And, to the dismay of the rest of the club, Jo threw open the door of the closet, and displayed Laurie sitting on a rag bag, flushed and twinkling
with suppressed laughter.
Her face was rosy and solid, with bright, twinkling
eyes and a stubborn little chin.
In the very center of the lodge, immediately under an opening that admitted the twinkling
light of one or two stars, stood Uncas, calm, elevated, and collected.
She was very pretty; as graceful as a bird, and graceful much in the same way; as pleasant about the house as a gleam of sunshine falling on the floor through a shadow of twinkling
leaves, or as a ray of firelight that dances on the wall while evening is drawing nigh.
As for Peleg himself, he took it more like a philosopher; but for all his philosophy, there was a tear twinkling
in his eye, when the lantern came too near.
In the dust and the steam the electric lights would shine like far-off twinkling
stars--red and blue-green and purple stars, according to the color of the mist and the brew from which it came.
Night came on,--night calm, unmoved, and glorious, shining down with her innumerable and solemn angel eyes, twinkling
, beautiful, but silent.
Away down on the level under the black mass of the Castle, the town lay, stretched along the river, its intricate cobweb of streets jeweled with twinkling
lights; there were rows of lights on the bridges; these flung lances of light upon the water, in the black shadows of the arches; and away at the extremity of all this fairy spectacle blinked and glowed a massed multitude of gas-jets which seemed to cover acres of ground; it was as if all the diamonds in the world had been spread out there.
Well, when Tom and me got to the edge of the hill- top we looked away down into the village and could see three or four lights twinkling
, where there was sick folks, maybe; and the stars over us was sparkling ever so fine; and down by the village was the river, a whole mile broad, and awful still and grand.
Clods were handy and the air was full of them in a twinkling
The tree that has been getting a twist for twenty years cannot be straightened in the twinkling
of an eye.
Eh, I am glad to see that bit o' light twinkling
," she exclaimed.