After all, the issue is not whether Jesus was dark but whether he was black.
While the White Swan comes easily to Nina, the dark mysteries of the Black Swan evade her.
In the dark, it could be hard to tell which side of the train the platform was on.
She knows she needs to do something to dispel her dark thoughts and decides on a visit to the Royal Mews after luncheon.
Dancer in the dark is one of the most brutally affecting movies of the past 15 years.
Was it the murmuring of the dark stream as it washed upon the untrodden shore?
As it was now an hour after dark, I turned them out, and left them to do the best they could.
I felt my way down the wide, dark staircase in my pursuit of zephyrs.
As it was just dark we thought it best to move on a few miles, which we did after dark.
You fight in the open and die, honored; I fight in the dark and die—dishonored.
Old English deorc "dark, obscure, gloomy; sad, cheerless; sinister, wicked," from Proto-Germanic *derkaz (cf. Old High German tarchanjan "to hide, conceal"). "Absence of light" especially at night is the original meaning. Application to colors is 16c. Theater slang for "closed" is from 1916.
early 13c., from dark (adj.). Figurative in the dark "ignorant" first recorded 1670s.
Closed; not in operation: Monday is a ''dark'' day at Heinz Hall (1916+ Theater)