Sentence Examples with the word darkness

So dazzling was the light, it penetrated even the darkness that veils my eyes.

Toward morning all these dreams melted and merged into the chaos and darkness of unconciousness and oblivion which in the opinion of Napoleon's doctor, Larrey, was much more likely to end in death than in convalescence.

But that darkness was licked up by the fierce flames, which at intervals forked forth from the sooty flues, and illuminated every lofty rope in the rigging, as with the famed Greek fire.

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Occasionally, too, there is an attempt to establish at any rate a threefold division of the world, and to assume between the worlds of light and darkness a middle world connecting the two; this is clearest among the Sethiani mentioned by Hippolytus (and cf.

To dress in the dark, and eat in the dark, and stumble in darkness to his pallet, this is his usual lot.

It only remained now for the primal man to descend into the abyss and prevent the further increase of the generations of darkness by cutting off their roots; but he could not immediately separate again the elements that had once mingled.

She saw nothing but death and the darkness in every soul she ran across.

The gloom that enveloped the army was filled with their groans, which seemed to melt into one with the darkness of the night.

On the French side, Lannes' men were working their hardest, under Napoleon's personal supervision, to make a practicable road up to the Landgrafenberg, and all night long the remaining corps struggled through darkness towards the rendezvous.

Moonlight and darkness alike bent and danced around him, surrounding him in a hazy metallic shimmer.