in darkness


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Adv.1.in darkness - without light; "the river was sliding darkly under the mist"
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Just then a heavy cloud passed across the face of the moon, so that we were again in darkness.
Some one who has been with you through all your hours of sin and trouble--who has known every thought you have had--has seen where you went, where you lay down and rose up again, and all the deeds you have tried to hide in darkness.
Come but one pace nearer, and we will put out the moon like a wind-blown lamp, as we who dwell in her House can do, and plunge the land in darkness.
Wrapped, for that interval, in darkness myself, I but the better saw the redness, the madness, the ghastliness of others.
When he woke he was in darkness, and was quite at sea as to his whereabouts.
I passed the night on a chair, starting at the least noise, for toward midnight the lamp went out, and I was again in darkness.
He had blown out his candle and the room was in darkness.
To ask her plainly why it was necessary to keep the room in darkness while she remained in it, might prove (for all I knew to the contrary) to be an act of positive rudeness.
Then they made their way through the front rows of stalls and looked at Box Five on the grand tier, They could not see it well, because it was half in darkness and because great covers were flung over the red velvet of the ledges of all the boxes.
The chief minister said that the country was immersed in darkness and those staging sit-ins tried to further increase darkness in the country.
We know burglars look out for homes which look empty or are in darkness, and try door handles attempting to nd homes which are unlocked or with windows open.