She handed him a light blue shirt.
He flipped on the light and Lisa turned to get some coffee cups.
Carmen read to her from a book for a few minutes until she fell asleep and then turned the light off.
Carmen turned the light off and shut the door.
I put out the light by the bed.
What if a ray of light should flash through the darkened chambers of my soul?
She walked stiffly to the closet, deciding quickly on a pair of blue jeans and a light shirt with a collar that would hide most of her neck.
But this one is too light, it's not becoming!
He groped around in the dim light, but could not find any way of escape.
Just you light out and make for that rock, Jim; and don't waste any time about it, either.
There was a light step behind her, and then Allen's eyes widened as his attention shifted to a point behind her.
The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us.
The national weather forecast on television was calling for light snow in Arkansas.
It was a total mystery to her why Len and Howard couldn't light a fire in her the way Yancey did.
I cursed myself for not bringing a flashlight as I felt around the walls for a light switch.
Alex wore a light blue sweater that accentuated his dark complexion and Jonathan was dressed likewise.
The moon rose, and by its light he could see the dim form of the church tower, far away.
A moment later, veins of light threaded through dark low clouds.
The dim instrument panel light revealed a strong profile with an aquiline nose and prominent cheekbones.
He thought that a wonderful light was shining around him.
The heads of the dragonettes were as big as barrels and covered with hard, greenish scales that glittered brightly under the light of the lanterns.
In spite of his size, his steps were light, as if he chose every one carefully.
She crawled out of bed, snapping on the light as her stocking feet hit the floor.
She rubbed her eyes and tilted her watch crystal around until the light reflected enough to read the dial.
Howie extinguished the light, went directly to the small bed and turned to the wall.
The light was coming from under a closed door at the end of a hallway.
A kid who stole matches so he could light spiders on fire and watch how far they ran.
This encouraged me greatly, and I sped on to the end of the ordeal with a light heart and a steady hand.
Now we have an interlocked banking system that moves money around the world at light speed.
Clutching her light jacket closer, she turned toward the house.
Who hasn't sat at a stop light and been so distracted by something else that they didn't notice the light was green?
She shivered in her light cotton nightgown and curled up into a ball.
She lifted the cat to her lap and turned so the light from the doorway would fall on the foot.
He followed her out of the room, guiding her through the door with a light touch on her waist.
The light was so strong and the snow sparkled with so many stars that one did not wish to look up at the sky and the real stars were unnoticed.
She turned away and was about to ask the countess again how to go to him, when light, impetuous, and seemingly buoyant steps were heard at the door.
When the light bulb was cheaper and better, we ditched kerosene.
What man but a philosopher would not be ashamed to see his furniture packed in a cart and going up country exposed to the light of heaven and the eyes of men, a beggarly account of empty boxes?
Then another light flashed clear and bright by the side of the first one.
The day advanced as if to light some work of mine; it was morning, and lo, now it is evening, and nothing memorable is accomplished.
She turned off the light and pulled the covers up.
Along the broad country road, edged on both sides by trees, came a high, light blue Viennese caleche, slightly creaking on its springs and drawn by six horses at a smart trot.
It was dark in the room especially where they were sitting on the sofa, but through the big windows the silvery light of the full moon fell on the floor.
Then he brushed the sand from her pants, finishing up with a light slap on her backside.
Suddenly an influx of light filled my house, though the evening was at hand, and the clouds of winter still overhung it, and the eaves were dripping with sleety rain.
How could they have missed feeling the light flakes that had been kissing their cheeks?
The moon peeked shyly over the dunes and moved searching fingers of dim light across the dunes.
A lake like this is never smoother than at such a time; and the clear portion of the air above it being, shallow and darkened by clouds, the water, full of light and reflections, becomes a lower heaven itself so much the more important.
It was so light that he could see the moonlight reflected from the metal harness disks and from the eyes of the horses, who looked round in alarm at the noisy party under the shadow of the porch roof.
She stopped at a light and glanced at a shop to her right where some people were standing around talking.
Flipping a light on, he guided them to a corner and pulled the cloth from a painting.
The kid's the light of his life.
In what light must I appear to them! thought he, thinking of his troops.
It is a ray of light in the darkness, a shade between sadness and despair, showing the possibility of consolation.
