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darkness Sentence Examples

  • In the darkness, Alex found her and pulled her into his arms.

  • In the ensuing darkness, red and blue lights flashed his shadow on the wet grass.

  • She stared into the early darkness of a thick cloud cover.

  • She pulled the blanket around her shoulders and curled into a shivering ball, staring through the window into the darkness.

  • Bordeaux's shadowy form materialized out of the darkness.

  • She gasped and stared down at his form in the darkness.

  • She peered at his profile in the darkness.

  • Thankful for the darkness that hid her burning face, she took a step away from him.

  • Fritz snatched the cigarette from his mouth and stepped away from the fire, glancing around nervously into the darkness.

  • Pete turned away and his soft footsteps faded into the darkness.

  • The sun turned the dunes orange red and then quickly sank, leaving them in pre-moon darkness.

  • Cassie squinted into the darkness, searching for a target, but all she could see was dust and an occasional hoof.

  • Even the animals were quiet, as if they knew danger lurked in the darkness.

  • She lifted her head, peering into the darkness.

  • Her whispered calls for Bordeaux received no response so she felt around in the darkness.

  • A whisper soft movement in the night alerted her, and she held her breath, straining her eyes into the darkness.

  • The room, in near total darkness, held a barely audible hum for background music.

  • It was a moonless night and the perpetrator cut the power, pitching the farm house into total darkness.

  • 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 engulfed me as I felt his foot kick my side repeatedly.

  • Why she sits there in the near darkness of the kitchen, I'm not sure.

  • We knew we had but hours before we'd be permanently thrown into darkness.

  • We were operating by pure feel in the total darkness where balancing alone was precariously.

  • The boy was meant for greatness-- and darkness.

  • 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.

  • Moonlight and darkness alike bent and danced around him, surrounding him in a hazy metallic shimmer.

  • The sun set too early on the autumn day, and she finished the trip to Doolin in darkness.

  • Darkness was creeping from the edges of his mind.

  • The dream faded, and Jule slumped to the ground again, unable to fight the darkness.

  • "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.

  • The monster in the corner of her mind was a man, shrouded in darkness.

  • The woman in his arms ducked her head again and closed her eyes, missing the flash of darkness that crossed his mind and face.

  • His scent drove her body wild, the mix of sweat, darkness, and man.

  • Darkness lingered at the edges of her mind but refused to take her.

  • A flash of darkness went through his gaze, and the same sense of hidden fury returned.

  • She approached and knelt a safe distance from him, trying hard to see into the darkness of the corner.

  • The rest was shrouded in darkness.

  • She saw nothing but death and the darkness in every soul she ran across.

  • Two sat down on his bed and stared into the darkness, unable to sleep when she cried.

  • Insomnia was a blessing from such darkness.

  • The glow from the flashlight barely illuminated the next few feet of inky darkness as the two youngsters crept along the dank passageway.

  • "Caleb!" she yelled as he moved ahead without her, leaving her in near darkness.

  • Suddenly he flicked off the flashlight, plunging them into utter darkness as she stumbled against him.

  • She cried out as he turned yet another corner and his fading yellow light receded into darkness.

  • The skull looked up through hollow eyes, just as the flashlight died, plunging the pair into a blackened void of darkness.

  • Toward dawn, her conversation became fixed on the skeleton-man she'd discovered in the depths of the mine as if he too was a forever forgotten soul, equally immersed in lonely darkness.

  • 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.

  • Dusk crept up the canyon as he slowed his pace, searching for a sign in the gathering darkness below.

  • 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.

  • His eye caught something off to the side, but it was quickly gone as the darkness returned.

  • Last night she risked her life climbing down a precipitous cliff in total darkness in an effort to save Billy Langstrom.

  • Dean took a deep breath and crept a few tentative steps into the darkness.

  • The world faded into shadow and light then into an uncomfortable darkness, not quite sleep but not consciousness either.

  • As May gave way to June, the lengthening daylight hours gave her more time to be with Jonathan and Destiny and still complete taking care of the animals before darkness.

  • Something about him touched her on a level that left her feeling at peace, as if he, too, understood what it was to face death each day and struggle to see the light instead of the surrounding darkness.

  • Before they hit the concrete, darkness swallowed them, and they fell through a cold, damp place punctuated by strange yellow doors.

  • His step slowed as he saw her leaning against the wall, gazing into the darkness.

  • The kids were talking to her, but she had trouble focusing on anything outside of keeping the buzzing in her ears from pushing her beyond tunnel-vision into the darkness.

