eventide

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n eventide the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall) "he enjoyed the evening light across the lake"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Eventide The time of evening; evening.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n eventide The time of evening.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Eventide the time of evening, evening
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. ǣfentīd,. See Tide
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. ǽfnung, from ǽfen, even.

Usage

In literature:

Amid a solitude like that of a catacomb the hours ran their course; the day grew old, and eventide replaced the waning flush in the west.
"Under the Rose" by Frederic Stewart Isham
During the last week we have had three stoves put up, and henceforth no light of a cheerful fire will gladden us at eventide.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866" by Various
How would be the noon and eventide?
"The Right Knock" by Helen Van-Anderson
Faint and weary, for his brethren Hans toiled on till eventide, Then, amid the people's cheering, knelt, and breathed a prayer, and died.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
At length the end of this great Canadian drew near; and the shadows at the closing of life's eventide deepened and lengthened.
"The Story of My Life" by Egerton Ryerson
But what has thou done beside, To tell thy mother at eventide?
"Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1" by Edward William Cole
We cannot all have our gardens now, nor our pleasant fields to meditate in at eventide.
"The Stones of Venice, Volume I (of 3)" by John Ruskin
With what reverence have I paced thy great bare rooms and courts at eventide!
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
Image of a perfect patriarch, walking out to meditate at eventide!
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume I (of 2)" by John Wilson
At eventide he walked towards the temple: he heeded not the hymning to Diana.
"Life of John Keats" by William Michael Rossetti
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In poetry:

It knew the glow of eventide,
The sunrise and the noon,
And glorified and sanctified
It slept beneath the moon.
"The Old Burying-Ground" by John Greenleaf Whittier
I take the lesson, wipe my brow
And throw my axe aside,
And, sorely wearied, I go home
In the tranquil eventide.
"The Old Chimaeras. Old Receipts" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The chair he filled is set aside
Upon his father’s floor;
In morning hours, at eventide,
His step is heard no more.
"Robert Parkes" by Henry Kendall
Not groves, nor any vermeil walks,
Nor flowery pastures pied,
But the great sweep of sky and land
And the hills at eventide.
"A Connaught Man (For Hugh Maguire)" by Katharine Tynan
Lead me through this rugged way,
Friend and Father! God and Guide!
Light me through the darksome day,
To a tranquil eventide.
"Prayer for Guidance" by John Bowring
I would go home again—to rooms
With sadness large at eventide,
Go in, take off my overcoat,
And in the light of streets outside
"I would go home again—to rooms..." by Boris Pasternak

In news:

After the usual buzz, Portland's dining swells can finally thrill seek at the Eventide Oyster Co.--the new venture headed by the enterprising owners of the award-winning Hugo's.
The Eventide Gilead Fund, a mutual fund practicing values-based investing, was named as a "Category King" by the Wall Street Journal for the one-year period ending September 28, 2012.
Turning, for the first time, to its stompboxes for inspiration, Eventide today announced that its Blackhole™ Native plug-in for AAX, AU or VST is now available.
Moreover, the Blackhole Native plug-in is free with the purchase of any Eventide Stompbox effective immediately through June 30, 2012.
Space features 12 of Eventide 's signature reverb combination effects culled from the H8000FW and Eclipse V4 along with some startling new magic.
Video Update on Eventide 's Space Reverb (and Beyond) Pedal.
Persimmon, Charlie Palmer Steak, and Eventide : The Needle.
Eventide Home in Quincy plans expansion at SouthField in Weymouth.
Joyce Haglund, executive director, William B Rice Eventide Home in Quincy.
Setting Up an Eventide Stompbox as MIDI Tempo Master.
Eventide Factor-series stompboxes have the ability to generate MIDI Clock.
That means that you can use your Eventide stompbox as a Master Tempo source for anything in your MIDI chain, including drum machines, sequencers, and other Eventide stompboxes.
If you are in the mood for compelling, intelligent and entertaining theatre, Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge, presented by Eventide Arts at Dennis Union Church, gets everything right.
Chrysanthemum 'Mystic Mum Eventide Coral' from Fides Oro.
Beatrice Lola Lende Fogderud, 93, of Jamestown, North Dakota died on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at Eventide at Hi Acres Nursing home in Jamestown.
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