Phrases with "glow"

Washington Irving The pitchy gloom without makes the heart dilate on entering the room filled with the glow and warmth of the evening fire. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon by Washington Irving

Nathaniel Hawthorne If her cheek might otherwise have been pale, yet the glow of the fire suffused it with a healthful bloom. The Snow Image and other stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1851]

Then the dark fell, and while airplanes flew west into the sunset there was a redder sunset in the east, where the unceasing flashes of gunfire were pale against the angry glow of burning dumps. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

H. G. Wells He concluded in a glow of religious enthusiasm, that did not spare him the contemptuous criticisms of the social psychologists who fell upon him tooth and nail so soon as he had done. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

The street-lamps always burn; but scarce a casement In house or palace front from roof to basement   Doth glow or gleam athwart the mirk air cast. The City of Dreadful Night by James Thomson

M. P. Shiel Harris cursed, but obeyed, while O’Hara came and bent under the golden glow of the silk shade a brow puckered with a care of puzzlement, as he read. The Lord of the Sea by M. P. Shiel [1901]

George Gissing Isn’t it, Mr. Kingcote?” Isabel drew him to her and kissed him; a glow of pleasure showed through her smiling. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

Edith Wharton But meanwhile, what could she do but marry him? And at the thought of his generosity she began to glow with tenderness, and to mistake her tenderness for love. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

There was a glow from the big fire on the hearth, and one lamp was lit in the central chandelier. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

H. G. Wells It seemed incredible in this morning glow that the wooded slopes along the shore of the lake were the border of a land in which nearly half the inhabitants die of starvation. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

Edith Wharton At last she had what she wanted, and for the first time the glow of triumph was warmed by a deeper feeling. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He wanted to feast his eyes upon them, to feel the glow of his accomplishment. The Ostrekoff Jewels by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1932]

H. G. Wells They sat long at their supper, talking like equals, as Mr. Fotheringay presently perceived, with a glow of surprise and gratification, of all the miracles they would presently do. The Man Who Could Work Miracles by H. G. Wells [1898]

Arthur Machen The woman carried bright flowers in one hand; the dream had in it a glow of bright red, and the perfume of cottage roses. Holy Terrors by Arthur Machen

Anthony Trollope In point of skill I yield to Lord George.” “My pretensions are precisely the same,” said Lord George. “I glow with devotion; my skill is naught. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

Andrew Lang Some of the minor portents, such as the disturbances among inanimate objects, and the appearance of a glow of mysterious light, “the Fate Moon,” recur in modern tales of haunted houses. The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang

Sinclair Lewis Through the mist came a man at so feverish a pace that he seemed to dance with fury as he entered the orb of glow from a street-lamp. Babbit by Sinclair Lewis

Arnold Bennett And the room was really hot and in a glow of light. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

Abraham Merri The glow faded from the moonlight, the tinkling music grew fainter. The Moon Pool by Abraham Merri

As I approached the glow from the dark I found myself at the back of two men, talking. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad [1899]

He remembered the glow in Alison’s eyes, and the way she had twined and untwined her fingers. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

Frances Hodgson Burnett The whole effect of her was glowing, and she felt the glow as others did. The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

Arthur Conan Doyle At the sight of her thin limbs struggling in weak resistance, such a glow of fierce anger passed over Alleyne as set his head in a whirl. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Kenneth Grahame One of these the Badger flung open, and at once they found themselves in all the glow and warmth of a large fire-lit kitchen. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

William Hope Hodgson Beyond this, there was no ray in all the vastitude of night that surrounded me; save that, far in the North, that soft, mist-like glow still shone. The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson

Rafael Sabatini She was tall and graceful as a cypress-tree; her skin was white as milk, her eyes two darkest sapphires, her head of a coppery golden that seemed to glow like metal as the sunlight caught it. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

The exercise pleased her, and brought a dull red glow into her dusky cheeks, and heightened and set off her beauty, so that even the lout gaped at her with a sullen sense of satisfaction. A Bride from the Bush by E. W. Hornung [1890]

It was the countenance of a mature, well-fed, and confident man, firmer and more rounded in its outlines, and with a glow of health on its whole surface. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic [1896]

