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1  The pale ray of evening lent a fascination to the experience.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
2  When the servant opened it the rays of the candle fell upon the form of Fairway.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 7 The Night of the Sixth of November
3  The lantern was opened to give more light, and it's rays directed upon the stone.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 7 The Morning and the Evening of a Day
4  On his flinging open the door the rays of the candle fell upon a woman closely wrapped up, who at once came forward.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 8 Rain, Darkness, and Anxious Wanderers
5  Their path to the front led them close to a little side window, whence the rays of candles streamed across the shrubs.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 4 Cheerfulness Again Asserts Itself at Blooms-End, and Clym Finds His
6  They were surrounded by dusky forms between four and five feet high, standing a few paces beyond the rays of the lantern.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 8 A New Force Disturbs the Current
7  The eyes of each were then so intently converged upon the stone that one could fancy their beams were visible, like rays in a fog.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 8 A New Force Disturbs the Current
8  The luminous rays wrapped her up with her increasing distance, and the rustle of her dress over the sprouting sedge and grass died away.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 5 Sharp Words Are Spoken, and a Crisis Ensues
9  As is usual with bright natures, the deity that lies ignominiously chained within an ephemeral human carcase shone out of him like a ray.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
10  Shadowy eye-sockets, deep as those of a death's head, suddenly turned into pits of lustre: a lantern-jaw was cavernous, then it was shining; wrinkles were emphasized to ravines, or obliterated entirely by a changed ray.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
11  A faint illumination from its rays began to glow upon her face, and the fire soon revealed itself to be lit, not on the level ground, but on a salient corner or redan of earth, at the junction of two converging bank fences.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
12  On reaching the hill the sun had quite disappeared; but this made little difference either to Eustacia or to the revellers, for a round yellow moon was rising before her, though its rays had not yet outmastered those from the west.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
13  Strange humid leaves, which knew nothing of the seasons of the year, and quaint-natured mosses were revealed on the wellside as the lantern descended; till its rays fell upon a confused mass of rope and bucket dangling in the dank, dark air.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
14  The sky was clear from verge to verge, and the moon flung her rays over the whole heath, but without sensibly lighting it, except where paths and water-courses had laid bare the white flints and glistening quartz sand, which made streaks upon the general shade.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
15  The evening films began to make nebulous pictures of the valleys, but the high lands still were raked by the declining rays of the winter sun, which glanced on Clym as he walked forward, eyed by every rabbit and field-fare around, a long shadow advancing in front of him.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
16  The rays bristle and dart from the encrustations of gilding to the magnificent inlaid coffers, from the coffers to the gold and silver plate, from the plate to the jewels and precious stones, from these to the enamels, till there is a perfect network of light which quite dazzles the eye.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
17  The open hills were airy and clear, and the remote atmosphere appeared, as it often appears on a fine winter day, in distinct planes of illumination independently toned, the rays which lit the nearer tracts of landscape streaming visibly across those further off; a stratum of ensaffroned light was imposed on a stratum of deep blue, and behind these lay still remoter scenes wrapped in frigid grey.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 2 The People at Blooms-End Make Ready
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