The night air smelled of honeysuckle and pulsed with the sound of crickets.
No, she was reading too much into an innocent good night kiss.
I can pick you up at the hospital after work and we can spend the night up there.
They are resting there for the night and have no fear of danger from us.
You know me: I am busy from morning till night and abstemious, so of course I am well.
That night Adrienne slept in the guestroom and Brandon slept in his old room.
So, through the night, Paul Revere rode toward Concord.
That night... was Dad's birthday.
That night it stormed and then turned cold.
Lamplighters used to light street lamps every night, before the accursed electricity came along.
How many times have I told you not to leave the house at night in your bare feet?
Every day the earth heats and cools as night turns into day and back into night.
In her room that night, she wrote a letter to Connie explaining what she had observed.
I'm very certain, Oz, that you gave me the best brains in the world, for I can think with them day and night, when all other brains are fast asleep.
I know I'm mostly to blame for last night, but I'm not here to entertain you.
Its cool year-round creek and rolling hills dotted with wild flowers filled her dreams at night – beckoned.
Mom always used to want everyone home before dark – as though anything was out there at night that wasn't there during the day.
That night as they prepared for bed, she approached Alex about it.
Hadn't they covered this the night they showed him the picture?
Howard had insisted on picking up his little sister that night for safety reasons.
I'll lend you one of my night gowns and find some clothes for you to wear in the morning.
That night, for the first time in more than a week, she tossed and turned in the bed, her sleep interrupted by memories of her family.
Roxanne's house was within walking distance and the night was balmy.
Night came on before he had finished it.
But wait (as they say on late-night TV commercials), there's more!
Don't you girls know how dangerous it is to be walking at night around here?
"Why, there seems to be no night at all in this country," Zeb replied.
The night air was chilly on her bare arms and she shivered involuntarily, annoyed at herself because it looked like an obvious ploy.
Her beautiful, unselfish spirit shines out like a bright star in the night of a dark and cruel age.
That night after Jonathan was in bed, Carmen turned to Alex.
Alex was in a good mood and it was a pleasant trip - until Felipa made a comment about Tessa's visit the night before.
That night exhaustion did what no pill could do, and she finally slept.
The tablet that she tucked under her mattress at night contained all sorts of conclusions at the end of that trail.
All people need rest, even if they are made of wood, and as there is no night here they select a certain time of the day in which to sleep or doze.
One dark night James Hogg was on the hilltop with a flock of seven hundred lambs.
Despite his rapid journey and sleepless night, Prince Andrew when he drove up to the palace felt even more vigorous and alert than he had done the day before.
Only now in the stillness of the night, reading it by the faint light under the green shade, did he grasp its meaning for a moment.
Something about the way Felipa was smiling up at him suggested she was anticipating a good night kiss.
My, aren't you the night owl tonight - the boy who has been dancing with me half the night.
Changing into her night gown, she decided to sleep on the love seat.
They would be there tomorrow night, so there was no point in making the remaining vacation time unpleasant.
When the bed sagged on the other side, she realized the sound was Alex changing into his night clothes.
Destiny woke several times during the night, but went back to sleep when she saw Carmen was there.
By that time she was hungry and decided to make a deal with the night shift.
As a matter of fact, he hadn't said that since he spent half the night with his old flame.
She'll wake up in the middle of the night, wide awake.
When Alex came home that night she had supper ready.
Alex was sitting in their room the last night they were at the hacienda.
You can forego the good night kiss, if you find it that objectionable.
He went back to the ranch that night, saying that he had cattle to take care of.
Every night she dreamed about him - about the way his voice sounded when her ear was on his chest.
There was enough material there to enable him to prepare several new tricks which he had learned from some of the jugglers in the circus, and he had passed part of the night in getting them ready.
"She killed three of my lambs last night," said the one whose name was David Brown.
When night came on he stopped at a pleasant roadside inn and asked for lodging.
