DOTN

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DOTNDead of the Night
DOTNDays of the New (alternative rock band)
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"In the dead of the night. Was he the only passenger who came on board at that untimely hour?"
Didn't you make ME jump, when I opened my eyes a moment ago, and saw you sitting there, like the ghost of a girl miser, in the dead of the night.'
In the dead of the night, therefore, about one o'clock, the moon shining brightly, he roused his party, and proposed that they should endeavor to transport the goods themselves, above the falls, before the sleeping savages could be aware of their operations.
And then suddenly, in the very dead of the night, there came a sound to my ears, clear, resonant, and unmistakable.
If the new period of disturbance were first to commence by some great earthquake in the dead of the night, how terrific would be the carnage!
All being made ready with much labour, and the hour come, the sultan was aroused in the dead of the night, and the sharpened axe that was to sever the rope from the great iron ring was put into his hand, and he struck with it, and the rope parted and rushed away, and the ceiling fell.
In the brief interval of darkness and repose which feverish towns enjoy, all busy sounds were hushed; and those who awoke from dreams lay listening in their beds, and longed for dawn, and wished the dead of the night were past.
"Two nights later he and his friend Captain Morstan came to my hut in the dead of the night with a lantern.
'Oh it's all very fine for you, little mother,' returned Maggy, 'but I'm a poor thing, only ten years old.' At last, in the dead of the night, when the street was very still indeed, Little Dorrit laid the heavy head upon her bosom, and soothed her to sleep.
I was glad, then, to find that he was my neighbor, and gladder still when, in the dead of the night, I heard a whisper close to my ear, and found that he had managed to cut an opening in the board which separated us.
She walked among 'em with my child, minding only her; and brought her safe out, in the dead of the night, from that black pit of ruin!
Is he the man who hobnobbed in rum and water with Black Peter in the dead of the night. Was it his profile that was seen on the blind two nights before.