How to use Shone in a sentence
They rose and shone the light on her again.
Her face shone with a glowing smile like a summer sunrise.
Bright stars shone out here and there in the sky.
He lifted Selyn's eyelids and shone a light to watch her pupils.
He shone a light in her face before hauling her to her feet.Advertisement
A blue-green tint shone through the sunlight while frozen waterfalls, hanging from the upstream cliffs, bore a hint of the rust-orange hue from the natural deposits of Red Mountain above.
The sun shone straight into Pierre's face.
He came of a family which had shone conspicuously in 15thcentury politics, though it generally took the anti-national side.
The warm sun shone on the pine trees and drew out all their fragrance.
The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed!Advertisement
The sun had by now risen and shone gaily on the bright verdure.
There were stars in the sky and the new moon shone out amid the smoke that screened it.
In Pierre's presence his face always shone with pleasure and he flushed and was breathless when Pierre spoke to him.
His black hair appeared darker, thicker and shone as if coated in oil.
One area which shone as a beacon of information and help was an unofficial somewhat irreverent website called the Army Rumor Service.Advertisement
An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified.
The instant stardom status took a toll on the band, particularly because one star shone a little bit brighter than the rest.
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 alley light shone through the partially open door, interrupting the darkness just enough to illuminate the frightened look on her face.
They passed electric current through them and, much to their amazement, found that one shone.Advertisement
The sun shone on a group of 26 ferruginous duck flying passed the boat.
However, the maternal instinct clearly shone through with women proving more generous with their prize money.
He appeared so majestic, as his golden fleece shone in the sun.
He was deathly pale, yet he seemed fired with a hope; his eyes shone.
The fault was finally traced to slipped timing and a beaming smile once again shone from beneath Douglas ' wrinkled brow.Advertisement
Arthur was standing, and the jewels in his crown shone like bright stars above the countless throng.
The sun frequently shone during the two weeks and the birds were a mixture of western, southern and eastern vagrants.
The sun shone thinly through the window, settling on the wardrobe with its thin layer of dust over shiny polished wood veneer.
The light on the lanterns fell on his beaming face; the golden buttons shone on his embroidered silk waistcoat.
The sun shone for him, too, and the wind died down to little more than a gentle zephyr.
He then sent for his bow, quiver, arrows, shield and sword, and arrayed himself in martial style, so that, as the Sikh chronicler states, his splendour shone like the sun.
And now the Tin Woodman arrived, his body most beautifully nickle-plated, so that it shone splendidly in the brilliant light of the room.
All life seemed to have ebbed away, and even when the sun shone the day was
The sun had reached the other side of the house, and its slanting rays shone into the open window, lighting up the room and part of the morocco cushion at which Princess Mary was looking.
The sun shone in the windows from late afternoon which did n't help either.
Annette and the vinedresser 's wife closed the eyes of the adorable woman, whose beauty shone out in all its radiance after death.
All three had brilliant white teeth that shone like pearls against the ruby of their voluptuous lips.
The house had had fire and water damage and parts of the ceiling had rusted away, but its elegance still shone.
Sir Garnet Wolseley now assured the Boers at a public gathering that so long as the sun shone the British flag would fly at Pretoria.
The sun's rays shone through the windows onto the newly painted upright pianos.
The sides were left shelving, and not stoned; but the sun having never shone on them, the sand still keeps its place.
The only gleam of success which shone on his ill fortune was the revolution which placed Florence in the hands of the Ghibellines in 1248.
Moreover it is very improbable that he could ever have shone as a public speaker, and to this fact unfriendly critics have attributed, at least in part, his abstention from debate.
Thomas Digges, in his Stratioticus, p. 359, published in 1579, states that his father, Leonard Digges, "among other curious practices had a method of discovering by perspective glasses set at due angles all objects pretty far distant that the sun shone upon, which lay in the country round about," and that this was by the help of a manuscript book of Roger Bacon of Oxford, who he conceived was the only man besides his father who knew it.
The little kitten brightened, its eyes shone, and it seemed ready to lift its tail, jump down on its soft paws, and begin playing with the ball of worsted as a kitten should.
In the dim shadow of the curtain her luminous eyes shone more brightly than usual from the tears of joy that were in them.
Farther back beyond the dark trees a roof glittered with dew, to the right was a leafy tree with brilliantly white trunk and branches, and above it shone the moon, nearly at its full, in a pale, almost starless, spring sky.
The convex slopes falling from the Prussian position towards Metz gave plenty of cover to the French, and the setting sun shone full in the faces of the Prussian artillerymen.
Hancock's superb presence and power over men never shone more clearly than when, as the 150 guns of the Confederate army opened the attack he calmly rode along the front of his line to show his soldiers that he shared the dangers of the cannonade with them.
But the land was cursed with barrenness, and the oracle declared that Alcmaeon would never find rest until he reached a spot on which the sun had never shone at the time he slew his mother.
Mr Balfour had never spoken more brilliantly, nor shone more as a debater, than in these years when he had to confront a House of Commons three-fourths of which was hostile.
But William's military genius never shone so brightly as in the hour of defeat; he never knew what it was to be beaten, and in 1695 his recapture of Namur was a real triumph of skill and resolution.
He and they distinguished themselves especially at the battles of Borodino and Malojaroslavitz; and on several occasions during the disastrous retreat which ensued, Eugene's soldierly constancy and devotion to Napoleon shone out conspicuously in 1813-1814, especially by contrast with the tergiversations of Murat.
Near by, the campfires were dimly burning among the French Guards, and in the distance those of the Russian line shone through the smoke.
His eyes shone and his mustache twitched as if he were smiling to himself at some amusing thought.
He held his head higher, his eyes shone with the light of life, and with swift steps he followed the maid, overtook her, and came out on the Povarskoy.
His nephew, Diego, the younger (1586-1660), produced Chauleidos (1628) and other Latin poems, including sacred dramas; a novel, Casamento Perfeito (1630); and shone as a historical critic.
In the pursuit of pure science for its own sake, undisturbed by sordid considerations, he shone as a beacon light to younger men - an exemplar of simple tastes, robust nature and lofty aspirations.
The sun shone somewhat to the left and behind him and brightly lit up the enormous panorama which, rising like an amphitheater, extended before him in the clear rarefied atmosphere.
The pale glow of the moon shone through the uncurtained window, casting an elongated shadow from the overturned chair.
This comet had been observed in 1066, and the accounts which have been preserved represent it as having then appeared to be four times the size of Venus, and to have shone with a light equal to a fourth of that of the moon.
They had evidently both formed the same resolution; the eyes of both shone with satisfaction and a confession that besides sorrow life also has joy.