bright lights


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bright lights

pl n
the bright lights places of entertainment in a city
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bright lights

npl the bright lights of the big city (fig) → l'eccitante vita della metropoli
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Why, in my father's house on Essen-Waterside, the fire and the bright lights would show a mile away, and the door open to a beggar's knock!
It is an incomparably finer spectacle when beheld on shore, where the waving trees, the wild flight of the birds, the dark shadows and bright lights, the rushing of the torrents all proclaim the strife of the unloosed elements.
There was an abundance of bright lights, and there was music, and there were ladies down in the boxes, and I don't know what more.
Moved by these counsels, he turned at once to the Caledonian Station, passed (not without alarm) into the bright lights of the approach, redeemed his portmanteau from the cloak-room, and was soon whirling in a cab along the Glasgow Road.
Their office is to illumine and enkindle -- My duty, to be saved by their bright light, And purified in their electric fire, And sanctified in their elysian fire.
Still I heard nothing; but at the far end of the passage I saw a bright light pouring through the half-opened door of one of the mysterious front rooms.
And feeling the bright light that flooded the whole place and the warm air heated by the crowd, Natasha little by little began to pass into a state of intoxication she had not experienced for a long while.
A bright light, however, fell upon the water a little distance away.
He walked straight across to her with that keen, bright light in his eyes which Fred had described so well in his letter.
These particulars struck me, I confess, disagreeably; and as I followed him into the bright light of the consulting room, I kept my hand ready on my weapon.
The doors of the pagoda swung open, and a bright light escaped from its interior, in the midst of which Mr.
Safely she passed through to the hills beyond, and here, under the bright light of Mars' two moons, she halted to plan her future action.