One night the king sat up very late, writing letters and sending messages; and the little page was kept busy running on errands until past midnight.
"May a poor traveler find rest and shelter here for the night?" he asked.
That night when Christopher went home he had a wonderful story to tell.
One cold night in winter the serving men of the abbey were gathered in the great kitchen.
"We can all be minstrels to-night," said the chief cook.
All through the night he sat among the abbey cows, and sang his wonderful song.
One night he left the beautiful palace which his father had given to him and went out into the world to do good and to help his fellow men.
"There is to be a great feast at the queen's palace to-night," said the mother."
He works from home and has a night job remotely monitoring real-time security cameras after hours at an office building.
Although Borlaug and company encountered many obstacles, they pressed on, planting seed at night illuminated by flashes of artillery fire.
She is restless at night and has no appetite.
We now no longer camp as for a night, but have settled down on earth and forgotten heaven.
Despite his apparently delicate build Prince Andrew could endure physical fatigue far better than many very muscular men, and on the night of the battle, having arrived at Krems excited but not weary, with dispatches from Dokhturov to Kutuzov, he was sent immediately with a special dispatch to Brunn.
The dark starry night was followed by a bright cheerful morning.
The night was calm and fresh.
"Good night," he said cheerfully.
She let the conversation drop that night, but early the next morning Dulce caught him in the hallway and it was clear that she didn't think anything was settled.
I told Morino last night that I would look at them before we left.
Later that night she woke and lay awake thinking about the way he had responded.
It wasn't one night of loving that made the difference.
Another figure emerged from the night to stand beside Len.
He was a tall dark figure in the night, as he stood looking down at her.
You might have said something in my defense last night, instead of sitting there like a lump on a log.
Not until the night of the party.
He built him a little hut for shelter at night and in stormy weather.
I help mother and teacher water them every night before supper.
I suppose you feel so, too, when you gaze up to the stars in the stillness of the night, do you not?...
I should be willing to work night and day if it could only be accomplished.
We left Hulton Friday night and arrived here Saturday morning.
We left the city last Thursday night, and arrived in Brewster Friday afternoon.
Last night when I got in bed, she stole into my arms of her own accord and kissed me for the first time, and I thought my heart would burst, so full was it of joy.
The entrance to the palace is at the end of an arched recess, and it is guarded night and day by twelve soldierly-looking white Bears.
When I awoke and found that all was dark and still, I suppose I thought it was night, and I must have wondered why day was so long coming.
I rarely have dreams that are not in keeping with what I really think and feel, but one night my very nature seemed to change, and I stood in the eye of the world a mighty man and a terrible.
I was very fond of bananas, and one night I dreamed that I found a long string of them in the dining-room, near the cupboard, all peeled and deliciously ripe, and all I had to do was to stand under the string and eat as long as I could eat.
One cold winter night I was alone in my room.
Look at the teamster on the highway, wending to market by day or night; does any divinity stir within him?
They sang at intervals throughout the night, and were again as musical as ever just before and about dawn.
But now one answers from far woods in a strain made really melodious by distance--Hoo hoo hoo, hoorer hoo; and indeed for the most part it suggested only pleasing associations, whether heard by day or night, summer or winter.
The bullfrogs trump to usher in the night, and the note of the whip-poor-will is borne on the rippling wind from over the water.
When the night arrived, to quote their own words--He laid us on the bed with himself and his wife, they at the one end and we at the other, it being only planks laid a foot from the ground and a thin mat upon them.
I asked him once if he was not sometimes tired at night, after working all day; and he answered, with a sincere and serious look, "Gorrappit, I never was tired in my life."
And now to-night my flute has waked the echoes over that very water.
It was very pleasant, when I stayed late in town, to launch myself into the night, especially if it was dark and tempestuous, and set sail from some bright village parlor or lecture room, with a bag of rye or Indian meal upon my shoulder, for my snug harbor in the woods, having made all tight without and withdrawn under hatches with a merry crew of thoughts, leaving only my outer man at the helm, or even tying up the helm when it was plain sailing.
