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  • After nightfall. After night has fallen. At night.


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  • A little after dark Sunday evening we took the trail to the border, and Stan Kosor joined us there.

    The Black Mountain

  • —Somehow I thought you got home after dark on most evenings.

    Tears of a Tiger

  • It was long after dark when he was lifted from the vehicle in front of the home on Grace Street of his brother-in-law, Dr. Charles Brewer.


  • We rode mostly in the night, followed no roads, but taking unfrequented routes, and arrived at the mouth of Tayban Arroyo, five miles south of Fort Sumner one hour after dark on the night of July 13th.

    The Authentic Life of Billy The Kid

  • Rosemary says they thrive here because the bracken is always being beaten down by the many badgers that emerge after dark from two different setts in the wood.


  • I again wrote to Brazil, requesting him to meet me at the mouth of Tayban Arroyo an hour after dark on the night of the 13th day of July.

    The Authentic Life of Billy The Kid

  • On my approach to Mount of the Holy Cross, I got caught after dark at 13,000 feet in bitterly cold temperatures due to an incorrect route description for traversing Notch Mountain.

    127 Hours

  • That night after dark Captain Parry decided to take the Achilles right hi close, and he found that it was possible to see anything moving in the entrance channel silhouetted against the lights of the town.

    Graf Spee

  • Not long after dark a courier returned to report Walker in position on Loudoun Heights.


  • That evening after dark Zov would come ashore and meet me at a waterfront bar, to go with me to the house of a friend of ours who would lend us his car to drive to Philadelphia.

    The Black Mountain


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