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  • In the mystical moist night-air, and from time to time,

    John Brown: What's important, what's happening, and what's public diplomacy

  • In the mystical moist night-air, and from time to time

    A Visit from Uncle Walt

  • When the night-air cools on the trout-ringed pools

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  • The excitement of the quick ride through the night-air, the smallness of the party, the importance of the undertaking, the probable danger, and the uncertainty, had all seemed to him delightful; and the idea of rescuing a beautiful girl from the flames was more delightful than all; but the coarseness and cruelty of his General had destroyed the romance, and dissipated the illusion.

    La Vend�e

  • “Would you favour me,” he asked, “by watching over her this one evening, and observing that she does nothing imprudent — does not, for instance, run out into the night-air immediately after dancing?”

    Villette

  • We found the night-air keen; or at least I did: he did not seem to feel it; but it was very still, and the star-sown sky spread cloudless.

    Villette

  • I took a revel of the scene; I drank the elastic night-air — the swell of sound, the dubious light, now flashing, now fading.

    Villette

  • So, out he went into the chill, fresh night-air, and round the corner into the quaint main-street of Gylingden, and walked down it in the dark, nearly to the last house by the corner of the

    Wylder's Hand

  • In spotted patches this light fell through the door and sides of a stable lantern, and showed me a ladder, down which, from an open skylight I suppose for the cool night-air floated in my face, came

    Uncle Silas

  • Jack leaned out, taking deep breaths of the warm night-air.

    The Secret of Moon Castle

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