The story of Doctor Reefy and his courtship of the tall dark
girl who became his wife and left her money to him is a very curious story.
Under his coat he wore a knitted grey vest, and, instead of a collar, a silk scarf of a dark
bronze-green, carefully crossed and held together by a red coral pin.
We went sneaking down the slope of it to labboard, in the dark
, towards the texas, feeling our way slow with our feet, and spreading our hands out to fend off the guys, for it was so dark
we couldn't see no sign of them.
There is a Celebration in the streets, and no one will be accessible until dark
How oft amidst Thick clouds and dark
doth Heav'ns all-ruling Sire Choose to reside, his Glory unobscur'd, And with the Majesty of darkness round Covers his Throne; from whence deep thunders roar Must'ring thir rage, and Heav'n resembles Hell?
We found the trap-door still open, but it was now as dark
in the room of mirrors as in the cellar which we had left.
The thing in the dark
repeated in a louder tone, "Say the words.
But it passed and spared me, and left the night about me suddenly dark
and un- familiar.
In fact, we must not dissemble that the oscillation of the tall trees and the reflection of the moon in the dark
underwood gave him serious uneasiness.
She has sent messengers to his court with costly gifts; but all have returned sick for want of sunlight, weary and sad; we have watched over them, heedless of sun or shower, but still his dark
spirits do their work, and we are left to weep over our blighted blossoms.
Everything was pitch dark
that at times they had to feel their way by the palings and tree-trunks.
There he sat, with his tweed suit and his American accent, in the corner of a prosaic railway-carriage, and yet as I looked at his dark
and expressive face I felt more than ever how true a descendant he was of that long line of high-blooded, fiery, and masterful men.