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#1. I spent my Saturday nights in New York, because those gleaming, dazzling parties of his were with me so vividly that I could still hear the music and the laughter, faint and incessant, from his garden, and the cars going up and down his drive. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#2. MADELEINE HERON stared with unfocused eyes at the gleaming gray coffin that held the body of her husband. - Author: S.K. Epperson
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#3. I drop down the tower and roll on the roof, breaking into a run, the cold night air blowing me faster, the darkness and gleaming stars taking me somewhere I don't have to feel. - Author: Sara Raasch
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#4. Wish not for treasure you can hold,
No gleaming jewels, bright and cold,
For finer still than pearl or gold,
The treasure of a tale well told ... - Author: Brian Holguin
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#5. She watched his gaze flicker over her suit, her gleaming shoes, and realized he was performing the same reconciliations she was, adjusting a mental image of a long-ago spouse to match the changed person sitting before him. - Author: Emily St. John Mandel
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#6. Beware, lion's lady, for your predator is hungry tonight. He may not wait long before devouring you." "Devouring me?" she asked, challenge gleaming in her eyes. "What if I devour him first? - Author: Shelly Thacker
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#7. The most she could hope for was the chance to run away and let her love die a slow, natural death.

"Go to Hell," she said.

"Not without you." His sexy mouth tipped into a boyish grin, white teeth gleaming against tanned skin. - Author: Aleah Barley
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#8. Here a tower shining bright
Once stood gleaming in the night
Where now
There's just the rubble in the hole
from White City - Author: Shane MacGowan
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#9. Behold those times re-created by
the brutal power of sunlit images,
the light of life's tragedy.
The walls of the trial, the field
of the firing squad; and the distant
ghost of Rome's suburbs in a ring,
gleaming white in naked light.
Gunshots: our death, our survival. - Author: Pier Paolo Pasolini
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#10. Young men seemed to collect by her side, ready with drinks and conversation. She tanned quickly and easily, her delicate limbs oiled and gleaming. In the evening, she made the most of her new tan in low-cut clinging evening dresses in white or black. - Author: Kathleen Tessaro
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#11. BLINDSIGHT is fearless: a magnificent, darkly gleaming jewel of a book that hurdles the contradictions inherent in biochemistry, consciousness, and human hearts without breaking stride. - Author: Elizabeth Bear
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#12. The normality of the house terrified her: the gleaming surfaces, the tidiness, the homey touches, the sense that a person lived here who might walk in daylight on any street and pass for human in spite of the atrocities that he had committed. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#13. Try not to kill me with your love,
try not to break a glass wall
seeing everything,
but going unheard,
the words feel unspoken.

Crystals gleaming at our feet,
innocently joined by red fists
and a kiss. - Author: Megan Hutchinson
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#14. He smiled and bent forward, a hand on each knee, his truculence gleaming through his smile like a stone under water. - Author: Paula Fox
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#15. Like cats' eyes gleaming in the gloom, the precious diamonds rest. - Author: Robert B. Leighton
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#16. And, most important of all," added the Mathemagician, "here is your own magic staff. Use it well and there is nothing it cannot do for you."