  • 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.

  • She snapped them closed, but not before she saw him slide into the darkness.

  • The creature's third sip drove her into the darkness between consciousness and sleep.

  • She registered nothing but darkness and cold for a while before the cold began to fade, and the night behind her eyelids lightened.

  • So, she hovered in the quiet darkness for a while, until the sounds of the outside world were too loud for her to ignore.

  • He'd been fevered for a zillion years, trapped in the tiny cell in ever-changing forms, always in darkness.

  • In darkness again, he dropped his hands.

  • He sank into the shadows, at home in the darkness, watching.

  • In the darkness, he was comfortable.

  • In the darkness, he was alone.

  • 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 watched as the creature neared in the shadowy darkness.

  • In the darkness of his cell, he admitted this was true, but he also knew no one could've saved his brother but him.

  • Rhyn snatched her into the darkness, and a familiar fog appeared around her.

  • The scent of sea was in the air, a rough circle of lighter darkness before her.

  • She heard the beastly snarl and caught the blurred mass of darkness, punctuated only by two flashes of silver, as Rhyn flew by her.

  • It was her dream all over, the flashes of light, darkness and blood, the scent of sulfur and death.

  • She hopped over another mess and searched the darkness.

  • Kris's white hair, fair complexion, and amber eyes were at odds with Rhyn's darkness and glowing pewter gaze.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The waves had pulled her under before darkness took her.

  • Caught between consciousness and darkness, she hung limply for a long time, until the man holding her flung her onto a hard floor.

  • He could picture her, holding the hem of her gown, climbing onto the chair, perhaps even smiling, before kicking it away, and waiting the few agonizing moments until death took her hand and led her to its darkness.

  • Then the awkwardness of his silent position hiding in the darkness extended beyond the point of propriety of making his presence known.

  • The house is empty except for old Mrs. Cummings, who snores away her darkness.

  • Something ominous hangs in the winter air, a darkness and trepidation that well matches my mood.

  • Darkness had fallen and the streets were silent.

  • He could feel her smile in the darkness.

  • Darkness settled into corners and crevices beyond the moon's touch.

  • She couldn't tell how many there were, not with the smoke and darkness.

  • Another shot pierced the tense darkness, then there was a flurry of movement.

  • Brady started down the trail towards the darkness of the forest.

  • Floating in the shocking cold, she oriented herself in the darkness.

  • Brady's world was one of cold and darkness.

  • The door closed behind her, leaving her in near-complete darkness.

  • Ahead of her was the darkness of a thinning forest.

  • "Andre?" she whispered into the darkness.

  • He knelt on the ground and closed his eyes, seeking out the writhing darkness of his demon side.  If the demons had the power to transform and fly, he could access his demon powers, too, even if the Immortal side of him was bound by Death's underworld.     "Berries," Toby commanded the tree before him.

  • A blur of wings and darkness caught his attention.

  • Toby took the lead, and the demons, Death and Gabe disappeared as Katie rounded the corner of the palace.  The angel released her and raced into the palace and up a set of stairs.  They ascended several floors, until Katie was sucking wind bad enough to stop.  Toby didn't wait for her, and she stumbled forward.  The interior of the palace was unlit, and the darkness of evening crept into the hallways.

  • Death didn't come.  Darkness fell, and Rhyn waited.  He paced and stretched, imagining there would be some kind of a struggle.  At long last, he forced himself to admit she wasn't coming.  No one could've overlooked the blow he dealt her underworld.  The trees all around them had died off with a tear forming in the earth that led in the direction of the palace.

  • He took off running toward the palace, his demon vision guiding him in the darkness.  Kris followed closely, and they burst onto the yards surrounding the palace.

  • Once past the scrub brush and small trees, the near-total darkness surprised him, causing him to pause until his eyes became accustomed to this darkened world.

  • Fourth and Oak were just as desolate as Ninth and Locust, but as soon as Dean stopped the car, a disheveled figure jumped from the darkness and clawed at the passenger door until Dean reached over and opened it.

  • Dean half-felt his way across the parking lot in his bare feet, cursing the pebbles and splashing through ankle-deep puddles at curbside before stumbling into the absolute darkness of the beach-side path.

  • With the power out, the darkness was absolute.

  • A feeling of helplessness and panic welled up in him as he strained his eyes against the darkness.

  • Once again in darkness, Dean made his way toward the form, his arms outstretched before him.

  • "Look," he said in the darkness, "I really don't think we should..."

