How am I to tell when daylight comes, you lubbers, if you leave me with my eyes blinded,' said I.
In this squall the wind seemed to have worn itself out; for before we had made the land it suddenly fell, and by daylight a dead calm came on, followed by a dense fog.
I was very glad when daylight came and I still had five unused rounds in my rifle.
I was the leading escort and I could see before me the open door of the little room, in fact all the doors were open and daylight streamed in from the far end of the hut.
A sentry was stationed at the drawbridge; during daylight hours he was armed with a stick but at night he had a rifle and fixed bayonet, the rifle though had no ammunition.
In fact all through this land of staring daylight there never seemed to be any hour when some at least of the population were not awake and doing.
But then it had been staring daylight with us continuously since we crossed the Arctic circle a fortnight before, and as it is hard to put in regular sleep with the sun burning high in the heavens, we had missed many a regular watch below.
We were in a land where the daylight endured for each hour of the twenty-four on end, and we were setting off to visit those to whom the very name of hours was an unknown thing.
In the first place it was still morning, and eight hours of broad daylightwould keep the fugitive in view every inch of the way.
Even as she stood there barehanded she looked about her desperately for a weapon, seeing the daylight and the promise of escape beyond and only this dumb beast between her and freedom.
All would have been easy enough had they been given ordinary daylight so as to look around them.
There was seldom a time during daylightwhen some fish-hawk could not be seen sailing serenely over the water, looking for a fish for his young fledglings.
The daylight had not yet wholly gone, and it guided me to two gate-posts, from which an avenue of chestnut trees led up to a great house.
I knew the brig was a slow sailer, but how in the name of honesty could she be suffered in broad daylight to fall into such a fate?
As daylight fades, Tristan scales the wall, and hastens to throw into the water the little signals for his lady.
Here meals were taken, and merry pastimes enjoyed, as long as daylight lasted.
The pale purple even Melts around thy flight; Like a star of heaven, In the broad daylight Thou art unseen, but yet I hear thy shrill delight.
And not by eastern windows only, When daylight comes, comes in the light; In front the sun climbs slow, how slowly!
And yet every moment you feel more and more wakeful, as though you were slowly, almost with every breath, waking up into a new, wonderful, far more thrilling and exciting world than the daylight one.
The sheep strayed over a yellow swamp and Wag, the sheep-dog, padded after, rounded them up and headed them for the steeper, narrower rocky pass that led out of Crescent Bay and towards Daylight Cove.
But hope soon succeeds fear, as daylight follows darkness, and before many days the gentleman in search of his money again called at the post-office in Hartford, that being the important port in his voyage of discovery.
Her astonishment on finding that he had been treated as kindly after dark as during daylightwas great.
When daylight came a mighty river was flowing where yesterday there was only dry land.
When daylight came the Russians were so near that it was clear to Madame Ladoinski that unless she crossed the bridge immediately she would soon be a prisoner.
Another night was spent in the open, and when daylight came there were many frozen corpses lying on the ground.
Wet and shivering, the fugitives found, when daylight came, that they had scarcely any food.
At daylight it began to snow, and continued till the afternoon, when it remained cloudy and the ground was covered with snow.
Set out at daylight with a breeze from the southeast, and passed several sandbars.
We formed a second camp for the rest of the night; and atdaylight proceeded on to the gorge or throat of the Great Bend, where we breakfasted.
Beyond the wood the daylight lies; Cruel and hard, it lies in wait To steal the magic from your eyes And from your lips the thrill of fate.
Thank God that here we two have stood, Thank God this shade was ours to win; Time with his axe has marked our wood And he will let the daylight in.