These are butterscotch-yellow to salmon-pink, sometimes glassily
lustrous, flattened tetragonal pyramids resembling wulfenite and reaching to 2.1 cm.
The suave Italian, having clearly tasted the wine of our country, glared glassily
, said `pardon' and tottered off.
Or so the novel suggests: her first and best potential client "stared glassily
for a moment, but gave a slight convulsive start when he discerned that she was neither new, Parisian, nor theatrical" (52).
He sat immobile, staring glassily
in front of him while Jack Kemp jabbered away to the crowd about Knute Rockne.
There are families with the makings of a picnic; there are young men with plastic carrier bags from Morrisons and Threshers that clink glassily
. One or two bottles have already been liberated to offset the dusty rigours of the climb.
Here he has no option but to stare glassily
in her direction.
A thrush skirls glassily
in the canopy overhead, its song everywhere and nowhere at once.
As my lunch and I stared glassily
at each other, the maitre d' cursed and shouted loudly at his staff, and pretended to be far busier than he really was (although everyone could see that there were only about 25 diners in the place, and his staff were doing all the work for him).
A wave of embarrassment swept over Helmholtz as he smiled glassily
at the boy he'd won, the boy whose life he'd made a hell.
(The program notes that Be Be Winans has sung on the PTL Club television show.) Their oppressiveness is never more apparent than in the larger choral numbers, when the backup chorus has to march in place double-time, smiling glassily
and clapping like hyperactive metronomes.