She stared into the early darkness of a thick cloud cover.
In the darkness, Alex found her and pulled her into his arms.
In darkness again, he dropped his hands.
Darkness engulfed me as I felt his foot kick my side repeatedly.
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
And they disappeared into the darkness with their load.
So dazzling was the light, it penetrated even the darkness that veils my eyes.
In the darkness, he was alone.
At last he saw something in the darkness that looked like two balls of fire.
The woman in his arms ducked her head again and closed her eyes, missing the flash of darkness that crossed his mind and face.
The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us.
Why she sits there in the near darkness of the kitchen, I'm not sure.
She saw nothing but death and the darkness in every soul she ran across.
In the ensuing darkness, red and blue lights flashed his shadow on the wet grass.
But the darkness was still there, like Talon put something evil in me.
Sofi's cool power whipped through her thoughts, but it was the darkness within the small woman that drew her attention.
In the darkness, it seemed as though a gloomy unseen river was flowing always in one direction, humming with whispers and talk and the sound of hoofs and wheels.
Kind people will not disappoint me, when they know that I plead for helpless little children who live in darkness and ignorance.
Now I understand that the darkness everywhere may hold possibilities better even than my hopes.
Amid the general rumble, the groans and voices of the wounded were more distinctly heard than any other sound in the darkness of the night.
That same day, Rostov, profiting by the darkness to avoid being recognized in civilian dress, came to Tilsit and went to the lodging occupied by Boris and Zhilinski.
Moonlight and darkness alike bent and danced around him, surrounding him in a hazy metallic shimmer.
The waves had pulled her under before darkness took her.
The groom recognized Pierre in the darkness by his white hat.
The scent of sea was in the air, a rough circle of lighter darkness before her.
And as he spoke, the other lawmakers listened in silence till the darkness began to fade and the sky grew bright again.
His fine eyes lit up with a thoughtful, kindly, and unaccustomed brightness, but he was looking not at his sister but over her head toward the darkness of the open doorway.
Thanks for the fire--we'll return it with interest, said he, carrying away into the darkness a glowing stick.
In the total darkness the soldiers walked with Pierre to Mozhaysk.
Darkness lingered at the edges of her mind but refused to take her.
The darkness immediately engulfed them and they paused a dozen baby steps into the tunnel to allow their eyes to become accustomed to the blackness.
The gloom that enveloped the army was filled with their groans, which seemed to melt into one with the darkness of the night.
Two sat down on his bed and stared into the darkness, unable to sleep when she cried.
In the darkness, he was comfortable.
Rhyn snatched her into the darkness, and a familiar fog appeared around her.
The room was in black darkness, only a small lamp was burning inside something white.
We were operating by pure feel in the total darkness where balancing alone was precariously.
A flash of darkness went through his gaze, and the same sense of hidden fury returned.
In the darkness of his cell, he admitted this was true, but he also knew no one could've saved his brother but him.
She couldn't help but feel grateful he was there; she didn't want to know what other creatures lived in the darkness of her world.
How ridiculous it is to say I had drunk so copiously of the noble spirit of Dr. Howe that I was fired with the desire to rescue from darkness and obscurity the little Alabamian!
At that time, when everything was plunged in darkness, preaching alone was of course sufficient.
And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.
Yes, first I thought that we are driving along and imagining that we are going home, but that heaven knows where we are really going in the darkness, and that we shall arrive and suddenly find that we are not in Otradnoe, but in Fairyland.
Rostov threw his cloak over his shoulders, shouted to Lavrushka to follow with the things, and--now slipping in the mud, now splashing right through it--set off with Ilyin in the lessening rain and the darkness that was occasionally rent by distant lightning.
Around him in the darkness men were standing and evidently something about him interested them greatly.
This man was doing something to his legs in the darkness, and though Pierre could not see his face he felt that the man continually glanced at him.
The room, in near total darkness, held a barely audible hum for background music.
She approached and knelt a safe distance from him, trying hard to see into the darkness of the corner.
Dusk crept up the canyon as he slowed his pace, searching for a sign in the gathering darkness below.
Last night she risked her life climbing down a precipitous cliff in total darkness in an effort to save Billy Langstrom.
He sank into the shadows, at home in the darkness, watching.
But during the first nineteen months of my life I had caught glimpses of broad, green fields, a luminous sky, trees and flowers which the darkness that followed could not wholly blot out.
I trust that the effort of The Great Round World to bring light to those who sit in darkness will receive the encouragement and support it so richly deserves.
I dreaded the darkness and loved the woodfire.
Toward morning all these dreams melted and merged into the chaos and darkness of unconciousness and oblivion which in the opinion of Napoleon's doctor, Larrey, was much more likely to end in death than in convalescence.
"Good-bye, dear niece," his voice called out of the darkness--not the voice Natasha had known previously, but the one that had sung As 'twas growing dark last night.
