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  • The big downpour of rain had not yet come, but the mist-like squalls were more frequent.

    Chapter XIX

  • The mist-like trail that a long line of Kirov female "shades" from "La Bayadère" can suggest on expansive stages appears here, instead, as so many phosphorescent blooms glowing in a dreamlike night.

    A Close Up View of the Kirov

  • Beyond this, there was no ray in all the vastitude of night that surrounded me; save that, far in the North, that soft, mist-like glow still shone.

    The House on the Borderland

  • They looked into a wide cavern, lit by a strange blue glow that glimmered through a smoky mist-like haze.

    The Conquering Sword Of Conan

  • The lamps glimmered through the smoke and a silence hung mist-like over all.

    The Moon of Skulls

  • They looked into a wide cavern, lit by a strange blue glow that glimmered through a smoky mist-like haze.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • She was now my shy, silent attendant, only occasionally visible, and appearing then like the mysterious maid I had found reclining among the ferns who had melted away mist-like from sight as I gazed.

    Green Mansions

  • I began to perceive more deeply than it has ever yet been stated, the trembling immateriality, the mist-like transience of this seemingly so solid body in which we walk attired.

    The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

  • A moth that perished in the flame; an indistinct faint sound; a dream in the night; the semblance of a shadowy form moving mist-like in the twilight gloom of the forest, would suddenly bring back a vivid memory, the old anguish, to break for a while the calm of that period.

    Green Mansions

  • The hills themselves were covered with forests of hardwood trees that had long since lost their leaves, and made a mist-like haze on the hillsides with the interweaving of their gray-barked, barren branches.

    The Robin And The Kestrel

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