them.

It stands now in the open field, a majestic tree; its great trunk, eight feet in circumference, its long arms covered with foliage, casting a broad shadow over the pasture beneath, in which cattle and sheep seek for coolness and ruminate in the heat of the summer days.

If there were now a Rout, the only dancers would be stiff shadows from the past.

From above, the hanging lamp threw strong shadows across their faces, bringing out the deep lines, accentuating the dominant passions.

In memory she descended the hill, coming down into the shadows with each step, looking back to the heights and the light.

It is reached, through a huge, arched entrance, on which I observed strange, fantastic carvings, which threw queer shadows under the light of my candle.

It was dissolved in deeper shadows at once, and soundlessly; Lefty knew that Donnegan was closer and closer.


My own first theatre was in the attic, a place of squeaks and shadows to all except the valiant.

So came they together out of the shadows into the glory of the morning.

It seemed to me that to our party of three had been added a fourth, the spirit of Trehayne, and that he anxiously waited there yonder in the shadows for the deliverance of our judgment.

so I saw the lights sink into a dull, ruddy tint; so that the room glowed with a strange, heavy, crimson twilight that gave the shadows behind the chairs and tables a double depth of blackness; and wherever the light struck, it was as though luminous blood had been splashed over the room.

The quantity of light reflected from the bent needles was so great as to make whole groves appear as if covered with snow, while the black shadows beneath the trees greatly enhanced the effect of the silvery splendor.

She lay for a long time wakeful, revelling in the strange sense of peace which seemed to enfold her, while the evening breeze blew through the room and the twilight threw weird shadows among the dainty draperies.

Shadows on the rock.

And, in a landscape spotted with light and shadow, the head of black hair might have passed for a bit of such pitch-black shadow as a tuft of thick foliage casts upon the light-smitten ground.

I accept the situation, since you will have it so; be as just and considerate henceforward as you have been to-night, and trust me that it shall bring no shadow between usshall never make you less to me than you are now.

Contemplating the tremulous, half-fainting figure drooping in the shadows before me, such native chivalry as remained to me, urged me to spare this little friend of mine, so ungifted by nature, so innocent in intention, so sensitive and so shrinking in temperament and habit.

He shrinks into shadow against the oak at this suggestion; snakes?

The people who were listening held their breath, and a shadow like a cloud fell on them, and they remembered and knew that it was true.

The withered little man in the shadow by the kitchen door took one noiseless step into the lightand then shrank back as though he had changed his mind.

But to-night between him and his beloved stars stretched a region of shadows through which the eyes of his soul did not look.

With him, a broken spirit meant a broken heart, and that night he lurked in one of the deepest shadows about the camp-fire and grieved alone.

But, ere he could draw sword, came a voice from the shadows near bya deep voice, clear and very sweet: "Oh, children," said the voice, "oh, children of God, put up your steel and pray for one whose white soul doth mount e'en now to heaven!

In a word, the Confederation appears to me to be little more than a shadow without the substance, and Congress a nugatory body, their ordinances being little attended to....

Sunlight and Shadows in Whitby Harbour 19.

Those who accompanied the Southern army on this arduous march will recall the dismayed expression of the emaciated faces at this unlooked-for calamity; and no face wore a heavier shadow than that of General Lee.

Wherefore Sir Fidelis grew red, grew pale, was by turns talkative and silent, and was fain to withdraw into the shadows beyond the fire.

It swam with its head and the first two feet of its body curved aloft like a swan, while the rest of the body lay along the surface of the water in many curvesa most graceful object as it glided away into dark shadow along an oily pool.

All things were dreamlike in dimness, of course, but he could make out terrific cloud effects, as the clouds gushed over the summit and down the slope a little way like the smoke of enormous guns; and again a pyramid of mist was like a false mountain before him, a mountain that took on movement and rushed to overwhelm him, only to melt away and become simply a shadow among shadows above his head.

The conspirator retraces his steps for some distancedismountsties Fodder to a tree-trunk; and then, with his bundle under his arm, creeps along in the shadow toward the cabin.

