"And that the soldiers lighted torches, and put the two in the centre, and that we went on to see the last of them, over the black marshes, with the torchlight
shining on their faces - I am particular about that; with the torchlight
shining on their faces, when there was an outer ring of dark night all about us?"
A stone, set like a pommel, in the end of the dagger's handle, flashed in the torchlight
, as he turned on me, like a gleam of fire.
So in Nicolete's bower it illuminated with strange radiancy the dainty disorder of deserted lunch, made prisms out of the wine-glasses, painted the white cloth with wedge-shaped rainbows, and flooded the cavernous interiors of the half-eaten fowl with a pathetic yellow torchlight
They both looked long, while the torchlight
flared on them, on the walls of the cave, and the broad blade of Groan-Maker, and from around rose the sounds of the fray.
About half-way down the slope to the stockade, they were collected in a group; one held the light, another was on his knees in their midst, and I saw the blade of an open knife shine in his hand with varying colours in the moon and torchlight
. The rest were all somewhat stooping, as though watching the manoeuvres of this last.
Her red- gold hair gleamed and glittered with jewels under the flickering torchlight
. Around her stood a crowd of nobles and ladies only less brilliant that she.
The faces in the torchlight
were like those of people overborne with hurry and panic; and though none spoke above his breath, their speech sounded both anxious and angry.
Why, we could work with a torchlight
procession if we wanted to, I believe.
By the torchlight
Dantes saw the glittering sabres and carbines of four gendarmes.
"This was what she said, and we assented; whereon we could see her working on her great web all day long, but at night she would unpick the stitches again by torchlight
. She fooled us in this way for three years and we never found her out, but as time wore on and she was now in her fourth year, one of her maids who knew what she was doing told us, and we caught her in the act of undoing her work, so she had to finish it whether she would or no.
How much more agreeable is lamplight or torchlight
, more particularly when reflected from diamonds!
- And I've always noticed this peculiarity about a dead barkeeper - he not only expects all hands to turn out when he arrives, but he expects to be received with a torchlight