Phrases with "glow"

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

Algernon Blackwood In her enthusiasm and belief rose the glow of fire. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

She pointed a tiny finger at the rosy glow of sunrise behind the black shapes of the peaks. A Set of Six by Joseph Conrad [1908]

Then came a glow of light, a great moon, in the centre of which I stood blinking. Prester John by John Buchan

F. Scott Fitzgerald Each night when she prepared for bed she smeared her face with some new unguent which she hoped illogically would give back the glow and freshness to her vanishing beauty. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

E. F. Benson The pain would fade like the melting away of the vapour of breath on a frosty morning, till it became an incredible memory, while even as it faded a warm tingling glow began to invade him. The House of Defence by E. F. Benson [1906]

D. H. Lawrence A glow came over him as he sat down. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

Nathaniel Hawthorne We will kindle the cheerful glow of our hearth at eventide and be happy in its light. Twice-Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1842]

Marjorie Bowen They reached the three shallow steps that led to the open door of the house, and passed side by side out of the sunset glow into the soft-hued gloom of the wide hall. The Sign-Painter and the Crystal Fishes by Marjorie Bowen

Gradually He felt the bosom which rested against his, glow with returning warmth. The Monk by Matthew Lewis [1796]

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]

Edith Wharton They brought in a glow of winter air and the strange cold perfume of the dusk. The Mother’s Recompense by Edith Wharton [1925]

Arthur Machen The flaring light shone through the dead eyes into the dying brain, and there was a glow within, as if great furnace doors were opened. The Hill of Dreams by Arthur Machen [1907]

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

The roseal glow behind them in the waters was now very deep and filled the window with what was becoming not so much a glow as a fume of colour. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

The best of us are filled with the contrary vision of a democracy stumbling through every error till its institutions glow with justice and its customs shine with beauty. Memories and Studies by William James

The glow faded; her dazzled eyes refused to see more distinction in those walls of mist. The Greater Trumps by Charles Williams

Edith Wharton The attitude was so full of a classic grace that a murmur of appreciation followed her appearance, and Archer felt the glow of proprietorship that so often cheated him into momentary well-being. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton [1920]

Charles Dudley Warner It was like the magic glow which poetry and romance have shed over this enchanting place. Washington Irving by Charles Dudley Warner

Sinclair Lewis When they came into the glow of the house he laughed again. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

D. H. Lawrence The glow of beauty, like every other glow, dies down unless it is fed. Things by D. H. Lawrence [1928]

D. H. Lawrence We leaned for some time on a gate, in the brief glow of the transient afternoon, and he was stupid again. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

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]

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]

James Joyce The glow of a late autumn sunset covered the grass plots and walks. Dubliners by James Joyce

George Gissing In the meantime Mrs. Blatherwick poured out for herself a cup of strong tea, and assumed a seat in the full glow of the fire. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

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

The devil of it is that the glow of renunciation never lasts. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

G. K. Chesterton As his head and shoulders rose above it they turned to flame in the full glow as if lit up by an immense firelight. The Ball and the Cross by G. K. Chesterton [1909]

They did not soften and glow this time, at the thought of how wholly one felt sure of God’s goodness in these wonderful new mornings of spring. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic [1896]

Oscar Wilde How an Englishman can read it without a glow of pride and a sigh of sorrow is beyond comprehension. Poems by Oscar Wilde [1881]

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

Leo Tolstoy The place in which he stood was a broad passage lit by the red glow of two dim lamps. The Young Tsar by Leo Tolstoy

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

When Clifford finished, he finished in a glow of excitement, but Rue Barrée’s response was long in coming and his ardour cooled while the situation slowly assumed its just proportions. The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers

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]

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]

Nathaniel Hawthorne The glow of rage was still lurid on Donatello’s face, and now flashed out again from his eyes. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

George Gissing He thought she looked stronger already, and flattered himself that the slight glow on her cheeks was due to pleasure at seeing him. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

The hand shook, and the face was in a glow of eagerness. The Heir of Redclyffe by Charlotte M. Yonge [1853]

