The people trembled, though they but darkly
understood him when he prayed that they, and himself, and all of mortal race, might be ready, as he trusted this young maiden had been, for the dreadful hour that should snatch the veil from their faces.
Searching, as in a glass darkly
, into the two natures, she felt her way, doubt by doubt, from one possible truth to another.
Marilla had sent a big box of preserves, and darkly
hinted at a hamper for Thanksgiving, and Mrs.
"If you find your mothers," he said darkly
, "I hope you will like them."
They turned; and flashing forth, as it were, in a sheet of flame, the fiend worshippers were seen; the smile of welcome gleamed darkly
on every visage.
I heard it give a peculiar thick cry, and forthwith another of these creatures appeared darkly
in the deep shadow of the aperture.
He gazed at me darkly
out of his head, lying very still on the white pillow, for a time.
His brow was lowering, and his eyes stared darkly
before him, avoiding her eyes; his mouth was tightly and contemptuously shut.
Still, her native kindliness was brought strongly into play, not by what was darkly
picturesque in his situation, nor so much, even, by the finer graces of his character, as by the simple appeal of a heart so forlorn as his to one so full of genuine sympathy as hers.
"Mind you don't," said Bessie; and when she had ascertained that I was really subsiding, she loosened her hold of me; then she and Miss Abbot stood with folded arms, looking darkly
and doubtfully on my face, as incredulous of my sanity.
Zermatt gossip darkly
hints that the elder Taugwalder cut the rope, when the accident occurred, in order to preserve himself from being dragged into the abyss; but Mr.
A solemn consideration, when I enter a great city by night, that every one of those darkly
clustered houses encloses its own secret; that every room in every one of them encloses its own secret; that every beating heart in the hundreds of thousands of breasts there, is, in some of its imaginings, a secret to the heart nearest it!