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  • This mirror gives a flattering reflection that makes you look a little thinner.
  • She looked at her reflection in the pond.
  • Sorry, I've just never been allowed to stare at my reflection for this long.   (source)
  • I took in my own reflection, framed by creamy tiles.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • In the window, the boy grinned almost maniacally at his reflection, and in his shorts and tank top, he quietly abducted his older brother's bike and pedaled it up the street, heading for Hubert Oval.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • We switched trams, and after four more stops we arrived at a street split by a beautiful canal, the reflections of the ancient bridge and picturesque canal houses rippling in water.   (source)
    reflections = images (seen on a shiny surface)
  • She glanced at her reflection as she ran past the window of a furniture repair shop.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • We did Ayena Masshaf, where they gave us a mirror and threw a veil over our heads, so we'd be alone to gaze at each other's reflection.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror)
  • He stops me before I can look at my reflection.   (source)
    reflection = image (as shined back by a smooth surface)
  • Roland sees him too, catching his reflection in the bathroom mirror, but he doesn't release Risa.   (source)
    reflection = image
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  • There was just enough moon in the sky to light up her curly blond hair and cast a reflection in her glasses.   (source)
  • If she was really there, he'd touch her, their reflections were so close together, but he felt only air — she and the others existed only in the mirror.   (source)
    reflections = images (seen in a mirror)
  • I watched my reflection not only in the mirror, but in store windows and across the television when it wasn't on, trying to get a fix on my looks.   (source)
    reflection = image shined back
  • It was still very early, only just past true dawn, and the water was so calm he could see his reflection.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • Crow stiffened as she stared at her distorted reflection in the shining silver.   (source)
    reflection = image (as shined back by a smooth surface)
  • Mae Tuck didn't need a mirror, though she had one propped up on the washstand. She knew very well what she would see in it; her reflection had long since ceased to interest her.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror)
  • Reflections of blue and gray swirled on the water as a fresh breeze ruffled the spruce boughs and sent ripples along the shoreline.   (source)
    reflections = images (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • This little knucklehead was kissing his reflection in the mirror and got his lips stuck!   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror)
  • The ocean perked up a little from the reflection of these colored slivers in the sky.   (source)
    reflection = images shown back
  • She remembered her time in the maze when she stood in this very room and saw, in place of her own reflection, Redd's face staring back at her from that same glass.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror)
  • There was a reflection of Judith's excitement in his own pale face.   (source)
    reflection = image as seen on a mirror--figuratively
  • I look at my reflection in the restaurant's glass and find myself with a massive, curly mustache.   (source)
    reflection = image
  • He looked in the pool for his reflection, but his breathing troubled the mirror.   (source)
    reflection = image (on the surface of the pool)
  • I watched the Baron's eyes linger here and there on my reflection in the mirror.   (source)
    reflection = image
  • David, putting on his tie, watched Paul's reflection in the mirror.   (source)
  • I glanced at my reflection in the full-length mirror on the wall.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • On every kind of pretext she would run away from work and go to the drinking pool, where she would stand foolishly gazing at her own reflection in the water.   (source)
  • In the quiet hours when the puzzling reflection of former days like a blurred mirror, projects beyond me the figure of my present existence, I often sit over against myself, as before a stranger, and wonder how the unnameable active principle that calls itself to life has adapted itself even to this form.   (source)
    reflection = image shined back
  • But there was no reflection of him in the mirror!   (source)
    reflection = image shown back
  • Sometimes a light glimmered out of the physician's eyes, burning blue and ominous, like the reflection of a furnace, or, let us say, like one of those gleams of ghastly fire that darted from Bunyan's awful doorway in the hillside, and quivered on the pilgrim's face.   (source)
    reflection = image (as shined back by a smooth surface)
  • He could see the reflections of the trees at the other end of the lake.   (source)
    reflections = images (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • I wasn't looking at him directly but at his reflection in the mirror.   (source)
    reflection = image
  • I don't have to ask him; I know it like I know my own reflection.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • Harry was so close to the mirror now that his nose was nearly touching that of his reflection.   (source)
  • He peered at his reflection and disliked it.   (source)
  • Genevieve studied her reflection in the bathroom looking glass.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror)
