Sentence Examples with the word blackness

She recognized the inky blackness swimming in his green eyes and felt her gut twist.

Nor smile so, while I write that this little black was brilliant, for even blackness has its brilliancy; behold yon lustrous ebony, panelled in king's cabinets.

Yonder, to windward, all is blackness of doom; but to leeward, homeward--I see it lightens up there; but not with the lightning.

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It was a negro church; and the preacher's text was about the blackness of darkness, and the weeping and wailing and teeth-gnashing there.

The aperture and the number of bands being both fixed, the condition of blackness determines the angular magnitude of a band and of the spectrum.

The light flashed away, leaving her in blackness studded with dim bulbs.

Then God spake unto the fish; and from the shuddering cold and blackness of the sea, the whale came breeching up towards the warm and pleasant sun, and all the delights of air and earth; and 'vomited out Jonah upon the dry land;' when the word of the Lord came a second time; and Jonah, bruised and beaten--his ears, like two sea-shells, still multitudinously murmuring of the ocean--Jonah did the Almighty's bidding.

And ever, as the white moon shows her affrighted face from the steep gullies in the blackness overhead, aghast Jonah sees the rearing bowsprit pointing high upward, but soon beat downward again towards the tormented deep.

The Country in Ancient Times.The native name of Egypt was KCmi (KM.T), clearly meaning the black land, Egypt being so called from the blackness of its alluvial soil (cf.

During all this blackness of the elements, Ahab, though assuming for the time the almost continual command of the drenched and dangerous deck, manifested the gloomiest reserve; and more seldom than ever addressed his mates.