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They were big and warm and full of light, like the sun shining on brown pools in the wood.
Over her shoulders the newly risen moon poured a flood of silvery light, stretching from her feet across the shining bars of the river to the opposite bank, and on up to the very crest of the Devil's Spur--no longer a huge bulk of crushing shadow, but the steady exaltation of plateau, spur, and terrace clothed with replete and unutterable beauty.
And it was so light too; the sun shining in at the window, and a great rattling of coaches in the streets, and the sound of gay voices all over the house.
We got out as fast as we could into the broad quiet market-place; the stars were shining, and except the noise behind us, all was still.
There was a row of brick furnaces, shining white through every crack with the molten steel inside.
Because I shall wear shining armor and gauntlets of steel, like the other white princes, and ride on a horse.
Brightest Seraph tell In which of all these shining Orbes hath Man His fixed seat, or fixed seat hath none, But all these shining Orbes his choice to dwell; That I may find him, and with secret gaze, Or open admiration him behold On whom the great Creator hath bestowd Worlds, and on whom hath all these graces powrd; That both in him and all things, as is meet, The Universal Maker we may praise; Who justly hath drivn out his Rebell Foes To deepest Hell, and to repair that loss Created this new happie Race of Men To serve him better: wise are all his wayes.
On the far side of the open stood one of the hills, with two quaint, craggy peaks shining vividly in the sun.
I can see her shining in the sky through the little window by my desk, and tonight she seems calling to me again as she has not called before since that long dead night, and I think I can see, across that awful abyss of space, a beautiful black-haired woman standing in the garden of a palace, and at her side is a little boy who puts his arm around her as she points into the sky toward the planet Earth, while at their feet is a huge and hideous creature with a heart of gold.
The puma lay crouched together, watching us with shining eyes, a black heap in the corner of its cage.
Immovable she stands Before the shining mirror of her charms And, gazing on their beauty, lets the years Slip into centuries past her.
Slowly the priest ascended the steps and placed his shining sun on the lace cloth.