  • My reflection, however, looks small and squat.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • I automatically turned my head sideways when I saw my reflection.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror)
  • His eyes were glowing, the reflection of a tiny flame dancing in each one.   (source)
    reflection = image
  • Gale comes up behind me and we examine each other's reflection.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • He saw his reflection, pale and scared-looking at first.   (source)
  • It is too late to look away, but instead of scolding me, she smiles at our reflection.   (source)
  • Nothing moved but himself, his shadow, and his fleeting reflection in shop windows he passed.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • "We have to hurry," the reflection said.   (source)
    reflection = image
  • When the film ends, I catch my reflection in the theater's bathroom.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • He pulled the cloak over his head and his reflection vanished completely.   (source)
  • She turned from Dodge Anders and glimpsed her reflection in a looking glass.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror)
  • I can look at my reflection whenever I want.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • But Alyss could no longer be sure in which direction the reflection had gone.   (source)
    reflection = image
  • That, I think, is our true reflection; it is as small as we actually are.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • But a moment later, the reflection smiled at him.   (source)
  • The reflection directly in front of Alyss was off somehow, inexact.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror)
  • I see something in front of me—my own faint reflection.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • A woman standing right behind his reflection was smiling at him and waving.   (source)
  • Something had moved in the looking glass: not a reflection of herself, of anything in the room.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror)
  • I see the walls of a tank around me, and my shadowed reflection across from me.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • Then they were gone and Alyss' reflection once again occupied the glass.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror)
  • I look at my reflection in the small mirror on the back wall and see a stranger.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • Her reflection in the looking glass suddenly rippled and morphed into an image of Redd.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror)
  • If I tilt it right, I can almost see my reflection over the hands.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • I open my eyes and for the first time stare openly at my own reflection.   (source)
  • Alyss was alone among the defeated Hatters, her reflections back in their looking glasses.   (source)
    reflections = images (seen in a mirror)
  • "Hello?" she said, and again a chorus of voices said it with her--the voices of her reflections.   (source)
  • Uriah stares at his reflection in the elevator doors and pats his hair down.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • "Mother!" she and her reflections gasped.   (source)
    reflections = images (seen in a mirror)
  • Her sobs were magnified tenfold as her reflections cried with her.   (source)
  • I searched my reflection with new eyes, with new knowledge.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • I grabbed my backpack and glanced at my reflection in the mirror.   (source)
  • She turned away and examined her reflection one last time.   (source)
  • He looked away from me, examining our reflections in the mirror across the room.   (source)
    reflections = images (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • I avoid looking at him directly, but I catch a glimpse of his reflection in one of the shiny control consoles along the wall.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • Arriving in the late afternoon, Sydelle Pulaski looked up and saw only the dim, warped reflections of treetops and drifting clouds in the glass face of Sunset Towers.   (source)
    reflections = images (seen on a shiny surface)
  • The big glass windows here were lidded eyes that didn't care—that barely saw them, barely gave them back reflections.   (source)
  • A flicker of movement in the reflection made Cole glance up, but then he realized the movement was a fish hovering near his knees.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • While Hatsumomo was rinsing out her brushes, she glanced several times at my reflection in the mirror.   (source)
  • I thought of our wedding night, gazing at each other's reflection in the mirror under the green veil, and how her cheeks blushed when I whispered that I loved her.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror)
  • I looked in the mirror at our reflection, at the twelve girls, sleek and shiny, pirouetting blurs of black, white and pink.   (source)
  • He stopped once to take a drink at the lake and in his reflection he saw that the swelling on his head was nearly gone.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • I stared at the reflection.   (source)
  • If there was a single moment when the breach between us, which had been cracking and splintering for two decades, was at last too vast to be bridged, I believe it was that winter night, when I stared at my reflection in the bathroom mirror, while, without my knowing it, my father grasped the phone in his knotted hands and dialed my brother.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror)
