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  • The rise of electric light and internal combustion had turned their world into a noisy, reeking travesty of the gas-lit, horse-drawn world they grew up in.

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  • The National Trust has another remote gas-lit cottage with no electricity in the foothills of Snowdonia, Foel Gopyn, which sleeps four, and costs from £346-£707 for a week.

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  • The lights had gone out, but there were still a few gas-lit burners going.

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  • Like almost all of his contemporaries except Richard Dadd, he should have laid off the fairies, but when he concentrated on a nocturnal London Docks or gas-lit Leeds back street, he achieved a clarity of vision with his marbling of moonlight and shadow.

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  • With one-and-a-half bathrooms and a gas-lit corner fireplace in the living room, it is large enough for a family of four to stay for 12 days until the Obamas move into Blair House on Pennsylvania Avenue just across from the White House.

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  • “With one-and-a-half bathrooms and a gas-lit corner fireplace in the living room, it is large enough for a family of four to stay for 12 days until the Obamas move into Blair House on Pennsylvania Avenue just across from the White House.”

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  • I imagined hearing it recited in a flickeringly gas-lit auditorium by Sir Henry Irving, the actor who once reduced Bram Stoker to a state of collapse with his rendition of "The Dream of Eugene Aram".

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  • We rattled through an endless labyrinth of gas-lit streets until we emerged into Farrington Street.

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  • So an homage/fan-fic piece, like Dracula in Dagupan, or Sherlock Holmes chasing a lost tikbalang in gas-lit London, might be considered, depending on how well-written and original the piece is Note: Dracula and Sherlock Holmes are characters of the public domain now, as are all of Shakespeare's plays.

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  • Guilt's malignancy stalks a gas-lit shadow-dance upon the walls, perversity arouses oestrus in the embers of our trance; magic moments muted in taut breath are crushed in weighted consequence, discretion flees the night to heighten senses steeped in self-pity, drowned in self-indulgence.

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