The night air smelled of honeysuckle and pulsed with the sound of crickets.
That night... was Dad's birthday.
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.
That night it stormed and then turned cold.
You know me: I am busy from morning till night and abstemious, so of course I am well.
How many times have I told you not to leave the house at night in your bare feet?
So, through the night, Paul Revere rode toward Concord.
I know I'm mostly to blame for last night, but I'm not here to entertain you.
That night Adrienne slept in the guestroom and Brandon slept in his old room.
Every day the earth heats and cools as night turns into day and back into night.
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.
Lamplighters used to light street lamps every night, before the accursed electricity came along.
The night was calm and fresh.
Night came on before he had finished it.
That night as they prepared for bed, she approached Alex about it.
In her room that night, she wrote a letter to Connie explaining what she had observed.
Howard had insisted on picking up his little sister that night for safety reasons.
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.
Roxanne's house was within walking distance and the night was balmy.
Hadn't they covered this the night they showed him the picture?
"Why, there seems to be no night at all in this country," Zeb replied.
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.
The night air was chilly on her bare arms and she shivered involuntarily, annoyed at herself because it looked like an obvious ploy.
Don't you girls know how dangerous it is to be walking at night around here?
People used to sweep the streets at night until a machine replaced them.
I'll lend you one of my night gowns and find some clothes for you to wear in the morning.
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.
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.
Not until the night of the party.
She'll wake up in the middle of the night, wide awake.
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.
That night after Jonathan was in bed, Carmen turned to Alex.
Her beautiful, unselfish spirit shines out like a bright star in the night of a dark and cruel age.
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.
She is restless at night and has no appetite.
One dark night James Hogg was on the hilltop with a flock of seven hundred lambs.
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.
"Well, good night, Mary!" said Natasha.
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.
"Well, good night," said Natasha.
I told Morino last night that I would look at them before we left.
Something about the way Felipa was smiling up at him suggested she was anticipating a good night kiss.
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.
Then, on Christmas morning when everyone is awake, we lounge around in our night clothes while we open presents.
The mason who finishes the cornice of the palace returns at night perchance to a hut not so good as a wigwam.
Such a pleasant day and evening should have ended with a restful night and happy dreams, but it didn't.
The night was dark and damp.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When the bed sagged on the other side, she realized the sound was Alex changing into his night clothes.
Alex was sitting in their room the last night they were at the hacienda.
That night exhaustion did what no pill could do, and she finally slept.
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.
Changing into her night gown, she decided to sleep on the love seat.
We now no longer camp as for a night, but have settled down on earth and forgotten heaven.
They would be there tomorrow night, so there was no point in making the remaining vacation time unpleasant.
All through the night he sat among the abbey cows, and sang his wonderful song.
By that time she was hungry and decided to make a deal with the night shift.
When night came on he stopped at a pleasant roadside inn and asked for lodging.
The evening was ending, but the night had not yet come.
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.
Good night! said Pierre, giving his hand to the Swiss tutor, and he turned to young Nicholas with a smile.
When Alex came home that night she had supper ready.
Another figure emerged from the night to stand beside Len.
The night is the winter, the morning and evening are the spring and fall, and the noon is the summer.
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.
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.
That night when Christopher went home he had a wonderful story to tell.
Later that night she woke and lay awake thinking about the way he had responded.
The tablet that she tucked under her mattress at night contained all sorts of conclusions at the end of that trail.
You might have said something in my defense last night, instead of sitting there like a lump on a log.
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.
"I dreamed last night..."--"You were not expecting us?..."
The dark starry night was followed by a bright cheerful morning.
"Good night," Carmen said to him.
Alex was in a good mood and it was a pleasant trip - until Felipa made a comment about Tessa's visit the night before.
As a matter of fact, he hadn't said that since he spent half the night with his old flame.
One cold night in winter the serving men of the abbey were gathered in the great kitchen.
Although Borlaug and company encountered many obstacles, they pressed on, planting seed at night illuminated by flashes of artillery fire.
After listening to the night for a while she fell asleep again.
"May a poor traveler find rest and shelter here for the night?" he asked.
The Rostov party spent the night at Mytishchi, fourteen miles from Moscow.
Lisa stared at him, fragments of the night before slowly fitting together like a jigsaw puzzle.
My, aren't you the night owl tonight - the boy who has been dancing with me half the night.
Nurses came into the room off and on all night to check on Destiny, but she continued to sleep.
Destiny woke several times during the night, but went back to sleep when she saw Carmen was there.
He was a tall dark figure in the night, as he stood looking down at her.
Well, do I get a good night kiss?
Every night she dreamed about him - about the way his voice sounded when her ear was on his chest.
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.
He works from home and has a night job remotely monitoring real-time security cameras after hours at an office building.
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.
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.
A snowy night closed upon the world, and in the morning one could scarcely recognize a feature of the landscape.
We left Hulton Friday night and arrived here Saturday morning.
"Good night, Lise," said he, rising and courteously kissing her hand as he would have done to a stranger.
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.
It was an autumn night, so dark that the coachman could not see the carriage pole.
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 night in prison was novel and interesting enough.
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.
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.
It wasn't one night of loving that made the difference.
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.
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.
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.
We left the city last Thursday night, and arrived in Brewster Friday afternoon.
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.
Look at the teamster on the highway, wending to market by day or night; does any divinity stir within him?
I grew in those seasons like corn in the night, and they were far better than any work of the hands would have been.
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.
After a cold and snowy night it needed a divining-rod to find it.
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.
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.
The night was fresh, bright, and very still.
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.
The first troops started at once, and during the night they marched slowly and steadily without hurry.
The night was warm and light.
