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‘Night’ as a noun

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


Twice she kissed me, and said, “Good night, Miss Jane.”

From ‘Jane Eyre’, by Charlotte Brontë.


“I have seen nothing of him since last night,” replied Nicholas.

From ‘Nicholas Nickleby’, by Charles Dickens.


The third night came clear and cold, with a touch in the air like frost, and a northerly wind that blew the clouds away and made the stars bright.

From ‘Kidnapped!’, by Robert Louis Stevenson.

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“I wish you would try to knock a little sense into him and make him quit this playing at painting.”

From ‘My Man Jeeves’, by P.G. Wodehouse.

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