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

D. H. Lawrence He could almost see a glow in the air around her. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

And Wansfell’s green slope still answers with many a change of glow and shadow to the radiance of the sinking sun. Wordsworth by F. W. H. Myers [1881]

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

Supporting him stood the young form of Everhard, over whose cheek and eye wandered a glow and lustre too bright to last, and instantly succeeded by paleness and dejection. Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin [1820]

Nathaniel Hawthorne As for Zenobia, there was a glow in her cheeks that made me think of Pandora, fresh from Vulcan’s workshop, and full of the celestial warmth by dint of which he had tempered and moulded her. The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1852]

A glow of shaded light fell on the table. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

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

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

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]

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]

It was faint glow that at first caught my gaze; and, on turning to see it better, I saw a round red spot glowing like fire. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

A glow of light fell on Mitty’s figure. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

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]

Great banks of Michaelmas daisies made a glow like an autumn sunset, and multi-coloured dahlias stood stiffly like grenadiers on parade. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

George Meredith The fervour she repressed in speech threw a glow over her face, like that on a frosty bare autumn sky after sunset. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

Some people experience a glow after they have done a great benevolence; as he walked into the stable-yard, Harry experienced a sensation, but it wasn’t a glow, a chill rather. The Wyvern Mystery by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

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

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

Wilkie Collins The shifting light of terror and suspense vanished from her grand gray eyes, and left in them the steady inner glow of a high and pure resolve. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

Thomas Hardy So deep was the silence that he could even from his bed hear her softly blowing the tinder to a glow after striking the steel. A Group of Noble Dames by Thomas Hardy [1891]

Frances Hodgson Burnett Her hair became light curled silk again; the faint colour deepened into the Jacqueminot glow at which passers by had turned to look in the street when she was little more than a baby. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

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

That glow of firelight had a comfortable look after the desolation and darkness of the salon. The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

F. Scott Fitzgerald And now Sunday, with individual life starting up again, with a glow kindling in eyes that had been glazed with monotony the afternoon before. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

Beaumont and Fletcher. The glow of enthusiasm and gladness, thus kindled in her soul, faded slowly as the sun descended; and human tenderness returned in full tide upon her. Lodore by Mary Shelley

Lucy Maud Montgomery Anne was curled up Turk-fashion on the hearthrug, gazing into that joyous glow where the sunshine of a hundred summers was being distilled from the maple cordwood. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery [1908]

Even in the first glow of recognition I realised that she was paler than she had been the summer before, and yet I cannot blame myself for the tactlessness of my question. The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton

Virginia Woolf Thus if you talk of a beautiful woman you mean only something flying fast which for a second uses the eyes, lips, or cheeks of Fanny Elmer, for example, to glow through. Jacob’s Room by Virginia Woolf [1920]

Stars dash blindly in one! so might I glitter a royal Tress, let Orion glow next to Aquarius' urn. Poems and Fragments by Catullus

The third fork is the healthy glow of one who steps into ice-cold water. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

There had been a glow by the east gate, which lit up everything, for Magdalen College, which was without the city wall, had fired a great bonfire to drive away the plague. The Blanket of the Dark by John Buchan [1931]

The glow passed from blue to purple, and then to an angry red. Greenmantle by John Buchan

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu He did see it, as distinctly as he saw the glow in the sky over the park trees. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

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

Algernon Blackwood I saw his face an instant as the moon fell on it, pale, glorious and stately, wearing a glow that was not moonlight, the lips compressed with effort, the eyes ablaze. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

The glow of his fancy fades with the suddenness of a southern sunset. Byron by John Nichol [1880]

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 men sat motionless in their saddles, their armor striking white fire in the fierce glow of the midday sun. In the Quarter by Robert W. Chambers

Arnold Bennett Near them a vast kiln of ware in process of firing showed a white flaming glow at each of its mouths in the black winter darkness. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

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

I suppose it was a glow of self-satisfaction. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

Edith Wharton But in the afternoon glow he saw only three Bedouins guiding laden pack mules toward the castle. Certain People by Edith Wharton [1930]

