Moonlight and darkness alike bent and danced around him, surrounding him in a hazy metallic shimmer.
Rhyn snatched her into the darkness, and a familiar fog appeared around her.
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.
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.
In the total darkness the soldiers walked with Pierre to Mozhaysk.
The groom recognized Pierre in the darkness by his white hat.
We were operating by pure feel in the total darkness where balancing alone was precariously.
She approached and knelt a safe distance from him, trying hard to see into the darkness of the corner.
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!
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.
Around him in the darkness men were standing and evidently something about him interested them greatly.
The room, in near total darkness, held a barely audible hum for background music.
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 stepped into the clammy, wet world of fog and darkness, pausing to focus on the portal that would lead to her sister.s house.
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.
The room was in black darkness, only a small lamp was burning inside something white.
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.
"Darkness and gloom," reiterated Pierre: "yes, yes, I understand that."
"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.
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.
"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.
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.
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 some twenty different men surrounded Pierre.
He smelled of his own musk and darkness, an alluring mix that made her blood burn.
And he opened his eyes again and stared vacantly into the darkness around him.
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.
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.