And now, as the night was senescent, And star-dials pointed to morn -- As the star-dials hinted of morn -- At the end of our path a liquescent And nebulous lustre was born, Out of which a miraculous crescent Arose with a duplicate horn -- Astarte's bediamonded crescent, Distinct with its duplicate horn.
Ah, we safely may trust to its gleaming, And be sure it will lead us aright -- We safely may trust to a gleaming That cannot but guide us aright, Since it flickers up to Heaven through the night.
So he had eschewed all love-making, regulated his dual life, cleaned up a million in business, fought shy of match-making mamas and bright-eyed and eager young ladies of various ages, met Lilian Gersdale and made it a rigid observance never to see her later than eight o'clock in the evening, run of nights
after his coyotes, and slept in forest lairs--and through it all had kept his secret safe save Lee Sing .
He had prevented a great many people from approaching nearer, and he believed they had gone to the markets and such places to pass the night
So we went on in the quiet, and the twilight deepened into night
I knew the limekiln as well as I knew the old Battery, but they were miles apart; so that if a light had been burning at each point that night
, there would have been a long strip of the blank horizon between the two bright specks.
All through the night
as the train rattled along, the grandmother told Tom tales of Winesburg and of how he would enjoy his life working in the fields and shooting wild things in the woods there.
Over the chain of giant peaks The great red sun goes down, And in the stealthy floods of night
The distant valleys drown.
Leaving a note for Arthur Barville, on his arrival in Venice, in which he merely mentioned that he had gone to look at the Italian lakes, and that a line addressed to his hotel at Milan would bring him back again, he took the afternoon train to Padua-- and dined with his usual appetite, and slept as well as ever that night
Any time you see something's up, in the night
, just skip right around and maow.
Soon the night
nursery was in darkness, but for the glimmer from the night
-light, and very still save when the door creaked as a man peered in at the little figure on the bed.
The rooms are vacant, and I'll see that Jane Braithwaite has all ready for you by to-morrow night
Those who lived near had gone home, while those who came from far were gathered into a group for supper, and to spend the night
in the meadow.
Modest is even the thief in presence of sleep: he always stealeth softly through the night
The glare and hurry of broad noon are not adapted to idle pursuits like mine; a glimpse of passing faces caught by the light of a street-lamp or a shop window is often better for my purpose than their full revelation in the daylight; and, if I must add the truth, night
is kinder in this respect than day, which too often destroys an air-built castle at the moment of its completion, without the least ceremony or remorse.