He placed in Milo's breast pocket a small gleaming pencil which, except for the size, was much like his own. - Author: Norton Juster
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#17. Protective of his gleaming domain, beavering away in it alone like an obsessed scientist in a humid and luridly lit laboratory. - Author: Michel Faber
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#18. Yes, there was one. Solitary, gleaming. A regret. It was that, all her life, she had said no. From the beginning, she had let so few people in. - Author: Lauren Groff
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#19. The one piece of nostalgia he has allowed himself is the gleaming cast-iron wood-burning stove in the center of the room, which replaced his mother's that was stolen during the years the studio lay derelict. - Author: Pierre Lemaitre
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#20. We need to build change in to our systems and let these systems evolve as circumstances change. Change is inevitable, but we need to do a better job of dealing with it, because when we start building huge gleaming monoliths, I think we start getting into trouble. - Author: Daniel Suarez
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#21. Hope, like the gleaming taper's light, adorns and cheers our way; and still, as darker grows the night, emits a brighter ray. - Author: Oliver Goldsmith
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#22. Stars scribble on our eyes the frosty sagas, The gleaming cantos of unvanquished space. (Cape Hatteras - Author: Hart Crane
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#23. The surprise, for me, is that the accruing weight of these departures doesn't bury us, and that even the pain of an almost unbearable loss gives way quite quickly to something more distant but still stubbornly gleaming. - Author: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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#24. Heavens," said Galdo in a deep, dramatic voice, "only one man living could have squeezed forth such a gleaming brown jewel
this is the work of Squatting Calo, the Midnight Shitter! - Author: Scott Lynch
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#25. Gleaming like a searchlight, Iowa moon, silver plate. - Author: Dennis Vickers
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#26. We were talking of DRAGONS, Tolkien and I
In a Berkshire bar. The big workman
Who had sat silent and sucked his pipe
All the evening, from his empty mug
With gleaming eye glanced towards us:
"I seen 'em myself!" he said fiercely. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#27. Live and lie reclined On the hills like Gods together, careless of mankind. For they lie beside their nectar, and the bolts are hurled Far below them in the valleys, and the clouds are lightly curled Round their golden houses, girdled with the gleaming world. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#28. He wore a gleaming top hat. He had a pomaded, uptwirled black moustache. He looked like a first-class funeral. - Author: Joseph Roth
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#29. He grinned, making sure to flash his straight, gleaming teeth, every last one of which I wanted to knock out of his head - Author: L.A. Witt
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#30. He was wearing a gleaming cream-coloured linen suit, and a Panama hat. The weirdest thing about this was that he was not the most outlandish-looking person in the room by a long way. Not that Little Miss Dresses-Like-Bogart over here has a right to complain - Author: Alexis Hall
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#31. Artificial lights gleaming brilliantly in the dark, all along ever street, because Earth residents seem to consider day and night as mere states of mind. - Author: Claudia Gray
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#32. In 1945 I help liberate Berlin. I was six years in Red Army," Rogov said, his eyes gleaming with the memory. - Author: Erika Holzer
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#33. So Carbone had no closet full of clean and pressed uniforms. There were no serried ranks of undershirts, crisp and laundered, folded ready for use. There were no gleaming boots under his bed. - Author: Lee Child
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#34. Marian and I saw products as garbage even when they sat gleaming on store shelves, yet unbought. We didn't say, What kind of casserole will that make? We said, What kind of garbage will that make? - Author: Don DeLillo
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#35. Bettie Page was number one. I have never known another model who had better knowledge of her body or how to work with it to make it look so good. Her skin was perfect, no blemishes. Perfect nose, beautiful straight teeth, and gleaming, shiny black hair that was always in place, always. - Author: Bunny Yeager
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#36. He was simply someone who floated through our lives and didn't seem to care how flatly he perceived everyone or that he'd shared our secret failures with the world, showcasing the youthful indifference, the gleaming nihilism, glamorizing the horror of it all. - Author: Bret Easton Ellis
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#37. In the river swam the gleaming fish, which were meant for water, just as humankind is meant for love. - Author: David Paul Kirkpatrick
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#38. A fine meal ... is a delight in itself; add a glass of wine-gleaming red or translucent greenish gold-and delectation will be doubled. - Author: Alexis Lichine
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#39. For a hungry man, green peas are more shiny than gleaming pearls. - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#40. Southampton's barrage balloons floated gleaming in the moonlight like the ghosts of elephants and hippos. - Author: Elizabeth Wein
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#41. In the dim light of the closed bar, he thought at first it was silver, but as he reached inside and held it up, he saw that it was a gleaming white, so dazzling he knew he had never properly seen the color white before, only paler, inferior shades. - Author: Michael Montoure
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#42. Trimmed in gleaming teakwood. The cavernous space had been fashioned into offices and conference rooms centered on a grandiose lobby - Author: Kimball Lee
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#43. The stairway is not
a thing of gleaming strands
a radiant evanescence
for angels' feet that only glance in their tread, and need not
touch the stone. - Author: Denise Levertov
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#44. I'd unboxed so much china from funeral sales and broken-up households that there was something almost unspeakably sad about the pristine, gleaming displays, with their tacit assurance that shiny new tableware promised an equally shiny and tragedy-free future. - Author: Donna Tartt
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#45. Good Lord," I whisper at my thoughts, barely stifling a shiver. "Kissing me is similar to a religious experience, or so I've been told." Gleaming green eyes meet mine as he teases me. - Author: Anonymous
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#46. An enormous gleaming grand piano stood in the center, its legs decently masked. - Author: Anne Perry
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#47. Don't leave me," I yell as he walks down the path leading to another life.
