from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Daylight.


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  • There were dark shadows under her green-blue eyes in this wan light, a pinching about her full lipped mouth, as if both harsh dayshine and the cold had aged and withered her for the nonce.

    Year of the Unicorn

  • It was Nietzsche who had made current the dream of a new music, a music that should be fiercely and beautifully animal, full of laughter, of the dry good light of the intellect, of "salt and fire and the great, compelling logic, of the light feet of the south, the dance of the stars, the quivering dayshine of the Mediterranean."

    Musical Portraits Interpretations of Twenty Modern Composers

  • Stephen had gone in and out of the pleasant "Seat," dayshine and dark, as the acknowledged lover of Charlotte Sandal.

    The Squire of Sandal-Side A Pastoral Romance

  • When he can walk in and out Seat-Sandal in dayshine and in dark, and as every one's equal, he will come to see me.

    The Squire of Sandal-Side A Pastoral Romance

  • Presently she had no more tears left and she dried her eyes and sat upright and was suddenly aware of a great interior light, pitiless and clear beyond all dayshine.

    The Measure of a Man

  • Then he fell into that sleep which God gives to his beloved, and when he awoke it was the dayshine.

    The Measure of a Man

  • When she is buffeted by weather the rich inner color comes through her skin, and the brightest dayshine can do nothing against the dusk of her eyes.

    The Lady of Fort St. John

  • Debt and fear, and the penalties of over-work and over-eating and over-feeling, will be dogging us for their dues by dayshine. "

    The Squire of Sandal-Side A Pastoral Romance


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