It is there that I, intent on my own investigations, have passed and re-passed a hundred times the worn leonine face, white as the snow beneath him, furrowed with wrinkles like the seams and gashes upon the North Cape; the nervous hand, integrally a part of the mechanism of his flighter; and above all, the wonderful lambent
eyes turned to the zenith.
I found this out later, when I attempted other German authors without the glitter of his wit or the lambent
glow of his fancy to light me on my hard way.
Lady Ruth lifted her eyes to his, and their lambent
fires were suddenly rekindled.
She constructed a little romance which was to vary the flatness of her life: Will Ladislaw was always to be a bachelor and live near her, always to be at her command, and have an understood though never fully expressed passion for her, which would be sending out lambent
flames every now and then in interesting scenes.
It was impossible to foretell in what exquisite verse the awakening spell might lurk; but, on raising her eyes from the page to Clifford's face, Phoebe would be made aware, by the light breaking through it, that a more delicate intelligence than her own had caught a lambent
flame from what she read.
That incident stopped the burglaries for a time, and the guards were reduced accordingly, and the regiment devoted itself to polo with unexpected results; for it beat by two goals to one that very terrible polo corps the Lushkar Light Horse, though the latter had four ponies apiece for a short hour's fight, as well as a native officer who played like a lambent
flame across the ground.
At the slightest impact of the outside world upon his consciousness, his thoughts, sympathies, and emotions leapt and played like lambent
There were occasions when in looking at him she was involuntarily moved to shake her head, as who would say, 'Alas, poor Yorick!' After allowing herself to be betrayed into these evidences of emotion, she would force a lambent
brightness, and would be fitfully cheerful, and would say, 'You have still good spirits, sir, I am thankful to find;' and would appear to hail it as a blessed dispensation that Mr.
There he was in his own evergreen reality, with the copious flow of language pouring smoothly from his lips; with the lambent
dash of humor twinkling in his party-colored eyes -- there he was, more audacious, more persuasive, more respectable than ever, in a suit of glossy black, with a speckless white cravat, and a rampant shirt frill -- the unblushing, the invincible, unchangeable Wragge!
Just the same, it's hard to look away from the lambent
lure of the gothic world inhabited by Luis, upon whose perspective the movie plays out.
And the two drive on, first to the Midwest and then to the Deep South: Driving Miss Daisy without the lambent
charm and poignancy of that film with Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman.
Written in lambent
prose and ambitious in scope, An Orchestra of Minorities is no fairy tale, but rather a tragic masterpiece.