By night, of course, the perplexity is infinitely greater.
I never fastened my door night or day, though I was to be absent several days; not even when the next fall I spent a fortnight in the woods of Maine.
In the warmest weather I usually placed a pailful in my cellar, where it became cool in the night, and remained so during the day; though I also resorted to a spring in the neighborhood.
The engineer does not forget at night, or his nature does not, that he has beheld this vision of serenity and purity once at least during the day.
Let the noon find thee by other lakes, and the night overtake thee everywhere at home.
Men come tamely home at night only from the next field or street, where their household echoes haunt, and their life pines because it breathes its own breath over again; their shadows, morning and evening, reach farther than their daily steps.
If the day and the night are such that you greet them with joy, and life emits a fragrance like flowers and sweet-scented herbs, is more elastic, more starry, more immortal--that is your success.
It was set on fire by mischievous boys, one Election night, if I do not mistake.
It chanced that I walked that way across the fields the following night, about the same hour, and hearing a low moaning at this spot, I drew near in the dark, and discovered the only survivor of the family that I know, the heir of both its virtues and its vices, who alone was interested in this burning, lying on his stomach and looking over the cellar wall at the still smouldering cinders beneath, muttering to himself, as is his wont.
One black chicken which the administrator could not catch, black as night and as silent, not even croaking, awaiting Reynard, still went to roost in the next apartment.
One night in the beginning of winter, before the pond froze over, about nine o'clock, I was startled by the loud honking of a goose, and, stepping to the door, heard the sound of their wings like a tempest in the woods as they flew low over my house.
What do you mean by alarming the citadel at this time of night consecrated to me?
In the twilight and the night the rabbits came regularly and made a hearty meal.
The night veils without doubt a part of this glorious creation; but day comes to reveal to us this great work, which extends from earth even into the plains of the ether.
After a cold and snowy night it needed a divining-rod to find it.
The night is the winter, the morning and evening are the spring and fall, and the noon is the summer.
One pleasant morning after a cold night, February 24th, 1850, having gone to Flint's Pond to spend the day, I noticed with surprise, that when I struck the ice with the head of my axe, it resounded like a gong for many rods around, or as if I had struck on a tight drum-head.
It took a short siesta at noon, and boomed once more toward night, as the sun was withdrawing his influence.
When the warmer days come, they who dwell near the river hear the ice crack at night with a startling whoop as loud as artillery, as if its icy fetters were rent from end to end, and within a few days see it rapidly going out.
So I came in, and shut the door, and passed my first spring night in the woods.
The wild goose is more of a cosmopolite than we; he breaks his fast in Canada, takes a luncheon in the Ohio, and plumes himself for the night in a southern bayou.
Drive a nail home and clinch it so faithfully that you can wake up in the night and think of your work with satisfaction--a work at which you would not be ashamed to invoke the Muse.
The night in prison was novel and interesting enough.
"I dreamed last night..."--"You were not expecting us?..."
That same night, having taken leave of the Minister of War, Bolkonski set off to rejoin the army, not knowing where he would find it and fearing to be captured by the French on the way to Krems.
We are to spend the night in Znaim.
The night he received the news, Kutuzov sent Bagration's vanguard, four thousand strong, to the right across the hills from the Krems-Znaim to the Vienna-Znaim road.
Marching thirty miles that stormy night across roadless hills, with his hungry, ill-shod soldiers, and losing a third of his men as stragglers by the way, Bagration came out on the Vienna-Znaim road at Hollabrunn a few hours ahead of the French who were approaching Hollabrunn from Vienna.
The black canopy of night hung less than a yard above the glow of the charcoal.
Last night a proposition was made me on your account and, as you know my principles, I refer it to you.
The Guards, just arrived from Russia, spent the night ten miles from Olmutz and next morning were to come straight to the review, reaching the field at Olmutz by ten o'clock.
