In spite of the danger from dinosaurs (which is not great save at night, for, as I may have said before, they are mostly nocturnal
in their habits) I have twice in the last three weeks been over to our old camp in order to see our negro who still kept watch and ward below the cliff.
And these strange nocturnal
editions contained also the first brief cables from Europe of the fleet disaster, the North Atlantic fleet for which New York had always felt an especial pride and solicitude.
He saw that the figure leaning over the bed was that of a man, and he guessed at the truth of the nocturnal
That occurrence soon became generally known--her nocturnal
visit, the change she underwent, and her entry into a convent.
Above the nocturnal
diapason of the teeming jungle sounded a dismal flapping of wings and over head, through the thick night, a shadowy form passed across the diffused light of the flaring camp-fire.
Then, strengthening himself with the heavenly viaticum,* he prepared for the entrance into another life, and asked how near the time was when the brothers were to be awakened to sing the nocturnal
praises of our Lord.
The atmosphere enveloped the disc with a fluid mantle; vapor deposited itself in the shape of clouds; this natural screen tempered the ardor of the solar rays, and retained the nocturnal
however, is nocturnal
, while the others wander by day over the open plains, feeding on beetles, larvae, roots, and even small snakes.
The lights and shades of the nocturnal
jungle are as different as one might imagine the lights and shades of another world to differ from those of our world; its beasts, its blooms, and its birds are not those of the jungle of Kudu, the sun.
I'm glad you brought up the subject; I've felt the influence of this nocturnal
blight upon our city, but I never thought to analyse it before.
As I expressed some surprise at this piece of nocturnal
gymnastics, he begged me to notice carefully the exterior disposition of the chateau.
New stars hast thou made us see, and new nocturnal
glories: verily, laughter itself hast thou spread out over us like a many-hued canopy.