One minute, two minutes went by, and then about seventy or eighty yards away a glow of light appeared in the corridor. The Hidden Door by Arthur Gask [1934]

Henry Handel Richardson Whereupon the last trace of Mahony’s starchedness had melted, in a glow of gratitude and content. The Way Home by Henry Handel Richardson

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]

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

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]

Henry James It was the loveliest hour of a fine day, the clear early evening, with the glow of the sunset in the air and a purple colour in the sea. The Patagonia by Henry James [1888]

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

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

Edith Wharton This now sparkled in his grey eye, and gave a glow to his cheek, as he stepped across the threshold, treading on a sprig of cherry-blossom that had dropped unnoticed to the floor. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

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]

Algernon Blackwood Already there was a glow of sunrise in the sky and the exquisite freshness of coming day. The Willows by Algernon Blackwood [1907]

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]

Edith Wharton If they could give Jim back a contented Lita the object of their holiday would be attained; and in a glow of optimism she sat down at her writing~table and dashed off a joyful letter to her son. Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton [1927]

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Laura, on the other hand, leaned forward, her lips parted, drinking in her brother’s words with a glow of colour upon either cheek. The Doings of Raffles Haw by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Their quaintly coloured garments, their shaven heads and their curiously constructed pipes, backed by the rosy glow of the sunset, constituted a most picturesque and effective group. Dr Nikola Returns by Guy Boothby [1896]

The colours of the blossoms deepened, losing their glow one by one. A Smile of Fortune by Joseph Conrad [1911]

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]

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

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]

D. H. Lawrence The glow sank quickly off the field; the earth and the hedges smoked dusk. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

Arthur Conan Doyle Rather would I fancy that a glow of admiration filled their breasts, and that their one desire was to embrace the stranger who had carried himself so gallantly and well. The Adventures of Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1903]

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]

So did the thick oat-cakes and the new scones and the butter and the skim-milk cheese, and the strong tea sent a glow through his body. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

George Gissing His impassioned tones and the glow which mantled his fine features as he spoke would have vanquished any ordinary obduracy. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

Bram Stoker Sir Nathaniel switched on the light again, and in its comforting glow they began to talk freely. The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker [1911]

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

Charles Kingsley Terrible were those rocks below; and ten times more terrible as seen through the lurid glow of his distempered brain. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

It creaked and I waited with beating heart on discovery, for inside I saw the glow of light. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

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

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]

Jane Austen Henry Crawford was in the first glow of another scheme about Thornton Lacey; and not being able to catch Edmund’s ear, was detailing it to his fair neighbour with a look of considerable earnestness. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

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

H.P. Lovecraf From beyond came a glow that weirdly lit the giant twisted trees and the tops of the buried temples, and I drifted on songfully, expectant of the glories of the land from whence I should never return. Fragments by H.P. Lovecraf

E. Phillips Oppenheim All her first joy in the warmth and the pleasant food and the glow of the wine had momentarily passed. The Passionate Quest by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1924]

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

Jules Verne A luminous atmosphere pervaded New Aberfoyle. In the chapel, electric lamps shed a glow over the stained-glass windows, which shone like fiery kaleidoscopes. The Underground City by Jules Verne [1877]

Friedrich Schiller G——— was now in the full glow of youth, so also was the prince. The Sport of Destiny by Friedrich Schiller

G. K. Chesterton But in the earlier stage which concerns me here, a glow of convivial courtesy covered everything; and the wing of friendship could never moult a feather. Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

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]

Rafael Sabatini The glow heightened her beauty, effacing the weariness which the face had worn. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

Virginia Woolf She looked at the queer glow of exaltation in Cassandra’s eyes, through which she was beholding the true spirit of a human being, and wished that she would go on talking about William for ever. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

In his enthusiasm they used to glow and brighten; but now, as he sat looking down at the olive shades of the glen, they seemed ravenous in their fire. The Grove of Ashtaroth by John Buchan [1910]

