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twilight
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The Two Towers
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  • On the right of the stream there was a long slope, clad with grass, now grey in the twilight.
  • In the twilight he saw a large black Orc, probably Ugluk, standing facing Grishnakh, a short crook-legged creature, very broad and with long arms that hung almost to the ground.
  • For they were evergreen trees, and their leaves were dark and polished, and gleamed in the twilight.
  • It is as if the twilight under endless trees were flowing downwards from the hills.
  • The water refreshed them and seemed to cheer their hearts; for a while they sat together on the brink of the stream, dabbling their sore feet and legs, and peering round at the trees that stood silently about them, rank upon rank, until they faded away into grey twilight in every direction.
  • We are become Middle Men, of the Twilight, but with memory of other things.
  • But no day came, only a dead brown twilight.
  • The twilight deepened as great vapours rose in the East and crawled above them.
  • His chief fear had been that the rope-length would give out while he was still high up, but there was still a good bight in Frodo’s hands, when Sam came to the bottom and called up: ’I’m down! ’ His voice came up clearly from below, but Frodo could not see him; his grey elven-cloak had melted into the twilight.
  • For so we reckon Men in our lore, calling them the High, or Men of the West, which were Numenoreans; and the Middle Peoples, Men of the Twilight, such as are the Rohirrim and their kin that dwell still far in the North; and the Wild, the Men of Darkness.

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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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