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Evenfall   Listen

The time of day immediately following sunset.  Synonyms: crepuscle, crepuscule, dusk, fall, gloam, gloaming, nightfall, twilight.  "They finished before the fall of night"

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"Evenfall" Quotes from Famous Books

... gale at evenfall (The swift brick-fielder of the local folk), About the streets of Sydney, when the dust Lies burnt on glaring windows, and the men Look forth from doors of drouth and drink the change With thirsty haste, and that most thankful ...
— The Poems of Henry Kendall • Henry Kendall

... lamps he glances back slightingly at the mirk and glimmer in which his ancestors wandered; his heart waxes jocund at the contrast; nor do his lips refrain from a stave, in the highest style of poetry, lauding progress and the golden mean. When gas first spread along a city, mapping it forth about evenfall for the eye of observant birds, a new age had begun for sociality and corporate pleasure-seeking, and begun with proper circumstance, becoming its own birthright. The work of Prometheus had advanced by another stride. Mankind and its supper parties were no longer ...
— Virginibus Puerisque • Robert Louis Stevenson

Words linked to "Evenfall" :   evening, night, even, time of day, eventide, hour, eve

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