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glimmer
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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  • Didst not thou lead him through the glimmering night From Perigenia, whom he ravish’d?
  • DEMETRIUS So should the murder’d look; and so should I, Pierc’d through the heart with your stern cruelty: Yet you, the murderer, look as bright, as clear, As yonder Venus in her glimmering sphere.

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  • ] OBERON Through the house give glimmering light, By the dead and drowsy fire: Every elf and fairy sprite Hop as light as bird from brier: And this ditty, after me, Sing and dance it trippingly.

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as in: a glimmer of hope Define
a slight indication of something -- such as hope or interest
as in: glimmering lights Define
a dim, wavering, or reflected light
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