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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of lantern.


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  • A brick wall with a lanterned gate bordered Chase Street.

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

  • I heard Jocasta murmur something to Ulysses; he summoned a small serving girl with a clap of his hands and sent her zooming off into the lanterned half-dark of the gardens, presumably in search of him.

    Drums of Autumn

  • The light was failing fast now, and the oil lights of the lanterned promenade began to dominate the gloaming.


  • The main point is that she went her selfish way undetected, so that the wide-lanterned search which presently arose for little Margaret tumbled and stumbled about clueless, and halted to take drinks, and came back about morning and lay down all day, and said it never did, which it certainly hadn't.

    Aladdin O'Brien

  • "I myself once passed within a mile of its outskirts at dusk, and saw the unholy little people's lanterned processions starting for the shrine of Queen Yang, who, tradition says, killed herself and a thousand babies with her when we took this land."

    Gulliver of Mars

  • There were private yachts, Adriatic liners, all brilliant with illumination, and hundreds of gondolas, bobbing, bobbing, like captive leviathans, bunched round the gaily-lanterned barges of the serenaders.

    The Lure of the Mask

  • One by one the receding gondolas turned and came nearer, one bright eye gleaming at each prow, as they stole like conspirators upon the gaily lanterned barge.

    A Venetian June

  • Trastevere and more things than I can say -- above all, as it were, the whole backward past, the mild confused romance of the Rome one had loved and of which one was exactly taking leave under protection of the friendly lanterned and garlanded feast and the commanding, all-embracing roof-garden.

    Italian Hours

  • And they had also brought pianos and guitars, and they played and sang operas, while the plebeian paper-lanterned gondolas from the suburbs and the back alleys crowded around to stare and listen.

    The Innocents Abroad

  • Quique amavit cras amet -- as they bore their torches through the yielding crowd, or rowed their lanterned boats up and down the stream, till far into the night, when heavy rain-drops had driven the last lingerers home.

    Marius the Epicurean — Volume 1


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