Now as Beltane breathed the cool, sweet air of evening and looked about him drowsily, he suddenly espied a shadow within the shadows, a dim figureyet formidable and full of menace, and he started up, weapon in fist, whereupon the threatening figure stirred and spake: "Master'tis I!" said a voice.

," said my father, a motionless shadow beside her.

A million shadows out of the west came waving over the wheat.

Besides, the rays of sun followed the strip of shadow around the pile, and each time I slipped into a doze I would be pricked into wakefulness.

Shadows like myself.

The storm was entirely past, and the pure sapphire-colored sky was in lovely contrast with the shadows beneath, raising their thoughts naturally to that heaven which shone in a peace and glory so much in harmony with the ordinary images we shadow forth of the abode of the blessed.

In it, however, there is no longer the fiction of an imaginary character stalking like a shadow amid his descriptions and reflectionshe comes more decidedly forwards as the hero in his own person.

"They've gobbled the army," said Flitter Bill, and he, too, fled like a shadow down the valley.

I was glad to have seen the Pomoyssin under circumstances so favourable, but it was with relief that I left it and began to climb the side of the gorge from this valley of dreadful shadows towards the pure sky that reddened as the brown dusk deepened below.

And this belike is that which our fabulous poets have shadowed unto us in the tale of Pandora's box, which being opened through her curiosity, filled the world full of all manner of diseases.

For we, as boys at night, by day do fear Shadows as vain, and senseless as those are.

He doth not think, his body yields a more spreading shadow after a victory than before; and when he looks upon his enemy's dead body 'tis a kind of noble heavinessno insultation.

In this case the contrail is casting a shadow onto cirrus clouds below.

Shadows under the midnight sun.

Here and there Follett would flicker his hook over the surface of a shaded pool, poise it at the foot of a ripple, skim it across an eddy, cast it under a shelf of rock or dangle it in some promising nook by the willow roots, shielding himself meanwhile as best he could; here behind a boulder, there bending a willow in front of him, again lying flat on the bank, taking care to keep even his shadow off the stream and to go silently.

A number of machines were shadowed throughout the run by these rascals, and several did not escape their clutches, but perished miserably.

She, too, had been lonely,she could understand, and by the sweet influence of human love and sympathy lift their thought above the earthly shadows up to the love of God.

Then, in the shadow below the sun-line cut by the mountains across the earth, she saw a sharp peak, grey and regular as a pyramid, rising in the midst of the high valley, and then beyond it, as the carriage rolled along, there was a misty landscape of a far, low valleyand then, all at once, the brown, tiled roofs of her own Muro were at her feet, and far to the left, out of the houses, rose the round grey keep of the fortress.

He had produced only a very slight and transparent shadow amongst the figures of her recollections.

I am definitely looking forward to the days to come as we slowly unfold Breathe: Into The Shadows to the world.

The Trust has owned and operated Shadows until the present.

Without arousing him from the stupor into which he had fallen, Nathaniel again concealed himself in the shadows outside the cabin where he could better guard himself against the possible approach of Mormon visitors.

Nassau Literary Monthly. ~A Memory.~ Shadows up the hillside creeping, Gold in western sky, Meadow-brook beneath us keeping Dreamy lullaby.

On he went, always in the shadow until, at length, he paused beneath the mighty, knotted branches of "King Arthur."

Two Voices, if they are not instincts, Shadows without soul or body, Which my fancy forms within me, Are contending in my bosom Each with each at the same instant.

Beautiful detail, and the b&w really brings out the magic of shadow vs light.

This wonderfully clear presentation of one of the most interesting of astronomical phenomena so absorbed my attention that I watched the satellite and shadow during their whole course, though the former, passing after a time on to a light band, became comparatively indistinct.


Not sure what I don't like about the second one, the shadow under face doesn't help I don't think, and maybe the shine on the face, and also the way the cheeks are emphasized with the shadows due to the lighting from above.