Gloating: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations GlimpsingHeaven gives its glimpses only to those not in position to look too close.ndash;Robert FrostThere are glimpses of heaven to us in every act, or thought, or word, that raises us above ourselves.ndash;Arthur P. Stanley Use in Literature GlimpsingGlimpses of the lake of Mont Garou are difficult to get, owing to the thick verdure growing about the dangerous edges of the precipices, but those who have seen it describe it as a beautiful sheet of deep blue water.ndash;Charles Morris (editor) in The San Francisco Calamity.I have had glimpses of her, or rather of the flutter of her vanishing raiment.ndash;G. Mercer Adam in An Algonquin Maiden.A second glimpses a bellying sail: straightway the ocean path beckons to him.ndash;James Lane Allen in The Reign of Law.But just then I had glimpsed something that was even better worth seeing.ndash;Marion Polk Angellotti in The Firefly Of France.I glimpsed in a dim vista a superb Gothic hall of magnificent architecture and most imposing proportions, arched and carved and stretching off with apparent endlessness into the gloom.ndash;Marion Polk Angellotti in The Firefly Of France.And, now and then, it has beautiful glimpses of the consociation of spirits according to spiritual affinities.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Woman's Trials.The state of affairs in Cedarville, it was plain, from the partial glimpses I had received, was rather desperate.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Trials and Confessions of a Housekeeper.Was she deceived, or did her eyes really get uncertain glimpses of a form hurriedly retiring through the trees? For nearly a minute she stood almost as still as one of the marble figures that surrounded the fountain.ndash;T.S. Arthur in The Good Time Coming.After all, the keenest brains of San Francisco might be down in that long raftered room they had glimpsed, and in any case she was about to be judged by a new standard.ndash;Gertrude Atherton in Sleeping Fires: A Novel.
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