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twilight
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • When the tea-table was done with, they all moved to one of the windows, and looked out into the heavy twilight.
  • If your business necessitated your seeing "the House," you were put into a species of Condemned Hold at the back, where you meditated on a misspent life, until the House came with its hands in its pockets, and you could hardly blink at it in the dismal twilight.
  • They travelled in the night, halting an hour or two after daybreak, and lying by until the twilight fell.
  • Through the dismal prison twilight, his new charge accompanied him by corridor and staircase, many doors clanging and locking behind them, until they came into a large, low, vaulted chamber, crowded with prisoners of both sexes.

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  • It is a beautiful picture taken in twilight.
  • I awakened to a twilight sky, but did not know if the sun was setting or rising.

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