6 The rogues sat up the whole of the night before the day on which the procession was to take place, and had sixteen lights burning, so that everyone might see how anxious they were to finish the Emperor's new suit.
Andersen's Fairy TalesBy Hans Christian Andersen ContextHighlight In THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES
7 And they went into the garden in the large avenue, where one leaf was falling after the other; and when the lights in the palace had all gradually disappeared, the Raven led little Gerda to the back door, which stood half open.
Andersen's Fairy TalesBy Hans Christian Andersen ContextHighlight In THE SNOW QUEEN
8Light and air contend with chivalric emulation for the love of the fair flower that bestowed her chief favors on the latter; full of longing she turned towards the light, and as soon as it vanished, rolled her tender leaves together and slept in the embraces of the air.
Andersen's Fairy TalesBy Hans Christian Andersen ContextHighlight In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
9 The red colors above faded away as the sun vanished, but a million stars were lighted, a million lamps shone; and the King's Son spread out his arms towards heaven, and wood, and sea; when at the same moment, coming by a path to the right, appeared, in his wooden shoes and jacket, the poor boy who had been confirmed with him.