"I'd rather be a little drop In the great rushing fall; I'd never choose the quiet lake; 'T would not please me at all." (It was the darker
maiden spoke The words we just have stated; The maidens twain were simply friends, Not sisters, or related.)
It grew darker
and blacker and blacker, while I struggled with those awkward sixth-century clothes.
"I saw a darker
shadow on the paper than the shadow in which I am sitting."
The master is fre- quently compelled to sell this class of his slaves, out of deference to the feelings of his white wife; and, cruel as the deed may strike any one to be, for a man to sell his own children to human flesh-mongers, it is often the dictate of humanity for him to do so; for, unless he does this, he must not only whip them himself, but must stand by and see one white son tie up his brother, of but few shades darker
com- plexion than himself, and ply the gory lash to his naked back; and if he lisp one word of disapproval, it is set down to his parental partiality, and only makes a bad matter worse, both for himself and the slave whom he would protect and defend.
Tuk ran quickly to the window, and read so eagerly that he pretty nearly read his eyes out; for it got darker
, but his mother had no money to buy a candle.
yet to tell, the blacksmith himself did ignorantly conduct this burglar into his family's heart.
The love that had brought hope and comfort in the hour of despair, the love that had found its way to the dark prison cell and to poor Hetty's darker
soul--this strong gentle love was to be Adam's companion and helper till death.
But the valley grew narrow and narrower still, And the evening got darker
and colder, Till (merely from nervousness, not from goodwill) They marched along shoulder to shoulder.
Tahiti is a lofty green island, with deep folds of a darker
green, in which you divine silent valleys; there is mystery in their sombre depths, down which murmur and plash cool streams, and you feel that in those umbrageous places life from immemorial times has been led according to immemorial ways.
This smoke (or flame, perhaps, would be the better word for it) was so bright that the deep blue sky overhead and the hazy stretches of brown common towards Chertsey, set with black pine trees, seemed to darken abruptly as these puffs arose, and to remain the darker
after their dispersal.
But, I repeat, I have no right to complain; only let me state the truth - some of the truth, at least, - and see hereafter if any darker
truths will blot these pages.
"O Zarathustra," said they, "it is consequently FOR THAT REASON that thou thyself always becometh yellower and darker
, although thy hair looketh white and flaxen?