Sentence Examples

  • He turned to his stepson, a smile brightening his face.
  • Dr Smiles, in his Memoirs of John Murray, tells of certain pamphlets on the brightening prospects of the Spanish South American colonies, then in the first enjoyment of emancipation - pamphlets seemingly written for a Mr Powles, head of a great financial firm, whose acquaintance Disraeli had made.
  • This process is now shortened by filtering oils through filter presses, or otherwise brightening them, e.g.
  • Look at the smoke, the smoke! exclaimed the artillerymen, brightening up.
  • He stopped and looked about him, brightening everything around by his glance.