The somewhat dim
coal fire has an essential Influence in producing the effect which I would describe.
What strange developments of humanity, what wonderful advances upon our rudimentary civilization, I thought, might not appear when I came to look nearly into the dim
elusive world that raced and fluctuated before my eyes
They seemed to cast black shadows over all around, to dim
the sunshine, blight the flowers, and drive away all bright and lovely things; while rising slowly round her Annie saw a high, dark wal], that seemed to shut out everything she loved; she dared not move, or speak, but, with a strange fear at her heart, sat watching the dim
shapes that hovered round her.
We noted not the dim
lake of Auber,(Though once we had journeyed down here) We remembered not the dank tarn of Auber, Nor the ghoul-haunted woodland of Weir.
But though it all brought for him thus a dim
light, "You 'pitied' him?
There was once a very old man, whose eyes had become dim
, his ears dull of hearing, his knees trembled, and when he sat at table he could hardly hold the spoon, and spilt the broth upon the table-cloth or let it run out of his mouth.
In the silent country, when the trees and hedges loom dim
and blurred against the rising night, and the bat's wing flutters in our face, and the land-rail's cry sounds drearily across the fields, the spell sinks deeper still into our hearts.
Only in a dim
, vague way had Kala explained to him that his father had been a strange white ape, but he did not know that Kala was not his own mother.
lights and tangled circumstance they tried to shape their thought and deed in noble agreement; but after all, to common eyes their struggles seemed mere inconsistency and formlessness; for these later-born Theresas were helped by no coherent social faith and order which could perform the function of knowledge for the ardently willing soul.
In the dim
light Tara did not perceive the wry expression upon the half-averted face of her companion.
And Michael, by the dim
glows of the pipe surveying the scene of the two old men, one squatted in the dark, the other standing, knew naught of the tragedy of age, and was only aware, and overwhelmingly aware, of the immense likableness of this two- legged white god, who, with fingers of magic, through ear-roots and tail-roots and spinal column, had won to the heart of him.
Her eyes, large and dark and dim
, rested on Emily with a sorrowful interest.
there is the white figure standing alone on the slope of the lawn--the head turned away from the house; the face looking out over the calm sea, whose gently rippling waters end in the dim
line on the horizon which is the line of the Hampshire coast.
There came many days when fields and shores were dim
with misty rain, or shivering before the breath of a melancholy sea-wind--nights, too, of storm and tempest, when Anne sometimes wakened to pray that no ship might be beating up the grim north shore, for if it were so not even the great, faithful light whirling through the darkness unafraid, could avail to guide it into safe haven.
The president tore open the envelope, read the dispatch, and, despite his remarkable powers of self-control, his lips turned pale and his eyes grew dim
, on reading the twenty words of this telegram.