That day Nicholas Rostov received a letter from Boris, telling him that the Ismaylov regiment was quartered for the night ten miles from Olmutz and that he wanted to see him as he had a letter and money for him.
At dawn on the sixteenth of November, Denisov's squadron, in which Nicholas Rostov served and which was in Prince Bagration's detachment, moved from the place where it had spent the night, advancing into action as arranged, and after going behind other columns for about two thirds of a mile was stopped on the highroad.
The day was bright and sunny after a sharp night frost, and the cheerful glitter of that autumn day was in keeping with the news of victory which was conveyed, not only by the tales of those who had taken part in it, but also by the joyful expression on the faces of soldiers, officers, generals, and adjutants, as they passed Rostov going or coming.
Late that night, when all had separated, Denisov with his short hand patted his favorite, Rostov, on the shoulder.
He ate nothing and had slept badly that night, those around him reported.
By evening, the adjutants had spread it to all ends and parts of the army, and in the night from the nineteenth to the twentieth, the whole eighty thousand allied troops rose from their bivouacs to the hum of voices, and the army swayed and started in one enormous mass six miles long.
The night was foggy and through the fog the moonlight gleamed mysteriously.
That same night, Rostov was with a platoon on skirmishing duty in front of Bagration's detachment.
Last night I looked at the campfires and there was no end of them.
From information he had received the evening before, from the sound of wheels and footsteps heard by the outposts during the night, by the disorderly movement of the Russian columns, and from all indications, he saw clearly that the allies believed him to be far away in front of them, and that the columns moving near Pratzen constituted the center of the Russian army, and that that center was already sufficiently weakened to be successfully attacked.
In the morning all that was left of the night mist on the heights was a hoar frost now turning to dew, but in the valleys it still lay like a milk-white sea.
He was entirely absorbed by two considerations: his wife's guilt, of which after his sleepless night he had not the slightest doubt, and the guiltlessness of Dolokhov, who had no reason to preserve the honor of a man who was nothing to him....
The night after the duel he did not go to his bedroom but, as he often did, remained in his father's room, that huge room in which Count Bezukhov had died.
In the night he called his valet and told him to pack up to go to Petersburg.
It was the second night that neither of them had slept, watching the boy who was in a high fever.
One morning, between seven and eight, returning after a sleepless night, he sent for embers, changed his rain-soaked underclothes, said his prayers, drank tea, got warm, then tidied up the things on the table and in his own corner, and, his face glowing from exposure to the wind and with nothing on but his shirt, lay down on his back, putting his arms under his head.
That night, alone in new surroundings, he was long unable to sleep.
The night was fresh, bright, and very still.
There never, never was such a lovely night before!
Without replying either to his wife or his mother-in-law, Pierre late one night prepared for a journey and started for Moscow to see Joseph Alexeevich.
From morning till late at night, except when he eats his very plain food, he is working at science.
One night when the old countess, in nightcap and dressing jacket, without her false curls, and with her poor little knob of hair showing under her white cotton cap, knelt sighing and groaning on a rug and bowing to the ground in prayer, her door creaked and Natasha, also in a dressing jacket with slippers on her bare feet and her hair in curlpapers, ran in.
These visits of Natasha's at night before the count returned from his club were one of the greatest pleasures of both mother, and daughter.
You remember, he stayed a night with us at Otradnoe.
But all the same that night Natasha, now agitated and now frightened, lay a long time in her mother's bed gazing straight before her.
He tried equally to avoid thinking about his wife, and about Natasha and Prince Andrew; and again everything seemed to him insignificant in comparison with eternity; again the question: for what? presented itself; and he forced himself to work day and night at masonic labors, hoping to drive away the evil spirit that threatened him.
Natasha had no desire to go out anywhere and wandered from room to room like a shadow, idle and listless.
I only got back last night," he said glancing at Natasha; "I want to have a talk with you, Countess," he added after a moment's pause.
