Lightning glance

a quick, penetrating glance of a brilliant eye.

See also: Lightning

References in classic literature ?
Hilbery resumed, glancing at the figures, which distressed her vaguely, and had some connection in her mind with the household accounts, "otherwise, as you say--" She cast a lightning glance into the depths of disillusionment which were, perhaps, not altogether unknown to her.
The plot which I was weaving against you, the storm which I was heaping up above your head, burst from me in threats and lightning glances.