  • I check my reflection.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • As he watched, a large bird, he thought it looked like a crow but it seemed larger, flew from the top, real forest, and the reflection-bird matched it, both flying out over the water.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • I check my reflection.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • Sure enough, his reflection looked back at him, just his head suspended in midair, his body completely invisible.   (source)
  • His panic fading now that there was no sound of Filch and Snape, Harry moved nearer to the mirror, wanting to look at himself but see no reflection again.   (source)
  • The reflections did not fade and he looked and looked until a distant noise brought him back to his senses.   (source)
    reflections = images (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • I see my reflection everywhere, warped by the curve of the walls, broken by patches of rust and grime.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • In his reflection, his head is small and pressed in on one side, and his arm looks like it is bending backward.   (source)
  • She reached out toward the looking glass and--Ah!--the reflection grabbed her and pulled her into it.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror)
  • I sneak a look at my reflection when she isn't paying attention—not for the sake of vanity, but out of curiosity.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • In my reflection, I see a narrow face, wide, round eyes, and a long, thin nose—I still look like a little girl, though sometime in the last few months I turned sixteen.   (source)
  • Being led first one way and then another, Alyss felt sure her reflection was taking this complex route only to confuse her.   (source)
    reflection = image
  • I look at the reflection in the mirror: my wide eyes, the bed with the gray sheets pulled taut, the dresser that holds my clothes, the bookcase, the bare walls.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • Alyss turned to see her father, Nolan, beaming at her from one of the looking glasses in place of her reflection.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror)
  • I can see my reflection from all angles: the gray fabric obscuring the shape of my back, my long neck, my knobby-knuckled hands, red with a blood blush.   (source)
    reflection = an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • The reflection brought her to a stop in what appeared to be a rest area, a mirrored room wider than the corridors along which they'd passed.   (source)
    reflection = image
  • On every side of her were looking glasses as tall as forever, and no matter what direction she turned, she saw her reflection infinitely repeating into the mirrored distance.   (source)
    reflection = image (seen on a mirror)
  • Alyss turned from him and examined her reflection in a sliver of looking glass, the only fragment left in the frame of the large decorative mirror that had once hung on the east wall.   (source)
  • "Wait here," the reflection said.   (source)
    reflection = image
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  • Radar works by recognizing the reflection of radar waves off of objects.
    reflection = the process of bouncing light, sound, or other energy off of a surface
  • Sunlight reflections played upon the palm leaves above the lagoon.
    reflections = light seen after it bounces off a surface to another
  • Those are no possum's eyes, I know their glassy reflection too well.   (source)
    reflection = shine
  • Once he caught sight of a flash of gold, but it was just a reflection from one of the Weasleys' wristwatches,   (source)
    reflection = light seen bouncing off a surface
  • The ceiling swam with bright reflections, and sunlight streamed across the dusty, chip-strewn floor.   (source)
    reflections = light that bounced off a surface
  • We were on Tenth when a siren came on behind us and I saw the reflection of the red light flashing in the windshield.   (source)
    reflection = light seen bouncing off a surface
  • A scrap of roofing tin propped up near the fire acted as a stove and baked the biscuits with its hot reflection.   (source)
    reflection = energy bounced off of a surface
  • Even Finny seemed to color a little, unless it was the reflection from his pink shirt.   (source)
    reflection = colored light bouncing off a surface and shining onto another
  • Then he sat carefully on a fallen trunk near the little cliff that fronted the lagoon; and the tangled reflections quivered over him.   (source)
    reflections = light that bounced off a surface
  • The maid didn't answer, but opened the wrapping around the kimono as quietly as she could, and tipped it this way and that to catch the reflection of the light.   (source)
    reflection = light seen as it bounces off a surface
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  • The palms that still stood made a green roof, covered on the underside with a quivering tangle of reflections from the lagoon.   (source)
    reflections = light seen after bouncing off a surface to another
  • Normally the underside of the green roof was lit by a tangle of golden reflections, and their faces were lit upside down—like, thought Ralph, when you hold an electric torch in your hands.   (source)
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  • This incident is an isolated failure and not a reflection of our ideals or the behavior of our thousands of employees.
    reflection = representation, demonstration, or expression
  • The restaurant's popularity is a reflection of the growing interest in healthy eating.
    reflection = representation or demonstration
  • The failure is a reflection of a broken system.