Ford Madox Ford It made her glow with pride; the man she loved was working for her. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford

Marjorie Bowen The door opened; a glow of intimate yellow light was diffused over the jasmine and roses, and a woman’s figure showed. The Rake’s Progress by Marjorie Bowen [1912]

Thomas Hardy A glow had passed away from her, and depression sat upon her features. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

D. H. Lawrence The coal-dust over their faces was like a mask, making them inscrutable, hiding any glow of greeting, making them strangers. A Modern Lover by D. H. Lawrence [1933]

Rudyard Kipling He had even contrived to fill Mr. Davies, the second-class engine-room artificer, who was his chief engineer, with the glow of his passion. Many Inventions by Rudyard Kipling [1893]

H.P. Lovecraft He spoke to me without invitation, noting my mood and glances as I studied certain knockered doorways above iron-railed steps, the pallid glow of traceried transoms feebly lighting my face. He by H.P. Lovecraft [1925]

H.G. Wells Is your Pain any better?” “It glows now instead of flashing,” said the Angel. “I am afraid you will find it glow for some time,” said the Vicar, still intent on the wound. The Wonderful Visit by H.G. Wells [1895]

Willa Cather But the wonder was that he was not out of place there, — that it all seemed to glow like the inevitable background for his vigor and vehemence. Alexander’s Bridge by Willa Cather [1912]

She dwelt on it in its entire result, with a glow of joy; she entered into its details with childish eagerness. Lodore by Mary Shelley

Henry James In winter the church was unwarmed and exposure to cold forbidden him, but the glow of his shrine was an influence in which he could almost bask. The Altar of the Dead by Henry James [1895]

The light at the prison door threw a glow through the open hatch, and in the cuddy, at her right hand, the usual row of oil-lamps burned. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

Her Enemy gained upon her every moment: She heard his steps close after her, and felt the heat of his breath glow upon her neck. The Monk by Matthew Lewis [1796]

James Joyce The white spray nodded to her dancing and when she was in shadow the glow was deeper on her cheek. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

The coals glowed without a flame; and upon the red glow the vertical bars of the grate stood out at her feet, black and curved, like the charred ribs of a consumed sacrifice. Tales of Unrest by Joseph Conrad [1898]

Even far over the plain, from a ruddy ember-like glow suffusing the destroyed faubourgs, occasional flashes of flame shot up as from some fire struggling again into life. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

The Egyptians, from the earliest time, were devoted to the joys of sense; Arbaces inherited both their appetite for sensuality and the glow of imagination which struck light from its rottenness. The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1834]

Zona Gale A glow of firelight greeted St. George as he entered his apartment, and the rooms wore a pleasant air of festivity. Romance Island by Zona Gale [1906]

That moment a blood-red glow took the place of the sickly yellow which had hitherto filled every recess of this weird apartment. The Circular Study by Anna Katharine Green

H. G. Wells The young moon set early in a glow of white that threw the jagged contours of a hill to the south-east into strange, weird prominence. The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells [1913]

Arthur Conan Doyle What amazed us was to observe, on the very limit of what was visible, a very brilliant glow of radiance. The Maracot Deep by Arthur Conan Doyle [1929]

Anthony Trollope She was a small, elegantly made old woman, with a face from which the glow of her youth had not departed without leaving some streaks of a roseate hue. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

D. H. Lawrence All the tradesmen left her door with a glow in them, feeling elated, and unconsciously favouring the delightful little creature, though there had been nothing to notice in her behaviour. The Prussian Officer and other stories by D. H. Lawrence

Henry James She stood there in so much of her candor and so little of her nightgown, with her pink bare feet and the golden glow of her curls. The Turn of the Screw by Henry James [1898]

Theodore Dreiser It must be glow and shine everywhere, with coaches waiting, and footmen attending, and she was out of it all. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

We involuntarily paused, and I heard the Altrurian murmur: “Charming, charming! This is really delightful!” “Yes, isn’t it?” I returned, with a glow of pride. A Traveler from Altruria by William Dean Howells

G. K. Chesterton Joan, with the glow on her dark face, could not prevent herself from replying, “And we are so happy. The Flying Inn by G. K. Chesterton [1914]

