Darkness came on, deep as that in the rayless abysses of the caverns under the lava, and still the snow fell thicker.
That morning there had broken over her a storm of rayless despair.
Darkness hemmed him in, in rayless and triumphant obscurity.
Never before had all glint of hope been lost in rayless blackness.
The sea was tossing; the sun rested, a red, rayless disk, on the sea-line in the west.
So thorough, that it soon ceases to be doubt, and the mind passes quickly from its dim twilight to a rayless blank.
So there they stood, seven sorrowful little figures engulfed in the rayless despair of childhood and the bitterness of poverty.
I pressed my lips to his once brilliant and now rayless eyes—I swept his hair from his brow, and kissed that too.
When the reddleman's figure could no longer be seen, Wildeve himself descended and plunged into the rayless hollow of the vale.
Slowly the sad procession wound back to town through the rayless hemlock woods.