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Here, before the closed doors, stood many forms with dark faces and harsh, discordant voices, who sternly asked the shivering little Fairy why she came to them.
For a time the tall dark girl thought she would marry the jeweler's son.
Napoleon is at Forminsk," said Bolkhovitinov, unable to see in the dark who was speaking but guessing by the voice that it was not Konovnitsyn.
It's underground; right inside the mountain," said Ojo, peering into the dark hole.
Fearing the dark, into which he observed all men passed, he built beyond the dark a fairer region, a happier hunting-ground, a jollier and robuster feasting-hall and wassailing-place, and called it variously "heaven.
The dark gentleman endeavored to explain what had happened to him.
It came to me that I was upon this dark common, helpless, unprotected, and alone.
The face of your friend may be quite different in the dark.
It did, indeed, look cheerful in contrast to the damp and dark jungle all about.
Dock rats," said De Clare, and then as though the devil guided them to protect his own, two huge rats scurried upward from between the loose boards, and ran squealing up the dark alley.
We found the trap-door still open, but it was now as dark in the room of mirrors as in the cellar which we had left.
She carried her point, and the faithful Falada was killed; but when the true princess heard of it, she wept, and begged the man to nail up Falada's head against a large dark gate of the city, through which she had to pass every morning and evening, that there she might still see him sometimes.
Many suns circle in desert space: to all that is dark do they speak with their light--but to me they are silent.
When they arrived at the gateway where he had paused in the dark not many hours before, to picture to himself on which of the rough stones of the street her feet had trodden, he lifted her again, and carried her up the staircase to their rooms.
Before it was altogether dark the curious crowd had collected in the street, silent, as a rule, and expectant, with here and there a scoffer uttering his incredulity and courage with scornful remarks or ribald cries.