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The Return of the King
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twilight
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The Return of the King
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  • It was twilight: the cold dawn was at hand again, and chill grey mists were about them.
  • Who shall call them from the prey twilight, the forgotten people?
  • Twilight lay upon the waterfalls.
  • Candles were lit in their chamber, for only a dim twilight came through the windows; the air was heavy as with approaching thunder.
  • As they drew near Merry saw that the rider was a woman with long braided hair gleaming in the twilight, yet she wore a helm and was clad to the waist like a warrior and girded with a sword.
  • Yet as Gimli after learned it was still two hours ere sunset of the day on which they had set out from Dunharrow; though for all that he could then tell it might have been twilight in some later year, or in some other world.
  • Presently Pippin saw torches, and followed by a press of people two horsemen riding slowly: one was in white but shining no longer, pale in the twilight as if his fire was spent or veiled; the other was dark and his head was bowed.
  • At last they came to Rath Danen and hastened towards the House of the Stewards, looming in the twilight under its great dome.
  • Farmer Cotton came up close and stared at him in the twilight.

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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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