  • While darkness had descended the town was now a hubbub of activity.

  • Burgess flipped off the light switch, returning the room to darkness, and sat on the edge of the bed.

  • She stood in the darkness for a long time, and then finally went to bed.

  • Again she watched his truck fade away into the darkness.

  • He turned around and looked back at her, the explorer expression intensifying the darkness of his eyes.

  • Later when she woke to darkness, his arm was draped across her protectively.

  • Bedtime began with their ritual of sitting on the window seat in each other's arms, watching their farm in the growing darkness.

  • He shifted his attention to the darkness outside the window.

  • The pain was subsiding as darkness surrounded her again.

  • Alex was unusually quiet through breakfast and she assumed he was thinking about that darkness thing.

  • "Father was not a man easily understood," Claire said, darkness crossing her features.

  • Darkness fell over him.

  • Darkness crossed Damian's features, the same darkness Darian felt go through him as he alluded to the fact he was broken beyond repair.

  • He'd begun to remember his life as the White God, memories that had been trapped in darkness for so long.

  • He lacks my … darkness.

  • His eyes adjusted to the darkness.

  • Darkness swallowed him before he could figure it out.

  • Little of the darkness that plagued him was visible in his handsome features and gaze.

  • His voice was soft, and he shook off the darkness before dropping to the ground beside her.

  • Xander shifted from across the room, his red eyes punctuating the darkness.

  • He lowered the curtain, dropping the room into darkness.

  • "I did it once to Jonny, long ago, before …" She drifted off, darkness crossing her features.

  • Sofi asked, her blue-silver eyes glowing in the darkness of predawn.

  • The flash of darkness crossed Jonny's face again.

  • Sand was rough against her cheek, and she blinked back tears and darkness.

  • She could see nothing amid snow and darkness.

  • "Anytime," she murmured, feeling herself sinking into the darkness.

  • The words should've scared her, but the world was growing hazy, the pain fading as darkness crept into her vision.

  • It pulled her from the darkness and mended her body.

  • A man in his prime with silvered hair emerged from the darkness.

  • He closed his eyes to the darkness, struggling against his crippling terror.

  • No darkness lasts the ages, Taran…I do not care to remember the sound of a bird's cry, but I wish I remembered the taste of spiced ale.

  • No darkness lasts the ages.

  • Already he felt as if an age had passed since he was flung into the darkness.

  • The darkness peering out of her eyes was ancient and evil.

  • He sensed her tension slide away, and with it, the darkness.

  • His senses painted a scene in the darkness behind his eyelids.

  • He unfastened the belt around her waist and flung it into the darkness.

  • He struggled against the darkness, trying to rally his fury to keep from falling completely unconscious after her blow.

  • The barbarian flung Taran into the darkness.

  • Panicked in the darkness, he bounded to his feet, tripped, and landed hard on his face.

  • Taran accepted it, once again unsettled by the darkness clinging to the book.

  • Arrows penetrated the darkness of the alley.

  • His features were shrouded in darkness.

  • He pushed up his eye-band, testing the chamber's darkness through squinted eyes before opening them.

  • Light exploded into her mind as she hit the bottom, followed by darkness.

  • They'd truly thought their sacrifices would help their people, that they could control the darkness of the demon.

  • The darkness smelled damp; the air was still and silent.

  • You have a trace of darkness about you.

  • "Darkness!" she said with a harsh laugh.

  • Is this the darkness about you?

  • Taran had spent half his life in this place with nothing but darkness and Jame, his friend.

  • He made no other sounds in the silent darkness.

  • One of the warriors above pulled at the rope, and she snatched it, unwilling to remain in the darkness.

  • Sirian didn't return, but Hilden rushed in soon after darkness overtook the skies.

  • Darkness swept through the chamber as Memon finished off the demon.

  • Darkness clung to the book, as if its pages contained traces of the demon itself.

  • His fingers bit into her arms as darkness took the pain away.

  • Well, I'm the one who decides whether I let darkness control me or I overcome it.

  • The light from the doorway bathed the center of the porch in a yellow light, but the rocker sat in darkness.

  • The lights flickered and then darkness engulfed the cabin.

  • She slid out from under the table and stood, hugging herself and shivering violently as she peered out the kitchen window into the darkness.

  • Too bad the darkness didn't hide the anxiety in her voice as well as it hid the color in her cheeks.

  • Jessi went to his bedroom and made the bed with speed bred from routine then began feeling around the strange darkness for drawers.

  • He lay on his back, staring into the darkness.

