She collected what she could find and perched in a chair, reading until sundown, when the hunger pangs hit her again.
Sky after sundown, more usually called Hesperus.
At sundown on the 25th of July 1794, the very day of his condemnation on a bogus charge of conspiracy, Andre Chenier was guillotined.
Of his later books of verse may be mentioned The Tent on the Beach (1867), The Pennsylvania Pilgrim (1872), The Vision of Echard (1878), The King's Missive (1881), At Sundown, his last poems (1890).
It was past sundown, and he was already hungry again.