far into the night

far into the night

late into the night; until very late. She sat up and read far into the night. The party went on far into the night.
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Those eleven days he spent in a hut of the old man's kraal, and every afternoon he came and talked with him, sitting far into the night.
They were hard at work there far into the night, and the towering pillar of dense green smoke that rose therefrom could be seen from the hills about Merrow, and even, it is said, from Banstead and Epsom Downs.
Their chants, which were destitute of all melody, but were sung in excellent time, continued until far into the night.
The dinner lasted all afternoon; then it became a supper and continued far into the night.
The young man would willingly have prolonged this conversation far into the night, but Athos pointed out to him that his guest must need repose.
So we journeyed on, through the terrible hills and deserts and the roasting sun, and then far into the night, seeking the honored pool of Baalam's ass, the patron saint of all pilgrims like us.
For fifteen hours the battle lasted, Sir Richard himself was sorely wounded, and when far into the night the fighting ceased, two of the Spanish vessels were sunk "and in many other of the Spanish ships great slaughter was made.
It was far into the night when we reached the town of L-, and still we were seven miles from our journey's end; and there was no more coaching, nor any conveyance to be had, except a common cart, and that with the greatest difficulty, for half the town was in bed.
In one of these rooms, was a window looking into the street, where the child sat, many and many a long evening, and often far into the night, alone and thoughtful.
Far into the night, Miss Havisham's words, "Love her, love her, love her
At this there was bustling at the Sheriff's castle, and men ran hither and thither upon this business and upon that, while the forge fires of Nottingham glowed red far into the night like twinkling stars, for all the smiths of the town were busy making or mending armor for the Sheriff's troop of escort.
The time consumed in this way made me late in reaching the mill, and by the time I got my corn ground and reached home it would be far into the night.
The songs and rejoicings of the tribe, however, ran far into the night, during the deepest hours of which, the voice of more than one warrior was heard, recounting from the top of his lodge, the deeds of his people and the glory of their triumphs.
Pustec Mayor Edmond Temelko, former Transport Minister Mile Janakieski and one more person appeared before the court Friday and were interrogated far into the night.
UP spring, the 'ghillie' flat (pointed-toe ups inspired by Scottish dance shoes) is up a notch, with vertiginous heels taking daywear favourite far into the night.