Lisa rolled her face away from the bright window.
She favored him with a bright smile.
Bright stars shone out here and there in the sky.
It was bright daylight when she woke.
Several of the men, with bright kindly faces, stopped beside Pierre.
She emerged into the bright light of a warm December afternoon and began to melt.
The middle-aged man with bright green eyes standing in his study looked harmless.
Anyone as bright and curious as you would have to explore that attic.
Frustrated, Katie looked both directions down the pristine, eerily quiet hallway before following the kid toward the far end, where a bright red exit sign hung over the door.
He tipped his hat back, fixing her with a bright blue gaze that stunned her vocal cords.
He turned his attention to the fire and tucked another piece of bark into the bright coals.
He's a bright kid.
Fury turned her face bright red.
My later proved to be several hours when I opened eyes to a crying wife, white covers, bright lights, stuff attached to me and lots of pain.
The robed man led her into the fortress and wound his way through bright intersections, down stairs, and into a more opulent part of the building.
The room lit up with a bright flash of lightening, and thunder rattled the windowpane.
The next morning the sun rose bright and warm, and we got up quickly for our hearts were full of pleasant expectation....
She likes to skip and play, for she is happy when the sun is bright and warm.
"Look on the bright side," Jule said.
A blissful bright smile was fixed on the baby's broad face with its toothless open mouth.
The stone floors were drafty, so she put on slippers and padded into the bright hallway of her wing of the manor.
With his small frame and bright eyes, he'd always reminded her of an elf of some sort.
She opened the door and the bright daylight in that previously darkened room startled her.
As she stepped out into the bright sunlight, a tall figure caught her attention.
Where the pools are bright and deep, Where the gray trout lies asleep, Up the river and o'er the lea, That's the way for Billy and me.
I told her that when we are happy our thoughts are bright, and when we are naughty they are sad.
Young Billy Langstrom came by for Pumpkin, his newfound friend, announced by the absence of a muffler on his bright red Jeep.
Outside all was bright, fresh, dewy, and cheerful.
He turned to see the small man with bright green eyes that glowed in the moonlight.
His large eyes were bright and snappy.
One source of energy was darker than a stormy sky while another was as bright as the sun.
The only bait he could find was a bright red blossom from a flower; but he knew fishes are easy to fool if anything bright attracts their attention, so he decided to try the blossom.
Then another light flashed clear and bright by the side of the first one.
The sun was too bright, the people around her too friendly.
The sun was too bright, the people around her too friendly.
Romas was a towering example of male perfection: blond with golden skin and bright blue eyes, a chiseled face and buff body, and tall.
Pierre felt confused and wished to avoid that look, but the bright old eyes attracted him irresistibly.
The sunshine from behind the hill did not penetrate into the cutting and there it was cold and damp, but above Pierre's head was the bright August sunshine and the bells sounded merrily.
The change from storm and winter to serene and mild weather, from dark and sluggish hours to bright and elastic ones, is a memorable crisis which all things proclaim.
He was out of place, a bright light in the corner of the dimly lit room, dressed casually in jeans, T-shirt and hiking boots.
Closing her eyes against the bright sunlight, she absorbed its warmth.
The whole household, servants included, was bright and animated.
His gut twisted at the idea of never again seeing her bright smile, holding her, smelling her sweet scent.
Instead of going to see the Immortal leader, Gabriel crossed through the shadow world, squinting as he emerged into the bright mid-morning sunlight.
And oh, the housekeeping! to keep bright the devil's door-knobs, and scour his tubs this bright day!
Rhyn trailed and emerged again into the balmy, bright island day.
Gabriel left the portal and blinked at the bright light of Tamer's study.
She woke to bright sunlight shining through her window and jumped from the bed, tugging on a pair of shorts and a blouse.
Natasha continued to look at him intently with bright, attentive, and animated eyes, as if trying to understand something more which he had perhaps left untold.
"Lazy roses, wake up," said he, giving the branches a gentle shake; but only the dew fell off in bright drops, and the flowers were still shut up.
His bright smile with the two missing front teeth faded as he realized they were leaving without her.
The storm was long since over and there was bright, joyous sunshine on Natasha's face as she gazed tenderly at her husband and child.
Dolokhov walked slowly without raising his pistol, looking intently with his bright, sparkling blue eyes into his antagonist's face.
At this point, if you follow my reasoning, we have established at least the possibility of a bright future.
There are about a hundred girls, and they are all so bright and happy; it is a joy to be with them.
