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  • Once again following his instructions, I made the necessary arrangements with Becker, who turned out to be the antithesis of the funeral directors profiled in the bestselling book of the time that exposed the dark side of that industry, The American Way of Death.

    Kitchen Privileges

  • Meira could find the dark side of the noonday sun.

    The Path of Daggers

  • To prove her point more clearly, Dr. Usher snapped down the window shade, allowing no fading light into the room, flipped on a single lamp that sat on the desk in the dark side of the room, then turned off the overhead light.

    Shiver

  • Bath Kol is so bereft his joy is almost gone . . . and the dark side can feel it.

    Surrender the Dark

  • Attempts are made to restore philosophical conceptions assailed by Locke and his followers; the rationalism, of the deistic or semi-deistic writers is declared to be superficial; their optimistic theories disregard the dark side of nature, and provide no sufficient utterance for the sadness caused by the contemplation of human suffering; and the polished monotony of Pope's verses begins to fall upon those who shall tread in his steps.

    Samuel Johnson

  • FARTHER BACK ON Interstate 5, the officer stood just to the dark side of the road, where the light didnt reach, and removed the helmet.

    The After Wife

  • In comparing Maudie Sinclair to a suet pudding, Harry had looked at the dark side of the matter.

    Frivolous Cupid

  • Attributed to Shakespeare of Stratford they are meaningless, they are inebriate extravagancies -- intemperate admirations of the dark side of the moon, so to speak; attributed to Bacon, they are admirations of the golden glories of the moon's front side, the moon at the full -- and not intemperate, not overwrought, but sane and right, and justified.

    Is Shakespeare Dead?

  • The shape was approaching them along the dark side of the ravine, shaded from the rays of the yellow dwarf star, Cancri A.

    George’s Cosmic Treasure Hunt

  • They tell me that I am seeing the dark side of things; I don't see anything, but I perceive the odor of sacristies that increases.

    The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters

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