  • What deceived me was my own happiness; for peace is indivisible, and the surrounding world confusion found no reflection inside me.   (source)
    reflection = expression or demonstration
  • Aren't you the one who's always going on about cinema as a reflection of life?   (source)
    reflection = representation or expression
  • DANFORTH—it is the reflection on himself he resents: I am sure of it, Marshal.   (source)
    reflection = indication or demonstration (of character or competence)
  • I search his eyes for any sign of hurt, any reflection of the agony of torture.   (source)
    reflection = expression or demonstration
  • I regard you highly, Mameha-san, but it's a poor reflection on you to recommend her to me.   (source)
    reflection = indication or demonstration (of character)
  • She used the same tone, but to her the unrest seemed deeply personal, a reflection of what had been going on within her heart for years.   (source)
    reflection = demonstration or expression
  • It is not worth minding. It is no reflection on you; it is no more than what the greatest admirals have all experienced, more or less, in their time.   (source)
    reflection = indication of quality
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  •   "I do not censure her opinions; but there certainly is impropriety in making them public."
      "Do not you think," said Fanny, after a little consideration, "that this impropriety is a reflection itself upon Mrs. Crawford, as her niece has been entirely brought up by her?"   (source)
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  • I need more time for reflection.
  • Accordingly I hid myself in some thick underwood, determining to devote the ensuing hours to reflection on my situation.   (source)
    reflection = thought
  • He too, at first, seemed disposed to refuse; but, after some reflection, he granted me the privilege, and proposed the following terms: I was to be allowed all my time, make all contracts with those for whom I worked, and find my own employment; and, in return for this liberty, I was to pay him three dollars at the end of each week; find myself in calking tools, and in board and clothing.   (source)
  • Henry Crawford had too much sense not to feel the worth of good principles in a wife, though he was too little accustomed to serious reflection to know them by their proper name;   (source)
  • The tale was quickly told, but it awakened various trains of reflection.   (source)
  • After a little reflection, he went on with a sort of desperate calmness.   (source)
  • As a general reflection on Fanny, Sir Thomas thought nothing could be more unjust,   (source)
  • "What a pity," he added, after an instant's reflection, "that she should have been in such hands!"   (source)
  • Thus Elizabeth endeavoured to divert her thoughts and mine from all reflection upon melancholy subjects.   (source)
  • Then again the kindly influence ceased to act—I found myself fettered again to grief and indulging in all the misery of reflection.   (source)
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  • As I sat, a train of reflection occurred to me which led me to consider the effects of what I was now doing.   (source)
  • After a moment's reflection, Mr. Crawford replied, "I know Mansfield, I know its way, I know its faults towards you."   (source)
  • After a long pause of reflection I concluded that the justice due both to him and my fellow creatures demanded of me that I should comply with his request.   (source)
  • She would rather die than own the truth; and she hoped, by a little reflection, to fortify herself beyond betraying it.   (source)
  • This was a letter to be run through eagerly, to be read deliberately, to supply matter for much reflection, and to leave everything in greater suspense than ever.   (source)
    reflection = careful thought
  • At first his countenance was illuminated with pleasure, but as he continued, thoughtfulness and sadness succeeded; at length, laying aside the instrument, he sat absorbed in reflection.   (source)
    reflection = thought
  • This interfered with the solitude I coveted for the prosecution of my task; yet at the commencement of my journey the presence of my friend could in no way be an impediment, and truly I rejoiced that thus I should be saved many hours of lonely, maddening reflection.   (source)
  • It was some time before she could get his attention to her plan, or any answer to her demand of his opinion: he was in a reverie of fond reflection, uttering only now and then a few half-sentences of praise; but when he did awake and understand, he was very decided in opposing what she wished.   (source)
  • I shall be able to write much that I could not say, and shall be giving her time for reflection before she resolves on her answer, and I am less afraid of the result of reflection than of an immediate hasty impulse; I think I am.   (source)
    reflection = careful thought
  • As the night advanced, a fierce wind arose from the woods and quickly dispersed the clouds that had loitered in the heavens; the blast tore along like a mighty avalanche and produced a kind of insanity in my spirits that burst all bounds of reason and reflection.   (source)