  • She hadn't been paying attention; did he sink into the darkness or disappear?

  • (1889), where he endeavours to prove the identity of Typhon with the Phoenician Zephon (BaalZephon, translated in Gesenius's Thesaurus by "locus Typhonis" or "Typhoni saar"), signifying "darkness," "the north wind," and perhaps "snake"; A.

  • The word, which signifies darkness, is in Homer the gloomy subterranean region through which the departed shades pass into Hades.

  • They failed, however, in both attempts; and in the latter, owing to the darkness, and to the occurrence of a violent storm which suddenly swelled the torrents in the ravines, their force was thrown into inextricable confusion, and they were compelled to abandon their camp and make the best of their escape from the country.

  • The early history of Edom is hidden in darkness.

  • Some Gnostics sprinkled the heads of the dying with oil and water to render them invisible to the powers of darkness; but in the East generally, where the need to compete with the Cathar sacrament of Consolatio was less acutely felt, extreme unction is unknown.

  • Through the almost impenetrable darkness and confusion we only discern this much, that Italy was powerless to constitute herself a nation.

  • Certain Algae have been found capable of forming nutritive carbohydrates in darkness, when supplied with a compound of this body with sodium-hydrogen-sulphite.

  • the telegraph plant, Desmodium gvrans, behave in a similar way under the stimulus of approaching darkness.

  • Thus Basilides assumed the existence of two principles, not derivable from each other: Light and Darkness.

  • These had existed for a long time side by side, without knowing anything of each other, but when they perceived each other, the Light had only looked and then turned away; but the Darkness, seized with desire for the Light, had made itself master, not indeed of the Light itself, but only of its reflection (species, color).

  • Amos exhibited Him to his countrymen as lord of the universe, who made the seven stars and Orion and turns the deep midnight darkness into morning.

  • Even in the darkness of the exile period hopes did not die.

  • the midnight darkness of Israel's exile to prepare for the nation's renewed life.

  • 16; presages recovery or death of patients); (4) the pelican (recalls its young to life by its own blood); (5) the owl (or nyktikorax; loves darkness and solitude); (6) the eagle (renews its youth by sunlight and bathing in a fountain); (7) the phoenix (revives from fire); (8) the hoopoe (redeems its parents from the ills of old age); (9) the wild ass (suffers no male besides itself); (1 o) the viper (born at the cost of both its parents' death); (I I) the serpent (sheds its skin; puts aside its venom before drinking; is afraid of man in a state of nudity; hides its head and abandons the rest of its body); (12) the ant (orderly and laborious; prevents stored grain from germinating; distinguishes wheat from barley on the stalk); (13) the sirens and onocentaurs (Isa.

  • TEµevos or Sanskrit tamas, darkness, shadow), and none that suggest a non-Indo-European origin.

  • In the highest hell rules alone the grisly king Sh'dum, "the warrior"; in the storey immediately beneath is Giv, "the great"; and in the lowest is Krun or Karkum, the oldest and most powerful of all, commonly called "the great mountain of flesh" (Third rabba d'besra), but also "the first-born of darkness."

  • At the end of the world the devil Ur will swallow up the earth and the other intermediate higher worlds, and thereupon will burst and fall into the abyss of darkness where, along with all the worlds and powers of darkness, he will ultimately cease to be, so that thenceforward the universe will consist of but one everlasting world of light.

  • Besides Sundays there are six great feasts: (1) that of the New Year (Nauruz rabba), on the first day of the first month of winter; (2) Dehwa h' nina, the anniversary of the happy return of Hibil Ziva from the kingdom of darkness into that of light, lasting five days, beginning with the 18th of the first month of spring; (3) the Marwana, in commemoration of the drowned Egyptians, on the first day of the seoond month of spring; (4) the great five days' baptismal festival (pantsha), the chief feast, kept on the five intercalary days at the end of the second month of summer - during its continuance every Mandaean, male .and female, must dress in white and bathe thrice daily; (5) Dehwa d'daimana, in honour of one of the three hundred and sixty `Uthras, on the first day of the second month of autumn; (6) Kanshe Zahla, the preparation feast, held on the last day of the year.

  • Hibil's contest with darkness has its prototype in Marduk's battle with chaos, the dragon Tiamat, which (another striking parallel) partially swallows Marduk, just as is related of Hibil and the Manichaean primal man.

  • By an easy transition, she came to be regarded as the protectress of thieves, whose operations were associated with darkness.

