He thought also at one time that he saw a tall figure skulking after them, stopping when they stopped and moving on as they proceeded; but the dim and uncertain lamplight threw such vague gleams and shadows that this might all have been mere fancy.
They fancied a legion of hobgoblins let loose upon them, and that they saw, by the fitful gleams of the scattered embers, strange figures, in red caps, gibbering and ramping around them.
Though their figures brushed the small boughs by the wayside, it could not be seen that they intercepted, even for a moment, the faint gleam
from the strip of bright sky athwart which they must have passed.
She watched him with eyes in which there was a gleam
sometimes almost of horror.
They thronged the narrow length of our schooner's decks with their ornamented and barbarous crowd, with the variegated colours of checkered sarongs, red turbans, white jackets, embroideries; with the gleam
of scabbards, gold rings, charms, armlets, lance blades, and jewelled handles of their weapons.
Why, it will gleam
through the holes, and make thee look like a jack-o'-lantern
Is all our Life, then but a dream Seen faintly in the goldern gleam
Athwart Time's dark resistless stream?
As the lightning which the son of Saturn brandishes from bright Olympus when he would show a sign to mortals, and its gleam
flashes far and wide--even so did his armour gleam
about him as he ran.
Astor, for the success of this object of his ambition, that this gleam
of good news was almost overpowering.
The next day Tarzan was practicing with his bow and arrows at the first gleam
said the Emperor reassured, and with a kindly gleam
in his eyes, he patted Michaud on the shoulder.
Here the Company were quartered in a scattered mountain hamlet, and Alleyne spent the day looking down upon the swarming army which poured with gleam
of spears and flaunt of standards through the narrow pass.
She had told Anne that she never felt satisfied without a gleam
of red somewhere about her, if it were only a flower.
of sunshine had caught one of the windows, which shone like fire.
The lawyer's gray eyes tried not to laugh, but they were dancing with irrepressible glee, and Alexey Alexandrovitch saw that it was not simply the delight of a man who has just got a profitable job: there was triumph and joy, there was a gleam
like the malignant gleam
he saw in his wife's eyes.