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  • n. The light of dawn


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  • First a dawnlight, a great aurora glory massing on the color monitor.


  • The hired post chaise waited at the curb in the early dawnlight, the driver on his box, mounted outriders in place, the postillion supervising the loading of the trunk onto the roof while Tristan and Isolde yapped in ecstasies of excitement, straining at leashes resolutely held by Livia.

    A Wicked Gentleman

  • He glanced at the window, where rosy dawnlight spilling through lace curtains made intricate spiderwebs of light on the wall.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • The dawnlight glinted on peaked helmets pouring in a steady stream through the broad arch, on the bright housings of the chargers.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • Jeratt and Kerian sat in silence while stars wheeled across the sky, while the lonely silver moon set and the darkest hour came then died before the pale breath of dawnlight He was first to see the stirring of dark forms in the widow Felyce™s dooryard, the first to hear the impatient snort of a horse.

    The Lioness

  • But so far no single photon of dawnlight had squirmed through the curtain threads.

    Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates

  • Nor could she be sure of arriving at the right time, dawnlight to pilot by and nobody around to notice.

    Operation Luna

  • We got some piercingly lovely scenes, like nymphs with dew under their feet and dawnlight in their hair.

    Operation Luna

  • At last the dawnlight strikes my eyes, I stop and see the sun-

    The Robin And The Kestrel

  • Did you not see me this morning at the rite to awaken the dawnlight?



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