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- O great was Conn in that dread hour, And all the Fians feared his power, And watched, as in a darksome dream, The warriors meet ... - "Elves and Heroes", Donald A. MacKenzie.
- There is a path upon your left hand side, That leadeth from a guilty conscience Unto a forest of distrust and fear- A darksome place and dangerous to pass. - "A History of English Literature Elizabethan Literature", George Saintsbury.
- Oh, wait not in the darksome forest, Where thou must needs be left alone, But e'en when memory is sorest, Seek out a path and journey on! - "Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul", Various.