Turning and glancing at me over his shoulder, his eyes are no longer gleaming their perfect shade of green; they're cloudy, hazy even. "I'm not," he says as he keeps walking. "You left me, beautiful girl. - Author: Kim Karr
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#48. The winds shook off in unison and yipped beneath the gleaming stars.
She gave him her lips. They kissed.
And she was in love with the thunder. - Author: Ali Shaw
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#49. Democracy is a gleaming Excalibur - let's not use it just to mend the toaster. - Author: Russell Brand
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#50. Afar in the southwest was the great shimmering, pearl-like sparkle of an evening star in a sky that was pale golden and ethereal rose over gleaming white spaces and dark glens of spruce - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#51. I don't want a knight in shining armor.
I don't want a knight in scuffed armor.
I want his helmet to have dents. I want my knight to be real, and dark and savage. I want my knight to be a survivor. Someone who's been tested and got through his trails. Not some pussy in gleaming metal. - Author: Belle Aurora
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#52. Sleeping was impossible, and we would often be found wandering the house, our white nightgowns gleaming in the darkness, a trio of Lady Macbeths, driven mad by the mercury. - Author: Eleanor Brown
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#53. You are fierce with words," he said, his eyes gleaming. "I have no other means," she replied, leveling her chin. - Author: Matt Tomerlin
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#54. Set off against gray velvet and still gleaming after all those months was an elegant, polished white gold slide pendant hung on a length of tightly wound black cord. - Author: Abigail Roux
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#55. A wilderness of gilt, gleaming in the slant from the dust-furred windows: gilded cupids, gilded commodes and torchieres, and
undercutting the old-wood smell
the reek of turpentine, oil paint, and varnish. - Author: Donna Tartt
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#56. We're a silver gleaming death machine! - Author: Don DeLillo
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#57. Gleaming shell of an outworn lie; fable of Right divine
You gained your crowns by heritage, but Blood was the price of mine.
The throne that I won by blood and sweat , by Crom, I will not sell
For promise of valleys filled with gold, or threat of the Halls of Hell! - Author: Robert E. Howard
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#58. His monstrous dreams, peopled by ape-like creatures and by harlots with gleaming jewel eyes.. - Author: James Joyce
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#59. This figure, which I had so vaguely, idly, noticed before was now utterly changed in my eyes. The whole world was its background. And between me and it there hovered, perhaps for the last time, the vision of a slim long-legged girl with gleaming thighs. I ran. - Author: Iris Murdoch
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#60. Life isn't worth living unless you are young and surrounded by other young people in a beautiful cold garden perfumed by dirt and flowers and fallen leaves, gleaming in the string of lights, listening to the quiet city on the last fine night of the year. - Author: Lauren Groff
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#61. Dear lord, the flash of his gleaming white teeth was like a hot button to my nether regions. Down vagina! Down, girl.
