fast-gathering love

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  • With Royal Flush flying dangerously low over the North Sea, navigator Ronald Bailey had trouble sighting the English coast through the fast-gathering evening mist, and an even more difficult time finding Thorpe Abbotts, which looked exactly like the other American bomber bases that had been built nearby.

    Masters of the Air

  • A fast-gathering storm lashed the ship with seas that broke high over the prow, carrying away bulwarks and washing cargo up and down the decks.

    Mark Twain

  • Another loud peal from a fast-gathering, ominous cloud — the base of which rested on the nearest hill, and began to descend, fixed and determined of purpose — and the welcome din began.

    Last Leaves from Dunk Island

  • Through fast-gathering twilight he gave the word for the artillery to emerge and deliver what he hoped would be a surprise bombardment.

    Lee’s Lieutenants

  • But though they hunted as well as they were able to in the fast-gathering darkness, there was no trace of the intruders.

    Tom Swift and His Motor-Boat, or, the Rivals of Lake Carlopa

  • As they wheeled over the town they waved a last farewell to the hundreds below, whose forms they could just make out in the fast-gathering darkness.

    Around the World in Ten Days

  • And as he finished he once more glanced nervously around at the huts and shacks in the gloom of the fast-gathering night.

    Around the World in Ten Days

  • The two professors made what observations they could in the petrified city in the fast-gathering darkness, and then, having taken a petrified man into the projectile with them to deposit in a scientific museum in which Professor Roumann was interested, the _Annihilator_ was sealed shut.

    Lost on the Moon Or, in Quest of the Field of Diamonds

  • But she could only smile at him through fast-gathering tears -- strange tears of mingled joy and wonder and pain.

    One Day A sequel to 'Three Weeks'

  • Mabel, who was standing beside Joe, idly looking through the fast-gathering darkness at the stranger.

    Baseball Joe in the Big League or, A Young Pitcher's Hardest Struggles

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