THIS page provides hundreds of example sentences taken from English literature, illustrating the use of various words.

‘Light’ as a noun

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Light’ as a noun.

1

I saw her face and dress by the light of the lamps.

From ‘Jane Eyre’, by Charlotte Brontë.

2

His wits had quickly returned as soon as he saw the twinkle of their lights.

From ‘The Hobbit’, by J.R.R. Tolkien.

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Break

No one but an anarchist would go about breaking statues.

From ‘The Return of Sherlock Holmes’, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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