DUSK


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DUSKDepleted Uranium Silent Killer (Australia)
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The fear I felt was no rational fear, but a panic terror not only of the Martians, but of the dusk and stillness all about me.
The door of the little house opened, and a warm glow of firelight flickered out into the dusk.
In the dusk this place was shadowy, and the view was hampered by the clustering trunks.
Then they walked home together in the dusk, crowned king and queen in the bridal realm of love, along winding paths fringed with the sweetest flowers that ever bloomed, and over haunted meadows where winds of hope and memory blew.
The sun had set some minutes since, the swift dusk of the tropics was already fading out of the eastern sky, and a pioneer moth fluttered silently by my head.
He struck his stick upon the earth, and stared through the dusk at the shape of the country.
The secret was well kept, and Lucie was unconscious and happy; but he could not fail to observe that the shoemaker, whose hand had been a little out at first, was growing dreadfully skilful, and that he had never been so intent on his work, and that his hands had never been so nimble and expert, as in the dusk of the ninth evening.
About the same time, the sun went fairly down and the breeze whistled low in the dusk among the tossing pines.
Her misgiving was such that at dusk, when the milking was over, she walked in the garden alone, to continue her regrets that she had disclosed to him her discovery of his considerateness.
It was dusk when it approached the palisade that surrounded a large native village.
The eight great polished columns stood up in the dusk like so many huge piles supporting the threatening, crumbling, big-bellied cliffs whose layers were represented by the circular, parallel, waving lines of the balconies of the grand, first and second tiers of boxes.
But dusk is coming on, and I must set to work again.