Toward evening Ilagin took leave of Nicholas, who found that they were so far from home that he accepted "Uncle's" offer that the hunting party should spend the night in his little village of Mikhaylovna.
As 'twas growing dark last night Fell the snow so soft and light...
The night was dark and damp.
I went to a party last night, and there out of five ladies three were Roman Catholics and had the Pope's indulgence for doing woolwork on Sundays.
Only to the old countess at night in bed could Natasha have told all she was feeling.
All that night she did not sleep or weep and did not speak to Sonya who got up and went to her several times.
On the tenth of June, * coming up with the army, he spent the night in apartments prepared for him on the estate of a Polish count in the Vilkavisski forest.
The doctor, who was fetched that same night, bled him and said that the prince had had a seizure paralyzing his right side.
She spent the night of the fourteenth as usual, without undressing, in the room next to the one where the prince lay.
She knew that her going in during the night at an unusual hour would irritate him.
And she recalled in all its detail the night at Bald Hills before he had the last stroke, when with a foreboding of disaster she had remained at home against his will.
She had not slept and had stolen downstairs on tiptoe, and going to the door of the conservatory where he slept that night had listened at the door.
On reaching home Pierre gave orders to Evstafey--his head coachman who knew everything, could do anything, and was known to all Moscow--that he would leave that night for the army at Mozhaysk, and that his saddle horses should be sent there.
And why were all efforts exhausted and six thousand men sacrificed to defend it till late at night on the twenty-fourth?
Then when we get back, do spend the night with me and we'll arrange a game of cards.
At dawn the two new batteries established during the night on the plain occupied by the Prince d'Eckmuhl will open fire on the opposing batteries of the enemy.
The night was dark and damp, a scarcely perceptible moisture was descending from above.
Admitting the view of Barclay and others that a defensive battle at Fili was impossible, but imbued with Russian patriotism and the love of Moscow, he proposed to move troops from the right to the left flank during the night and attack the French right flank the following day.
In the middle of the night three soldiers, having brought some firewood, settled down near him and began lighting a fire.
The countess did not sleep at night, or when she did fall asleep dreamed that she saw her sons lying dead.
But hard as they all worked till quite late that night, they could not get everything packed.
That night another wounded man was driven down the Povarskaya, and Mavra Kuzminichna, who was standing at the gate, had him brought into the Rostovs' yard.
As to the serfs the only indication was that three out of their huge retinue disappeared during the night, but nothing was stolen; and as to the value of their possessions, the thirty peasant carts that had come in from their estates and which many people envied proved to be extremely valuable and they were offered enormous sums of money for them.
The wounded prince: he spent the night in our house and is going with us.
And he spent the night on a bed made up for him there.
Kutuzov's order to retreat through Moscow to the Ryazan road was issued at night on the first of September.
The first troops started at once, and during the night they marched slowly and steadily without hurry.
The Russian troops were passing through Moscow from two o'clock at night till two in the afternoon and bore away with them the wounded and the last of the inhabitants who were leaving.
All that night Count Rostopchin issued orders, for which people came to him from all parts of Moscow.
All night long such announcements were continually being received by the count.
When it was late at night they went out together into the street.
The night was warm and light.
The Rostov party spent the night at Mytishchi, fourteen miles from Moscow.
He had spent the first night in the same yard as the Rostovs.
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.
When her toilet for the night was finished she sank gently onto the sheet spread over the hay on the side nearest the door.
But in the yard there was a light from the fire at Little Mytishchi a mile and a half away, and through the night came the noise of people shouting at a tavern Mamonov's Cossacks had set up across the street, and the adjutant's unceasing moans could still be heard.
Every night before lying down, he said: "Lord, lay me down as a stone and raise me up as a loaf!" and every morning on getting up, he said: "I lay down and curled up, I get up and shake myself."
He was always busy, and only at night allowed himself conversation--of which he was fond--and songs.
It was an autumn night with dark purple clouds, but no rain.
