Definition of Mirkiest
1. mirky [adj] - See also: mirky
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Literary usage of Mirkiest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Minor Elizabethan Drama by Ashley Horace Thorndike (1913)
"... confound MEDICINE, poison MEAN, moderation; means, measure; middle part in a musical composition MERK(MIRK)EST, dark(est), mirkiest MINION, darting, ..."
2. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"In mirkiest glen at midnight hour I'd rove and ne'er be eerie, O ! If thro' that glen I gaed to thee, My ain kind dearie, ..."
3. Poems and Ballads by Gerald Massey (1854)
"As beauty in Death's cerement shrouds, And Stars bejewel Night, God-splendours live in dim heart-clouds, And suffering worketh might, The mirkiest hour is ..."
4. The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia by John Mactaggart (1876)
"Through a' kirk-yards now the folk can gang, "At the mirkiest hour, and sing a bit sang, ..."
5. Lays of the Kirk and Covenant by A. Stuart Menteath (1852)
"O, the sunrise! the sunrise ! hath wondrous power To gladden all living things; It breaks on the chill night's mirkiest hour, Like a smile from the King of ..."
6. Essays Chiefly on Questions of Church and State: From 1850 to 1870 by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (1884)
"... be the mirkiest"—(/.*. ' Gulliver ? ' the dirtiest) 1'—From a Letter to the ' Then, as to discipline over the laity, English Churchman, by ' A Dissenter ..."