I ran to pick it up and was surprised to find that it was a bag full of bright gold pieces.
In August, the large masses of berries, which, when in flower, had attracted many wild bees, gradually assumed their bright velvety crimson hue, and by their weight again bent down and broke the tender limbs.
Julie from Boston reentered the picture bright one Monday morning when she accompanied Howie into the office.
His bright features turned pink beneath his wire-rimmed glasses and straw-colored hair.
It was the same panorama he had admired from that spot the day before, but now the whole place was full of troops and covered by smoke clouds from the guns, and the slanting rays of the bright sun, rising slightly to the left behind Pierre, cast upon it through the clear morning air penetrating streaks of rosy, golden-tinted light and long dark shadows.
She twisted in her chair to see a man near the dark windows whose eyes were the color of her bright purple Easter dress.
She squirmed and gave him a bright smile.
His assassin's gaze was bright and his face healthy, a pleasant surprise.
The light from the water was bright enough to show who stood on the opposite shore, caught in what looked like a lover's embrace.
His bright gaze mocked her.
The bright blue eyes regarded her thoughtfully.
He tried to talk and coughed bright red foam.
These were the questions each man of the troops on the high ground above the bridge involuntarily asked himself with a sinking heart--watching the bridge and the hussars in the bright evening light and the blue tunics advancing from the other side with their bayonets and guns.
The bright gaze sharpened.
As I have said before, she is wonderfully bright and active and as quick as lightning in her movements.
Many very handsome houses and large soft green lawns around them and trees and bright flowers and fountains.
It does great credit, not only to you, but to your instructors, who have so broken down the walls that seemed to shut you in that now your outlook seems more bright and cheerful than that of many seeing and hearing children.
The hand he rested on Sean's forehead glowed bright in the fog.
The morning after our arrival I awoke bright and early.
It had a bright blue cover, which he was careful not to soil.
The winter of 1892 was darkened by the one cloud in my childhood's bright sky.
As if Nature could support but one order of understandings, could not sustain birds as well as quadrupeds, flying as well as creeping things, and hush and whoa, which Bright can understand, were the best English.
The dark starry night was followed by a bright cheerful morning.
His pupils were contracted by the bright sunlight and his light green eyes contrasted sharply with his bronze tan.
Down by the pond, frogs were singing their night songs and the sky was filled with bright stars.
The youth's eyes were wide and bright, his skin flushed with health.
Yet the lithe woman with the transparent skin and glow was exactly what people saw when they went: a bright, beautiful, peaceful light.
He looked at the bright, yellow pieces and said, "What shall I do with these coppers, mother?"
One of its sides had fallen in, another was on fire, and bright flames issued from the openings of the windows and from under the roof.
Stars and a half moon were bright, the sound of the ocean comforting.
The sun rose bright and fair, and the morning was without a cloud.
And as he spoke, the other lawmakers listened in silence till the darkness began to fade and the sky grew bright again.
Before I left New York, these bright days were darkened by the greatest sorrow that I have ever borne, except the death of my father.
Her beautiful, unselfish spirit shines out like a bright star in the night of a dark and cruel age.
The bright, gentle, fanciful plays--the ones I like best now--appear not to have impressed me at first, perhaps because they reflected the habitual sunshine and gaiety of a child's life.
The solemn nothings that fill our everyday life blossom suddenly into bright possibilities.
I do love to run and hop and skip with Robert in bright warm sun.
Her eyes are very big and blue, and her cheeks are soft and round and rosy and her hair is very bright and golden.
Then I will take his soft chubby hand in mine, and go out in the bright sunshine with him.
But when the bright, pleasant autumn days came, and I felt strong again I began to think about the sketch.
But of course, it is not alone for their bright colors that we love the flowers....
This morning she planted her doll and showed me that she expected her to grow as tall as I. You must see that she is very bright, but you have no idea how cunning she is.
"Ah, Wostov," he cried noticing the cadet's bright face, "you've got it at last."
In the middle of a dull and halting conversation, Helene turned to Pierre with the beautiful bright smile that she gave to everyone.
His small smile was kind, his bright eyes unblinking.
It is a rare privilege to watch the birth, growth, and first feeble struggles of a living mind; this privilege is mine; and moreover, it is given me to rouse and guide this bright intelligence.
The night was fresh, bright, and very still.
The sun had by now risen and shone gaily on the bright verdure.
To the right and high up in the sky was the sickle of the waning moon and opposite to it hung that bright comet which was connected in Pierre's heart with his love.
