Peter and his chancellor de Mezieres represent the last flicker of the crusading spirit.
A flicker of alarm went across her features, warning Deidre something was wrong.
A flicker of light, and the clothing appeared on a slate grey slab serving as a bench near the door.
The more characteristic and useful birds include many species of the sparrow, such as the song, swamp, Lincoln's chipping and field sparrow; the bank, barn, cliff, white-bellied and rough-winged swallow, as well as the purple martin and the chimney swift; ten or more species of fly-catchers, including the least, arcadian, phoebe, wood pewee, olive-sided and king bird; about ten species of woodpeckers, of which the more common are the downy, hairy, yellowbellied and golden-winged (flicker); about thirty species of warblers, including the parula, cerulean, Blackburnian, prothonotary, yellow Nashville, red-start, worm-eating and chestnut-sided; and four or five species of vireos.
There was a flicker of warmth in his gaze as he teased Katie, and he almost seemed approachable without the bulky trench coat lined with weapons.
Deidre sought some flicker of warmth in his dark gaze and saw none.
Xander looked at her again, a flicker of something she thought might be cunning crossing his features.