A portion of the brief Arctic day remained, and it's dim twilight glow was too precious to be wasted.
Even in the dim light of the late April evening, the reason for this careful mooring was apparent at a glance.
On the left the low-lying land stretched in a dim haze, rising here and there into a darker blur which marked the higher capes and headlands.
When such men, who are beyond hope and fear, begin in their dim minds to see the source their woes, it may be an evil time for those who have wronged them.
Even in that dimlight there could be no mistaking those features.
Samkin, lad, the eye grows dim and the hand less firm as the years pass.
I warrant that there are more sound ones than sorry, for he is quick at his work and a trifle dim in the eye.
In the hallway above a night-light was burning dim and low but sufficiently diffused to show him the figure of a woman silently descending the stairway.
But now Charlie had eliminated himself from her life (she was quite sure that she would never see him again) while to the man labouring late, behind that closed door, she must be even more a dim reminiscence than ever before.
His heavy footsteps were pounding the second flight of steps before a voice broke the hush in the stuffy little room, a voice faint and toneless, dim and passionless.
Rose-Marie, whose eyes had now become accustomed to the dim light, stepped past the boy and into the room.
They live their lives out, with something that might be termed a feverish stolidity, in the dim crowded flats, and upon the thronged streets.
Her beauty made the rest of the room fade into dim outlines--made Jim and Ella and Bennie seem heavy, and somehow overfed.
There would be for him no dim parlour, no singing choir, no pastor with an unsteady voice.
She wondered how this beauty had been born of the dim woman who seemed so colourless and the sodden brute who lay snoring in the comer.
Rose-Marie was hoping to push that day into the background--to make it only a dim uncertainty rather than the sword of Damocles that it was.
She was a tall, slight thing, so fair that she seemed luminous in the dim shadow caused by the hill which rose sharply behind her.
He forsook the tavern and made stealthy trips to the little white house, only to be greeted by blank darkness, except for a dim gleam at the edges of the curtain at the window of the small north chamber.
Later she ate her dinner quietly in the dimoak dining room.
She went to pray in the dim old church, and had glorious visions of angels who smiled upon her.
He did not wait for trial and sentence,--those dim mockeries of justice in which Tiberius sometimes indulged.
But the light was so dim that he could not at first make it out, and despite all his courage and power of will an uncanny feeling seized him.
He threw the door open and rushed in, mechanically holding his candle aloft, and, by the dim light it shed, looked about him, aghast.
He contented himself with this, and with talking about the future to little Mary in the dim firelight.
His feeble arms groped here and there for her in that dim and awful obscurity.
Mary was very glad to leave the room once more, and to return to the dim chamber where Hester Pollard sat at needlework.
She stood at the gate nearly an hour later, and watched the young man ride away in the dim moonlight.
Edward Arundel did not understand all this, but I think he had a dim comprehension of the greater part of it.
She remembered, with a start of cold horror, Zoë's dim tradition of a fall far off in the river.
We have a dim remembrance of rowing sundry leagues, and even of dabbling with the rod and line.