And farther still, beyond those forests and fields, the bright, oscillating, limitless distance lured one to itself.
It seemed to Petya that at the moment the shot was fired it suddenly became as bright as noon.
They all raised their heads to listen, and out of the forest into the bright firelight stepped two strangely clad human figures clinging to one another.
As he joined her they squinted into the heat waves, shielding their eyes against the bright sun - trying to discern something of the shadows below the plume.
That very young woman seemed to Pierre the perfection of Oriental beauty, with her sharply outlined, arched, black eyebrows and the extraordinarily soft, bright color of her long, beautiful, expressionless face.
A bright idea, however, shot into my mind, and the problem was solved.
Everything grew bright and glittered.
The boom of thunder and a bright glare made her eyes open.
He felt young, bright, adroit, and resolute.
He believed, or at least suspected, that Miss Sullivan and I had deliberately stolen the bright thoughts of another and imposed them on him to win his admiration.
Beside this I got a rare mess of golden and silver and bright cupreous fishes, which looked like a string of jewels.
He was glancing at everyone with a clear, bright expression, as if asking them to notice how calmly he sat under fire.
The day was bright and sunny after a sharp night frost, and the cheerful glitter of that autumn day was in keeping with the news of victory which was conveyed, not only by the tales of those who had taken part in it, but also by the joyful expression on the faces of soldiers, officers, generals, and adjutants, as they passed Rostov going or coming.
The morning was bright, he had a good horse under him, and his heart was full of joy and happiness.
They said that a bright boy like George would not long be a common sailor.
And don't attach importance to her being so bright: that's because she's living through the last days of her girlhood, but I know what she is like every time we receive a letter from him!
And feeling the bright light that flooded the whole place and the warm air heated by the crowd, Natasha little by little began to pass into a state of intoxication she had not experienced for a long while.
This man rode toward Balashev at a gallop, his plumes flowing and his gems and gold lace glittering in the bright June sunshine.
On the contrary it tormented her more than anything else of late, and particularly so on this bright, hot summer day in town.
Natasha gave herself up so fully and frankly to this new feeling that she did not try to hide the fact that she was no longer sad, but bright and cheerful.
"Like my father?" asked the boy, flushing crimson and looking up at Pierre with bright, ecstatic eyes.
Last October I heard of an unusually bright little girl in Texas.
A woman with an unweaned baby, an old woman, and a healthy German girl with bright red cheeks were sitting on some feather beds.
Again on all the bright faces of the squadron the serious expression appeared that they had worn when under fire.
After that I spent many happy hours in my tree of paradise, thinking fair thoughts and dreaming bright dreams.
His parents are too poor to pay to have the little fellow sent to school; so, instead of giving me a dog, the gentlemen are going to help make Tommy's life as bright and joyous as mine.
My Dear Mr. Brooks: Helen sends you a loving greeting this bright May-day.
Prince Andrew, in the white uniform of a cavalry colonel, wearing stockings and dancing shoes, stood looking animated and bright in the front row of the circle not far from the Rostovs.
It was a clear bright autumn day, a Sunday.
Amid the scattered property and the crowd on the open space, she, in her rich satin cloak with a bright lilac shawl on her head, suggested a delicate exotic plant thrown out onto the snow.
How well I remember the graceful draperies that enfolded me, the bright autumn leaves that wreathed my head, and the fruit and grain at my feet and in my hands, and beneath all the piety of the masque the oppressive sense of coming ill that made my heart heavy.
His face was flushed and his eyes were bright.
Did he really think she was bright?
She looked up, eyes bright.
The sky was dark, the stars plentiful and bright.
His Oriental features were chiseled, his turquoise eyes bright.
The twin moons of the outer banks of Hell were bright.
"He's almost there," he replied, facing the bright figure that was Death.
"So, tell me about this place," Hannah said, eyes bright.
She appeared healthy, and her blue eyes were bright.
He stepped into the bright sunlight and withdrew one of hundreds of grey swords housed in small racks along the back side of the dwelling.
Brilliant sunlight blinded her after days of grey, and she blinked at the bright, familiar blue sky.
She took in their bright clothing, glad she thought to wear light blue today.
It was open and airy, bright and cheerful.
Instead he strode through the bright hallways into the women's wing and into the first room.
She perched on the edge of one table, fidgeting hands in her lap and bright features alert as she focused on some point on the screen.
She'd thought the planet completely dead, but there was a bright patch of green grass beneath her and the pod.
The outline turned to a bright square of light, and she followed him again.
