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A maid in a white cap and apron was watering a box of plants on a sill which shone like a slab of limestone in the warm glare.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
The dark damp night was coming and he longed to spend it in the bars, drinking with his friends amid the glare of gas and the clatter of glasses.
He was always well dressed, very neat and plain, but his eyes were weak, just as mine are, and he wore tinted glasses against the glare.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
In front of him, in the full glare of the electric light, there stood a tall, slim, dark woman, a veil over her face, a mantle drawn round her chin.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Both Vronsky and Anna felt life in Moscow insupportable in the heat and dust, when the spring sunshine was followed by the glare of summer, and all the trees in the boulevards had long since been in full leaf, and the leaves were covered with dust.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It was a sombre evening, with a lurid light in the sky; and as I saw the prospect scowling in the distance, with here and there some larger object starting up into the sullen glare, I fancied it was no inapt companion to the memory of this fierce woman.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Under the low red glare of sunset, the beacon, and the gibbet, and the mound of the Battery, and the opposite shore of the river, were plain, though all of a watery lead color.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
A mist hung over the river, deepening the red glare of the fires that burnt upon the small craft moored off the different wharfs, and rendering darker and more indistinct the murky buildings on the banks.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
At times the mist cleared, and the sea for some distance could be seen in the glare of the lightning, which now came thick and fast, followed by such sudden peals of thunder that the whole sky overhead seemed trembling under the shock of the footsteps of the storm.
She drew back with a motion of disgust, but her withdrawal was checked by a sudden discovery: under the glare of Mrs.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
It was a pleasant land of white houses, peaceful plowed fields and sluggish yellow rivers, but a land of contrasts, of brightest sun glare and densest shade.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context