candle-lighted love

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  • She was not quite so effective in the revealing light of day as she had been at a candle-lighted dinner table.

    Dear Carl

  • It is not too hard to imagine a Victorian candle-lighted soiree, the tinkle of fine crystal, the swish of crinoline, the murmur of muted voices blending with the music of a string quartet from the musician's balcony of above the moosehead-graced walk-in fireplace, here on the site of what had once been a Seneca Indian village.

    SONNENBERG GARDENS, A TITANIC STORY

  • For an instant the tableau held -- the four rebel noblemen in the broken door, and the horde of wild hairy faces crowding behind them -- all held momentarily frozen by the sight of the blazing-eyed giant standing sword in hand in the middle of the candle-lighted chamber.

    Wings in the Night

  • No lectures outside New England for less than $125, if Redpath pleased, “because I thereby escape one-horse towns, candle-lighted halls, & execrable hotels.”

    Mark Twain

  • Rogues, like honest people, shunned the shadowed ways, gathering in foul-smelling dens, or candle-lighted taverns.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • For an instant the tableau held " the four rebel noblemen in the broken door, and the horde of wild hairy faces crowding behind them " all held momentarily frozen by the sight of the blazing-eyed giant standing sword in hand in the middle of the candle-lighted chamber.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • For an instant the tableau held - the four rebel noblemen in the broken door, and the horde of wild hairy faces crowding behind them - all held momentarily frozen by the sight of the blazing-eyed giant standing sword in hand in the middle of the candle-lighted chamber.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • Dinner was a candle-lighted feast, with heart-shaped ices at the end.

    The Tin Soldier

  • With flying feet she followed down the dark old stairs and across the anteroom into the dim salon, only to find a candle-lighted table set for dinner in the middle of the room and

    The Palace of Darkened Windows

  • But pride stiffened her to dissemble, and she tried to smile as she mechanically accepted the Captain's invitation to be seated at the little candle-lighted table.

    The Palace of Darkened Windows

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