1 When she found the entire fence white-washed, and not only whitewashed but elaborately coated and recoated, and even a streak added to the ground, her astonishment was almost unspeakable.
2 But in a little while I see a pale streak over the treetops, and knowed the day was coming.
3 We used to watch the stars that fell, too, and see them streak down.
4 Well, when the river rose pa had a streak of luck one day; he ketched this piece of a raft; so we reckoned we'd go down to Orleans on it.
5 Then she went on sitting, and hatched them: and in a few days they crawled out, and had only a little red streak across their necks, where the tailor had sewn them together.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm GrimmContext Highlight In THE FOUR CLEVER BROTHERS
6 Soon a red streak became visible in the horizon, the waves whitened, a light played over them, and gilded their foaming crests with gold.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
7 He opened the window; a bright yellow streak crossed the sky, and seemed to divide in half the poplars, which stood out in black relief on the horizon.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 108. The Judge.
8 She wore her usual dress of darkish stuff, and there was no bow at her neck; but through her hair she had run a streak of crimson ribbon.
9 She turned her face from me and looked off at the red streak of dying light, over the dark prairie.
10 In another moment the twang of the cord was heard, a white streak was seen glancing into the bushes, and the wounded buck plunged from the cover, to the very feet of his hidden enemy.
11 It was, however, continued without any apparent consequences, until the moon had set, and a pale streak above the treetops, at the bend of the river a little below, announced the approach of day.
12 A damp streak of hair lay like a dash of blue paint across her cheek and her hand was wet with glistening drops as I took it to help her from the car.
13 Yonder she is, standing in a streak of sunshine, a good way off, on the other side of the brook.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XVIII. A FLOOD OF SUNSHINE
14 Watching the streak of smoke, Sergey Ivanovitch walked gently on, deliberating on his position.
15 A quick, bright smile went round like a streak of sunshine.