Algernon Blackwood And instantly Devonham was at his side, a firm hand upon his arm, his eyes taking in an unused bed, a window opened wide, a glow of light and heat the early sunshine could not possibly explain. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

The glow of adventure began to die away. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

Susanna Rowson A glow of conscious shame vermillioned Charlotte’s face as Mrs. Beauchamp entered. Charlotte Temple by Susanna Rowson [1791]

William Hope Hodgson Then, slowly, a soft, white light began to glow in the room. The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson

E. F. Benson It was cold, and I watched the fire on the hearth die down from flame into glowing coal, and from glow into clinkering ash, while nothing disturbed the peaceful atmosphere of the quiet room. The China Bowl by E. F. Benson

Jane Austen She thought there was an air of greater happiness than usual — a glow both of complexion and spirits. Emma by Jane Austen [1816]

Henry James Indeed at the risk of presenting our young man as too whimsical a personage I may hint that some such sickly glow had even now begun to tinge one quarter of his inward horizon. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

Ivan Turgenev And Colibri kept coming closer to him, too; her hair shone and rustled, and there was a glow of warmth from her — and that melancholy face. Lieutenant Yergunov’s Story by Ivan Turgenev

George Meredith The wreath of black briony, spoken of by Tracy as the crown of Emilia’s forehead, had begun to glow with a furnace-colour in Wilfrid’s fancy. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

Anton Chekhov The light shone through the red paper of the star, throwing a glow of red on their wet faces. The Chorus Girl and other stories by Anton Chekhov

In the strange glow they had undergone a change. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

Elizabeth Gaskell But, for all her screen, she felt a pair of eyes were fixed upon her with a glow of admiration deepening their honest brightness. Sylvia’s Lovers by Elizabeth Gaskell [1863]

Rudyard Kipling The exercise of stoking had given her a glow which seemed to reach to the marrow of her bones. A Diversity of Creatures by Rudyard Kipling [1917]

Wilkie Collins How dull and faint the glow in the west looked now! how near it was to the close of day! When she turned toward the bed again, her mother was still looking at the leaf of the copy-book. The Dead Secret by Wilkie Collins [1857]

John Galsworthy The mellow golden days that glow up out of a haze which stars with dewdrops every cobweb on a gate, simply did not come. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy

Wilkie Collins There was a glow of hope in me. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

The red ends glow through the misty twilight, like a crooked constellation, as the smokers sprawl on the bench, the ground, or the slope of the parapet. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

There was a soft crimson glow in the east, which announced the approach of the sun, and he could hear the chirping of the awakening birds in the trees. The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume

Why didn’t Sybil move? Why didn’t Sybil come? Around her, before her, glimmering in the red glow that was uncertainly breaking from those ever-busy hands, she saw the mighty golden shapes looming. The Greater Trumps by Charles Williams

I dozed in the horrible half-swoon of fear, conscious only of my shaking limbs, and the great dull glow of the fire in the centre. No-Man’s-Land by John Buchan [1899]

D.H. Lawrence In the golden glow of lamplight she set small bowls of white and lavender sweet-peas, and mignonette, upon the round table. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

D.H. Lawrence The peace and the bygone beauty of the cathedral created the glow of the great past. Twilight in Italy by D.H. Lawrence [1916]

Astern of the tartane, the sun, about to set, kindled a streak of dull crimson glow between the darkening sea and the overcast sky. The Rover by Joseph Conrad [1923]

Edith Wharton As the young man picked the catalogue up and held it out to her she noticed that his bulging eyes and queer retreating face were suffused with a glow of admiration. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

D. H. Lawrence The glow was warm on her handsome, pensive face as she kneeled there like a devotee. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

George Meredith Fire in her ashes Ireland feels And in her veins a glow of heat. Last Poems by George Meredith [1909]

H. Rider Haggard The ship rushed on through the glow of sunset into the gathering night. Eric Brighteyes by H. Rider Haggard

H.P. Lovecraft Despite his intimations of body, he had no audible breath, and the glow of ‘Umr at-Tawil’s quasi-sphere had grown petrifiedly fixed and unpulsating. Through the Gates of the Silver Key by H.P. Lovecraft [1934]

