1 "Yes, I suppose so," answered Anna, as it were wondering at the boldness of his question; but the irrepressible, quivering brilliance of her eyes and her smile set him on fire as she said it.
2 A long while she lay, not moving, with open eyes, whose brilliance she almost fancied she could herself see in the darkness.
3 All this she said brightly, rapidly, and with a peculiar brilliance in her eyes.
4 The immense stretch of meadow had been mown and was sparkling with a peculiar fresh brilliance, with its lines of already sweet-smelling grass in the slanting rays of the evening sun.
5 The memories of home and of her children rose up in her imagination with a peculiar charm quite new to her, with a sort of new brilliance.
6 It looked as though every window bore lights, lights defying the mist to dim their brilliance.
7 Consider also the devilish brilliance and beauty of many of its most remorseless tribes, as the dainty embellished shape of many species of sharks.
8 The day was ending in a serenity of still and exquisite brilliance.
9 There was no joy in the brilliance of sunshine.
10 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.
11 He spoke it almost in a brilliancy of triumph, and Connie looked at him as if dazzled, and really feeling nothing at all.
12 Last night it had been hope and smiles, bustle and motion, noise and brilliancy, in the drawing-room, and out of the drawing-room, and everywhere.
13 He was, at that time, a remarkably fine young man, with a great deal of intelligence, spirit, and brilliancy; and Anne an extremely pretty girl, with gentleness, modesty, taste, and feeling.
14 Anne saw nothing, thought nothing of the brilliancy of the room.
15 There was, however, gradually evolved from its transformation scenes a less extravagant episode, in which the heath dimly appeared behind the general brilliancy of the action.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 2: 3 How a Little Sound Produced a Great Dream