At night

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At night   
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Thus, they could not understand his excessive somnolence in the forenoon, nor his excessive activity at night.
Had he ventured love-making in the afternoon, all would have been well, for it would have been as the quiet gentleman that he would have made love--but at night it was the uncouth, wife-stealing savage of the dark German forests.
It was past seven o'clock at night when the grand- mother came home with the pocket-book held tightly in her old hands and she was so excited she could scarcely speak.
As in the city in the houses of prostitu- tion and with the rowdy boys running through the streets at night, so in Winesburg among its citizens he had always the power to be a part of and yet distinctly apart from the life about him.
He fell in love with Helen White, daughter of the man for whom he had worked, and found himself think- ing of her at night.
When I told Herbert what had passed within the house, he was for our immediately going before a magistrate in the town, late at night as it was, and getting out a warrant.
Light at night is now clearly a risk factor for breast cancer" Blask says.
The squadron rosters included a core of veteran carrier pilots who had little or no night carrier experience, a few carrier pilots who had fought at night in WW II and a few pilots just out of the training command.
Recent studies have substantiated this report, concluding that while there is significant individual variability in sleep patterns among residents, sleep fragmentation is generally severe, with many residents awake for long periods at night and asleep for substantial parts of the day.
Melatonin is a hormone produced within the brain that helps keep us awake during the day and asleep at night.
Middle-class city dwellers, like Tommie's parents, already ensured that their own children stayed indoors at night and went to bed early.