    reflection = thought
  • The interval was, consequently, spent in inaction; his grief only became more deep and rankling when he had leisure for reflection, and at length it took so fast hold of his mind that at the end of three months he lay on a bed of sickness, incapable of any exertion.   (source)
  • This was a most unjust reflection, but Fanny could allow for it, and let it pass: Julia was vexed, and her temper was hasty; but she felt that it would not last, and therefore, taking no notice, only asked her if she had not seen Mr. Rushworth.   (source)
  • At this time a slight sleep relieved me from the pain of reflection, which was disturbed by the approach of a beautiful child, who came running into the recess I had chosen, with all the sportiveness of infancy.   (source)
  • But reflection brought better feelings, and shewed her that Mrs. Grant was entitled to respect, which could never have belonged to her; and that, had she received even the greatest, she could never have been easy in joining a scheme which, considering only her uncle, she must condemn altogether.   (source)
    reflection = careful thought
  • Idleness had ever been irksome to me, and now that I wished to fly from reflection, and hated my former studies, I felt great relief in being the fellow-pupil with my friend, and found not only instruction but consolation in the works of the orientalists.   (source)
    reflection = thought
  • I spoke; I told them to retire and consider of what had been said, that I would not lead them farther north if they strenuously desired the contrary, but that I hoped that, with reflection, their courage would return.   (source)
  • My mother and sister are home for 18:00--Reflection, a half hour of downtime before dinner.   (source)
    reflection = (in this book) a time for careful thought
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  • When I retire I want to slow down, reflect, and possibly write a book with some of my reflections.
    reflections = memories and thoughts
  • Ideas were too similar to reflection, and my reflections were always of the expression on my father's stretched face the moment before he'd fled from me.   (source)
    reflections = thinking about the past
  • My reflections were so consuming, I didn't even realize that I'd been mulling them over until well past two in the morning.   (source)
    reflections = thoughts
  • While occupied with these reflections, a knock came at the door of the study, and the minister said, "Come in!"   (source)
  • Pursuing these reflections, I thought that if I could bestow animation upon lifeless matter, I might in process of time (although I now found it impossible) renew life where death had apparently devoted the body to corruption.   (source)
  • If the gentleman would but persevere, if he had but love enough to persevere, Sir Thomas began to have hopes; and these reflections having passed across his mind and cheered it,   (source)
  • Ideas were too similar to reflection, and my reflections were always of the expression on my father's stretched face the moment before he'd fled from me.   (source)
    reflection = thoughts and memories of the past
  • These reflections determined me, and I resolved to remain silent.   (source)
    reflections = thoughts
  • Yet my reflections were not the most comfortable.   (source)
  • Such were my reflections as I commenced my journey; but as I proceeded, my spirits and hopes rose.   (source)
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  • These were my first reflections, but I soon learned that Mr. Kirwin had shown me extreme kindness.   (source)
  • ...but she could not help this reflection on the Admiral. "Henry, I think so highly of Fanny Price, that..."   (source)
    reflection = thought
  • She cried bitterly over this reflection when her uncle was gone; and her cousins, on seeing her with red eyes, set her down as a hypocrite.   (source)
  • It had the graveyard, originally Isaac Johnson's home-field, on one side, and so was well adapted to call up serious reflections, suited to their respective employments, in both minister and man of physic.   (source)
    reflections = thoughts
  • She should have to do the honours of the evening; and this reflection quickly restored so much of her good-humour as enabled her to join in with the others, before their happiness and thanks were all expressed.   (source)
    reflection = thought
  • When the evening was over, she went to bed full of it, her nerves still agitated by the shock of such an attack from her cousin Tom, so public and so persevered in, and her spirits sinking under her aunt's unkind reflection and reproach.   (source)
    reflection = voiced thought
  • I had sufficient leisure for these and many other reflections during my journey to Ingolstadt, which was long and fatiguing.   (source)
    reflections = thoughts