Carmen let go of the blanket she had been clutching to her chest and turned to shut her light off.
He was fully clothed and wore a light jacket.
The light was dim, and soon they mounted into total darkness, so that the Wizard was obliged to get out his lanterns to light the way.
Before me I saw a new world opening in beauty and light, and I felt within me the capacity to know all things.
It was hoped that one so peculiarly endowed by nature as Helen, would, if left entirely to her own resources, throw some light upon such psychological questions as were not exhaustively investigated by Dr. Howe; but their hopes were not to be realized.
I have now (March, 1892) read to Helen "The Frost Fairies," "The Rose Fairies," and a portion of "The Dew Fairies," but she is unable to throw any light on the matter.
It was light enough to see a long way in the deserted street and it seemed more like morning or evening than night.
Reaching up, she turned off the light and then moved close to him, unbuttoning his shirt.
When she crawled into bed and turned off the light, the night sky performed a fireworks display in the distance.
"How light it is, Nicholas!" came Sonya's voice.
I knew the sky was black, because all the heat, which meant light to me, had died out of the atmosphere.
The next morning she woke to the first ray of light through the window.
His pupils were contracted by the bright sunlight and his light green eyes contrasted sharply with his bronze tan.
It feels warm today, but I always keep a light jacket in my saddle bags.
One arm tightened around her in a light hug, and then he released her, striding away after a screwdriver.
A sliver of light under Cade's door suggested he was already awake.
By the time she reached the top of the stairs, tiny flecks of light were dancing across her vision.
They did not know for some time after my recovery that the cruel fever had taken my sight and hearing; taken all the light and music and gladness out of my little life.
These were the questions each man of the troops on the high ground above the bridge involuntarily asked himself with a sinking heart--watching the bridge and the hussars in the bright evening light and the blue tunics advancing from the other side with their bayonets and guns.
Hearing these words our friends turned in the direction of the sound, and the Wizard held his lanterns so that their light would flood one of the little pockets in the rock.
All at once a light flashed out from the tower.
There was no light in my soul.
Perhaps the blue color of water and ice is due to the light and air they contain, and the most transparent is the bluest.
And at that moment, though the day was still, a light gust of wind blowing over the army slightly stirred the streamers on the lances and the unfolded standards fluttered against their staffs.
"I've come to sit with you a bit, Masha," said the nurse, "and here I've brought the prince's wedding candles to light before his saint, my angel," she said with a sigh.
On the way back Nicholas drove at a steady pace instead of racing and kept peering by that fantastic all-transforming light into Sonya's face and searching beneath the eyebrows and mustache for his former and his present Sonya from whom he had resolved never to be parted again.
Even at ten o'clock, when the Rostovs got out of their carriage at the chapel, the sultry air, the shouts of hawkers, the light and gay summer clothes of the crowd, the dusty leaves of the trees on the boulevard, the sounds of the band and the white trousers of a battalion marching to parade, the rattling of wheels on the cobblestones, and the brilliant, hot sunshine were all full of that summer languor, that content and discontent with the present, which is most strongly felt on a bright, hot day in town.
When they had come to the edge of the forest it was noticeably growing light over the field.
His step was light as he crossed the room and gently lifted Tammy into his arms.
It was Yancey, clad in boots, Jeans and a light blue polo shirt.
She threw the pillow over her head, drawing the light blanket up against her chin.
Here, some light vial the living room picture window provided a faint outline of fixtures and furniture.
They do not make honey for us, like the bees, but many of them are as beautiful as the flowers they light upon, and they always delight the hearts of little children.
Sometimes one came near to my window, attracted by my light, barked a vulpine curse at me, and then retreated.
When the officers had emptied and smashed their glasses, Kirsten filled others and, in shirt sleeves and breeches, went glass in hand to the soldiers' bonfires and with his long gray mustache, his white chest showing under his open shirt, he stood in a majestic pose in the light of the campfire, waving his uplifted arm.
He held his head higher, his eyes shone with the light of life, and with swift steps he followed the maid, overtook her, and came out on the Povarskoy.
"Can it or can it not be?" he now thought as he looked at her and listened to the light click of the steel needles.
Yes, there is a light on North Street.
