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a darkened enclosure in which images of outside objects are projected through a small aperture or lens onto a facing surface

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This situation turns the store into a dark chamber in case of power failure.
Two students were killed in the demonstrations that day, and it is likely that many more men and women across the region will lose their lives in the continuing struggles for freedom, dignity, democracy and whatever other desired objectives ordinary Arab men and women seek as they continue exiting from the dark chamber of their frozen history of the past half century or so.
Two students were killed that day, and it is likely that many more men and women across the region will lose their lives in the continuing struggles for freedom, dignity, democracy and whatever other desired objectives ordinary Arab men and women seek as they continue exiting from the dark chamber of their frozen history of the past half century or so.
thus goes a song in The King of the Dark Chamber (p.
At the back of a dark space in what were Once the cold storage rooms of the old Madrid slaughterhouse, or matadero, seven glass doors opened Onto a corridor leading to a dark chamber.
Nervously ushered into their dark chamber, visitors or "victims" hear horrid tales of black magic and witches from the castle's dark past.
Maggie arrived in the dark chamber, and saw Jerome sitting up in bed, puffing on an opium pipe.
But I didn't take anyone off to some dark chamber to talk, either.
Illuminated by varied Opticks, I view from both sides of the glass: "In a very dark Chamber, at a round Hole .
Animals were then placed in the middle of the lit compartment, facing away the dark chamber.
Walk about 300 meters into Rouffignac Cave in southern France, turn left into a dark chamber, raise a lantern, and gaze up at a prehistoric marvel.
She focuses on Freud, Lacan, and Irigaray and discusses works of literature including including James Joyce's A portrait of the artist as a young man, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's The mistress of spices, Clarice Lispector's The stream of life, and Rabindranath Tagore's The king of the dark chamber.
In the letter, the mother explained that Megumi was kidnapped while walking home from her junior high school, and she ''was held in a small dark chamber in the bottom of a special intelligence ship where she scraped the walls with her fingers while crying out desperately, 'Mother, help me, save me,' as he was carried across the dark sea.
Inside the dark chamber, they see the smoldering remains of the gold- digging raiders.