  • These were reflections that required some time to soften; but time will do almost everything; and though little comfort arose on Mrs. Rushworth's side for the misery she had occasioned, comfort was to be found greater than he had supposed in his other children.   (source)
  • I cannot describe to you the agony that these reflections inflicted upon me; I tried to dispel them, but sorrow only increased with knowledge.   (source)
  • Such and such-like were the reasonings of Sir Thomas, happy to escape the embarrassing evils of a rupture, the wonder, the reflections, the reproach that must attend it; happy to secure a marriage which would bring him such an addition of respectability and influence, and very happy to think anything of his daughter's disposition that was most favourable for the purpose.   (source)
  • I threw myself into the chaise that was to convey me away and indulged in the most melancholy reflections.   (source)
  • These are the reflections of the first days; but when the lapse of time proves the reality of the evil, then the actual bitterness of grief commences.   (source)
  • Her own thoughts and reflections were habitually her best companions; and, in observing the appearance of the country, the bearings of the roads, the difference of soil, the state of the harvest, the cottages, the cattle, the children, she found entertainment that could only have been heightened by having Edmund to speak to of what she felt.   (source)
    reflections = thoughtful observations
  • Mrs. Price, in her turn, was injured and angry; and an answer, which comprehended each sister in its bitterness, and bestowed such very disrespectful reflections on the pride of Sir Thomas as Mrs. Norris could not possibly keep to herself, put an end to all intercourse between them for a considerable period.   (source)
    reflections = thoughts
  • More than once the agitation into which these reflections threw me made my friends dread a dangerous relapse.   (source)
  • And you, my friend, would be far more amused with the journal of Clerval, who observed the scenery with an eye of feeling and delight, than in listening to my reflections.   (source)
  • Her elder cousins mortified her by reflections on her size, and abashed her by noticing her shyness: Miss Lee wondered at her ignorance, and the maid-servants sneered at her clothes; and when to these sorrows was added the idea of the brothers and sisters among whom she had always been important as playfellow, instructress, and nurse, the despondence that sunk her little heart was severe.   (source)
    reflections = expressed thoughts
  • Sometimes, with my sails set, I was carried by the wind; and sometimes, after rowing into the middle of the lake, I left the boat to pursue its own course and gave way to my own miserable reflections.   (source)
    reflections = thoughts
  • These reflections have dispelled the agitation with which I began my letter, and I feel my heart glow with an enthusiasm which elevates me to heaven, for nothing contributes so much to tranquillize the mind as a steady purpose—a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.   (source)
  • Such were my reflections during the first two or three days of my residence at Ingolstadt, which were chiefly spent in becoming acquainted with the localities and the principal residents in my new abode.   (source)
  • I feel exquisite pleasure in dwelling on the recollections of childhood, before misfortune had tainted my mind and changed its bright visions of extensive usefulness into gloomy and narrow reflections upon self.   (source)
  • I learned from Werter's imaginations despondency and gloom, but Plutarch taught me high thoughts; he elevated me above the wretched sphere of my own reflections, to admire and love the heroes of past ages.   (source)
  • These were the reflections of my hours of despondency and solitude; but when I contemplated the virtues of the cottagers, their amiable and benevolent dispositions, I persuaded myself that when they should become acquainted with my admiration of their virtues they would compassionate me and overlook my personal deformity.   (source)
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  • I bet you Mrs. Norris only saw the reflection …… " He scanned the page in his hand eagerly.†   (source)
  • This gave her, in reflection, a sly expression, which was unusual for her.†   (source)
  • But all he saw was his own reflection leaning up toward him.†   (source)
  • She was talking to her reflection in the glass.†   (source)
  • Instead, it came to serve as a reflection of the type of person he really is.†   (source)
  • The princeps walked over and gazed at his own distorted reflection.†   (source)
  • On reflection, this was sounding like a better and better idea.†   (source)
  • As a reflection of qualified confidence, Emile had bestowed upon him a spoon in place of a knife.†   (source)
  • As scarcity has given way to plenty in my own life, these moments of retail reflection force me to consider just how lucky I am.†   (source)
  • She felt as if she were looking at her own reflection.†   (source)
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  • Chapter 8. reflections   (source)