"Ah, there are still lights in the drawing-room!" she said, pointing to the windows of the house that gleamed invitingly in the moist velvety darkness of the night.
It is a ray of light in the darkness, a shade between sadness and despair, showing the possibility of consolation.
The awful pain he suffered made him moan incessantly and piteously, and his moaning sounded terrible in the darkness of the autumn night.
In the darkness of the night one of the servants noticed, above the high body of a coach standing before the porch, the small glow of another fire.
In the darkness some twenty different men surrounded Pierre.
And he opened his eyes again and stared vacantly into the darkness around him.
On growing used to the darkness Pierre saw that the man was taking off his leg bands, and the way he did it aroused Pierre's interest.
The sound of bare feet splashing through the mud was heard in the darkness, and the drummer boy came to the door.
Then in the darkness he took the boy's hand and pressed it.
"Don't talk Russian," said Dolokhov in a hurried whisper, and at that very moment they heard through the darkness the challenge: "Qui vive?" * and the click of a musket.
Both fell silent, peering out through the darkness at the sound of Dolokhov's and Petya's steps as they advanced to the fire leading their horses.
Petya came out, peered into the darkness, and went up to the wagons.
He heard footsteps in the darkness and a black figure appeared.
His horse by habit made as if to nip his leg, but Petya leaped quickly into the saddle unconscious of his own weight and, turning to look at the hussars starting in the darkness behind him, rode up to Denisov.
A comfortable bed replaced the cot utilized in Peabody and absolute darkness proved more conducive to sleep than the leaked light that often snuck into our old quarters.
Darkness was creeping from the edges of his mind.
"I'm Darian," he said, though darkness crossed his features.
He recalled agony, and the darkness of his thoughts amplified the pain of the new magic in his blood.
His scent drove her body wild, the mix of sweat, darkness, and man.
The glow from the flashlight barely illuminated the next few feet of inky darkness as the two youngsters crept along the dank passageway.
Suddenly he flicked off the flashlight, plunging them into utter darkness as she stumbled against him.
Darkness moved in quickly now, and he knew he'd soon need help and more light than a simple flashlight to locate a wreck, if in fact a vehicle had plunged to the valley floor, a hundred or more feet below.
The forest and darkness created a sense of cozy intimacy, one that held her without crushing her, unlike the rest of the world.
She entered the forest, and the darkness was crushing, suffocating her.
There was no way for her to measure the size of the chamber, for the darkness inside was more impenetrable than night, with the exception of a circle of light ten meters from the door.
She went to him, unable to see through the darkness even while walking through it.
The creature's third sip drove her into the darkness between consciousness and sleep.
So, she hovered in the quiet darkness for a while, until the sounds of the outside world were too loud for her to ignore.
In the darkness, he wasn't reminded of an ache he'd killed long ago, that which reminded him he once knew what it was to feel the warmth of the sun on his human skin.
She heard the beastly snarl and caught the blurred mass of darkness, punctuated only by two flashes of silver, as Rhyn flew by her.
Kris's white hair, fair complexion, and amber eyes were at odds with Rhyn's darkness and glowing pewter gaze.
She stepped into the clammy, wet world of fog and darkness, pausing to focus on the portal that would lead to her sister.s house.
He smelled of his own musk and darkness, an alluring mix that made her blood burn.
Caught between consciousness and darkness, she hung limply for a long time, until the man holding her flung her onto a hard floor.
The light was dim, and soon they mounted into total darkness, so that the Wizard was obliged to get out his lanterns to light the way.
When the darkness came, they too began to be alarmed.
And so I went home to my bed, and left him to pick his way through the darkness and the mud to Brighton--or Bright-town--which place he would reach some time in the morning.
I have heard of many going astray even in the village streets, when the darkness was so thick that you could cut it with a knife, as the saying is.
And again and again in the complete darkness Tushin's guns moved forward, surrounded by the humming infantry as by a frame.
The prospect was so splendid that she hardly believed it would come true, so out of keeping was it with the chill darkness and closeness of the carriage.
"Darkness and gloom," reiterated Pierre: "yes, yes, I understand that."
Thankful for the darkness that hid her burning face, she took a step away from him.
Cassie squinted into the darkness, searching for a target, but all she could see was dust and an occasional hoof.
The world faded into shadow and light then into an uncomfortable darkness, not quite sleep but not consciousness either.
She registered nothing but darkness and cold for a while before the cold began to fade, and the night behind her eyelids lightened.
Then the awkwardness of his silent position hiding in the darkness extended beyond the point of propriety of making his presence known.
Perhaps, if you would send a copy of this to the head of the Cambridge School, it might enlighten his mind on a few subjects, on which he seems to be in total darkness just now....
Before they hit the concrete, darkness swallowed them, and they fell through a cold, damp place punctuated by strange yellow doors.
His eye caught something off to the side, but it was quickly gone as the darkness returned.
Something ominous hangs in the winter air, a darkness and trepidation that well matches my mood.