Dreary gardens lay around, filled with withered flowers and bare, drooping trees; while heavy clouds hung low in the dark
sky, and a cold wind murmured sadly through the wintry air.
The tall dark
girl came to see Doctor Reefy because she was in the family way and had become fright- ened.
"Like autumn's dark
storms, pouring from two echoing hills, towards each other approached the heroes.
Napoleon is at Forminsk," said Bolkhovitinov, unable to see in the dark
who was speaking but guessing by the voice that it was not Konovnitsyn.
To her surprise it slowly swung backward and showed behind it a dark
hole that looked like the mouth of a tunnel.
No more than he knew what horror that dark
spot represented, did he know that Ah Moy's slant eyes had long since noticed it and were continuing to notice it, day by day, with secret growing terror.
Approaching the village, he had been startled by seeing the dark
gentleman (a total stranger to him) stretched prostrate on the grass at the roadside--so far as he could judge, in a swoon.
The undulating common seemed now dark
almost to blackness, except where its roadways lay grey and pale under the deep blue sky of the early night.
Though, as a matter of fact, it's not much fun smoking in the dark
. Everything seems different in the dark
Not at all unwilling to leave so gloomy a scene, Ned, after a brief glance up and down the dark
river, followed his chum.
Scarcely had he done so ere a party of armored knights and men-at-arms clanked out upon the planks above him from the mouth of the dark
Possibly it was out of this fear of the real denizens of the dark
that the fear of the unreal denizens was later to develop and to culminate in a whole and mighty unseen world.