Bad Rep by A. Meredith Walters - Author: A Meredith Walters
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#62. A single gleaming sword sat in the middle on a raised portion of the red velvet. Magda noticed an ornate gold and silver scabbard attached to a baldric lying on the floor. The scabbard was so striking that it could only belong with the sword. - Author: Terry Goodkind
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#63. A picture without sky has no glory. This present, unless we see gleaming beyond it the eternal calm of the heavens, above the tossing tree tops with withering leaves, and the smoky chimneys, is a poor thing for our eyes to gaze at, or our hearts to love, or our hands to toil on. - Author: Alexander MacLaren
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#64. What else are we to do with our obsessions? Do they feed us? Or are we simply scavenging our memories for one gleaming image to tell the truth of what is hunting us? - Author: Terry Tempest Williams
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#65. I didn't know I had another mother,' said Coraline cautiously. 'Of course you do. Everyone does,' said the other mother, her black-button eyes gleaming. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#66. I saw the lightnings gleaming rod.
Reach forth and write upon the sky
The awful autograph of God. - Author: Joaquin Miller
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#67. I love crystals, the beauty of their forms and formation; liquids, dormant, distilling, sloshing! The fumes, the odors good or bad, the rainbow of colors; the gleaming vessels of every size, shape and purpose. - Author: Robert Burns Woodward
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#68. Lucifer sang through the skies like a silver arrow; the bleak white steel of it, gleaming in the bleak blue emptiness of the evening. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#69. In what world did you think you could get away with this?" Jalal seethed. "To my cousin? To my family?" His gleaming hilt continued its punishing onslaught. - Author: Renee Ahdieh
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#70. The pole's center was a gleaming lump about the size of a person's head, which any Spacer would recognize as a small nickel-iron asteroid, as common in space as dead leaves were on the reforested surface. But rare down here, even after the Hard Rain. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#71. There, gleaming in the glow, was that ten-horsepower rotary engine under a seat. A key glistening in the ignition. I imagine the top speed for that old mower was five miles per hour. It might have taken an hour and a half or more for me to get to the liquor store, but get there I did. - Author: George Jones
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#72. It wasn't long before I had the urge to glance inside. I then had a slight moment of panic. Number one, Big John was walking out the door with a meat cleaver gleaming in his hand. Yes, a meat cleaver.
Number two, he was glaring at Caleb like he was the devil himself. - Author: Shelly Crane
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#73. How often it is that an idea that seems bright bossed and gleaming in its clarity when examined in a church, or argued over with a friend in a frosty garden, becomes clouded and murk-stained when dragged out into the field of actual endeavor. pg. 65 - Author: Geraldine Brooks
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#74. Know, oh prince, that between the years when the oceans drank Atlantis and the gleaming cities, and the years of the rise of the Sons of Aryas, there was an Age undreamed of, when shining kingdoms lay spread across the world like blue mantles beneath the stars. - Author: Robert E. Howard
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#75. Mouth cat's-cradled with filaments of gleaming cheese. - Author: Don DeLillo
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#76. The Mississippi and its paddle boats, and the rivers of Bengal and their gleaming steamers evoked a similar atmosphere of romance, of long, song-filled voyages, high winds and lonely sunsets. - Author: Qurratulain Hyder
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#77. And know that the world exists, and moves on without me?" The beast settled back down, nose to tail, his horns gleaming in the faint light. "Thank you, no. - Author: Cat Hellisen
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#78. Both black and gleaming, ostentatiously so. I was acutely aware of our luggage piling up on the platform, matching and initialed and gleaming with comfortable wealth. I couldn't help but - Author: Melanie Benjamin
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#79. Ifemelu would also come to learn that, for Kimberly, the poor were blameless. Poverty was a gleaming thing; she could not conceive of poor people being vicious or nasty because their poverty had canonized them, and the greatest saints were the foreign poor. - Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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#80. The sacred books of all the world are worthless dross and common stones compared with Shakespeare's glittering gold and gleaming gems. - Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
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#81. The sandcastle, wet and gleaming under the sun, waited for the only thing that could destroy it: the waves. And like the waves returning the sandcastles to its natural state, quickly and rhythmically, he destroyed my being. - Author: Rain Chudori
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#82. Some party," the stranger whispered in her ear. She twisted to see sapphire eyes gleaming at her. "Are you from Melisande? - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#83. The gleaming stars all about the shining moon
Hide their bright faces, when full-orbed and splendid
In the sky she floats, flooding the shadowed earth
with clear silver light.