In fact, I was glad, for I could not look upon his face without feeling a glow of kindness for him. A Traveler from Altruria by William Dean Howells

D. H. Lawrence Then gradually the glow began to fade, and the cold material of his customary life to show through. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Frances Hodgson Burnett She had left a young creature all softly rounded girlhood, sweet curves and life glow and bloom. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

He shot an oblique glance at Willems, whose indistinct form towered above the glow of dying embers. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

E. F. Benson When this tour was finished Georgie sat to enjoy the warm comforting glow of envy that surrounded him. Queen Lucia by E. F. Benson [1920]

D. H. Lawrence Or rather, all was part of the great sun, glow and substance and immaculate loneliness of the sea, and pure brightness. The Man Who Died by D. H. Lawrence

He told Ferrar of the change; who thanked him heartily, a glow of satisfaction rising to his honest face. Verena Fontaine’s Rebellion by Ellen Wood [1880]

Robert Louis Stevenson I feel a glow within me; I am born again. Providence and the Guitar by Robert Louis Stevenson

And there came over him, too, as he stared at that superb mountain, a glow of satisfaction that there were such places still left on earth, distant, inaccessible, as yet unhumanized. Lost Horizon by James Hilton

Edith Wharton The heat from its flame had brought back a glow to her face, but it paled as she looked up. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton [1920]

Marjorie Bowen When as the hot night sank into the first coppery glow of day she heard a noise outside, she sprang to her door, filled by she knew not what apprehension. Forget-me-not by Marjorie Bowen [1932]

Lucy Maud Montgomery On the very threshold she stopped short, wheeled about, came back and sat down by the table, light and glow as effectually blotted out as if some one had clapped an extinguisher on her. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery [1908]

James Joyce When they set fire then she’s got to glow so we may stand some chances of warming to what every soorkabatcha, tum or hum, would like to know. Finnegans Wake by James Joyce

The glow of sunset had been to him the fierce light of everlasting flames; the burning of fever was the fire that is never quenched; the pain that racked his limbs was the worm that dieth not. London Pride by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1896]

H.G. Wells And he saw without noticing it a dull red glow in the sky before him. The Wonderful Visit by H.G. Wells [1895]

George Gissing Not Brundisium, but Brindisi. A great English steamship was putting forth, bound for India; he watched it with a glow of pleasure, even of pride. Sleeping Fires by George Gissing [1896]

Gertrude Stein The breaking of the tame show is not the way to glow because the waste is not there. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

Then in a last effort I thrust my wrists bodily into the glow and held them there. No-Man’s-Land by John Buchan [1899]

He was handsome, dark, with white even teeth, and fine dark blue eyes, that could glow ardently. The Wyvern Mystery by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Maskull followed her gaze, and also watched the glow for a moment or two in silence. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

Olaf Stapledon There was a rose pink glow in the East, as if no ill had ever come out of that quarter; as if hate were never in this world. Collected Stories by Olaf Stapledon

George Gissing She brings the little table within the glow of the hearth, so that I can help myself without changing my easy position. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing [1902]

Edith Wharton In the glow of interchanged love she had grown less conscious of that other glow of interchanged thought which had once illumined her mind. The Reef by Edith Wharton [1912]

But now a glow had come into the air, and for a little the autumn lawns stole the tints of summer. Fullcircle by John Buchan [1920]

The old Tower showed a tooth of masonry; there was no glow from it, so the fire, which Jaikie had reported, must have died down. Huntingtower by John Buchan [1922]

D. H. Lawrence It seemed as if her heart in her breast were a second unconquerable sun, into the glow and creative strength of which he plunged further and further. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

Virginia Woolf It is there that she takes her seat; it is the red and fitful glow of the heart’s fire which illumines her page. The Common Reader by Virginia Woolf [1925]

William Hope Hodgson He was not smoking, as I could tell; for had he been, I should have seen the glow of his pipe, now and then. The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson

The room had almost a comfortable look in the red glow of the fire. Mohawks by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1886]

As he tore past his own home at the lower end of Milford High Street and out into the country beyond, he saw the glow against the horizon, like the rising of a full moon. The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey

