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  • But he looked again over his shoulder towards the sea-line glimmering afar off, and yet again.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • So my mother suspected, at least, as she observed her by the low glimmer of the fire: too much scared by Miss Betsey, too uneasy in herself, and too subdued and bewildered altogether, to observe anything very clearly, or to know what to say.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But the fainter glimmering of the stars, and the pale light in the sky where the day was coming, reassured me: and my eyes being very heavy, I lay down again and slept though with a knowledge in my sleep that it was cold until the warm beams of the sun, and the ringing of the getting-up bell at Salem House, awoke me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Sleep came upon me as it came on many other outcasts, against whom house-doors were locked, and house-dogs barked, that night and I dreamed of lying on my old school-bed, talking to the boys in my room; and found myself sitting upright, with Steerforth's name upon my lips, looking wildly at the stars that were glistening and glimmering above me.  (not reviewed by editor)

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