We clapped our hands and shouted;--went away beaming with pleasure, and Teacher and I felt more light of heart than we had for sometime.
I saw a light on in a large house so I... just walked in.
But this enabled them to proceed steadily until they came to a landing where there was a rift in the side of the mountain that let in both light and air.
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.
I turned on the light, calmed her down and slowly explained step by step what Julie had told me.
As she peered through the soft gray light not a house of any sort was visible near the station, nor was any person in sight; but after a while the child discovered a horse and buggy standing near a group of trees a short distance away.
With this thought in mind the girl took heart and leaned her head over the side of the buggy to see where the strange light was coming from.
It's this queer light that gives her that color.
The Mangaboos were much impressed because they had never before seen any light that did not come directly from their suns.
Noticing that the light was growing dim he picked up his nine piglets, patted each one lovingly on its fat little head, and placed them carefully in his inside pocket.
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.
The lanterns were beginning to grow dim, and the Wizard poured the remaining oil from one into the other, so that the one light would last longer.
A new light came into her face.
And feeling the bright light that flooded the whole place and the warm air heated by the crowd, Natasha little by little began to pass into a state of intoxication she had not experienced for a long while.
A judge of horses and a sportsman, he had lately procured himself a large, fine, mettlesome, Donets horse, dun-colored, with light mane and tail, and when he rode it no one could outgallop him.
And with that light, and as if in reply to it, came the sound of guns ahead of them.
Among the trees a man with long legs and long, swinging arms, wearing a short jacket, bast shoes, and a Kazan hat, was approaching with long, light steps.
"It's getting light, it's really getting light!" he exclaimed.
The horses that had previously been invisible could now be seen to their very tails, and a watery light showed itself through the bare branches.
The light was green and she accelerated across the intersection.
Not toothpaste or roads or libraries or light bulbs or aspirin or mirrors; not even Legos.
I wonder if she has any vague idea of colour--any reminiscent impression of light and sound.
What mysterious force guided the seedling from the dark earth up to the light, through leaf and stem and bud, to glorious fulfilment in the perfect flower?
The part of the room behind the columns, with a high silk-curtained mahogany bedstead on one side and on the other an immense case containing icons, was brightly illuminated with red light like a Russian church during evening service.
Rays of gentle light shone from her large, timid eyes.
And to attain this end, we have the light called conscience that God has implanted in our souls.
The bandage was taken off his eyes and, by the faint light of the burning spirit, Pierre, as in a dream, saw several men standing before him, wearing aprons like the Rhetor's and holding swords in their hands pointed at his breast.
They disappeared into the forest, and Count Orlov-Denisov, having seen Grekov off, returned, shivering from the freshness of the early dawn and excited by what he had undertaken on his own responsibility, and began looking at the enemy camp, now just visible in the deceptive light of dawn and the dying campfires.
She was sitting in an armchair placed sideways, screening the light of the candle from him, and was knitting a stocking.
Nicholas felt this, it seemed to him that everyone regarded the Italian in the same light, and he treated him cordially though with dignity and restraint.
Yet, there was something about him that attracted her like a June bug to a light bulb.
For they were in the streets of a beautiful emerald-green city, bathed in a grateful green light that was especially pleasing to their eyes, and surrounded by merry faced people in gorgeous green-and-gold costumes of many extraordinary designs.
That puts the court in too bad a light, replied Bilibin.
Before he had reached the embankments that were being thrown up, he saw, in the light of the dull autumn evening, mounted men coming toward him.
She sat behind the bookcase with her eyes fixed on a streak of light escaping from the pantry door and listened to herself and pondered.
Natasha glanced at her and at the crack in the pantry door, and it seemed to her that she remembered the light falling through that crack once before and Sonya passing with a glass in her hand.
With a saloon-type menu including huge sandwiches and burgers, this is not a place to go for a light meal.
The restaurant offers sandwiches and light lunches and has a full dinner menu.
The cafe's walls are decorated in bright crafts and pop music keeps the atmosphere light and fun.
Reaching inside the door, he flipped the light switch and the room was flooded with light from a ceiling fan.
A small frosted window allowed light to enter the room that was obviously a storage space for heirlooms.
As soon as I see the light, I will mount my horse and ride out to give the alarm.