Elizabeth Gaskell With the forced calm of a suppressed eagerness, that sends a glow of desire through every word of the following letter, she wrote to her aunt thus. The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell [1857]

G. K. Chesterton For a few of the plumes were picked out in strokes like flames of a rather curious flaming red, which seemed still to glow like something unquenchable even upon that faded design and dusty page. The Return of Don Quixote by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

The glow of the fire was the only thing that relieved the dreariness of the room. The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

The glow of embers was all but out. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

James Joyce Words. Was it their colours? He allowed them to glow and fade, hue after hue: sunrise gold, the russet and green of apple orchards, azure of waves, the grey-fringed fleece of clouds. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

Edith Wharton The long walk had given her cheeks a glow indicative of wholesome hunger, and she made no difficulty about satisfying it in Darrow’s company. The Reef by Edith Wharton [1912]

A sighing wind whispered in the roof-trees of the cottage; day seemed already closing; the parlour fire shed on the clear hearth a glow ruddy as at twilight. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte [1849]

The fretted outlines and towers of Westminster were detaching themselves in palest violet from the glow in the west. The Pitfall by Mary Cholmondeley [1912]

George Gissing And as he listened to all this, Basil felt a new ardour glow within him. Veranilda by George Gissing [1903]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Amory reached above their heads and turned out the electric light, so that they were in the dark, except for the red glow that fell through the door from the reading-room lamps. This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

D. H. Lawrence And she felt the lovely glow of his male beauty and his amorousness bathe all her limbs and her body. The Man Who Died by D. H. Lawrence

George Gissing There was something like a glow of conscious virtue on his face. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

James Joyce O dulcid dreamings languidous! Taboccoo! It was sharming! But sharmeng! And the lamp went out as it couldn’t glow on burning, yep, the lmp wnt out for it couldn’t stay alight. Finnegans Wake by James Joyce

Radclyffe Hall A glow of satisfaction and gratitude began to creep over her; she thought almost tenderly of Aunt Henrietta. ‘Poor Aunt Henrietta!’ she remarked in a sympathetic voice. The Unlit Lamp by Radclyffe Hall

George Gissing A cheerful fire threw its glow upon the invalid’s face. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Theodore Dreiser The flavor of his spirit was what attracted and compelled, like the glow of a flame to a moth. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

Charles Kingsley If the old man had but such a nurse as she! And for a moment he felt a glow of tenderness toward her, because he thought she would be tender to his father. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

Henry James The light of the long day had not wholly faded, but what remained of it was the glow of the western sky, which showed through the wide, high window that was still open to the garden. The Other House by Henry James [1896]

Theodore Dreiser She could not resist the glow of his temperament, the light of his eye. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes sat for some time in silence, with his head sunk forward and his eyes bent upon the red glow of the fire. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

But Christina stood further from Ruth than Ruth imagined; she had not advanced, but retreated, before the glow of Ruth’s sympathy. Tiny Luttrell by E. W. Hornung [1893]

Anthony Trollope Looking away to the west every now and then, they fancied that they could see the sky glow with flames, and then they would tell each other that it was fancy. Harry Heathcote of Gangoil by Anthony Trollope

And what do you do with it? Make shameless women glow like the fire, and the rose, and the jewels of the kings; and drive pure souls to hell with longing for them. Signa by Ouida

Since his day in the Honister cave a new element had stirred, a kind of softness, a glow of unanalysed, almost unrealised kindliness. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Robert Louis Stevenson In her view of the universe, which was all lighted up with a glow out of the doors of hell, good people must walk there in a kind of ecstasy of tenderness. The Weir of Hermiston by Robert Louis Stevenson

Well might the good man glow with a happy consciousness of a blessing. Wylder’s Hand by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

D. H. Lawrence Now I was put away, quite alone, neglected, forgotten, outside the glow which surrounded the woman and the baby. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

Edith Wharton There were moments when she was so mortally lonely that any sympathetic contact with another life sent a glow into her veins — that she was thankful to warm herself at any fire. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

They set out across the fields in the warm glow of evening sunlight, a little procession—the children full of talk and laughter, Hilda more silent than usual. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

