After the tall dark
girl came to know Doctor Reefy it seemed to her that she never wanted to leave him again.
As Tom and Ned had no wish for a light, which would be sure to attract insects, they entered their tent in the dark
, and were soon stretched out in comparative comfort.
It was dark
as pitch there; but I said, in a kind of a coarse whisper, "Jim
Beyond this flood a frozen Continent Lies dark
and wilde, beat with perpetual storms Of Whirlwind and dire Hail, which on firm land Thaws not, but gathers heap, and ruin seems Of ancient pile; all else deep snow and ice, A gulf profound as that SERBONIAN Bog Betwixt DAMIATA and mount CASIUS old, Where Armies whole have sunk: the parching Air Burns frore, and cold performs th' effect of Fire.
By this time, we had lost our foothold and were spinning round in the water, carried away by an irresistible whirl, for the water turned with us and dashed us against the dark
mirror, which thrust us back again; and our throats, raised above the whirlpool, roared aloud.
Looking in the direction in which they faced, I saw coming through the haze under the trees beyond the end of the passage of dens the dark
figure and awful white face of Moreau.
A tall, dark
man, with black mustaches, dark
eyes, and the air of a gentleman.
Here, before the closed doors, stood many forms with dark
faces and harsh, discordant voices, who sternly asked the shivering little Fairy why she came to them.
eyelashes, now--what can be more exquisite?
They did not stop or pause till they saw before them the high dark
tower of Doom.
It was a sweet, simple country spot, but I was surprised to observe that by the gate there stood two soldierly men in dark
uniforms who leaned upon their short rifles and glanced keenly at us as we passed.
Symon, the official guardian and guide, was a young man, prematurely gray, with a grave mouth which contrasted curiously with a very small, dark
mustache with waxed points, that seemed somehow, separate from it, as if a black fly had settled on his face.