Kate Chopin Are you in love with Robert?” “Yes,” said Edna. It was the first time she had admitted it, and a glow overspread her face, blotching it with red spots. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

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]

Edith Wharton A vase? No — a lamp now: there WAS a glow from the interior. Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton [1927]

George Gissing I should have stolen to the keyhole and committed eavesdropping with a glow of self-approval. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

Then by an effort she recovered herself, and out of that strange face went all the glow of youth and ardour. Greenmantle by John Buchan

D. H. Lawrence Yet how beautiful old, gold-coloured maple-wood is! how very lovely, with the ebony curves of the door arch! There was a wonderful old-fashioned, Victorian glow in it, and a certain splendour. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

G. K. Chesterton We fell into the full glow of a lamp-lit, cushioned, tiny room, with a circular wall lined with books, a circular table, and a circular seat around it. The Club of Queer Trades by G. K. Chesterton [1905]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Look — there’s a whole crowd turning the corner of Sixth Avenue,” By the yellow glow and blue shadows of the street lamp she could see that the sidewalk was crowded with men. Tales of the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Then I went to the office with a mind cleared of responsibility and comfortably pervaded with the glow of good intentions. An impossible ideal by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1903]

E. F. Benson She looked out of the window and saw the dull glow on the horizon. How Fear Departed from the Long Gallery by E. F. Benson

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]

Willa Cather It was partly due to his listener, no doubt; she gave him unusual sympathy, and the glow of an unusual mind. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]

Edith Wharton But to Charity the heat was a stimulant: it enveloped the whole world in the same glow that burned at her heart. Summer by Edith Wharton [1917]

James Joyce A glow of desire kindled again his soul and fired and fulfilled all his body. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

In there was a shrine, lit to a glow of soft colour by the light pouring through a stained-glass window. Roads of Destiny by O. Henry [1909]

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]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He mounted in the lift to his rooms, a glow in his blood, his sense of freedom now become a realisable and glorious thing. The Lion and the Lamb by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1930]

Elizabeth Gaskell It sent a glow to her heart, to know how she could feel towards one who had reason to despise her. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell [1854]

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

Pas de Charge would never again see the starting flag waved, or hear the music of the hounds, or feel the gallant life throb and glow through him at the rallying notes of the horn. Under Two Flags by Ouida [1867]

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

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]

Jane Austen To be spared from her aunt Norris’s interminable reproaches! he left her in a glow of gratitude. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

John Galsworthy And she saw herself lying — the curve of her hip, the chestnut glow in her short hair; she heard the steady beat of her heart. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy

F. Scott Fitzgerald The flame retreats to some remote and platonic fire; the white heat has gone from the iron and the glow from the coal. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

Robert Louis Stevenson There came a glow of hope and like a tide of sweetness in my bosom; and the next moment I was plunged back in a fresh despair. Catriona by Robert Louis Stevenson

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

I yearned for warmth, for the glow of a fire, for a tree or blade of grass or anything which meant the sheltered homeliness of mortality. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

Frances Hodgson Burnett She could not help watching them and presently she saw a hot red glow under the skin as if a flood had risen. The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

Sinclair Lewis He ran the glow of the flashlight over Howard and Guy Staybridge. They were still out. The Prodigal Parents by Sinclair Lewis

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]

Mrs Verloc had dragged herself past the red glow of the eating-house window. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad [1907]

If I could give a complete account of that talk, this poor page would glow with wonder and admiration all merged in loving reverence. My Life and Loves by Frank Harris

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

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]

Arthur Conan Doyle He threw back his head, and there he stood in the golden glow with all his old Assyrian luxuriance of beard, all his native insolence of drooping eyelids and intolerant eyes. The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle [1912]

George Gissing Drawing back, as if in alarm or shame, a glow on each cheek, she uttered an involuntary cry of protest. The Town Traveller by George Gissing [1897]

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]

E. F. Benson I was at the side of the table towards the door; Louis was opposite me, for I could see his figure dimly silhouetted against the glow from the smouldering fire. The Thing in the Hall by E. F. Benson [1912]

