The cavern was lighted for an instant by this discharge, and then immediately returned to pitchy
darkness rendered thicker by the smoke.
Foaming with anger, Achmet Zek called his followers to horse, and though the night was pitchy
black they set out to scour the adjoining forest for their quarry.
The staircase was a winding one and led down into pitchy
In front of me the road became pitchy
black as though it was tarred, and I saw a contorted shape lying across the pathway.
It was echoed from Saleve, the Juras, and the Alps of Savoy; vivid flashes of lightning dazzled my eyes, illuminating the lake, making it appear like a vast sheet of fire; then for an instant every thing seemed of a pitchy
darkness, until the eye recovered itself from the preceding flash.
In his impetuous attempts to subdue the brightness of the fire, he overset the stove, which came tumbling forward, and fell with a crash upon the burning embers it had shot forth in its descent, leaving the room in pitchy
Our lights warmed the air about us with their pitchy
blaze, and the two prisoners seemed rather to like that, as they limped along in the midst of the muskets.
As when the potent Rod Of AMRAMS Son in EGYPTS evill day Wav'd round the Coast, up call'd a pitchy
cloud Of LOCUSTS, warping on the Eastern Wind, That ore the Realm of impious PHAROAH hung Like Night, and darken'd all the Land of NILE: So numberless were those bad Angels seen Hovering on wing under the Cope of Hell 'Twixt upper, nether, and surrounding Fires; Till, as a signal giv'n, th' uplifted Spear Of their great Sultan waving to direct Thir course, in even ballance down they light On the firm brimstone, and fill all the Plain; A multitude, like which the populous North Pour'd never from her frozen loyns, to pass RHENE or the DANAW, when her barbarous Sons Came like a Deluge on the South, and spread Beneath GIBRALTAR to the LYBIAN sands.
Now that the gloomy shadow of the night, Longing to view Orion's drizzling look, Leaps from th' antartic world unto the sky, And dims the welkin with her pitchy
breath, Faustus, begin thine incantations, And try if devils will obey thy hest, Seeing thou hast pray'd and sacrific'd to them.
And you couldn't so properly have said he wore a hat, as that he was covered in a-top, like an old building, with something pitchy
Newman followed--he would have followed head first, but for the timely assistance of Nicholas--and, taking his hand, led him through a stone passage, profoundly dark, into a back-kitchen or cellar, of the blackest and most pitchy
obscurity, where they stopped.
Raffles was coming to me, and the other could not even see to fire; that was all I knew in the pitchy
interval of invisible rain before the next crash and the next flash.