It was a rather pretty little picture, for the sisters sat together in the shady nook, with sun and shadow flickering
over them, the aromatic wind lifting their hair and cooling their hot cheeks, and all the little wood people going on with their affairs as if these were no strangers but old friends.
Damon, as he caught sight of Tom and Ned in the flickering
light of the smudge fire between the two canvas shelters.
Again, after a blank moment, there would be a flickering
taper-gleam in his eyeballs.
Overhead was a gray expanse of cloud, slightly stirred, however, by a breeze; so that a gleam of flickering
sunshine might now and then be seen at its solitary play along the path.
The waif-pole was thrust upright into the dead whale's spout-hole; and the lantern hanging from its top, cast a troubled flickering
glare upon the black, glossy back, and far out upon the midnight waves, which gently chafed the whale's broad flank, like soft surf upon a beach.
The fresh air that had come in through the open door made it easier to breathe, but the rushing sound overhead grew louder, and as I looked upward through the bars of my empty rack I saw a red light flickering
on the wall.
The "young un" alluded to heard all these comments with the subdued and doleful air which seemed habitual to her, only scanning, with a keen and furtive glance of her flickering
eyes, the ornaments which Jane wore in her ears.
He laid the girl down by her mother, who poured out endearments and caresses from an overflowing heart, and one could detect a flickering
faint light of response in the child's eyes, but that was all.
At last he got up cautiously, on his knees, and went searching among the grass and the flickering
reflections flung by the camp-fire.
On the other hand, away back in the dim distance, under the flickering
light of the north star, behind some craggy hill or snow-covered mountain, stood a doubtful freedom--half frozen--beckoning us to come and share its hospitality.
According as the shifting obscurity and flickering
gleam hovered here or glanced there, it was now the bearded physician, Luke, that bent his brow; now St.
Then, a flickering
streak played behind the architecture of the front, picking out transparent places, and showing where balustrades, arches, and windows were.