Dimly Sentence Examples
Now this same room was dimly lighted by two candles.
Herodotus (430 B.C.) had dimly heard of them.
She glanced around the dimly lit room, desperately searching for a way out.
Only after emptying a bottle or two did he feel dimly that the terribly tangled skein of life which previously had terrified him was not as dreadful as he had thought.
He tugged her inside and ducked into one of the dimly lit single-room rooms, closing the door behind him.Advertisement
Until about 1860, indeed, the dimly lit lanes were paved with rough stone blocks, imbedded in the clay soil, which often subsided, so as to leave the surface undulating like a sea.
Even the Arabian Moslems would only understand the Koran very dimly and imperfectly if they did not give special attention to the study of its interpretation.
The ` East appeared as the Mahommedan dominions, and beyond these the continents of Asia and Africa were so dimly discerned that little reciprocal influence was felt.
She hurriedly ascended the narrow dimly lit stone staircase, calling to Pierre, who was lagging behind, to follow.
From the passage they went into a large, dimly lit room adjoining the count's reception room.Advertisement
More dimly still visions of what the first bird may have been like could be reasonably entertained; and, passing even to a higher antiquity, the reptilian parent whence all birds have sprung was brought within reach of man's consciousness.
The capabilities of the company's territory are only dimly known.
They could even discern dimly some generalized stock whence had descended whole groups that now differed strangely in habits and appearance - their discernment aided, may be, by some isolated form which yet retained undeniable traces of a primitive structure.
Their churches are rude buildings, dimly lighted and destitute of pictures or images, save that of the Cross, which is treated with the deepest veneration.
The flame then appears as a long, narrow, luminous cone, the end being enveloped by a dimly visible portion of flame corresponding to that which surrounds the free flame, while there is also a dark nucleus about the wick.Advertisement
That in knowing objects certain thoughts are implied which are not presentations or their copies is at times dimly seen by Berkeley himself; but he was content to propound a question with regard to those notions, and to look upon them as merely Locke's ideas of relation.
During the Neolithic and Bronze Ages we can dimly trace further immigrations.
In the last years of his reign we hear dimly of both Syracusan and Carthaginian operations in southern Italy.
We hear dimly of treasonable dealings with them on the part of the strategos Alexius, son-in-law of the emperor Theophilus; but we see more clearly that Saracen advance was largely hindered by dissensions between the African and the Spanish settlers.
Petrarch's inner life after this date is mainly occupied with the passion which he celebrated in his Italian poems, and with the friendships which his Latin epistles dimly reveal to us.Advertisement
When we reached the plateau, we found a broad square, dimly illuminated by street lights, into which many streets converged.
A quarter mile away, dimly lit, the huge modern grandstand crouched like a giant sentinel, commanding a view of miles.
Schelling was prematurely thrust into the position of a foremost productive thinker; and when the lengthened period of quiet meditation was at last forced upon him there unfortunately lay before him a system which achieved what had dimly been involved in his ardent and impetuous desires.
We have a vision of intrigues, mysterious conferences, threats and bribery, dimly discernible through a shifting mirage of tradition.
An enormous space, with our army's campfires dimly glowing in the fog, could be seen behind him; in front of him was misty darkness.Advertisement
If Moore was not quite a burned-out case, his once refulgent light flickered only dimly in his sad last years.
Fear made Rhyn's chest seize. No sooner had Gabe spoken the words than the demons fell away. Coldness snapped over Rhyn, and his surroundings blurred. He blinked, uncertain what happened until he found himself standing in a dimly lit chamber. Kris and Gabe were still beside him, and instead of demons, there was only Death.
Breakfast is in the cool colonnades of the old cloister; the restaurant is in the dimly lit wine cellars.
The conference hall was dimly lit, and he immediately smelled the blood of a recent kill.
To many minds the papacy thus came to represent a unifying principle, as opposed to the disruptive tendencies of Liberalism and Nationalism, and the papal monarchy came to be surrounded with a new halo, as in some sort realizing that ideal of a " federation of the world " after which the age was dimly feeling.
The GodsThe end of the pre-dynastic period, in which we dimly descry a number of independent tribes in constant warfare with one another, was marked by the rise of a united Egyptian state with a single Pharaonic ruler at its head.
We may suddenly remember dimly afterwards that we have done so, and we quite fail to recall the difference between the watch time and the clock time.
These few productions appeared along with innumerable works in Latin, and dimly heralded a Danish literature.
Upon the Church, Ritschl, who very much disliked and distrusted mysticism, poured out the same wealth of emotion which the Christian mystic pours out upon his dimly visualized God or Christ.
