All things they have in common, being so poor, And their one fear, Death's shadow at the door. Each sundown makes them mournful, each sunrise Brings back the brightness in their failing eyes.
Midwinter Spring is its own season Sempiternal though sodden towards sundown, Suspended in time, between pole and tropic.1942 Four Quartets,'Little Gidding', pt.1.
We have dancing ... from soon after sundown until a few minutes after nine o’clock.... Occasionally the boys who play the female partners in the dances exercise their ingenuity in dressing to look as girlish as possible. In the absence of lady duds they use leaves, and the leaf-clad beauties often look very pretty and always odd enough.rutherford b. hayes
I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.john muir
In our sun-down perambulations, of late, through the outer parts of Brooklyn, we have observed several parties of youngsters playing "base", a certain game of ball...Let us go forth awhile, and get better air in our lungs. Let us leave our close rooms...the game of ball is glorious.walt whitman
Solid men of Boston, make no long orations; Solid men of Boston, drink no long potations; Solid men of Boston, go to bed at sundown; Never lose your way like the loggerheads of London.Billy Pitt and the Farmer, printed in "Asylum for Fugitive Pieces" (1786), without author's name.
Do not expect again a phoenix hour, The triple-towered sky, the dove complaining, Sudden the rain of gold and heart's first ease Traced under trees by the eldritch light of sundown.Cecil Day-Lewis, in "From Feathers to Iron"(1931)
I can see her lookin fast in her faded jeans She's a hard lovin woman got me feelin mean Sometimes I think its a shame when I get feelin better when I'm feelin no pain sundown you better take care if I find you been creepin round my back stairs sundown you better take care if I find you been creepin round my back stairsgordon lightfoot
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