George Gissing Was Sidwell Warricombe his ideal woman, absolutely speaking? Why, no; not with all his glow of feeling could he persuade himself to declare her that. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

Louisa May Alcott One from her mother made her cheeks glow and her eyes fill, for it said to her . Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Radclyffe Hall Then she turned and went into Stephen’s bedroom; not timidly, dreading to be unwelcome, but quite without fear or restraint or shyness, and this gave her a warm little glow of pleasure. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

Eleanor belonged to a type which did not glow easily. Brat Farrar by Josephine Tey

The king was riding in front, surrounded by troopers, and when he saw Athos and Aramis a glow of pleasure lighted his pale cheeks. Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas [1845]

George Gissing And before the glow of sunset had died from the calm heaven he set out to walk homeward, anxious, melancholy. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

Henry James When this occurred, as it inevitably would, the romance and the glow of the adventure were exchanged for the chill and the prose. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

The glow of a sunshiny day was toned down by closed jalousies to a mere transparency of darkness. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

Jules Verne In time the glow of the burning lava, reflected in the icy mirror, fell upon the troop of skaters, and cast their lengthened shadows grotesquely on the surface of the frozen sea. Off on a Comet by Jules Verne [1877]

Washington Irving His fine countenance was flushed with the glow of youth, and joy rioted in his large dark eye. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon by Washington Irving

John Galsworthy And Dartie thought: ‘Women!’ The glow died above the river, the singing ceased; the young moon hid behind a tree, and all was dark. The Man of Property by John Galsworthy

Blind though they were, they seemed to radiate an ardent vitality, to glow and flash like the soul within. The Three Hostages by John Buchan [1924]

The Folk had left their orgy round the blaze, and at the end of the long tunnel I saw its glow fall unimpeded upon the floor. No-Man’s-Land by John Buchan [1899]

But nothing he had ever ridden had given him the mental excitement, the subsequent glow of achievement, that this had given him. Brat Farrar by Josephine Tey

They got their glow in high moments of altruistic ambition — and in moments of vivid worldly success. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

Robert Louis Stevenson All afternoon he was hard at it with the Chancellor, reading, dictating, signing, and despatching papers; and this kept him in a glow of self-approval. Prince Otto by Robert Louis Stevenson

Larkin, with a glow of satisfaction, took one of these noble cigars, and rolled it in his fingers, and smelt it. Wylder’s Hand by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

I found this out later, when I attempted other German authors without the glitter of his wit or the lambent glow of his fancy to light me on my hard way. My Literary Passions by William Dean Howells

H.P. Lovecraf And in the pallid glow of the single dim street-lamp he strained his eyes to see what his colleagues had brought out of that sinister house which loomed so close behind. Fragments by H.P. Lovecraf

In its one-fourth-candlepower glow we will observe the room. The Four Million by O. Henry [1906]

George Meredith His glow of victory was short. Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith [1865]

Arthur Machen She often used to think of the strangeness of very early life; one came, it seemed, from a dark cloud, there was a glow of light, but for a moment, and afterwards the night. Holy Terrors by Arthur Machen

Nathaniel Hawthorne The decision once made, a glow of strange enjoyment threw its flickering brightness over the trouble of his breast. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1850]

D. H. Lawrence She was almost fascinated by the red glow of the fire. The Fox by D. H. Lawrence

Ralph Waldo Emerson If there be power in good intention, in fidelity, and in toil, the north wind shall be purer, the stars in heaven shall glow with a kindlier beam, that I have lived. The Conservative by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1841]

It is all visible distinctly in a halo that resembles a glow of red embers, and which accompanies it in all its movements. Green Tea by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Theodore Dreiser At one stage of the playing Lynde leaned over and, seeing her smile, whispered: “What adorable hair and eyes you have! You glow like a great rose. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

F. Scott Fitzgerald A colored butler served them gin rickeys, and an hour vanished politely with the mellow shortening of their drinks and the glow of a light mid-autumn fire. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

Thomas Wolfe In the warming glow of the fire and their new-found intimacy they had several more brandies, smoked endless cigarettes, and talked on and on for hours, forgetting the passage of time. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

