1 She burrowed her head back into Melanie's thin shoulder and some of the real anguish went from her as a flicker of hope woke in her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XLI
2 The expanse was relieved by clumps of oaks with patches of short wild grass; and every mile or two was a chain of cobalt slews, with the flicker of blackbirds' wings across them.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER III
3 He took the bag from his belt and showed us three rabbits he had shot, looked at Antonia with a wintry flicker of a smile and began to tell her something.
My Antonia By Willa CatherGet Context In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VI
4 On the contrary, an airy and innocent playfulness seemed to flicker like the shadow of summer leaves over her childish face, and around her buoyant figure.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER XIV
5 As for the lemonade, she assumed, without a flicker of doubt, that Jane the kitchenmaid would follow after.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia WoolfGet Context In Unit 2
6 He still smiled faintly down at her, with the flicker of irony in his eyes, and a touch of bitterness.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H LawrenceGet Context In Chapter 14
7 With the Greeks it gave a lovely flicker, then Plato and Aristotle killed it, and Jesus finished it off.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H LawrenceGet Context In Chapter 16
8 I did so, and eking out the flicker with a scrap of paper from my pocket, I made good my retreat to the narrow tunnel.
9 Once there appeared a strange optical effect: when he stood between me and the flame he did not obstruct it, for I could see its ghostly flicker all the same.
10 The time seemed endless until sleep began to flicker in her eyelids.
11 There was simply the passion of the spectator, with perhaps a flicker of triumph in his eyes.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar WildeGet Context In CHAPTER 13
12 At once strange light flashed from his eyes, and his armour rang terribly; the blood-red plumes flicker on his head, and lightnings shoot sparkling from his shield.
13 None of the stained glass in the main window shed even a flicker of light on the darkness of the walls.
The Trial By Franz KafkaGet Context In Chapter Nine In the Cathedral
14 But they sailed into digging anyway by the flicker of the lightning, and sent a man to the nearest house, a half a mile off, to borrow one.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark TwainGet Context In CHAPTER XXIX.
15 I saw his solemn eye melt with sudden fire, and flicker with resistless emotion.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXXI