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English citations of advesperate

Noun: to draw towards evening[edit]

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See the red gleaming of the western skies, proclaims that day begins to advesperate, and nature to sink into repose!
  • The day advesperated, ere I left the church yard of Tregony; and I pursued, in the shades of evening, my route to St. AUSTLE.
  • 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.
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...
  • 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.