time-blackened love


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  • This put it in his power, as they descended together, to stop her a moment on the middle landing of the staircase — the broad, low, wide-armed staircase of time-blackened oak which was one of the most striking features of Gardencourt.

    The Portrait of a Lady

  • He leant forward over his knees for a moment, then pushed himself upright and moved across the room to an ancient, worm-eaten cabinet of time-blackened wood.

    O Jerusalem

  • A few of the empty boxes were trimmed with gold, jewels, or time-blackened silver, but those that held powders were unadorned.

    With a Single Spell

  • On a Sunday afternoon, I passed through a side -- entrance in the time-blackened wall of a place of worship, and found myself among a congregation assembled in one of the transepts and the immediately contiguous portion of the nave.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 11, No. 67, May, 1863

  • Claxton Road faced this big common, looking across it toward the cottages which marked the edge of town on the other side, and there was nothing to obstruct the view except a time-blackened frame house which, for some reason, had posted itself right in the middle of this spacious prospect.

    The Wrong Woman

  • The dark coat which she wore hung open over a dark dress, and both were indistinguishable against the background of old time-blackened wood.

    Lonesome Road

  • It seemed like the end of the world, as though the last habitation of living men was this little white room, with its time-blackened furniture and its tiled flooring, upon which the green and gold light from the high window cast a tremulous reflection as of water and made the small place seem like some prison chamber in the dungeon of a castle.

    The Mother

  • And there, in the time-blackened cabin that had once been _his_ cabin, these men talked and the girl listened while her eyes glowed with pride as they recounted the exploits of Tiger Elliston.

    The Gun-Brand

  • He found the sailors sitting in a loose circle on the floor rolling battered dice out of a time-blackened leather box.


  • The double lamp stood on a low, gate-legged table of fibrous, time-blackened oak, together with an orderly array of periodicals -- the white, typographical page of the _Saturday Review_ under the dull rose of _The Living Age_ and chocolate-coloured bulk of the _Unpopular, Gil Blas_, the mid-week _Boston Transcript_ and yesterday's _New York Evening Post_.

    The Three Black Pennys A Novel


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