sparkle with (something)

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sparkle with (something)

1. Literally, to give off emissions or reflections of flashing, twinkling, or glittering light from some source. The water in the bay sparkled with the reflections of the city lights. I love seeing all the houses sparkling with Christmas lights each winter.
2. To be especially vivacious, energetic, or exciting because of some aspect or element. The debate sparkled with passionate, well-spoken arguments from both sides. The movie sparkles with incredible performances by its entire cast. Her eyes were sparkling with a fierce determination to win.
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sparkle with something

to glitter or twinkle because of something. The crystal goblets sparkled with the light from the flickering candles. Her eyes sparkled with the reflection of the candles.
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References in classic literature ?
But my heart it is brighter Than all of the many Stars in the sky, For it sparkles with Annie -- It glows with the light Of the love of my Annie -- With the thought of the light Of the eyes of my Annie.