Our talk had been serious and sober, But our thoughts they were palsied and sere -- Our memories were treacherous and sere; For we knew not the month was October, And we marked not the night
of the year --(Ah, night
of all nights
in the year
As his childhood advanced, he grew more cunning, so that the major portion of all his nights
were spent in the open at realizing his other self.
To this place, perhaps because its sheds and baskets were a tolerable substitute for beds, or perhaps because it afforded the means of a hasty barricade in case of need, many of the rioters had straggled, not only that night
, but for two or three nights
It was not now such a very difficult problem to guess what the coming Dark Nights
And this he continued to do for seven nights
, and the girl and her parents made up their minds that it must be a good Fairy who brought the gold every night
But when, after spending his uniform interval there for several successive nights
without uttering a single sound; when, after all this silence, his unearthly voice was heard announcing that silvery, moon-lit jet, every reclining mariner started to his feet as if some winged spirit had lighted in the rigging, and hailed the mortal crew.
For, I had a strange and strong misgiving that I had been lying there a long time - a day and a night
- two days and nights
He thought, after what he had seen of the women standing before the squalid houses on cold nights
and the look he had seen in the eyes of the men who stopped to talk to them, that he would put sex altogether out of his own life.
The red gleam o'er the mountains Goes wavering from sight, And the quiet moon enhances The loveliness of night
In order to take that train," said Colonel Levering, sitting in the Waldorf-Astoria hotel, "you will have to remain nearly all night
So much interest in the enterprise had been aroused, at home and abroad, by profuse advertising, that the whole accommodation of the building had been secured by travellers of all nations for the opening night
Tom and Huck were ready for their adventure.