D. H. Lawrence And his face, with that odd look of a sheep or a kangaroo, took on an extraordinary beauty of its own, a glow as if it were suffused with light. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Robert Louis Stevenson A cherry-red half window-blind kept up an imaginary warmth in the cold room, and threw quite a glow on the floor. Collected Essays by Robert Louis Stevenson

Elizabeth Gaskell The dark-oak panels and wainscoting of the whole house seemed to glow in warm light; there were so many fires in different rooms, in the hall, and even one on the landing of the staircase. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Henry James She was sitting in the vague glow of the fire-light, in a wonderful blue dress, with two little blue feet crossed on the rug and pointed at the hearth. Confidence by Henry James [1879]

H.P. Lovecraft It was in the soft glow of late afternoon that I first entered the vault on the abandoned slope. The Tomb (Jun 1917) by H.P. Lovecraft [1917]

Robert Louis Stevenson Just as it was shut away,  Toy-like, in the even, Here I see it glow with day  Under glowing heaven. A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson

George Meredith Projected from the bilious Childe, This clatterjaw his foot could set On Alps, without a breast beguiled To glow in shedding rascal sweat. Ballads and Poems of Tragic Life by George Meredith [1887]

Night came on, and the darkness was illuminated by the fiery glow of the volcanic flames. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

Thomas Wolfe She frowned with revulsion, and her face began to burn with a glow of shame, embarrassment, and acute distaste. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

George Gissing Midnight. Then a glow came over me. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing [1902]

Nathaniel Hawthorne He beheld the scene in his mind’s eye, through the witchery of many intervening years, and faintly illuminated it as if with starlight instead of this broad glow of moonshine. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

D. H. Lawrence She was in the full glow of her woman’s mystery. The Man Who Died by D. H. Lawrence

Algernon Blackwood Dim though the landing was, there still seemed a tender luminous glow pervading it. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Arden laughed, and puffed away at his cigar till he had it in a glow again. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

Nathaniel Hawthorne Let the canvas glow as it may, you must look with the eye of faith, or its highest excellence escapes you. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

E. Phillips Oppenheim The Sicilian heard it as he threaded his way toward the poorer part of the city, and a dull red glow burned for a moment in his sallow cheeks. To Win the Love He Sought by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1895]

Mark Twain His hand wandered into his pocket and his face lit up with a glow of gratitude that was prayer, though he did not know it. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain [1876]

Sinclair Lewis Like a girl back home, she was not wearing stockings, and there was a glow of bare ivory knees as she tucked herself into the topolino. World So Wide by Sinclair Lewis

Charles Dickens The glow of the fire was upon the landlord’s bald head, and upon his twinkling eye, and upon his watering mouth, and upon his pimpled face, and upon his round fat figure. The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens [1840]

Laurence Sterne The lady was a Piedmontese of about thirty, with a glow of health in her cheeks. A sentimental journey through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne

James Joyce The rose-like glow sent forth its rays of rhyme; ways, days, blaze, praise, raise. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

The evening breeze rustled the long grass, and across the square the figure of our cook could just be seen, outlined against the ruddy glow of the fire in the hut behind him. The Lust of Hate by Guy Boothby [1898]

Arthur Machen Lucian imagined that the fire of his torment and anguish must in some way glow visibly about him; he moved, perhaps, in a nimbus that proclaimed the blackness and the flames within. The Hill of Dreams by Arthur Machen [1907]

Guy de Maupassan The pink sky cast a glow on the city, its roofs, and its walls. Coward by Guy de Maupassan

George Gissing Julian sat with the manuscript rolled up in his hands, on his face a glow of delight. The Unclassed by George Gissing [1883]

The natural chill at being scraped by peril soon passed, the triumphant glow remained. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

He saw on the right a glow in the verandah which, as we know, was the reflection of the flare in the hall, and he heard a babble of voices. Huntingtower by John Buchan [1922]

Another glow of crimson in the pillar of cloud decided him. Et in Sempiternum Pereant by Charles Williams

Abraham Merri They did not glow as they had beneath the flood from the shields, and if they grew it was too slowly for me to see; the shields were motionless. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

D. H. Lawrence A glow came into his face, into his fine, smooth skin, his eyes, gold-grey, glowed intimately to her. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence