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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • Just as he finished, however, we drove through two scattered villages, where a few lights still glimmered in the windows.
  • Out of the black shadows there glimmered little red circles of light, now bright, now faint, as the burning poison waxed or waned in the bowls of the metal pipes.

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  • Our gas was lit and shone on the white cloth and glimmer of china and metal, for the table had not been cleared yet.
  • This barricaded door corresponded clearly with the shuttered window outside, and yet I could see by the glimmer from beneath it that the room was not in darkness.
  • They each led into an empty room, dusty and cheerless, with two windows in the one and one in the other, so thick with dirt that the evening light glimmered dimly through them.

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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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