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One day, as her mother stooped over the cradle, the infant's eyes had been caught by the glimmering of the gold embroidery about the letter; and putting up her little hand she grasped at it, smiling, not doubtfully, but with a decided gleam, that gave her face the look of a much older child.
He saw, in its great grey glimmering margin, the central vagueness diminish, and he felt it to be taking the very form toward which, for so many days, the passion of his curiosity had yearned.
Wilford Glimmering, the eminent British pronunciologist as well as the only faculty member of Oxford University encouraged by the school's regents to run with (and even against) the bulls at Pamplona, has written a paper in which he claims that the characters of these types of people can be deduced from their pronunciation of the word.
Each of these was subtly altered by its proximity to the glimmering screens, the ordinary function of which is to absorb or deflect heat but here served to absorb or deflect the viewer's gaze.
A glimmering new cathedral opened, schools showed solid progress on standardized tests, housing prices soared to record levels and the driest year on record provided Southern California with an unbroken run of sunny days.
That night as I lay in bed in the little town of Gabriel, a thousand miles from all that had meant refuge, I felt at home and at peace, even with all that lay ahead of unending struggle (for I was not blind to this) and remaking in the faintly glimmering future.
There aren't full characters, only traces glimmering in a temporal flux.
Karen Hess, a graphic designer and journalist in Petaluma, is silhouetted before a glimmering Tomales Bay at dusk, showing the possibility and pleasure of vacationing in one's own bioregion.
Already glimmering with his oeuvre's core values are untitled works made between 1991 and 1994 in which rings and other shapes bent out of corrugated cardboard are wrapped in clear plastic, creating units of homemade dazzle.