There's one here," she said, feeling about, for they were in the shadow
In the glamour of the moonlight they had vanished; a veil of silver-gray vapor touched here and there with ebony shadows
masked its site.
The voice of Hepzibah, with a hush through it, was going up along with the footsteps; and, again, responsive to her cousin's voice, Phoebe heard that strange, vague murmur, which might be likened to an indistinct shadow
of human utterance.
Glancing at the looking-glass, we behold -- deep within its haunted verge -- the smouldering glow of the half-extinguished anthracite, the white moon-beams on the floor, and a repetition of all the gleam and shadow
of the picture, with one remove further from the actual, and nearer to the imaginative.
To whom, likewise, the shadows
of the night revealed themselves, in the forms their dozing eyes and wandering thoughts suggested.
It stirred, it lifted itself, it beckoned towards the shadow
which hid the head of the cleft and the piled-up corpses that lay there, and it seemed to me that the arm was the arm of Baleka.
She stood well in the shadow
, seeming rather to shrink from than to court attention.
Slowly the chieftains, the warriors and the women melted away into the shadows
of the surrounding chambers, and Dejah Thoris and Sola stood alone before the jeddak of the Tharks.
So I stood for perhaps a minute, and then, with an eye to the trees still, turned westward to cross the headland; and as I moved, one among the lurking shadows
moved to follow me.
With leaves the peach-trees are laden, The wind sighs through the haze, And the willows wave their shadows
Down the oriole-haunted ways.
Then Violet hung the wreath above the throne, and with weary foot went forth again, out into the cold, dark gardens, and still the golden shadows
followed her, and wherever they fell, flowers bloomed and green leaves rustled.
I fancied that each shadow
, as the sun descended lower and lower, separated itself sullenly from the trunk that gave it birth, and thus became absorbed by the stream; while other shadows
issued momently from the trees, taking the place of their predecessors thus entombed.