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English citations of advesperate
Noun: to draw towards evening
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- 1809 - Joseph Hutton, School for Prodigals play published in The English and American Stage, Volume 30
- See the red gleaming of the western skies, proclaims that day begins to advesperate, and nature to sink into repose!
- 1840 - Baker Peter Smith, Trip to the Far West
- The day advesperated, ere I left the church yard of Tregony; and I pursued, in the shades of evening, my route to St. AUSTLE.
- 1844 - Catherine Grace Frances, Agathonia: a Romance
- The morning light was streaking the sky when his spirit softened thus strangely towards the preserver of his father; and before the advesperation of day, as if obeying an ungovernable impulse, Velid drew breath and bridle-rein at the Northern issue of the valley.
- 1870s - J.E.L. Seneker [aut.] and Thomas Stone [ed.], Frontier Experience, or Epistolary Sesquipedalian Lexiphanicism from the Occident (2008 edited reprint)
- Ultimately, as the day began to advesperate, but prior to the cadence of Phœbus,-with pedal envelopes and the inferior portion of my femoral habiliments subjected to quite an illutation...
- 1874 - Kellet Rigbye, The Poetical Works of Kellet Rigbye
- Then when the day advesperates they meet/Within some neighbour's cot to hold debate;/They talk of village news and future toil,/And then repair to Slumber's arms awhile.