  • Several works were written on the capture of Acre in 1291, especially the Excidium urbis Acconensis, a treatise which emerges to throw light, after many years of darkness, on the last hours of the kingdom.

  • 3: though a man have the great good fortune to live long and to have many children, yet, if he have not proper burial the blank darkness of an untimely birth is better than he: this latter is merely the negation of existence; the former, it appears to be held, is positive misfortune, the loss of a desirable place in Sheol, though elsewhere (ix.

  • They also contributed to sacred literature themselves in the composition of new psalms. Attendance to the ordinary needs of nature was entirely relegated to the hours of darkness.

  • His circumstances were now extremely straitened; it was the darkness before dawn.

  • The theme of world-mastery grows dark with the darkness of the Nibelung's mind.

  • His fears and prejudices melted away as he discerned that this was the very method needed for reaching the multitudes living in almost heathen darkness.

  • His antithesis is darkness, filth, death, and produces all that is evil in the world.

  • The first two are nothing more than the absence of all visible form and organization; the third degree is the abode of darkness; whilst the remaining seven are " the seven infernal halls," occupied by the demons, who are the incarnation of all human vices.

  • The prince of this region of darkness is Samael, the evil spirit, the serpent who seduced Eve.

  • On the French side, Lannes' men were working their hardest, under Napoleon's personal supervision, to make a practicable road up to the Landgrafenberg, and all night long the remaining corps struggled through darkness towards the rendezvous.

  • But in forests and snowdrifts the French made such slow progress that no sufficient deployment could be made until darkness put a stop to the fighting.

  • Fresh troops arriving were sent in to his support, but these also proved insufficient, and darkness alone put an end to the struggle, which cost the French 12,000 killed and wounded.

  • The streets of the entire business section of the city are roofed over in this manner, and in the summer months the shelter from the sun is very grateful, but in the winter these streets are extremely trying to the foreign visitor, owing to their darkness and their damp and chilly atmosphere.

  • 6, 7); and then the great day of judgment, which had seemed to overshadow Jerusalem in the now averted plague, shall draw near with awful tokens of blood and fire and darkness.

  • In the Avesta, after the separation of the Iranian stock from the Hindu and the rise of Zoroastrianism, which elevated Ormazd to the summit of the Persian theological system, his role was more distinct, though less important; between Ormazd, who reigned in eternal brightness, and Ahriman, whose realm was eternal darkness, he occupied an intermediate position as the greatest of the yazatas, beings created by Ormazd to aid in the destruction of evil and the administration of the world.

  • Because light is accompanied by heat, he was the god of vegetation and increase; he sent prosperity to the good, and annihilated the bad; he was the god of armies and the champion of heroes; as the enemy of darkness and of all evil spirits, he protected souls, accompanying them on the way to paradise, and was thus a redeemer.

  • After the centuries of intellectual darkness which followed upon the closing of the philosophical schools in Athens (529),(529), and the death of Boetius, the last of the ancient philosophers, the first symptoms of renewed intellectual activity appear contemporaneously with the consolidation of the empire of the West in the hands of Charlemagne.

  • When light proceeding from a small source falls upon an opaque object, a shadow is cast upon a screen situated behind the obstacle, and this shadow is found to be bordered by alternations of brightness and darkness, known as " diffraction bands."

  • The question of light or darkness then depends upon whether the series begins or ends abruptly.

  • If the number of zones be even, the action of the first and last zones are antagonistic, and there is complete darkness at the point.

  • If BQ be the direction for the first minimum (the darkness between the central and first lateral band), the relative retardation of the extreme rays is (mn+1)X.

  • Following, unknown to himself, in the footsteps of Young, he deduced the principle of interference from the circumstance that the darkness of the interior bands requires the co-operation of light from both sides of the obstacle.

  • Palestinian) name of Tiamat the dragon of the abyss, the natural symbol of the power of darkness, or of the kingdom of the world as opposed to the kingdom of the people of the saints of the Most High God.

  • This was first suggested by Thomas Young, who showed that the rays producing the bows consisted of two systems, which, although emerging in parallel directions, traversed different paths in the drop. Destructive interference between these superposed rays will therefore occur, and, instead of a continuous maximum illumination in the direction of minimum deviation, we should expect to find alternations of brightness and darkness.

  • In his cosmogonic treatise on nature and the gods, called Hevr4tvxo (Preller's correction of Suidas, who has E7rTaµuXos) from the five elementary or original principles (aether, fire, air, water, earth; Gomperz substitutes smoke and darkness for aether and earth), he enunciated a system in which science, allegory and mythology were blended.

