twilight vision

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n twilight vision the ability to see in reduced illumination (as in moonlight)
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Usage

In literature:

Often do I have visions of the quiet hour before the twilight.
"Before Adam" by Jack London
The twilight came and deepened, but imagination prevented the vision from fading.
"Helen's Babies" by John Habberton
Exhausted as he was, Smoke grew almost to fear sleep, so fearful and bitter were the visions of that mad, twilight land.
"Smoke Bellew" by Jack London
Another pleasing vision appeared about twilight several days in succession.
"A Mind That Found Itself" by Clifford Whittingham Beers
His imperturbable scent is a confused power of vision in what is twilight to us.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
Lovely a maid in twilight before the vision knelt, Looking with upturn'd gaze the awe that her spirit felt.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 341, March, 1844, Vol. 55" by Various
A dream, a vision of Paradise, it did indeed look in this fast falling twilight.
"The Argosy" by Various
I can watch Robert realizing my visions for others, and you, my twilight moon, my autumn flower.
"Hopes and Fears scenes from the life of a spinster" by Charlotte M. Yonge
She was a nymph-like vision of the twilight, and there was nothing of the Addington girl about her unconsidered ease.
"The Prisoner" by Alice Brown
Twilight faded and vision replaced it.
"Second Sight" by Basil Eugene Wells
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In poetry:

E'en darkness has a cheering smile,
And twilight kindles into day;
And the heart rests untroubled—while
Visions of Eden round it play.
"Morning Thoughts" by John Bowring
Then laughed they with a wistful scorn,
'You are a ghost, a long-dead vision;
You passed by ages ere was born
This twilight of the days elysian.
"The Dreamers" by William Wilfred Campbell
One day you will finally leave
The shade of twilight visions, emerging
Radiant from that dream and those yearnings
Born of all that makes you grieve.
"Redemption" by Antero Tarquinio de Quental
And now the distant view where vision fails
Twilight and grey obscurity pervade;
Tint following tint each dark'ning object veils,
Till all the landscape sinks into the shade.
"Evening" by Ann Radcliffe
VII. For when the star of eve unveil'd her light,
To bathe its glories in some lucid stream,
Or twilight hung upon the day's swift flight,
I've woo'd thy tones to aid my vision'd dream.
"The Spanish Guitar" by Sydney Owenson
Yes, the summer time is beautiful with all its clouds above,
But it brings not in the twilight all the visions that I love;
Therefore is it that I weary all the time until I see
On the hills the coming winter that will bring them back to me.
"Winter Visitors" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

Zeiss' proprietary multi-coating on the lenses and its phase-coatings on the prisms improve light transmission for bright, sharp images and enhanced twilight vision.
But the coolest feature is the new night-vision system that likens a twilight drive to a Special Forces recon mission.
The artist's vision will further become reality on Saturday, when the Ark Project hosts twilight tours of the 95-acre farm and sculpture park.
Melissa Rosenberg, who's written all five "Twilight" films (and "Step Up"), is in talks to tackle a re-write of " Highlander ," reported Heat Vision.
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