Water shot from the bottom of the canyon, forming hundreds of tall columns whose mist cast rainbows in the bright moonlight.
Donnie nodded yes, his eyes bright with excitement.
As the group approached the area, climbers could be seen, bright colored flies tacked on a wall of ice.
"Think of the bright side," Cynthia offered.
He's a very bright boy.
The palette before her encompassed every hue on the color wheel from bright yellow to crimson red.
She turned bright red and cringed.
It still held about half of its bright red leaves.
A slow waltz began playing and she closed her eyes, imagining the bright sunlight and flowers bursting from swollen buds.
The crocuses were in full bloom and the daffodils along the fence were swollen, ready to give birth to their bright yellow blossoms.
Her micro was bright with an alert.
He'd found out his Angel was not only bright, but brave and beautiful.
Someone as bright as she was would figure out a way to get somewhere safe.
"Bright and early," came the response.
He heard the angel, Toby, drop beside him, the glow of his Nintendo 3DS bright in the night.
The morning light was too bright for his eyes, and he turned to face shelves of antique books.
Rhyn stopped in place. He'd never thought he'd hear her voice again, and he couldn't remember the last time he'd heard anything that stopped his world in place. He turned to see Katie supporting Hannah as they entered the Sanctuary courtyard. Katie wore simple jeans and a t-shirt. Her dark curls cascaded down her shoulders, and her face glowed. Her bright eyes locked on his. She stopped too far away for his comfort, struggling to support her sister.
It was bright and I was tired.
Her eyes were a bright blue.
I found a bright red one.
The 32-year-old detective with bright red crew cut and opened-collar sports shirt looked as if nothing short of a catastrophe would cause him a lick of concern.
The little girl was a beauty: her blond curls were pinned with a bright red ribbon and her white dress had a red sash about the waist.
He revived Cynthia and wrapped her tightly in a bright red blanket, stark contrast to her blanched pallor.
Randy's young girlfriend, Jenny, a bright and quiet little thing, arrived just after Dean and the four chatted easily before dinner.
Think of the bright side.
No, Mabel, that ain't no bright red sweater on the guy in the corner!
He turned and brushed past them but his remark was a bright spot in David Dean's day.
But let's look at the bright side," said Fred, "We're hot on his trail.
He fumbled for the light just as the zipper on his tent opened to reveal the bright smile of Betty from Boise.
He was re-zipping his front bag when he glanced down at a biker a switchback below him pulling off a jersey and donning a bright yellow jacket.
Although there was a scattering of other bikers, he was sure the bright yellow windbreaker would be easy to spot, unless the biker became lost in a large pack.
Lightning flashed so bright that the room lit up, and shortly afterward it thundered so loud that the windows rattled.
At the door she stopped and watched his truck go down the road – watched the tail lights get bright as he stopped on the main road, and then watched them fade down the highway.
You're up bright and early.
Fall, brief as it was, turned the hills bright red and yellow.
I would have thought Alex was bright enough to realize that having the ability to father a child isn't what defines a man.
They were in full bloom, their bright yellow blossoms contrasting starkly against the soft green of new grass.
The handprint was a bright red blotch on his pale face as he stared down at her.
He felt the familiar sense of desire rise just looking at her plump lips and bright blue eyes.
Jenn laughed softly at Talia's chubby hands trying to grasp the bright bauble.
Suddenly, she fell, just as quickly landing in a field with waist-high grass and a bright yellow sun overhead.
The stars didn't shine quite so bright in the immortal world, and the sky didn't seem as endless.
Darian was thigh deep in snow, though the storm had stopped and the half-moon was out and bright.
The Black God's face flashed bright red.
The sun had set, and the bright moon made the sand glow like snow.
His gaze was a familiar bright green, his hair curly and black.
The sky was clear and stars bright.
The bright chamber blinded him.
Taran lowered his eye-band at the bright light streaming through her windows.
He dragged her to a window and the bright midday sun.
The moon was too bright for his eyes, and the cold ocean breeze burned his lungs.
Felipa favored her with a bright smile.
As she suspected he would, Alex presented her with a fluffy white kitten with bright green eyes less than two weeks after Sam gave her the puppy.
She parked her gray Thunderbird behind Denton's bright red sports car and climbed the steps to the porch.
The sun was bright and the day warm.
Bright sunshine beat down through the bedroom window, heating her bedroll until she was drenched with sweat.
The rain had refreshed the vegetation and the trunks of the trees were dark against the bright green leaves.
