But just for a moment their eyes met, and, behind all the luster
of Ruby's, Anne saw something that made her heart ache.
Distant masses of plants and flowers, mingled in ever-varying forms of beauty, are touched by the melancholy luster
of the rising moon.
It might have been her bright complexion or it might have been the bold luster
of her eyes (as the women considered it), that dazzled the lords of creation generally, and made them all alike incompetent to discover her faults.
When it was still again, there dawned on me through the unearthly luster
the figure of a woman.
A big round moon, slowly deepening from her pallid luster
into burnished silver, hung over the Haunted Wood; the air was full of sweet summer sounds--sleepy birds twittering, freakish breezes, faraway voices and laughter.
As she said those words she noticed with a certain fond pride the brilliant color mounting in his cheeks--the flashing brightness which lent an added luster
to his eyes.
wonderful glorious creatures--animals, anything, a leopard, a horse-restless, eager, too much alive ever to be still, silken of muscle, each slightest movement a benediction of grace, every action wild, untrammeled, and over all spilling out that intense vitality, that sheen and luster
of living light.
It was the shaft of a spear that, either thrown or lunged through the open- ing, had caught him in the side just below the ribs; the blade had gone in out of sight, after making a frightful gash; my shoes were full; a pool of blood lay very still, gleaming dark-red under the wheel; his eyes shone with an amazing luster.
The luster of in- quiring glance faded swiftly into vacant glassiness.
The moon had lost all of its luster
, and was like a white cloud in the sky.
The young fellow broke away from union matters with an effort, and for a moment regarded her with lack luster
eyes, until the question sank into his consciousness.
And on the luster
of the great calm waters the Judea glided imperceptibly, enveloped in languid and unclean vapors, in a lazy cloud that drifted to leeward, light and slow: a pestiferous cloud defiling the splendor of sea and sky.