afterglow of sunset

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  • The purple evening fell about them, an afterglow of sunset trembling upon the violet sea. Cited from Veranilda, by George Gissing
  • The afterglow of sunset was well over now and the dim of night creeping up. Cited from Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents, by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
  • And Bob looked up, as he had so often done before, to see the wonder of the great dome against the afterglow of sunset. Cited from The Rules of the Game, by Stewart Edward White
  • The afterglow of sunset slowly faded out of the western sky. Cited from The Story of the Foss River Ranch, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • The air should have been soft and clear and scented: there should have been an afterglow of sunset in the sky to light him on his way. Cited from A Damsel in Distress, by P.G. Wodehouse
  • A horizon of deep purple marked the afterglow of sunset and preceded a desert night of stars. Cited from A Man Four-Square, by William MacLeod Raine
  • By infinitesimal degrees the dark cloud-line merged upward into the golden-red haze of the afterglow of sunset. Cited from Riders of the Purple Sage, by Zane Grey
  • Bennington was surprised to see Jim coming down to them through the afterglow of sunset announcing vociferously that the meal was at last prepared. Cited from The Claim Jumpers, by Stewart Edward White
  • The afterglow of sunset burned dull gold and rose in the western sky, rendering glorious the veil of purple over the ranges. Cited from The Mysterious Rider, by Zane Grey
  • It was a beautiful picture, a piece of perfect painting -- three figures in a simple curve of rocks, lit as it were by an afterglow of sunset. Cited from Best British Short Stories, Ed. O'Brien & Cournos
  • No stars, no moon, no afterglow of sunset illumined the grayness that in this hour seemed prophetic of Lenore's future. Cited from The Desert of Wheat, by Zane Grey
  • As always at that long hour when the afterglow of sunset lingered in the west, Warren plodded to and fro in the gloom. Cited from Desert Gold, by Zane Grey
  • But in the softened light of the rising moon mingling with the afterglow of sunset, he saw the deep imprints of her horse's hoofs where he had galloped homeward. Cited from Cow-Country, by B. M. Bower
  • What wondrous mingling of lights in the afterglow of sunset, and the primrose bloom of the first stars, and faint foregleamings of the rising moon creeping over the hill behind us! Cited from Fisherman's Luck, by Henry van Dyke
  • The afterglow of sunset was flaming gorgeously above the western prairies, and the mists along the Neosho were lavender and mother-of-pearl. Cited from Vanguards of the Plains, by Margaret McCarter
  • As he started out upon the slope, a sudden flaring of the afterglow of sunset flooded down from Old Baldy, filling the valley with lights and shadows, yellow and blue, like the radiance of the sky. Cited from The Man of the Forest, by Zane Grey
  • In the west, where the afterglow of sunset lingered over the dark, ragged, spruce-speared horizon-line, there was such a transparent golden line melting into vivid star-fired blue that Helen could only gaze and gaze in wondering admiration. Cited from The Man of the Forest, by Zane Grey
  • All the northern sky was still red with the afterglow of sunset, creeping slowly eastwards against the dawn; land and sea lay clear and yet dim, for the light was ghostly as a phosphorescent chamber; the tide was slack, and lapped softly on the rocks; and everything in the world seemed tranquil. Cited from Vandrad the Viking, by J. Storer Clouston