The floor was of tesselated marble, smooth as glass, and from the walls strange shapes loomed out, woven into huge portieres in rich, harmonious colors, or gleaming from paintings, wonderful and mysterious-looking in the half-light
, purple and red and golden, like sunset glimmers in a shadowy forest.
The Nautilus did not remain motionless, but skirted the coast, advancing ten miles more to the south in the half-light
left by the sun as it skirted the edge of the horizon.
The moon was setting, and the dying moonlight and the first pallor of dawn were mingled in a ghastly half-light
On the fourteenth day I went into the kitchen, and I was surprised to find that the fronds of the red weed had grown right across the hole in the wall, turning the half-light
of the place into a crimson-coloured obscurity.
The whole expanse Suddenly in the half-light
of the dusk Glimmered and waned.
The person whose mysterious arrival had attracted the attention of Franz stood in a kind of half-light
, that rendered it impossible to distinguish his features, although his dress was easily made out.
Here I come, expecting to find a good sensible girl who had seen at last the vanity of all those things; half-light
in the rooms; surrounded by the works of her favourite poets, and all that sort of thing.
At this moment a soft half-light
pervaded the studio; but a parting ray of the evening sunlight suddenly illuminated the spot where the soldier sat, so that his noble, blanched face, his black hair, and his clothes were bathed in its glow.
A moment later the tawny figure of Sheeta slunk out into the half-light
of the beach.
In the half-light
he looked about at the stalls and boxes and smiled a little consciously, recalling with amusement Sir Harry's judicial frown.
broke through the network of boughs above them, flinging the ghost of a net about their feet; for they were mounting again to the faint luminosity of the naked night.
That was, in brief, the chief sensation I received from that face in the dim half-light
in which I saw it.