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Finally Zad, realizing that he was tiring more than I, evidently decided to close in and end the battle in a final blaze of glory for himself; just as he rushed me a blinding flash of light struck full in my eyes, so that I could not see his approach and could only leap blindly to one side in an effort to escape the mighty blade that it seemed I could already feel in my vitals.
Whilst they were standing together, there came a blinding flash of lightning, which lit up for several seconds the whole area of earth and sky.
All at once a violent, rapid, incisive flash of lightning pierced the gloom, and the rent it made had not closed ere a frightful clap of thunder shook the celestial depths.
Also, when I am angry, my eyes flash fire, whether I growl or not.
There was a flash of the great sword as the outlaw swung it to the full of his mighty strength through an arc that passed above the shoulders of Peter of Colfax, and the grinning head rolled upon the floor, while the loathsome carcass, that had been a baron of England, sunk in a disheveled heap among the rushes of the great hall of the castle of Leybourn.
I recognised his face at once, although I had only seen it by the flash of my electric lamp.
Not accustomed to swimming, strangled by the salt water that lapped into his open mouth, he was getting loggy when first he chanced to see the flash of the captain's torch.
The names begin to appear fast and furiously, flashing from legal page to legal page and in a flash vanishing.
In the silence which followed that discovery, a first flash of lightning passed across the window and the low roll of thunder sounded the outbreak of the storm.
He was a beautiful boy, a lithe young god in breathing bronze, eyes wide apart, intelligent and daring, a bubble, a mote, a beautiful flash and sparkle of life.
I escaped Lloyd's shadow only to fetch up against the rainbow flash.
Ready for lightning in its dark bosom, and for the redeeming flash of light, charged with lightnings which say Yea