1 Yet, in saying this, I do but indirectly burnish a little brighter the noble merit of the poem and the poet.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
2 Frail, fine-boned, so white of skin that her flaming hair seemed to have drawn all the color from her face into its vital burnished mass, she was nevertheless possessed of exuberant health and untiring energy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER V
3 The men pushed their light boat out on the burnished lake, disappeared beyond the reeds.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXXIX
4 It seemed really to the little maiden as though she were sitting before a large iron stove, with burnished brass feet and a brass ornament at top.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian AndersenGet Context In THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL
5 It was very clean and neat: the ornamental windows were hung with little white curtains; the floor was spotless; the grate and fire-irons were burnished bright, and the fire burnt clear.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXI
6 The entire array, moreover, clad in burnished steel, and with plumage nodding over their bright morions, had a brilliancy of effect which no modern display can aspire to equal.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneGet Context In XXII. THE PROCESSION
7 Below was the valley of the Thames, in which the river lay like a band of burnished steel.
8 It was a rather curious one of Moorish workmanship, made of dull silver inlaid with arabesques of burnished steel, and studded with coarse turquoises.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar WildeGet Context In CHAPTER 13