he had already come to recognise his father as the one other dweller in the world, a creature like his mother, who slept near the light
and was a bringer of meat)--his father had a way of walking right into the white far wall and disappearing.
The dying gleam of an ill-kept fire formed the only light by which I could judge of objects and distances.
The light of the lamp in the circular room poured in through the gap.
One of the fishermen struck light from a stone, set fire to some tinder, and by the aid of a match lit a lantern.
said Monk to Athos, who had turned away, not to expose his face to the light.
Katharine stood where he left her, looking at the window and expecting soon to see a shadow move across it; but she saw nothing; the blinds conveyed nothing; the light
was not moved.
Men would say of him that up he went and down he came without his eyes; and that it was better not even to think of ascending; and if any one tried to loose another and lead him up to the light
, let them only catch the offender, and they would put him to death.
When night came again I found, with pleasure, that the fire gave light
as well as heat and that the discovery of this element was useful to me in my food, for I found some of the offals that the travellers had left had been roasted, and tasted much more savoury than the berries I gathered from the trees.
O King of blight and sorrow, send me not away till I have brought back the light
and joy that will make your dark home bright and beautiful again.
A brilliant though waving flame was now plainly visible, gracefully gliding over the lake, and throwing its light
on the water in such a manner as to tinge it slightly though in the air, so strong was the contrast, the darkness seemed to have the distinctness of material substances, as if the fire were imbedded in a setting of ebony.
The same night, on their way to the fields, they observed with dismay a light
in one of the windows of the house.
Their office is to illumine and enkindle -- My duty, to be saved by their bright light
, And purified in their electric fire, And sanctified in their elysian fire.