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

It was a flame of such heat that it burned calmly, but the glow of it, radiating from him, made the other’s mere wildfire. Witch Wood by John Buchan [1927]

Nathaniel Hawthorne A deep blush immediately suffused his cheek, proving how well the glow of health would have become it. Fanshawe by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1826]

Henry James In a moment he entered the room, with a glow in his cheek and half-a-dozen rain-drops glistening on his mustache. The Europeans by Henry James [1878]

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]

The glow spread, which must mean that other fires had been started. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

In walking along I saw far away the glow of some lava which had flowed to the shore at the end of the sandy beach, and was probably cooling down at the water’s edge. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

George Gissing In this hot weather I like to walk at times amid the full glow of the sun. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing [1902]

George Gissing Rhoda stood unmoving, the fire’s glow upon her face, and Barfoot watched her. The Odd Women by George Gissing [1892]

D. H. Lawrence When his eyes got used to the faint glow of the lamp, he saw the goddess striding like a ship, eager in the swirl of her gown, and he made his obeisance. The Man Who Died by D. H. Lawrence

D. H. Lawrence His beauty of form, which seemed to glow out in contrast with the rest of people, made her proud. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

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]

As she heard the door shut behind Madame Lecerf, Barbara had risen and gone over to the friendly glow of the fire. Barbara Rebell by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1905]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Yet with it all there was a glow of exaltation. The Spy Paramount by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

The colour of her skin in the crimson glow he could not distinguish. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

In the pink glow of the night-lamp he saw his wife in her night-dress, seated sideways on the farther edge of the bed, talking to a young girl. The Slayer of Souls by Robert W. Chambers [1920]

Thomas Paine We are not moved by the gloomy smile of a worthless king, but by the ardent glow of generous patriotism. The American Crisis by Thomas Paine

D. H. Lawrence In the midst of this profound darkness, there seemed to glow on her heart the effulgence of a paradise unknown and unrealised. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

The paintings in the National Gallery glow with colour, and are instinct with life. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

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]

G. K. Chesterton The birds settled back into the trees; the moon began to glow with its own light. The Ball and the Cross by G. K. Chesterton [1909]

The glow of sunset imparted to the western cliffs a peculiar shade of pink, the beauty of which was accentuated by the deep shadows cast by the beetling crags. The Lust of Hate by Guy Boothby [1898]

E. F. Benson Somehow this undemonstrative expression of approval began to glow in Georgie’s heart as he walked home. Queen Lucia by E. F. Benson [1920]

Henry James He yet when he first applied it felt a glow of joy — for an instructor he was still empirical — rise from the apprehension that living with them would really be to see life. The Pupil by Henry James [1891]

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]

Edith Wharton The glow of strength and courage remained, steeling her to bear what had broken down Miss Mace’s professional fortitude. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

Arthur Conan Doyle Then a dull red glow came in the corner, enough to show the dim outlines of the men round the table. The Land of Mist by Arthur Conan Doyle [1926]

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

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Dismal enough would the room have looked, notwithstanding its wainscoting, had it not been for the glow diffused by the fire. The Tenants of Malory by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1867]

M. P. Shiel Think not from fear—but for the glow of the Defiance itself. Shapes in the Fire by M. P. Shiel [1896]

Edith Wharton Still, a glow of self-righteousness tempered my fears, and I said to myself as I undressed that when I’d got used to being good it probably wouldn’t make me as nervous as it did at the start. Tales of Men and Ghosts by Edith Wharton [1910]

E. F. Benson As she eyed them, black shapes against the glow of her firelight, it struck her that the same malevolent influence inspired them all. Queen Lucia by E. F. Benson [1920]

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

John came on through the glow with his burden undisguised, wrapped in a tissue paper which showed its outlines. The House with the Green Shutters by George Douglas Brown [1901]

As we were nearing the hot glow in the sky that denoted Kiel we passed a huge scintillating bulk moored in mid-stream. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers [1903]

M. R. James An evening light shone on the building, making the window-panes glow like so many fires. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James