Some columns, supposing they had reached their destination, halted, piled arms, and settled down on the cold ground, but the majority marched all night and arrived at places where they evidently should not have been.
He said that Murat was spending the night less than a mile from where they were, and that if they would let him have a convoy of a hundred men he would capture him alive.
That night the doors were again broken open, the padlocks smashed, the books mutilated, and other disorders perpetrated.
Among the Old Guard disorder and pillage were renewed more violently than ever yesterday evening, last night, and today.
This little dog lived in their shed, sleeping beside Karataev at night; it sometimes made excursions into the town but always returned again.
The French evacuation began on the night between the sixth and seventh of October: kitchens and sheds were dismantled, carts loaded, and troops and baggage trains started.
The evening was ending, but the night had not yet come.
He often fell asleep unexpectedly in the daytime, but at night, lying on his bed without undressing, he generally remained awake thinking.
On the night of the eleventh of October he lay leaning on his arm and thinking of that.
But that native land was too far off, and for a man going a thousand miles it is absolutely necessary to set aside his final goal and to say to himself: "Today I shall get to a place twenty-five miles off where I shall rest and spend the night," and during the first day's journey that resting place eclipses his ultimate goal and attracts all his hopes and desires.
When the flight of the French army along the Smolensk road became well defined, what Konovnitsyn had foreseen on the night of the eleventh of October began to occur.
At night he would go out for booty and always brought back French clothing and weapons, and when told to would bring in French captives also.
Petya wished to say "Good night" but could not utter a word.
The shots came from the yard of the landowner's house he had visited the night before with Dolokhov.
(The horseflesh was appetizing and nourishing, the saltpeter flavor of the gunpowder they used instead of salt was even pleasant; there was no great cold, it was always warm walking in the daytime, and at night there were the campfires; the lice that devoured him warmed his body.)
After the second day's march Pierre, having examined his feet by the campfire, thought it would be impossible to walk on them; but when everybody got up he went along, limping, and, when he had warmed up, walked without feeling the pain, though at night his feet were more terrible to look at than before.
Well, one night the convicts were gathered just as we are, with the old man among them.
They abandoned one another, abandoned all their heavy baggage, their artillery, and half their men, and fled, getting past the Russians by night by making semicircles to the right.
Ney, who had had a corps of ten thousand men, reached Napoleon at Orsha with only one thousand men left, having abandoned all the rest and all his cannon, and having crossed the Dnieper at night by stealth at a wooded spot.
Then we are told of the greatness of soul of the marshals, especially of Ney--a greatness of soul consisting in this: that he made his way by night around through the forest and across the Dnieper and escaped to Orsha, abandoning standards, artillery, and nine tenths of his men.
Natasha did not remember how that day passed nor that night, nor the next day and night.
During the third night the countess kept very quiet for a few minutes, and Natasha rested her head on the arm of her chair and closed her eyes, but opened them again on hearing the bedstead creak.
The French, avoiding the Russians, dispersed and hid themselves in the forest by night, making their way round as best they could, and continued their flight.
An infantry regiment which had left Tarutino three thousand strong but now numbered only nine hundred was one of the first to arrive that night at its halting place--a village on the highroad.
They beat the tattoo, called the roll, had supper, and settled down round the fires for the night--some repairing their footgear, some smoking pipes, and some stripping themselves naked to steam the lice out of their shirts.
How splendid! said he to himself when a cleanly laid table was moved up to him with savory beef tea, or when he lay down for the night on a soft clean bed, or when he remembered that the French had gone and that his wife was no more.
Terenty, when he had helped him undress and wished him good night, often lingered with his master's boots in his hands and clothes over his arm, to see whether he would not start a talk.
"Well, good night, Mary!" said Natasha.
"Well, good night," said Natasha.
She did not understand why he spoke with such admiration and delight of the farming of the thrifty and well- to-do peasant Matthew Ermishin, who with his family had carted corn all night; or of the fact that his (Nicholas') sheaves were already stacked before anyone else had his harvest in.
