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  • She clung to his arm through the dim-lighted passages and down the narrow stairs.

    Chapter 45

  • Her idea of love was more that of placid affection, serving the loved one softly in an atmosphere, flower-scented and dim-lighted, of ethereal calm.

    Chapter 8

  • It was dim-lighted; but his eyes had never had to adjust themselves to any other light.

    The Gray Cub

  • Various were the heads Bashti thus interrogated — in his hands, on his knees, in his dim-lighted grasshouse, while the overhead sun blazed down and the fading south-east sighed through the palm-fronds and breadfruit branches.

    CHAPTER XV

  • He delighted to fascinate Josephine and her ladies, in a dim-lighted apartment, by the terrors of a fiction to which his voice and dramatic power lent every addition.

    Representative Men

  • Aghast he shrank from the black visions -- an undead monster stirring in the gloom of his tomb, thrusting from within to push aside the stone loosened by the pick of ignorance -- a shadowy shape loping over the hill toward a light that betokened a human prey -- a frightful long arm that crossed a dim-lighted window ....

    People of the Dark

  • He swiftly moved in the dim-lighted space to the bench by the wall.

    Deuces Wild

  • Ask him, looking out, in the night watch, over the black sea and up to the inky deeps, and down to the dim-lighted compass before him, ask him his opinion of _a lie_!

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 4, April, 1864

  • She looked out at the dim-lighted dépôt, at the slouching dark figures that stole through it from time to time, the engines, with their hot red eyes, sweeping back and forward in the distance, breaking the night with portentous shrieks.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 28, July, 1873

  • Now as I allowed my glance to rove along the dim-lighted hall in the direction of the two bed-chambers, it was at once arrested by some small -- and at the distance, indistinguishable -- object lying in the centre of the floor a few feet beyond the two doors.

    The Paternoster Ruby

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