Oh, this is the hostility of light
to the shining one: unpityingly doth it pursue its course.
-Green triple vertical marks new private landing-stage for Bay and Burma traffic only.
They went on for some distance on a level road, fairly wide, from which the green light
Behind my house, there is an old dry well, into which my light
has fallen, it burns blue, and never goes out, and you shall bring it up again.
from it had beat upon his sealed lids, and the eyes and the optic nerves had pulsated to little, sparklike flashes, warm-coloured and strangely pleasing.
I could see that there were pictures on the grim, brown walls, but the subjects represented were invisible in the obscure and shadowy light
Monk arrived then with Athos, crossing this spot, illumined with a double light
, the silver splendor of the moon, and the red blaze of the fires at the meeting of the three causeways; there he stopped, and addressing his companion, -- "Monsieur," said he, "do you know your road?
Truth may perhaps come to the price of a pearl, that showeth best by day; but it will not rise to the price of a diamond, or carbuncle, that showeth best in varied lights
Ralph stood still for a moment to light
his pipe beneath a lamp.
At first, when any of them is liberated and compelled suddenly to stand up and turn his neck round and walk and look towards the light
, he will suffer sharp pains; the glare will distress him, and he will be unable to see the realities of which in his former state he had seen the shadows; and then conceive some one saying to him, that what he saw before was an illusion, but that now, when he is approaching nearer to being and his eye is turned towards more real existence, he has a clearer vision, -what will be his reply?
Abruptly closing the window, she threw aside her shawl, and lit the candles on the mantelpiece, impelled by a sudden craving for light
in the solitude of her room.
By degrees, I remember, a stronger light
pressed upon my nerves, so that I was obliged to shut my eyes.