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  • Having spent my childhood playing in the dusky wings and lobbies of half-darkened theaters, I felt right at home.

    Dark Secrets 2: No Time to Die the Deep End of Fear

  • In the same manner, if in the half-darkened hall the conversation of Hermione became unusually animated, it was believed that the jewel became brilliant, and even displayed a twinkling and flashing gleam which seemed to be emitted by the gem itself, and not produced in the usual manner, by the reflection of some external light.

    Anne of Geierstein

  • Michel directly after dinner, and sit at a little round table in the half-darkened window.

    The Jew and other stories

  • Mrs. Dyer was creeping out on the half-darkened stage.

    Main Street

  • The piece had just begun, and the half-darkened house, with its rows of creatures peering all one way, resembled a great garden of flowers turning their faces to the sun.

    The Man of Property

  • But the idea of appearing in broad daylight before Olivier, in the open fields, in the heat of August, beside Annette, so fresh and blooming, disturbed her so much that she decided immediately not to go to the station, but to await him in the half-darkened drawing-room.

    Strong as Death

  • Everyone in the half-darkened lab remained silent, as if paralyzed by their inability to see through the shroud obscuring the truth.


  • Tired old store-fronts listing, it seemed, with the wind, a half-darkened drug store, the lighted windows of a few restaurants dripping with steam.

    Murder Canyon

  • Wellan Dasinger paused in momentary indecision at the entrance to the half-darkened control section of the speedboat.

    The Complete Federation Of The Hub

  • "I guess it's impossible to know any man's heart," Van Kiet said, staring bleakly out at his half-darkened city.

    Floating City


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