Enough, then, that I not only recognised my natural body for the mere aura and effulgence of certain of the powers that made up my spirit, but managed to compound a drug by which these powers should be dethroned from their supremacy, and a second form and countenance substituted, none the less natural to me because they were the expression, and bore the stamp, of lower elements in my soul.
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With that word the heat seemed to increase till it became a threatening weight and the lagoon attacked them with a blinding effulgence.
William Golding -- Lord of the Flies
A glowing effulgence seemed to swell out of nothing behind him …. like an incoming fireball.