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  • n. Plural form of noonday.


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  • We have no more to expose ourselves on the bare hedges to the wind and snow; no more to carry ourselves erect when the gale sweeps, to bear our burden upheld; or stay, unmurmuring, on those pallid noondays when the bird creeps close to the bough and the damp whitens the leaf.

    The Waves

  • And indeed, as the soft October days slid away tranquilly one after another, in dim, misty dawns, noondays bright but veiled, and moist green twilights magically still, it seemed that there was to be no further combat over young Richard, that Dame Dionisia had thought better of the threat of law, and resigned herself to submission.

    The Hermit of Eyton Forest

  • For weeks we have had nothing but glorious sunrises, gorgeous sunsets, and perfect noondays.

    The Lady of the Decoration

  • Just such noondays seem to have gone to the making of the Arabian

    Glimpses of Bengal Selected from the Letters of Sir Rabindranath Tagore

  • The burning noondays of summer, such as I can recall in days gone by, were more brilliant, more full of sunshine;

    Madame Chrysantheme — Complete

  • There are flashes struck from midnights, there are fire-flames noondays kindle,

    English Satires

  • All the gay days of the holiday-places, all the gorgeous sunsets, the imperial noondays, the solemn, glittering midnights are imposing, but the wise traveller learns to see the beauty of all the moods of the wild changing sea.

    Side Lights

  • Where the devil is resident, ... there away with books, and up with candles; away with Bibles, and up with beads; away with the light of the gospel, and up with the light of candles, yea, at noondays;

    The Great Controversy Between Christ and Satan

  • For, touching the fires in the element, and spirits running up and down in the night, and also the solitary birds to be seen at noondays sitting in the great market-place, are not all these signs perhaps worth the noting, in such a wonderful chance as happened?

    The New Hudson Shakespeare: Julius Cæsar

  • Little Dancer, and cool shade, Bright Eyes, in hot noondays. "

    The Princess Pocahontas


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