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twilight
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The Time Machine
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  • ’So we went on in the quiet, and the twilight deepened into night.
  • At last a steady twilight brooded over the earth, a twilight only broken now and then when a comet glared across the darkling sky.
  • At last a steady twilight brooded over the earth, a twilight only broken now and then when a comet glared across the darkling sky.
  • It was the same rich green that one sees on forest moss or on the lichen in caves: plants which like these grow in a perpetual twilight.
  • But a terrible dread of lying helpless in that remote and awful twilight sustained me while I clambered upon the saddle.
  • Presently, as I went on, still gaining velocity, the palpitation of night and day merged into one continuous greyness; the sky took on a wonderful deepness of blue, a splendid luminous color like that of early twilight; the jerking sun became a streak of fire, a brilliant arch, in space; the moon a fainter fluctuating band; and I could see nothing of the stars, save now and then a brighter circle flickering in the blue.

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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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