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  • This was, of course, to prevent their discovery by the Yankees, who in the last months of the war did arrive with a clatter of hoofs and scintillant sabers, dismantled the interior of the house before my grandmother's frightened girlish eyes, ransacked the garden, but found no gold.†   (source)
  • Instead, she fixed her eyes on the most obvious and immediate object within view: the heroic Fuhrer in scintillant steel armor, his gaze confident and serene beneath his falling forelock as he looked toward Valhalla and a thousand years' questionless futurity.†   (source)
  • Above the black bulk of the eastern hills, and in the great bowl of the sky, far bright stars were scintillant as jewels.†   (source)
  • Anyone with a scintilla of common sense would remain here and make good use of the bracing effects of local conditions.†   (source)
  • He was scintillant with recollections.†   (source)
  • God's air, the Allfather's air, scintillant circumambient cessile air.†   (source)
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