electric-light love

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  • Our favorite touch about today's animated logo is the luminous light bulb that brightens and fades, spotlighting the inventor's electric-light contributions.

    DOODLE OF THE DAY: Google Logo spotlights Edison's birthday

  • But to me there's nothing quite as encouraging as the pink and yellow buds on the trees, and the electric-light green of the leaves before they settle into jaded adulthood.

    Rhythms of the Seasons

  • He walked over and pressed the electric-light button near the door; the button fell off in his hand.

    "The Moon Woman" by Minna Irving, part 3

  • They hitched the horse to an electric-light post on State Street and went off on their errands.

    Kate Kelly: Holiday Hazards You Never Thought Of

  • The beetles at once acquired the name of electric-light bugs, and it was believed that the arc carbons produced them by a kind of spontaneous generation, and that their bite was dangerous as that of a tarantula.

    MORE MENCKEN GEMS

  • Where there is no physical power there is no moral power; a blind man has not the right to have electric-light shades.

    Fr. McNabb Speaks - On Rights and Property

  • “The Pratts are having six arches, all done with electric-light designs of hearts with their crest on the top,” she said.

    Red Pottage

  • Om – Om of the dynamos in the electric-light plant behind the mill was louder in the darkness.

    Main Street

  • One of his self-imposed tasks was to go about the house after Lester, or the servants, turning out the gas-jets or electric-light bulbs which might accidentally have been left burning.

    Jennie Gerhardt

  • The porter pointed to the tap of the electric-light and began a muttered apology, but Gabriel cut him short.

    Dubliners

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