1 For a fleeting instant she saw Melanie's incredulous face, the look on the chaperons' faces, the petulant girls, the enthusiastic approval of the soldiers.
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2 Scarlett caught a fleeting glimpse and saw that it was a broad gold ring.
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3 For a fleeting immeasurable instant, he pressed her body close to his.
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4 She caught a fleeting glimpse of a head of red curls and saw that creature, Belle Watling, heard her shrill drunken laughter as she clung for support to a one-armed soldier who reeled and staggered.
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5 Now that she could catch fleeting glimpses of the sun, her spirits soared.
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6 This fleeting glimpse of her past served to emphasize the sense of aimlessness with which Lily at length turned toward home.
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7 We'll drink to-night with hearts as light, To love, as gay and fleeting As bubbles that swim, on the beaker's brim, And break on the lips while meeting.
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8 They did not know that they were such, of course; they only knew that they sought the job, and that the job was fleeting.
9 A desperate and fruitless struggle to recover the branch succeeded, and then the savage was seen for a fleeting instant, grasping wildly at the empty air.
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10 In such a scene none had leisure to note the fleeting moments.
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11 The sage started, and bent his head aside, as if to catch the fleeting sounds of some passing melody.
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12 And not be able to leave behind one the slightest token of one's gratitude, scarcely even a fleeting regret--nothing but an empty place which the first comer can fill as well as any other.
13 Sometimes, for a fleeting moment, I thought I caught a glance, heard a tone, beheld a form, which announced the realisation of my dream: but I was presently undeserved.
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14 Tom hinted at things he had to attend to; things that must be done; and time was fleeting.
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15 We stepped, as it were, right out of the carriage and into the hall, so that I failed to catch the most fleeting glance of the front of the house.
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