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obscure
used in Light in August

5 uses
  • It was as though there lurked in his mind, still obscured by the need for haste, something which was about to spring full clawed upon him.
    Chapter 17 (13% in)
  • Hightower alone knows where he goes and what he does there, because two or three nights a week Bunch visits Hightower in the small house where the ex-minister lives alone, in what the town calls his disgrace—the house unpainted, small, obscure, poorly lighted, mansmelling, manstale.
    Chapter 2 (71% in)
  • In the rife, pinkwomansmelling, obscurity behind the curtain he squatted, pinkfoamed, listening to his insides, waiting with astonished fatalism for what was about to happen to him.
    Chapter 6 (12% in)
  • Save for surplice he might have been a Catholic choir boy, with for nave the looming and shadowy crib, the rough planked wall beyond which in the ammoniac and dryscented obscurity beasts stirred now and then with snorts and indolent thuds.
    Chapter 7 (17% in)
  • Then he climbed into the window; he seemed to flow into the dark kitchen: a shadow returning without a sound and without locomotion to the allmother of obscurity and darkness.
    Chapter 10 (85% in)

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