every night


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Adv.1.every night - at the end of each day; "she checks on her roses nightly"
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So every night she used to comb his hair and pick out the white ones.
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 one night they determined to watch, and see from their hiding place who the bringer of the sack of gold really was.
Tom got out of the presence as quick as he plausibly could, and after that he complained of toothache for a week, and tied up his jaws every night. He never knew that Sid lay nightly watching, and frequently slipped the bandage free and then leaned on his elbow listening a good while at a time, and afterward slipped the bandage back to its place again.
Now just at midnight, every night, the lost heiress stood in the mouth of her cave, arrayed in white robes, and sang a little love ballad which her Crusader had made for her.
You must go to New Bedford to see a brilliant wedding; for, they say, they have reservoirs of oil in every house, and every night recklessly burn their lengths in spermaceti candles.
Every night his delirious imagination represented la Esmeralda to him in all the attitudes which had caused his blood to boil most.
Every night before lying down, he said: "Lord, lay me down as a stone and raise me up as a loaf!" and every morning on getting up, he said: "I lay down and curled up, I get up and shake myself." And indeed he only had to lie down, to fall asleep like a stone, and he only had to shake himself, to be ready without a moment's delay for some work, just as children are ready to play directly they awake.
I believe they never paid for it, or at least never wholly, but they lavished free passes upon us, and as nearly as I can make out, at this distance of time, I profited by their generosity, every night. They gave two or three plays at every performance to houses ungratefully small, but of a lively spirit and impatient temper that would not brook delay in the representation; and they changed the bill each day.
I wake every night and see in my room, intently watching me, a big black Newfoundland dog with a white forefoot."
The poor Marionette was caught in a trap set there by a Farmer for some Weasels which came every night to steal his chickens.
O my soul, every sun shed I upon thee, and every night and every silence and every longing:--then grewest thou up for me as a vine.
Once dream haunted her almost every night. She dreamed that both were her husbands at once, that both were lavishing caresses on her.