Definition of Bleaknesses
1. bleakness [n] - See also: bleakness
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Literary usage of Bleaknesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1833)
"... and pioneer his way through the rugged ascents and desolate bleaknesses that lie before even the most gifted and gallant adventurer. ..."
2. The Garden of Asia: Impressions from Japan by Reginald John Farrer (1904)
"A ponderous god rules over the bleaknesses of Karuizawa. Pushing aside the shutters at daybreak, we see the divinity whom clouds had obscured from our sight ..."
3. The Heavenly Dykes by June Etta Downey (1904)
"... And we have wandered many a weary year; Thy wastes stretch onward, ever on; austere Before us lie thy bleaknesses; thy bar Gigantic of Alaskan frost; ..."