Just Steve Rider sitting there in a dimly lit London broom cupboard looking bored off his ass.
Whereas, so long as philosophy was in abeyance Socrates and the Socratics were regarded as sophists of an abnormal sort, as soon as philosophy revived it was dimly perceived that, in so far as Socrates and the Socratics dissented from sophistry, they preserved the philosophical tradition.
That this defect was serious was dimly apprehended even by those who frequented and admired the lectures of the earlier sophists; that it was fatal was clearly seen by Socrates, who, himself commonly regarded as a sophist, emphatically reprehended, not only the taking of fees, which was after all a mere incident, objectionable because it seemed to preclude independence of thought, but also the fundamental disregard of truth which infected every part and every phase of sophistical teaching.
But suddenly the dimples ceased, for they were produced by the perch, which the noise of my oars had seared into the depths, and I saw their schools dimly disappearing; so I spent a dry afternoon after all.
The fog had begun to clear and enemy troops were already dimly visible about a mile and a half off on the opposite heights.
He now remembered the connection that existed between himself and this man who was dimly gazing at him through tears that filled his swollen eyes.
At that moment an immense number of things passed dimly through both their minds, and they realized that they were both children of humanity and were brothers.
I followed him down the dimly lit path to the warm glow of the tack room.
The program is also indicated by name, numerically and by a three-color LED, for superb visibility even on a dimly lit stage.
He was dimly aware that the tumult outside had changed its character, was in some way beating, marching.
It's nice to be able to transition into darkness at bedtime, going from a lit room to a dimly lit one, and then to darkness.
Dimly lit viewing rooms enhance the quality of any plasma set and the recessed alcoves screen out ambient store light.
Stairs provide a safer route that is easier to traverse in dimly lit conditions.
A massage room is often dimly lit, with cool air and pleasant music.
In a dimly lit room with rich fall colors in the other decorations (especially tablecloths) like plum and burgundy, setting up candles on small mirrors on the tables can bring the atmosphere to life with a warm glow.
The dimly lit evenings we spent cuddled together in cafes as we tried to escape the chill in the air over the next few months confirmed my suspicion-you are the perfect person for me.
Shortness of breath, bad colds and flu symptoms, yellowish (coffin) fingernails, eyes looking lowly and dimly lit up were signs of the unhealthy aspect of smoking cigarettes.
It is difficult to prepare a meal in a dimly lit workspace.
As individual photons (light) from a dimly lit room or night scene enter the goggles, they strike a photoelectric plate, which uses the "photoelectric effect" to convert those photons into electrons, or electricity.
The entire fluorescent screen is where the person wearing the goggles can see a brightly lit image of a dimly lit location.
By looking through the filtered lenses, your eyes are capable of "seeing" the infrared light, and the dimly lit area appears brighter than normal.
Instead, they allow light from a very dimly lit location to pass into the goggles, which converts that light into an electrical signal using a special surface called a photocathode.
If you flood a dimly lit room with infrared light, the human eye will not see the IR light very well because the existing light waves (such as those from the moon outside the window or the light out in the hall) are much brighter.
Finally, put on the glasses and go into a dimly lit room.
With thermal vision, you can see a rhino in the distance or you can see a burglar or arsonist outside of a dimly lit building structure.
These lenses are ideal for those who intend to be moving between well-lit and dimly lit areas.
The LeBoyer method stresses a relaxed delivery in a quiet, dimly lit room.
They can be theme party essentials everywhere from sexy Manhattan soirées to the most dimly lit private clubs.
Designate the primary area of the party with decorations, party foods, candles, etc., and keep the rest of the house dimly lit so guests don't have to guess about where they should be in your home.
This tiny creperie is a romantic, dimly lit haven of creative crepes and cocktails.
He was out of place, a bright light in the corner of the dimly lit room, dressed casually in jeans, T-shirt and hiking boots.
As he was about to leave, Corday entered the dimly lit establishment.
Dimly, Sofia knew she'd never work there again after that low blow.
Once, when in a room with a lamp dimly lit before the icon Theodosia was talking of her life, the thought that Theodosia alone had found the true path of life suddenly came to Princess Mary with such force that she resolved to become a pilgrim herself.
Pierre too drew near the church where the thing was that evoked these exclamations, and dimly made out something leaning against the palings surrounding the church.
Near by, the campfires were dimly burning among the French Guards, and in the distance those of the Russian line shone through the smoke.
Prince Andrew dimly realized that all this was trivial and that he had more important cares, but he continued to speak, surprising them by empty witticisms.