"I will leave it till morning," he said; "then the light will be better."
At last he saw a ray of light far ahead of him.
It took a decade or two for the new medium to be seen in light of itself, not just in terms of what it displaced.
So dazzling was the light, it penetrated even the darkness that veils my eyes.
Many of the dreams that had delighted my young inexperience became beautifully less and "faded into the light of common day."
The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed!
Miss Sullivan had put out the light and gone away, thinking I was sound asleep.
It was to see my native village in the light of the Middle Ages, and our Concord was turned into a Rhine stream, and visions of knights and castles passed before me.
A gentle, mild light poured from them.
A light footstep and the clinking of spurs were heard at the door, and the young count, handsome, rosy, with a dark little mustache, evidently rested and made sleeker by his easy life in Moscow, entered the room.
By the dim light, to which Pierre had already become accustomed, he saw a rather short man.
"Now thou hast seen the lesser light," uttered a voice.
Though nothing of the kind had happened to her she was regarded in that light, and had even herself come to believe that she had suffered much in life.
Carmen fed her a light lunch and she lay down to sleep for a while.
Having sat still for a while he touched--himself not knowing why--the thick spot of paint representing the highest light in the portrait, rose, and recalled de Beausset and the officer on duty.
It was growing light, the sky was clearing, only a single cloud lay in the east.
It was the same panorama he had admired from that spot the day before, but now the whole place was full of troops and covered by smoke clouds from the guns, and the slanting rays of the bright sun, rising slightly to the left behind Pierre, cast upon it through the clear morning air penetrating streaks of rosy, golden-tinted light and long dark shadows.
It was a hot afternoon, and she had thrown a light cotton sundress over her swimsuit.
He dried a glass carefully, studying it against the light for spots.
He jumped up at the sound of her light step.
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.
On the march from Vyazma to Tsarevo-Zaymishche he rode his light bay bobtailed ambler accompanied by his Guards, his bodyguard, his pages, and aides-de-camp.
And it is all so simple, pale, and crude in the cold white light of this morning which I feel is dawning for me.
And the birches with their light and shade, the curly clouds, the smoke of the campfires, and all that was around him changed and seemed terrible and menacing.
She applied light colored lipstick and then put some on Destiny's lips.
I have a couple of polo shirts, but no light shirts.
Carmen reached over and flipped off the light.
Simple - hardwood floors and lots of light.
He sat up and turned on the light.
The storm was so bad and there was no warning light.
No wonder he didn't see the light.
Clouds drifted away from a full moon, drenching the patio with soft lunar light.
She paused, allowing her eyes to adjust to the dim light.
The stone flipped back and forth, winking at her as it caught the light.
Bordeaux stood and moved around the fire, careful to keep outside the circle of light.
Her head nodded once and she jerked it up, blinking in the lantern light.
Curtains shut out the light.
"Good night," he said as he snapped off the light.
That jug is grade double A light.
Those were the last words spoken as I turned out the light.
I turned off the light.
I made my way back to the kitchen and turned on the gas stove burner for enough light to rummage through drawers until I located a box of wooden matches.
"Drop it!" a voice shouted from behind the light as I felt the knife press tighter against me!
Suddenly, the room was ablaze with light.
There was no light in the back of the house and I didn't have a flashlight so I had trouble getting the key in the lock.
After I managed to get in I fished around for a light switch and found they didn't work.
So he saves fifty cents 'cause the night light isn't burning?
Traffic was light and Molly kept us entertained with her chatter.
My prison had only a kerosene lamp for light.
Now that it's light, the federal boys who are running this show are back to the drawing board.
I felt panic when I noticed our kerosene lamp, our only light, was but half full of fluid.
We set about demolishing the table-like counter and had just completed it when our light began to fail.
Neither of us was proficient at using a saw and we'd managed only two rungs when exhaustion caught up with us and the light faded for permanently.
No light shorn from above us.
Molly woke me with a rib crushing hug as she pointed to a single star-like dot of light gloriously hanging above us!
More than a day followed until we'd chiseled, in ever increasing light, our precious opening.
The room was dark except for the light above Jonny's bed and the red and green lights dotting the machines keeping him alive.