The stranger turned, her bright eyes on Xander.
His eyes flashed bright red, his arms gesturing to the world around as he spoke.
Xander used his senses to find the girl within the bright building.
He almost fired Ingrid that day for the bright colors, until he saw the master bedroom.
To her credit, she was bright enough to keep around.
His cat nuzzled one leg as he stood, thinking hard, in the middle of his bright condo.
The air conditioning was high enough to make her shiver, the bright interior settling her fear of walking into some crazy person's house.
An iPad in a bright green case and a cell phone labeled work phone!!!!! was sitting on the table in the informal dining area, a sticky note on it.
She was dressed much more normally than Ingrid in dark jeans and a simple, fitted blue t-shirt with bright coral nail polish.
Her assistant, Gerry, looked like a college athlete with a huge, bright grin, blond hair and friendly hazel eyes.
She was at once lost in his bright smile.
Her face was flushed, her blue eyes bright.
He didn't become the most powerful creature in either realm to let a quick-witted woman with a bright smile and big heart bring him to his knees.
It was crowded but bright and cheerful and smelled of cinnamon.
Ashley pulled free the bright projects.
Moon and stars were bright overhead.
The silvery moon above was bright, and she admired what she thought might be her last vision of the star-speckled night sky.
Her room was bright, the bed more comfortable than she remembered.
fernandensis has the peculiarity that the male is of a bright cinnamon colour, while the female is green.
Although Mount Everest appears fairly bright at 100 miles' distance, as seen from the neighbourhood of Darjeeling, we cannot suppose that the atmosphere is as transparent as is implied in the above numbers; and, of course, this is not to be expected, since there is certainly suspended matter to be reckoned with.
It is no less remarkable for its bright carmine attire, and an elongated crest of the same colour, than for its fine song.
In general, a + and a_ both tend to be less on cloudy than on bright days.
A faint light being thrown on the outside of the silvered plate, there appear bright lines in the field of view.
Bright colours (especially red) are frequent, and the white chemise is an integral part of the dress.
Sir Charles Tilston Bright >>
8 a to oxidize when sparked with oxygen, and on examining it spectroscopically he saw that the spectrum was not that of argon, but was characterized by a bright yellow line near to, but not identical with, the D line of sodium.
Certain stars and nebulae show a bright line helium spectrum.
It varies in colour from greyish to bright yellow or greenish-brown, the first-named being the purest.
The humour of this last is especially bright and effective, but, unluckily for the author, the piece is believed to have been retouched by some other hand.
Its bright red beak, the bare bluish skin surrounding its large grey eyes, and the tufts of elongated feathers springing vertically from its lores, give it a pleasing and animated expression; but its plumage generally is of an inconspicuous ochreous grey above and dull white beneath, - the feathers of the upper parts, which on the neck and throat are long and loose, being barred by fine zigzag markings of dark brown, while those of the lower parts are more or less striped.
Bright's disease >>
In disposition the Australians are a bright, laughter-loving folk, but they are treacherous, untruthful and hold human life cheaply.
He retired into what Bright called the "Cave of Adullam," and opposed the bill in a series of brilliant speeches, which raised his reputation as an orator to its highest point and effectually caused the downfall of the government.
Stansfeld was vigorously defended by Bright and Forster, and his explanation was accepted as quite satisfactory by Palmerston.
The leaves are large, often irregular in form, usually with a few deep lobes dilated at the end; they are of a bright light green on the upper surface, but whitish beneath; they turn to a violet tint in autumn.
rubra, has thin large leaves on long petioles, the lobes very long and acute, the points almost bristly; they are pink when they first expand in spring, but become of a bright glossy green when full-grown; in autumn they change to the deep purplered which gives the tree its name.
Both these oaks grow well in British plantations, where their bright autumn foliage, though seldom so decided in tint as in their native woods, gives them a certain picturesque value.
The earliest successful form was " Bright's bell " sounder, which consisted of two bells of distinct tone or pitch, one of which was sounded when the current was sent in one [[International Code O]] --- 4 - 5 p-- - 6 R - 7 '...'
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.
On the British side the question of constructing an Atlantic cable was engaging the attention of the Magnetic Telegraph Company and its engineer Mr (afterwards Sir) Charles Bright.
Visiting England in 1856, Field entered into an agreement with Bright and with John Watkins Brett, who with his brother Jacob had proposed the constructing of an Atlantic cable eleven years previously, with the object of forming a company for establishing and working electric telegraphic communication between Newfoundland and Ireland.
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