  • Chronos begat fire, air and water, and from these three sprang numerous other gods; Smoke and darkness appear in a later tradition.

  • The surprise was effected, but in the darkness the force arrived at a locality about a mile N.

  • The artillery still remaining to be embarked was for the most part got afloat during the early hours of darkness, and the infantry followed; but the wind soon began to rise ominously, blowing home from W.

  • He is represented as the god and creator of good, light, intelligence, in perpetual opposition to Ahriman the lord of evil, darkness and ignorance.

  • Then comes the story of the struggle between the gods of light and the powers of darkness, and the final victory of Merodach, who clove Tiamat asunder, forming the heaven out of one half of her body and the earth out of the other.

  • The water-demon Grendel and the dragon (probably), by whom Beowulf is mortally wounded, have been supposed to represent the powers of autumn and darkness, the floods which at certain seasons overflow the low-lying countries on the coast of the North Sea and sweep away all human habitations; Beowulf is the hero of spring and light who, after overcoming the spirit of the raging waters, finally succumbs to the dragon of approaching winter.

  • Sivrit), the hero of the Niebelungenlied, the Sigurd of the related northern sagas, is usually regarded as a purely mythical figure, a hero of light who is ultimately overcome by the powers of darkness, the mist-people (Niebelungen).

  • The battle represents the eternal conflict between light and darkness, the alternation of day and night.

  • 6, and that verses 7-20 1 represent Zion as already fallen before the heathen and her inhabitants as pining in the darkness of captivity.

  • It was in 1857 that Bayard Taylor saw him, and carried away the impression of a man "tall and broad-shouldered as a son of Anak, with hair, beard and eyes of southern darkness."

  • He has, indeed, described in graphic terms the greatest of the more superficial changes he underwent; how he had " carried into logical and ethical problems the maxims and postulates of physical knowledge," and had moved within the narrow lines drawn by the philosophical instructions of the class-room " interpreting human phenomena by the analogy of external nature "; how he served in willing captivity " the ` empirical ' and ` necessarian ' mode of thought," even though " shocked " by the dogmatism and acrid humours " of certain distinguished representatives "; 1 and how in a period of " second education " at Berlin, " mainly under the admirable guidance of Professor Trendelenburg," he experienced " a new intellectual birth" which " was essentially the gift of fresh conceptions, the unsealing of hidden openings of self-consciousness, with unmeasured corridors and sacred halls behind; and, once gained, was more or less available throughout the history of philosophy, and lifted the darkness from the pages of Kant and even Hegel."

  • Ill-nourished, over-worked and, it may be, disappointed, he finds the struggle intolerable and so passes out into the darkness.

  • At last the power and influence of the spirits of darkness, with whom man associates himself by his sin, became so great that the existence of the human race was threatened, and Jehovah was necessitated to descend into nature to restore the connexion between Himself and man.

  • It is believed that after death the soul remains in a place of darkness till the third day, when the first sacrifice for the dead is offered; prayers are read in the synagogue for the repose of the departed, and for seven days a formal lament takes place every morning in his house.

  • darkness, was the begetter of all things, even of Tangaloa.

  • dragon of chaos and darkness is conspicuous by her absence.

  • In this action the Germans brought 30,500 rifles and 150 guns on to the battlefield only out of more than 10o,000 with 300 guns which could have been engaged before darkness.

  • But in the darkness and confusion no forward movement against the French (only 400 yds.

  • Firing only ceased as darkness fell, and next morning the fighting was again renewed.

  • of it, before reaching its first objective, and was checked in front of the final objective till darkness fell, when the last hostile defences W.

  • under cover of darkness; Beaucamp was once more secured, Highland Ridge was carried by storm, and parties pushed forward to Welsh Ridge which was cleared of the enemy by 6 P.M.

  • If this be so, we are still in complete darkness as to the stock from which the South American edentates are derived.

  • Between F and A A Virtual Virtual, erect, diminished Erect, same size CO Between oc and A A a superficial account of the traffic in indulgences, and a rough and ready assumption, which even Kostlin makes, that the darkness was greatest just before the dawn.

  • In 795 (February 1-August 1) Irish hermits had visited Iceland; on their return they reported the marvel of the perpetual day at midsummer in "Thule," where there was then "no darkness to hinder one from doing what one would."

  • The duke then attacked strenuously all along the line, and before darkness stopped the fight he drove back the French to their morning position at Frasnes.

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