Moonlight reflected off the red gem.
She rubbed her eyes and tilted her watch crystal around until the light reflected enough to read the dial.
Still, the rich hardwood floor reflected the weak morning sun in a cheerful manner that spawned reluctance to continue the tour.
Gerald's eyes reflected humor and his breath came out in a sudden rush that barely resembled a laugh.
His eyes reflected humor that didn't reach his mouth.
The sun reflected across several large dents in the hood and roof.
She was in her mid-teens with a silver A charm on her necklace that reflected the yellow street light.
Her lips were parted as if for kisses, her eyes large enough, he saw himself reflected in their depths.
An abandoned factory was before them, the gates on it locked while the surrounding buildings reflected the same rundown condition.
Marble terraces and balustrades surround the tank, and a marble causeway leads across the water to the temple, whose gilded walls, roof, dome and cupolas, with vivid touches of red curtains, are reflected in the still water.
That it has become one of the healthiest cities in the world from being one of the unhealthiest is attributable in great measure to his insistence on the necessity of sanitary reform, and it was his unceasing efforts that secured for its inhabitants the drainage system, the sewage farms and the good water-supply, the benefits of which are reflected in the decreased death-rate they now enjoy.
The Annales were first published in 1554, but many important passages were omitted in this edition, as they reflected on the Roman Catholics.
During the first six years of federation there were five ministries; the tenure of office under the threeyearly system was naturally uncertain, and this uncertainty was reflected in the proposals of whatever ministry was in office.
AFTERGLOW, a broad high arch of whitish or rosy light appearing occasionally in the sky above the highest clouds in the hour of deepening twilight, or reflected from the high snowfields in mountain regions long after sunset.
There was nothing in the Reformation to appeal to him, except the repudiation of papal control; and he was one of those numerous Englishmen whose views were faithfully reflected in the Six Articles.
A ray of light from a lamp is thrown on the mirror, whence it is reflected upon a white surface or scale set at a distance of about 3 ft., forming a bright spot on the surface; the slightest angular deflexion of the mirror, owing to its distance from the scale, moves the spot of light a very appreciable distance to the right or left according to the direction of the angular movement.
Could be reflected and converged by cylindrical parabolic mirrors.
7 His proposed advancement in rank was severely reflected upon in the Lords, Halifax declaring it in the king's presence the recompense of treason, "not to be borne"; and in the Commons his retirement from office by no means appeased his antagonists.
499) of combining two mural circles in the determination of the place of a single object, the one serving for direct and the other for reflected vision.
The solidarity of race or family was expressed in the old tradition reflected in Deut.
It was in reality sins and vices, however, rather than follies that came under his censure, and this didactic temper was reflected in Barclay.
He constructed a map of as many as 576 of these lines, the principal of which he denoted by the letters of the alphabet from A to G; and by ascertaining their refractive indices he determined that their relative positions are constant, whether in spectra produced by the direct rays of the sun, or by the reflected light of the moon and planets.
The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature was silent.
He wished the institutions of the present to approximate more closely to those of the past, and devised for the new French constitution a body of reforms which reflected the opinions he had formed upon the democracy at Rome and in ancient France.
And the individuals, who acquired power or wisdom among those outside Palestine shed a reflected glory upon the nation and its Temple.
Parliament, which he had kept at arm's length, was hostile; he was hated by the nobility, and his general unpopularity is reflected in Skelton's satires and in Hall's Chronicle.
Brewer, in his elaborate prefaces to the Letters and Papers (reissued as his History of the Reign of Henry VIII.), originated modern admiration for Wolsey; and his views are reflected in Creighton's Wolsey in the "Twelve English Statesmen" series, and in Dr Gairdner's careful articles in the Dict.
The forest has never so good a setting, nor is so distinctly beautiful, as when seen from the middle of a small lake amid hills which rise from the water's edge; for the water in which it is reflected not only makes the best foreground in such a case, but, with its winding shore, the most natural and agreeable boundary to it.
It is a mirror which no stone can crack, whose quicksilver will never wear off, whose gilding Nature continually repairs; no storms, no dust, can dim its surface ever fresh;--a mirror in which all impurity presented to it sinks, swept and dusted by the sun's hazy brush--this the light dust-cloth--which retains no breath that is breathed on it, but sends its own to float as clouds high above its surface, and be reflected in its bosom still.
All intelligence seems reflected in them.
And gradually from week to week the character of each tree came out, and it admired itself reflected in the smooth mirror of the lake.
The Golden Temple is so called on account of its copper dome, covered with gold foil, which shines brilliantly in the rays of the Indian sun, and is reflected back from the waters of the lake; but the building as a whole is too squat to have much architectural merit apart from its ornamentation.
If the stellar spectrograph is viewed in the focus of 0 2 and the converging rays are reflected by the prism P2 to P4, no image would be seen in the eyepiece, for the rays would pass out directly through the parallel glass plate which is formed by the cementing together of the prisms P 3 and P 4.
The light scattered from small particles is of a much richer blue than the blue of the first order as reflected from a very thin plate.
She saw herself reflected in the pacing vampire.
His eyes reflected disappointment, but the smile plastered on his darkly handsome face never faltered.
The walls were of stained pine, shellacked to a glow that reflected every ray of light that entered the large windows.
A wry smile twisted his lips and the dark eyes reflected humor.
His eyes reflected humor that never reached his mouth.
In front of him, whitewashed dwellings lined wide cobbled streets and reflected brightly in the moonlight.
The sounds of fighting grew faint and then disappeared. The stream wound through the jungle until it reached a small waterfall that fed into a massive lake whose black surface reflected the stars and moon. Katie slid down the hill beside the waterfall to the lake's edge, uncertain what to do. Gabriel hadn't mentioned the stream ending or the lake.
Allowing himself to meet her eyes, he found his anguish reflected back.