To see all instances of the word
glimmer
used in
Moby Dick
please enable javascript.

glimmer
Used in
Moby Dick
Go to Book Vocabulary
  • A pale, death-glimmer lit up Fedallah's sunken eyes; a hideous motion gnawed his mouth.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At that moment Starbuck caught sight of Stubb's face slowly beginning to glimmer into sight.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At last I slid off into a light doze, and had pretty nearly made a good offing towards the land of Nod, when I heard a heavy footfall in the passage, and saw a glimmer of light come into the room from under the door.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At the first faintest glimmering of the dawn, his iron voice was heard from aft,—"Man the mast-heads!"—and all through the day, till after sunset and after twilight, the same voice every hour, at the striking of the helmsman's bell, was heard—"What d'ye see?—sharp! sharp!" But when three or four days had slided by, after meeting the children-seeking Rachel; and no spout had yet been seen; the monomaniac old man seemed distrustful of his crew's fidelity; at least, of nearly all except…  (not reviewed by editor)

To see samples from other sources, click a sense of the word below:
as in: a glimmer of hope
as in: glimmering lights
To see an overview of word senses, click here.

Go to Book Vocabulary
VerbalWorkout Learn more easily.   Think more clearly.   Express more effectively.