eventide

Part of speech: noun

Evening.

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Usage examples "eventide":

  1. And about eventide he came to a tower, whereto he prayed admission, and he was received gladly by the lady of the castle. - "The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights", James Knowles.
  2. I see him standing at his cabin- door at eventide With dreaming, fearless eyes gazing at sunset hills; In his prophetic sight Liberty, like a bride, Hasteth to meet her lord, the westward- going man! - "The Song of the Stone Wall", Helen Keller.
  3. But many returned at eventide and partook of a sumptuous banquet in honour of Reginald, and this feast was paid for by Dickson himself. - "Annie o' the Banks o' Dee", Gordon Stables.