As she listened to it she saw before her his smooth handsome forehead, his mustache, and his whole face, as she had so often seen it in the stillness of the night when he slept.
Good night! said Pierre, giving his hand to the Swiss tutor, and he turned to young Nicholas with a smile.
"Good night," Carmen said to him.
Then, on Christmas morning when everyone is awake, we lounge around in our night clothes while we open presents.
Nurses came into the room off and on all night to check on Destiny, but she continued to sleep.
Lisa stared at him, fragments of the night before slowly fitting together like a jigsaw puzzle.
It looks like I'll have to accept your invitation to spend the night, but I'll pay you as soon as I get my things.
Their telephone conversation last night concluded with the decision that Connie would pick her up at the end of the drive today at 11:30 am.
After last night, she had decided to keep things professional between them.
Well, do I get a good night kiss?
People used to sweep the streets at night until a machine replaced them.
That night, after I had hung my stocking, I lay awake a long time, pretending to be asleep and keeping alert to see what Santa Claus would do when he came.
"To-morrow to the chase!" was their good-night shout as the circle of merry friends broke up for the night.
I could also feel the stamping of the horses, which they had ridden out from town and hitched under the trees, where they stood all night, neighing loudly, impatient to be off.
A snowy night closed upon the world, and in the morning one could scarcely recognize a feature of the landscape.
But during the night the fury of the wind increased to such a degree that it thrilled us with a vague terror.
As I lay in my bed that night, I wept as I hope few children have wept.
But on the night before the algebra examination, while I was struggling over some very complicated examples, I could not tell the combinations of bracket, brace and radical.
And at night what soothing, wondrous hours we spent in the shadow of the great, silent men-of-war.
The other night when I went to bed, I found Helen sound asleep with a big book clasped tightly in her arms.
Helen held some worsted for me last night while I wound it.
We had a glorious thunder-tempest last night, and it's much cooler to-day.
The next morning we were astonished to find that she remembered all of them, and recognized every one she had met the night before.
She asks many questions about the sky, day and night, the ocean and mountains.
The mason who finishes the cornice of the palace returns at night perchance to a hut not so good as a wigwam.
I grew in those seasons like corn in the night, and they were far better than any work of the hands would have been.
"Good night, Lise," said he, rising and courteously kissing her hand as he would have done to a stranger.
Around the table all who were at Count Bezukhov's house that night had gathered to fortify themselves.
They plucked me last night, came Denisov's voice from the next room.
The night was dark but starry, the road showed black in the snow that had fallen the previous day--the day of the battle.
He was one of those, who, liking work, knew how to do it, and despite his indolence would sometimes spend a whole night at his writing table.
Then again he would spend a night in the dining room.
All night long troops were moving past the inn.
Heavy night dews alone refreshed the earth.
Only at night and in the forests while the dew lasted was there any freshness.
But on the road, the highroad along which the troops marched, there was no such freshness even at night or when the road passed through the forest; the dew was imperceptible on the sandy dust churned up more than six inches deep.
Toward night candles were burning round his coffin, a pall was spread over it, the floor was strewn with sprays of juniper, a printed band was tucked in under his shriveled head, and in a corner of the room sat a chanter reading the psalms.
Throwing back the covers that had protected her from the cold night air, she grabbed one of her boots.
The night was getting chilly and the warmth from the horse was welcome.
After listening to the night for a while she fell asleep again.
In this country, as in all others they had visited underneath the earth's surface, there was no night, a constant and strong light coming from some unknown source.
For a long time that night Princess Mary sat by the open window of her room hearing the sound of the peasants' voices that reached her from the village, but it was not of them she was thinking.
Such a pleasant day and evening should have ended with a restful night and happy dreams, but it didn't.
It was an autumn night, so dark that the coachman could not see the carriage pole.
Half way up the steep was a yawning cave, black as night beyond the point where the rainbow rays of the colored suns reached into it.