The colors were more intense, brighter, the air filled with the perfume of flowers.
Chaumette's career had its brighter side.
The fire flared brighter, lighting up his body.
The woman radiated cold power, her eyes brighter than even Xander's.
At the Olmutz review he had seemed more majestic; here he seemed brighter and more energetic.
His eyes burned brighter, and he gave her a dark smile that sent chills through her.
One of them was brighter than the others, as if trying to draw her attention.
Do you think it would be any brighter standing in your shadow than my father's?
He felt it not only from the sound of the hoofs of the approaching cavalcade, but because as he drew near everything grew brighter, more joyful, more significant, and more festive around him.
And really, that evening, Sonya was brighter, more animated, and prettier than Nicholas had ever seen her before.
His face grew brighter and brighter with an old man's mild smile, which drew the corners of his lips and eyes into a cluster of wrinkles.
Her life was on a new course now, and the future looked brighter than it ever had.
Fate lit up the corner in which he stood brighter than the black fire could her room.
As before, one of the yellow doors glowed brighter than the others.
The position-angles of double stars are reckoned from north through east, the brighter star being taken as origin.
At the time in history when our future has never looked brighter, it is baffling that some people are more pessimistic than ever.
Likewise my compositions are made up of crude notions of my own, inlaid with the brighter thoughts and riper opinions of the authors I have read.
Think of it now, and let it make every blessing brighter because your dear Father sends it to you.
The pitch pines and shrub oaks about my house, which had so long drooped, suddenly resumed their several characters, looked brighter, greener, and more erect and alive, as if effectually cleansed and restored by the rain.
Outside, there was the same cold stillness and the same moon, but even brighter than before.
A teacher doesn't have to be smart—just brighter than the student.
It took two full revolutions before he saw it, a mortal gateway that pulsed brighter than the others, beckoning him.
The clothes looked far brighter after their first washing in a century.
The lid and mouth of the pitcher are brighter coloured than the rest of the leaf, which FIG.
Two sergeants major were sitting with them and their campfire blazed brighter than others.
Raindrops fell as if in slow motion, and lightning stayed, brighter than the midday sun.
His eyes were brighter than the moon, greener than any gem she'd ever dreamt of.
But in Germany there was no echo of this brighter note.
Of these emigrants some return the following spring, and are recognizable by the more advanced state of their plumage, the effect presumably of having wintered in countries enjoying a brighter and hotter sun.
It is possible to prepare gratings which give a lateral spectrum brighter than the central image, and the explanation is easy.
It looks back on a time of great trouble and forward to a brighter future.
Coincidently therewith, the hope of neutralizing infections by fortifying individual immunity has grown brighter, for it appears that immunity is not a very radical character, but one which, as in the case of vaccination, admits of modification and accurate adjustment in the individual, in no long time and by no very tedious methods.
They are highly susceptible of tragic emotions, but they turn gladly to, the ~ ~ brighter phases of life.
The Persian fallowdeer (C. [D.] mesopotamicus), a native of the mountains of Luristan, is larger than the typical species, and has a brighter coat, differing in some details of colouring.
It is a native of the Canary Islands and Madeira, where it occurs abundantly in the wild state, and is of a greyish-brown colour, slightly varied with brighter hues, although never attaining the beautiful plumage of the domestic bird.
Brighter stars of the constellation could be said even roughly to mark the equinox much before 1800 B.C.; during a long stretch of previous time the leading position belonged to the stars of Taurus.'
The males differ by their brighter green ground colour from the females, which are brown, spotted with black.
Alternations of the brighter colours are also displayed in the feathers of the throat, breast and tail-coverts, so as to be in like manner characteristic of the species, and in several the bare space round the eye is yellow, green, blue or lilac. The sexes are alike in coloration, the males being largest.
The fullest and darkest skins of each kind are the most valuable, and, in cases of bluish grey or white, the fuller, clearer and brighter are the more expensive.
Those from the west are larger than the average, with more fur of a brighter tone.
Meanwhile from 1692 onwards brighter prospects were opened out to the unfortunate Belgians by the nomination by the Spanish king of Maximilian Emanuel, elector of Bavaria, to be governorgeneral with well-nigh sovereign powers.
Sometimes a large part of the sky shows a diffuse illumination, which, though brighter in some parts than others, possesses no definite outlines.
