Night green

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Night green iodine green.
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Quotations

  • Mark Twain
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    “Warm summer sun, shine kindly here. Warm southern wind, blow softly here. Green sod above, lie light, lie light. Good night, dear Heart, Good night, good night.”

Usage

In literature:

Shall I tell you who is coming to dine to-night, Green-eyes?
"A Village of Vagabonds" by F. Berkeley Smith
But at night what do you think the spotted green frog did?
"Here and Now Story Book" by Lucy Sprague Mitchell
Night fell, and the yawl anchored by a soft green field, with the bowsprit among the rushes.
"The Voyage Alone in the Yawl "Rob Roy"" by John MacGregor
I left Green river, for ever, and came to where we now are; and, sir, I wish you a good night.
"The Adventures of Daniel Boone: the Kentucky rifleman" by Uncle Philip
Who can tell the crack of a small rifle among the louder cracks of green logs splitting with the fierce frost of a Yellowstone winter's night?
"Wild Animals at Home" by Ernest Thompson Seton
He never went to Stepney Green on a week night.
"The Big Bow Mystery" by I. Zangwill
And mebby some night bird singin' out of the pretty green garden to its mate in the cool shadows.
"Samantha at Coney Island" by Marietta Holley
The author's charming name was Green, and recalled curtains and nights under the stars.
"Harding's luck" by E. [Edith] Nesbit
They tethered their animals on the edge of the green growth and here Stubbs set about making a camping place for the night.
"The Web of the Golden Spider" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
And the green slopes, after the night's soft rain, Glitter beneath the blue.
"Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland" by Daniel Turner Holmes
Green River Towhead, two miles below, claimed us for the night.
"Afloat on the Ohio" by Reuben Gold Thwaites
No, there couldn't be anything outside, she assured herself wryly, peering out into the green night.
"The Moon is Green" by Fritz Reuter Leiber
How well she remembered that night when her own hands had put on that green cover.
"The Old Countess; or, The Two Proposals" by Ann S. Stephens
In the green-rooms of the theatres, as Mrs. Bellamy assures us, thousands were often lost and won in a single night.
"The Age of Pope" by John Dennis
Green continued his night watches about the house, and again one night Drysdale passed out to the creek and acted as before.
"The Somnambulist and the Detective" by Allan Pinkerton
The enemy was using green rockets that night as a signal of their own.
""And they thought we wouldn't fight"" by Floyd Gibbons
When you travel by night men and women are on top of one another, buttoned behind an avenue of green cotton curtains.
"My Impresssions of America" by Margot Asquith
The gentlemen slept aboard the launch, which was anchored at night off Green Knoll Camp.
"Wyn's Camping Days" by Amy Bell Marlowe
She has brought me down to this terribly damp and very green place, where it rains every day and night.
"A House-Party" by Ouida
After the barren shores I had passed, this little house, imbedded in living green, was like a bright star in a dark night.
"Voyage of the Paper Canoe" by Nathaniel H. Bishop
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In poetry:

Wave, thou wild flow'r! for ever wave,
O'er my lov'd relic of delight;
My tears shall bathe her green-rob'd grave
More than the dews of heav'n by night.
"To The Tomb Of A Friend" by Sir John Carr
The ship all black and the ship all white
Met like the meeting of day and night,
Met, and there lay serene dark green
A twilight yard of the sea between.
"The Ballad of Iskander" by James Elroy Flecker
In green enchantment stands the Kurgan,
Where evening dampness doth enfold,
The night descends with sleep and coolness,
The morning sunbeams touch with gold.
"The Birch Tree" by Ivan Nikitin
The low grassy roof, my glorious dead,
Is bright with the buttercup's blossom,
And the night-blooming roses burn dimly and red
On the green sod that covers thy bosom.
"At The Nightfall" by Emma Alice Browne
HE greets you with a smile from friendly eyes;
But never speaks, nor rises from his bed:
Beneath the green night of the sea he lies,
The whole world's waters weighing on his head.
"Solway Ford" by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
Pale the rain-rutted roadways shine
In the green light
Behind the cedar and the pine:
Come, thundering night!
Blacken broad earth with hoards of storm:
For me yon valley-cottage beckons warm.
"Autumn Even-Song" by George Meredith

In news:

The Green Bay Phoenix stumbled away from home, losing their 12th straight, non-conference road game, 74-68 at Tennessee Tech Thursday night.
Voice of America journalist Margaret Besheer says it happened Thursday night at Bowling Green station in Lower Manhattan.
0Bowling Green defeated Wright State Monday night 54-41.
BOWLING GREEN — The Wood County Historical Society will hold Friday Night Folklore Tours at the museum today.
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte practiced Wednesday for the first time since suffering a sprained right ankle on Sept 13 in a loss to the Green Bay Packers, and he expects to play Monday night when the team faces the Dallas Cowboys.
In a bizarre ending that capped a tough weekend for replacement officials, the Seattle Seahawks beat the Green Bay Packers 14-12 on Monday night.
From Stephen Curry's health, to David Lee's play, to their early-season success capped by Draymond Green's game-winner against Miami Wednesday night, the Warriors are full of surprises.
Better yet, he knows Green Bay's offense—"Wrinkles here and there" are the only changes Grant noticed—and McCarthy fully expects Grant will be able to play in Sunday night's game against Detroit.
The Green Bay Packers are a victory away from clinching the NFC North title after beating the Detroit Lions 27-20 on Sunday night.
Green Bay Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang is active for Sunday night's game against the Detroit Lions.
For the 21st consecutive time, the Green Bay Packers beat the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field, winning 27-20 Sunday night.
There was no greater evidence on election night that politics remains a soft science than the green light Colorado voters gave to most of the school funding campaigns waged along the Front Range.
Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein pulled one of the oldest third-party candidate, get-noticed-on-debate-night stunts: Get arrested.
Jill Stein laid out her vision for turning the White House green to a group of about 30 people in Albany on Saturday night.
Jeff Green have the kind of game he had Friday night.
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In science:

The solid (red) line denotes the number of images (measured in individual CCD ampli fiers) and the dotted (green) li ne gives the number of subtractions completed for the night.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
The solid (red) line denotes the number of images (measured in individual CCD ampli fiers) and the dotted (green) li ne gives the number of subtractions completed for the night.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
An important finding is that the accelerations of the ice retreat in the polar day and the ice growth at polar night (slope of green curve in figure 4(c)) are very similar.
Robust seasonal cycle of Arctic sea ice area through tipping point in amplitude
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