Sentence Examples


  • The name mica is probably derived from the Latin micare, to shine, to glitter; the German word glimmer has the same meaning.
  • His lips are firmly closed, his eyes glitter, and a wrinkle comes and goes on his pale forehead.
  • In the glitter that environs thee, rather wouldst thou be taken for the successor of Constantine than for the successor of Peter."
  • But here was a fairy forest with black moving shadows, and a glitter of diamonds and a flight of marble steps and the silver roofs of fairy buildings and the shrill yells of some animals.
  • The female figure is largely made use of, and rich and harmonious colours are sought, the glitter of metal being invariably subdued by deadening its lustre, or by patinas and oxides.
 

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