You, you are a ray of sunshine
, a drop of dew, the song of a bird
Here, in his prison, there was not a trace of vegetation, not an atom of soil, not a ray of sunshine
The poor young couple were in despair, and only parted with the last ray of sunshine
, and in hopes of meeting next morning.
The young man smiled again, but the expression of his face was no longer mingled with a look of anguish; it was a kind benevolent gleam of gratitude and affection which crossed his ghastly features, like a ray of sunshine
enlivening the gloom of a day in winter.
It was strange, the way in which Pearl stood, looking so steadfastly at them through the dim medium of the forest gloom, herself, meanwhile, all glorified with a ray of sunshine
, that was attracted thitherward as by a certain sympathy.
He was standing full in the light of a ray of sunshine
which came streaming through the high, uncurtained windows.
Beth kept her face hidden on her mother's shoulder, but Amy stood like a graceful statue, with a most becoming ray of sunshine
touching her white forehead and the flower in her hair.
The shrill fife and rattling drum awoke the echoes in King Street, while the last ray of sunshine
was lingering on the cupola of the Town House.
They turned and walked through the forest a few steps, when Dorothy discovered something shining in a ray of sunshine
that fell between the trees.
In his altered position, a ray of sunshine
fell for the first time upon his gaunt but striking face.
They did not realize their ill fortune at first, for their hearts were gladdened by the sight of a ray of sunshine
coming through a small crack in the roof of the cave, far overhead.
But no ray of sunshine
could reach my heart, no breeze could freshen it; nothing could fill the void my faith, and hope, and joy in Helen Graham had left, or drive away the keen regrets and bitter dregs of lingering love that still oppressed it.
Could they care so much for a ray of sunshine
, for the primeval forest, the cold spring hidden away in some unseen spot, which the tramp had marked three years before, and longed to see again, as he might to see his sweetheart, dreaming of the green grass round it and the bird singing in the bush?
The height of the trees and the thickness of the boles exceeded anything which I in my town-bred life could have imagined, shooting upwards in magnificent columns until, at an enormous distance above our heads, we could dimly discern the spot where they threw out their side-branches into Gothic upward curves which coalesced to form one great matted roof of verdure, through which only an occasional golden ray of sunshine
shot downwards to trace a thin dazzling line of light amidst the majestic obscurity.
But, even as a ray of sunshine
, fall into what dismal place it may, instantaneously creates for itself a propriety in being there, so did it seem altogether fit that the girl should be standing at the threshold.