But the pathos, the lesson, the moral of the great spectacle were lost upon the boy; he only thought of the conspicuous- ness of the principal character before the on-looking nations; his face lit
with the thought, and he said to himself that he wished he could be that child, if it was a tame lion.
The immense building and the stage itself were still lit
by gas; hydrogen was used to regulate and modify the lighting of a scene; and this was done by means of a special apparatus which, because of the multiplicity of its pipes, was known as the "organ." A box beside the prompter's box was reserved for the chief gas-man, who from there gave his orders to his assistants and saw that they were executed.
At intervals white globes hung from the ceiling--many of them cracked and smashed--which suggested that originally the place had been artificially lit
. Here I was more in my element, for rising on either side of me were the huge bulks of big machines, all greatly corroded and many broken down, but some still fairly complete.
Dolgorukov was still insisting that the French had retreated and had only lit
fires to deceive us.
My pipe was ready and would have been lit
, if I had not been lost in thinking about how to banish oppression from this land and restore to all its people their stolen rights and manhood without disobliging anybody.
Medusae, microscopic crustacea, and pennatules lit
it slightly with their phosphorescent gleam.
Good went next, and I came last, carrying the basket, and on reaching the bottom lit
one of the two remaining matches.
But when sixty years or more had passed, a king arose who crushed the Danish power, and who once more lit
The snow of the little quadrangle before the house was lit
up by a light in the bedroom windows of his old nurse, Agafea Mihalovna, who performed the duties of housekeeper in his house.