"Good night," he said cheerfully.
He built him a little hut for shelter at night and in stormy weather.
"To-morrow to the chase!" was their good-night shout as the circle of merry friends broke up for the night.
But during the night the fury of the wind increased to such a degree that it thrilled us with a vague terror.
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.
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.
"She killed three of my lambs last night," said the one whose name was David Brown.
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.
He asked her to go back to Houston with him, enticing her with rides on the beach - and love all night.
Or maybe he was thinking about their conversation last night.
Because of last night?
He must have changed clothes during the night.
Everyone probably knew about the incident with Dulce last night.
They were home but still playing love tag at night.
That was the end of the conversation and neither of them brought the subject up again that night.
Carmen sat in a chair next to the bed and prepared for a long night.
The storm continued most of the night.
Alex was on the window seat when she returned, gazing out at the night.
Thanks for last night.
And yet, she had honored her promise to go with him to the party the next night.
Twice Len came to visit and Howard was there every night.
Maybe he knew something and that was why he picked up Connie that night.
Pushing the thought from her mind, she focused on Allen's visit last night.
Was loneliness the culprit of her decision to spend the night?
I was glad to have you stay the night.
You left it in the car all night?
On the other hand, hadn't she put that idea into his head last night?
It was hard to believe this jovial man was the same angry man she had faced earlier that night.
Was it something I said last night?
As she picked up one of his shirts, she smelled the same odor she had smelled last night.
Exhaustion forced her to sleep through the night.
What were you thinking about that made you cry – last night?
He thought she was crying about last night.
He's going to take me to where we left my car last night.
He had spoken earlier of last night.
I think you made it clear last night.
You've got something planned this weekend, but what about Wednesday night?
What about Wednesday night?
She slept restlessly that night.
I couldn't help but hear you two last night.
She was angry last night and her voice had been too loud.
She shouldn't have blamed him last night.
It was a grim lot that gathered for supper that night outside the ring of firelight.
It would take all night to bury that much stuff.
Using the extra sand, they made fortifications and bedded down for the night behind them.
Cassie had to smile when Bordeaux positioned himself in a spot less than ten feet from her and pretended to settle down for the night.
I'm sorry about last night.
"Cassie," Pete's barnyard whisper reached out of the night.
They converged then, and moved quietly across the sand, hoping the Indians didn't burst from the night to attack them.
For the first time, Cassie realized what a target they had been around the fire at night.
Baked by day and frozen by night.
They must have been attacked some time during the night.
I know a place where we can hole up for the night.
A whisper soft movement in the night alerted her, and she held her breath, straining her eyes into the darkness.
The night was quiet, no insects chirping, no water gurgling.
We're going to stay here for the night.
We'll know by tomorrow night.
That night they slept under the stars - Bordeaux a respectable distance from her, but close enough to assist if anything went wrong in the night.
I guess you had a good night.
Of course, neither had her father - until that night.
He was probably washing some of the dust off his insides last night and overdid it.
Cassie slept fitfully that night and woke in the morning with a start.
After a nice warm bath and a night's sleep, she stopped in the hotel restaurant to eat breakfast.
He had a fight with your mother that night and went into town.
She could set her clock by his arrival - eight o'clock every Friday night - in a blue plaid western shirt and battered black cowboy hat.
She rested her elbows on the table and cupped her chin in her hands, staring out into the night.
You know that man I was telling you about - the one who comes in at exactly eight every Friday night?
So when Mr. Cade strode into the diner Friday night, Cynthia's clothes were packed and stored in the back room of the diner.
She shifted in the seat and peered into the night.
The night was cold and she was cozy in the bed.
Last night she had noticed a few clothes in a hamper in the laundry room.
Maybe that incident inspired her dream that night.
Inside the quiet room, the balcony beckoned, so she slid the patio door open and stepped out into the balmy night.
Down by the pond, frogs were singing their night songs and the sky was filled with bright stars.
This time they were on the balcony, gazing into the night, his arm around her waist.
Russie came home that night and found her.
The few supplies she had would barely last the night, especially since the flow was unusually heavy.
He set the sack on the night table.
"Good night," he said as he snapped off the light.
Russ said you were sick last night.
So Cade had visited Mary last night.
The storm passed quickly, but the night remained warm.
When she crawled into bed and turned off the light, the night sky performed a fireworks display in the distance.
The man she made love to last night or the recluse - Cade?
Their friendship had been destroyed by one night of passion.
Of course, after the other night...
Even after the other night?
Last night she could have sworn he loved her.
Nothing is going to happen - not tonight or any other night.
I mean, you did visit her the night before, and I thought maybe you two were...
"Spent the night on the couch," she concluded in a mumble.
I thought he could stay in one of the rooms upstairs at night – if you don't mind.
He's only here until Sunday night when we drop him off in Boston for his flight back to the west coast.
If you don't think I've seen scars, I'll take you down to hospital ER on any Saturday night.
Plus his gizmos buzz all night.
I can't shut down the experiment until six PM tomorrow night.
After all, it was the night of our official engagement.
After all you've gone through, it's a shame you can't even get a decent night's sleep.
"Did you two get a good night's sleep," Martha asked as she poured me a cup.
I felt a shudder remembering the night before.
"He was upset last night," I admitted reluctantly.
Did my crazy husband's experiments keep you up all night?
I went to sleep last night, almost as soon as my head hit the pillow.
Frankly, I'm petrified what I experienced last night might somehow lead to more of the same; people poking sticks at my psyche.
It was not unlike any night's nocturnal hallucination.
I'd witnessed his reaction the prior night.
I was awake half the night.
Explanation of our lack of success was unnecessary and we all retired for the night.
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