- Author: Sappho
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#84. Clouds of insects danced and buzzed in the golden autumn light, and the air was full of the piping of the song-birds. Long, glinting dragonflies shot across the path, or hung tremulous with gauzy wings and gleaming bodies. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#85. Reaching back, I drew my blade, feeling it rasp free, gleaming
as it came into the light. Looking up at the approaching rabids, I
smiled. - Author: Julie Kagawa
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#86. I have been overcome by the beauty and richness of our life together, those early mornings setting out, those evenings gleaming with rivers and lakes below us, still holding the last light. - Author: Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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#87. But Engels and Dickens suggested a new twist: that the advance of civilization produced barbarity as an unavoidable waste product, as essential to its metabolism as the gleaming spires and cultivated thought of polite society. The barbarians weren't storming the gates. - Author: Steven Johnson
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#88. The river this November afternoon
Rests in an equipoise of sun and cloud:
A glooming light, a gleaming darkness shroud
Its passage. All seems tranquil, all in tune. - Author: Cecil Day-Lewis
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#89. It seemed longer and redder than any car could be. It had a long gleaming bonnet of polished metal. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#90. When I come upon a man who has a gleaming, empty, clear desktop, I am dealing with a fellow who is so far removed from the realities of his business that someone else is running it for him. - Author: Harold Geneen
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#91. On the stage Tristen bent over the piano, his fingers swift and sure, his blond hair gleaming under the spotlight. I glanced around at the audience, watching their faces, gratified that they were as captivated as I was by the dark, thunderous song that Tristen conjured. - Author: Beth Fantaskey
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#92. He spoke wistfully of a sudden leaving, a breaking of old ties, a flight into a strange world, ending in this dreary valley, and Ettie listened, her dark eyes gleaming with pity and with sympathy - those two qualities which may turn so rapidly and so naturally to love. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#93. The Dark Ages may return-the Stone Age may return on the gleaming wings of Science; and what might now shower immeasureable material blessings upon mankind may even bring about its total destruction. Beware! I say. Time may be short.
Referring to the discovery of atomic energy. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#94. Why? How had this otherwise sensible woman who had only met Beamabeth as a screaming purple blob fallen under her spell? Or had Beamabeth slipped immaculate into the world, petal-cheeked and smiling amidst gleaming golden curls? - Author: Frances Hardinge
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#95. Atop their gleaming backs the jockeys look like gaudy baubles, secured with strings. They bob up and down, they rise, lean forward, then settle again. - Author: Beryl Markham
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#96. Look for the hand that points the way,
And take the path where children play.
Then where the face with breath that sighs
Bends to admire its gleaming eyes,
You way is marked by lines of light
That mean escape from endless night. - Author: Emily Rodda
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#97. He was gleaming with sweat. It would have taken inhuman willpower not to drink in every inch of his muscled, tatted up body.
And I was human. Oh Lord, was I human. - Author: R.K. Lilley
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#98. Television has changed how we choose our leaders. It elected Ronald Reagan and a host of Kennedy-look-alike congressmen with blow-dried hair and gleaming teeth. It destroyed Senator Joe McCarthy by showing him in action and it created Jerry Falwell. - Author: Ronald Steel
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#99. What?" The corner of his mouth turned up, his white teeth gleaming in the light.
"Just thinking how hot you are."
He scoffed and playfully rolled his eyes. "Thanks - but aren't all firefighters hot? I mean, we do basically live in fire. - Author: Shaye Evans
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#100. Some teeth long for ripping, gleaming wet from black dog gums. So you keep your eyes closed at the end. You don't want to see such a mouth up close. before the bite, before its oblivion in the goring of your soft parts, the speckled lips will curl back in a whinny of excitement. You just know it. - Author: Adam Nevill
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