Light strobed through cracks in the boards, and the sidewalks teemed with shady-looking characters dressed all in black.
Light spilled across the church as a door leading to the chambers in the rear opened.
Dusty surveyed the blackened ruins of the church in the grainy light of dawn.
Light glowed through the hazy window overhead.
The sheets were so fine and light they seemed to melt against her skin.
Even his hands were muscular, and she couldn't help comparing his light touch to Talon's brutal grip.
She shooed Sunny away from her half-eaten pancakes and paced the living room until light faded completely from the horizon.
He kissed her long and light, enjoying the sensations of her body as she became aroused.
He gave her a light kiss, unable to resist.
His bleached hair was disheveled, his eyes squinting at the hall light.
Dusty pushed the door opened and flipped on the light.
His light was off, a sign he'd been sleeping too hard to notice someone come in.
Instead they searched their surroundings wildly in the light of periodic lightning and the fire at the far end of the hall.
The Watcher clenched his teeth, green eyes flaring with light and spinning before he regained his temper.
Her father stood in the doorway of the house, framed against the light of the foyer.
Warm light flooded the cold room, and her breath caught.
Darian's power had grown; the air of the room shimmered, and light and dark alike warped in the space around Darian.
She crept in and turned on a light, relieved when it worked.
His first kiss was light, as if he were testing her.
His hands were rough and calloused, but his touch was light and opened the comforting flow of energy between them.
Light and dark seemed to bend to avoid him, leaving a haze around his body.
The light faded from the vamp's eyes, and it slid to the ground.
Now there was life and light in his eyes, even if he wasn't quite the man Jule remembered.
The pot-bellied stove crackled with burning wood, and a light in the corner made the cottage feel even cozier.
Her green eyes pierced him to the core, and a light flush spread across her skin.
The Watcher disappeared in a flicker of light.
Jenn heard Jonny's door close, and the sound woke her from her light sleep.
The windows of the compound at the peak of the mountain were protected by film to keep light from leaking out.
Only the reflection of the white snow and grey sky provided light once she stepped outside.
The day dawned cloudy and cold with a light rain that chilled her after ten minutes.
She was soon soaked by a light drizzle and stretched to keep her stiffening muscles warm.
He gathered his power, and an orb of light formed in his hands.
Light rippled through the clouds.
Light poured in from a large window, and a fan overhead made the curtains flutter.
The Texas sun was gentle, and Yully enjoyed the light breeze and warmth after the Irish autumn.
He disappeared in a wink of light.
Do they know what makes you allergic to light and eat raw steaks covered in peanut butter for every meal?
When she retreated to the bathroom, she flipped on the light, cringed, but forced herself to stare at her reflection in the mirror over the sink.
Her headache was now a migraine, and she shielded her eyes against the light from the street that filtered past her honeycomb blinds.
The Watcher nodded and disappeared in a wink of light.
She pulled her knees to her chest and wrapped her arms around them, hiding her face from the light.
Her hand dropped from her eyes to reveal a furry, fanged monster from a nightmare framed against the light.
He opened the windows, which did little to shed light into the stone room with its masculine, black décor.
The light beyond the solid French doors made her flinch, but she forced herself to cross the doorway.
She emerged into the bright light of a warm December afternoon and began to melt.
Her eyes were swollen and red, the silver glowing in the dim light of the room.
Light from the hidden hall filled the wine cellar.
Han slammed the door open, and she squeezed her eyes closed, expecting the light from the hallway to hurt her.
She'd wasted her first day of light.
"That would be a description of his ego and nothing else," the brooding blond said with a light French accent.
A light knock at his door distracted him from both painful thoughts.
She shook out the sexual energy running through her and turned on a light, not wanting to be alone in the dark while the dead man in her thoughts began to sob once more.
She waited until they stopped and the full light of day streamed into her room before heading to the kitchen.
She flipped on the light and opened the dress box.
Pierre spoke from her doorway, framed against the light of the hall.
Damian closed his eyes to the heat and light, tormented by his brother's death and his own cowardice.
Two bowed his head, and the green-eyed man was gone in a sparkle of light.
In a gentle flicker of light, he was gone.
As he spoke, he continued the light stroke of one thumb and trailed a finger down the side of her face and traced her jaw.
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