He drained her life until she was near blackness before he flung his head back with a contented sigh.
She recognized the inky blackness swimming in his green eyes and felt her gut twist.
The first has been explained as referring to the gloom of her abode, or the blackness of the withered corn.
If the angle subtended by the components of a double line be twice that subtended by the wave-length at a distance equal to the horizontal aperture, the central bands are just clear of one another, and there is a line of absolute blackness in the middle of the combined images.
The aperture and the number of bands being both fixed, the condition of blackness determines the angular magnitude of a band and of the spectrum.
Blackness, on the coast farther east, was the seaport of Linlithgow till the rise of Bo'ness, but its small export trade now mainly consists of coal, bricks, tiles and lime.
The night was moonless and the dark covered them like a cloak the deeper they descended into the blackness of the gorge.
She gasped and dropped to her knees, unable to see in the inky blackness around her.
"I don't know what this -" Kiki's voice stopped suddenly as blackness swept over Rhyn.
Blackness pushed the pain away.
In one direction the tabby shows a tendency to melanism which culminates in complete blackness, while in the other direction there is an equally marked tendency to albinism; grey cats, which may be regarded as tabbies whose stri p es have disappeared, forming the connecting link between the tabby and the white cat.
If the view that the sole is protected by the blackness of the pectoral fin resembling the blackness of the dorsal fin of the weever, be correct, these fishes furnish an instance of Batesian mimicry.
The ence of the Church thus escaped the unpopularity of this decadent empire, and during the 5th century she provided a refuge for all those who, wishing to preserve the Roman unity, were terrified by the blackness of the horizon.
Thus he maintained that there must be blackness as well as whiteness in snow; how otherwise could it be turned into dark water?
Blackness engulfed them on every side, and in breathless silence they waited for the fall to end and crush them against jagged rocks or for the earth to close in on them again and bury them forever in its dreadful depths.