Usage examples for gloom

  1. I flung wide the door, and from the gloom without a man's voice greeted me with a question. – The Shame of Motley by Raphael Sabatini
  2. He let go her hand, and turning away, was lost amidst the gloom. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  3. But Faith cried through the gloom: Dan'l. – The Sea Bride by Ben Ames Williams
  4. He gave a sharp glance at his open door when I thus answered him, and the next instant he was close to me in the gloom and looking sharply in my face. – Dead Men's Money by J. S. Fletcher
  5. For a few moments she wore quite a fell expression, and gloom reigned. – Louisiana by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  6. And for the first time she began to get impatient of the Warren, in the gloom of the winter, and to wish, like her mother, for a change. – A Country Gentleman and his Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  7. He felt that he would gladly have gone back to the gloom of the cave for the sake of a brief visit from her every day. – The Northern Iron 1907 by George A. Birmingham
  8. In the gloom of the woods she could see nothing. – The Shepherd of the North by Richard Aumerle Maher
  9. General Herkimer did not at first recognize us in the gloom; but when Sergeant Corney made himself known, the leader said, in a tone of bitter disappointment: " Then you did not succeed in getting there?" – The Minute Boys of the Mohawk Valley by James Otis
  10. He took one hasty glance behind him, and saw what he knew to be the mouth of the river close at hand; and beyond this a waste of waters was hidden in the gloom of night. – Lost in the Fog by James De Mille
  11. Why act as if the world were a place of gloom and shadow? – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  12. He must have recreation so as to relieve the gloom so likely to come in the disease. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  13. As she turned to come back, her sharp eye caught sight of something moving on the house- top as before, and soon, clear against the soft gloom of the sky, appeared the white figure flitting to and fro. – Spinning-Wheel Stories by Louisa May Alcott
  14. She stood a long while looking at the place where the gloom had blotted him out. – The Pastor's Wife by Elizabeth von Arnim
  15. Was not the gloom of to- night great enough without that as a last touch to ring in our ears? – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  16. In the gloom of the hut the girl's face grew very pale. – Afterwards by Kathlyn Rhodes
  17. He began working his way forward into the gloom. – His Unknown Wife by Louis Tracy
  18. Then slowly, as the eyes became accustomed to it, this gloom was gradually relieved. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  19. But within the fort there was gloom. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  20. A light flashed out from the gloom in front, vanishing before the boy could locate it. – The Lost Trail by Edward S. Ellis