The following is an analysis of the results obtained, showing the number of times the different grades were reached: - On one or two occasions at Jan Mayen auroral light is described as making the full moon look like an ordinary gas jet in presence of electric light, whilst rays could be seen crossing and brighter than the moon's disk.
The ordinary colour of aurora is white, usually with a distinct yellow tint in the brighter forms, but silvery white when the light is faint.
The fortunes of Austria never seemed brighter than in 1628 when Wallenstein began the siege of Stralsund.
Mahomet, however, really felt Mahomet's himself to be the instrument of God; this con- View of sciousness was no doubt brighter at his first appear- Revelation.
As a rule married women wear brighter colours than unmarried ones.
Albrecht has shown that, of the 10 members of the S Cephei class for which both the orbits and the light-variations are thoroughly known, the maximum light always occurs approximately at the time when the brighter component is approaching us most rapidly; this relation, which seems to be well established, is a most perplexing one.
The former are often called " Orion " stars, as all the brighter stars in that constellation with the exception of Betelgeux belong to the helium type.
The brighter stars show a marked variety of colour in their light, and with the aid of a telescope a still greater diversity is noticeable.
These stars include most of the brighter ones visible in the latitude of Greenwich, ranging down to about the seventh magnitude.
There is no a priori reason to expect the same result from the different classes of stars, such as the brighter or fainter, northern or southern, nearer or more distant, Solar type or Sirian stars.
The stars composing this all have equal and parallel motions; about 40 stars brighter than the seventh magnitude are known to belong to it.
The following table shows the density with which stars brighter than the ninth magnitude are distributed in each of nine zones into which Seeliger divided the heavens and more generally recognized that the stars are not unrelated; they are parts of a greater system, and we have to deal with, not merely the history of a number of independent units, but with a far vaster conception, the evolution and development of an ordered universe.
The result of course only applies to the brighter stars, for we have very little knowledge of the spectra 'of stars fainter than about magnitude 7.5.
Stars, being intrinsically brighter, are not so limited.
McClean, of the stars brighter than magnitude 3.5, only the helium and not the hydrogen stars of Type I.
As the hole is made larger the illuminated portions from different sources gradually overlap; and when the hole becomes a window we have no indications of such a picture except from a body (like the sun) much brighter than the other external objects.
Bacon's services to the king's cause had been most important; and as he had, at the same time, acquired great favour with Villiers, his prospects looked brighter than before.
At the outset we have an almost dithyrambic address to the goddess Roma, whose glory has ever shone the brighter for disaster, and who will rise once more in her might and confound her barbarian foes.
The faces of these two rhombohedra exhibit differences in surface characters, those of r being usually brighter in lustre than those of z; further, the former often predominate in size (figs.
Such twins may therefore be mistaken for simple crystals unless they are attentively studied; but the twinning is often made evident by the presence of irregularly bounded areas of the duller z faces coinciding with the brighter r faces.
On some plates the stars were allowed to trail and the planet was followed, in others the reverse procedure was taken; in either case the planet's position is measured by referring it to " comparison stars " of approximately its own magnitude situated within 25' to 30' of the centre of the plate, while these stars are themselves fixed by measurement from brighter " reference stars," the positions of which are found by meridian observations if absolute places are desired.
He employed it, with an outcome of striking promise, to measure the radial speed of some of the brighter stars.
To an observer on the moon our earth would present a surface more than ten times as large as the moon presents to us, consequently this earth-light is more than ten times brighter than our moonlight, thus enabling the lunar surface to be seen by us.
Everything is bright because of promises fulfilled, and the future bids fair to be brighter still.
This effect is enhanced by the light being brighter as we approach the sun.
More and more of the brighter regions of the light will then be near the horizon the more acute the angle.
Taking the general consensus of the observations it would seem that its light must be so much brighter than that of the band as to imply the action of some different cause.
His face expressed more satisfaction with himself and those around him, his smile and glance were brighter and more attractive.
His face with its long mustache was serious as always, only his eyes were brighter than usual.
The brighter Prince Andrew's lot appeared to him, the gloomier seemed his own.
A few minutes later it reappeared brighter still from behind the top of the cloud, tearing its edge.
Never did the diplomatic talents of the prince of Orange shine brighter than at this difficult crisis.
The mean density of the sun is about 13 times that of water; but many of the stars, especially the brighter ones, have much lower densities and must be in a very diffused state.
It stretched for miles, littered with stars brighter than any he'd ever seen.