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twilight
used in The House of the Seven Gables

7 uses
  • After a little while, the twilight, deepened by the shadows of the fruit-trees and the surrounding buildings, threw an obscurity over the garden.
    Chapter 6 — Maule's Well (75% in)
  • Owing to the projection of the upper story—and still more to the thick shadow of the Pyncheon Elm, which stood almost directly in front of the gable—the twilight, here, was still as much akin to night as morning.
    Chapter 2 — The Little Shop-Window (57% in)
  • It was like the heavy mass of clouds which we may often see obscuring the sky, and making a gray twilight everywhere, until, towards nightfall, it yields temporarily to a glimpse of sunshine.
    Chapter 3 — The First Customer (77% in)
  • Anon, as age came stealing, like a sad twilight, back over his figure, you would have felt tempted to hold an argument with Destiny, and affirm, that either this being should not have been made mortal, or mortal existence should have been tempered to his qualities.
    Chapter 9 — Clifford and Phoebe (56% in)
  • It would have caused an acute agony to thrill from the morning twilight, all the day through, until bedtime; and even then would have mingled a dull, inscrutable pain and pallid hue of misfortune with the visionary bloom and adolescence of his slumber.
    Chapter 11 — The Arched Window (87% in)
  • "And you have never felt it before?" inquired the artist, looking earnestly at the girl through the twilight.
    Chapter 14 — Phoebe's Good-Bye (32% in)
  • Meanwhile the twilight is glooming upward out of the corners of the room.
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (51% in)

There are no more uses of "twilight" in The House of the Seven Gables.

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