Phrases with "palely"

I turned to look back into the room; the moon penetrated its shadow very palely and partially — but still there was light. The Haunted and the Haunters by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1859]

D. H. Lawrence Halliday hung motionless, an almost imbecile smile flickering palely on his face. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

As she reached it, and he waited for her, she almost thought that the small carved hand showed through the darkness palely lit and in motion, waving her to go on. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

T. E. Lawrence A flame flickered palely on the left, and we found Musa our watchman there. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Arnold Bennett The sun was palely shining upon dry, clean pavements and upon roads juicy with black mud. Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett [1911]

Abraham Merri Thousands of palely azure, metal moons they soared; warrior moons charging in meteor rush and streaming with fluttering battle pennons of violet flame. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

Abraham Merri Across the floor toward the Cones glided a palely lustrous sphere. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

Abraham Merri The palely golden hair lustreless, and dry. The Woman of the Wood by Abraham Merri

Marjorie Bowen The lamps burnt so palely in this new insistent light that they became mere yellow specks of misty radiance. The Rake’s Progress by Marjorie Bowen [1912]

Its rays fell palely over the face of the Athenian, and Arbaces was moved to see how sensibly that countenance had changed. The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1834]

Abraham Merri The valley filled with a palely shimmering radiance which dropped like veils upon it, hiding all within it. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

Abraham Merri The Keeper turned — I saw its palely lustrous blue metallic back. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

The distance in the cleft behind, which he now clearly saw, as if the walls of it palely shone with their own light, held no promise of a lordlier change. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

D. H. Lawrence And so Connie had come upon her in the drive, alone and palely loitering. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

Olaf Stapledon Often we skimmed over billowy and palely luminous surfaces of gas, or among feathery shreds and prominences; or plunged into mist, to find ourselves in a world of featureless dawn light. Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon

Abraham Merri In their place was a limpid, translucent, palely green ether, faintly luminous — as though he stood within some clear wan emerald. The Woman of the Wood by Abraham Merri

H. Rider Haggard Now she finally sank and left the world in darkness save for a faint grey tinge in the eastern sky that palely heralded the dawn. Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard

D. H. Lawrence Only a few pink orchids stood palely by the path, looking wistfully out at the ranks of red-purple bugle, whose last flowers, glowing from the top of the bronze column, yearned darkly for the sun. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence