BRILLIANCE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of brilliance
Definition:
n. cleverness; magnificence
Example:
But, when they have a stroke of brilliance, boy, do they ever!
Sentence in Classic:
A long while she lay, not moving, with open eyes, whose brilliance she almost fancied she could herself see in the darkness.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The setting of her head on her handsome, broad shoulders, and the restrained excitement and brilliance of her eyes and her whole face reminded him of her just as he had seen her at the ball in Moscow.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
At the same instant the sun came fully out from behind the clouds, and the clear sound of the solitary shot and the brilliance of the bright sunshine merged in a single joyous and spirited impression.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He was for ever haunted by that pure, delicate, timidly raised face; he felt on the palms of his hands that soft hair, and saw those innocent, slightly parted lips, through which pearly teeth gleamed with moist brilliance in the sunshine.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
Rippling, rippling, rippling, like a flapping overlapping of soft flames, soft as feathers, running to points of brilliance, exquisite, exquisite and melting her all molten inside.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
The eye of the spirit can nowhere find more dazzling brilliance and more shadow than in man; it can fix itself on no other thing which is more formidable, more complicated, more mysterious, and more infinite.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
Consider also the devilish brilliance and beauty of many of its most remorseless tribes, as the dainty embellished shape of many species of sharks.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
We watch it slide over the palace roof, leaving the mark of its pathway, and bury its brilliance in the wood of Ida; the long drawn track shines, and the region all about fumes with sulphur.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context