The embers of the great fire had so far burned themselves out and now glowed so low and duskily
that I understood why these conspirators desired a torch.
To his surprise her colour rose, reluctantly and duskily
. She looked down at the mother-of-pearl opera-glass in her smoothly gloved hands, and said, after a pause: "What do you do while May is away?"
Not but the meteor may have shown itself at that point, burning duskily
through a veil of cloud, but with no such shape as his guilty imagination gave it, or, at least, with so little definiteness, that another's guilt might have seen another symbol in it.
Such was its immediate effect on the guests that a cloud seemed to have rolled duskily
from beneath the black crape, and dimmed the light of the candles.
Yet, as they left the shore, till then untrodden, of the spirit's lake, they threw a farewell glance towards the cliff, and beheld the vapors gathering in dense volumes, through which the gem burned duskily
An oval Venetian mirror stood above the fireplace, and reflected duskily
in its spotted depths the faint yellow and crimson of a jarful of tulips which stood among the letters and pipes and cigarettes upon the mantelpiece.
The moaning water cast its seaweed duskily
at their feet, when they turned to leave its margin; and the rooks hovered above them with hoarse cries, darker splashes in the darkening air.
The sallow woman blushed duskily
. She had her invariably scared expression, as if somebody had just disclosed to her some terrible news.