  • He stared at me—we were so close that I could see my distorted reflection in his large Ray-Bans.†   (source)
  • I could see my avatar's warped reflection on its curved surface.†   (source)
  • It may be the reflection of nothing more than a minor change in the environment.†   (source)
  • You can see your reflection in that camera over there!†   (source)
  • He cast no reflection.†   (source)
  • Startled, Langdon glanced up to find Fache's eyes on him in the reflection.†   (source)
  • Maybe it was just a trick of the light, a reflection of moonlight from some exposed piece of unrusted metal.†   (source)
  • Like a cat licking its reflection in a glass.†   (source)
  • After nearly three hours of hearing their heartbreaking reflections, we promised to do what we could to find out who else was involved in their niece Vickie's death.†   (source)
  • RAIN IN THE GRAVEYARD, and the world puddled into blurred reflections.†   (source)
  • I stared at my reflection and the trees behind it for a long time.†   (source)
  • She caught her pale reflection in the darkened living-room window and looked away.†   (source)
  • Not the slightest glare or reflection, not a smudge anywhere.†   (source)
  • She pursed her lips at her reflection, straightened up a little, and then continued her path down the road.†   (source)
  • On the blank television screen the children could suddenly see their reflections.†   (source)
  • Did Parr create us, or was he simply a reflection of us?†   (source)
  • They might look like big slugs, or be flat like reflections.†   (source)
  • She caught my reflection in the mirror.†   (source)
  • I could see the reflection of her face now.†   (source)
  • In the bathroom, I stare at my reflection, tell myself that it's just tonight.†   (source)
  • They drank, lowering their flat heads, meeting their own reflections in the still water.†   (source)
  • Or was this some sort of general reflection on animal breeding?†   (source)
  • Standing before her reflection, Celaena wondered if she was seeing correctly.†   (source)
  • Wine and food were in abundance and people ate until they could see their reflections on each other's stomach."†   (source)
  • There's absolutely no reflection in them, and I realize with horror that they're black because his irises are bleeding.†   (source)
  • Owen had kept some books at Hester's, too, and I packed one of them—C. S. Lewis's Reflections on the Psalms.†   (source)
  • This loft, if it stood for anything beyond incredible good luck in the Manhattan housing market, was also a reflection of her mother's taste, put into practice by a dutiful daughter: simple, ample, plain, functional, frugal, even spiritual.†   (source)
  • I adjust the mirror so I can see reflections of reflections, miles and miles of me and my new jeans.†   (source)
  • I bent over and looked down at my own murky reflection in the water.†   (source)
  • In the window glass as night falls, he watches her reflection feel its way toward the bed.†   (source)
  • They could no longer see the palms of the oasis? only the gigantic moon above them, and its silver reflections from the stones of the desert.†   (source)
  • We're pale reflections of it, weak shadows, distant echoes.†   (source)
  • We children would help Song Po-po polish the mahogany table and Grandma's four prized red-and-gold dowry trunks until we could see our reflections in the wood and leather.†   (source)
  • I sometimes wonder if the reflection of that watch in the clear water is what attracted the shark.†   (source)
  • Her spirits were not particularly lowered by these commonplace reflections.†   (source)
  • I took two more breaths and pretended I was hearing Momma reading to me about the Billy Goats Gruff or the Fox and the Grapes or the Dog That Saw His Reflection in the Water or some other story she'd checked out of the library.†   (source)
  • I see my reflection.†   (source)
  • It was a reflection.†   (source)
  • Then I look closely at my reflection.†   (source)
  • He had grown used to the ghostly light behind the candle's flame, that quivering reflection in the window.†   (source)
  • Reflections   (source)
  • When I'd recovered a little, I looked up to see another gleam ahead of me—not a reflection of my phone, but a weak glimmer of daylight.†   (source)
  • Five layers, and yet I felt it, the nervous warmth of touching—a pale reflection of the fireworks of one mouth on another, but a reflection nonetheless.†   (source)
  • A reflection from the sun hits my eyes.†   (source)
  • He is aware that she is looking at him rather than at his reflection.†   (source)
  • She couldn't continue her reflections because the chickens were starting to make a huge ruckus on the patio.†   (source)
  • As one contributor to the Massachusetts Teacher suggested, "it is when thus relieved from the state of tension belonging to actual study that boys and girls, as well as men and women, acquire the habit of thought and reflection, and of forming their own conclusions, independently of what they are taught and the authority of others."†   (source)
  • They looked as much alike as reflections in a mirror.†   (source)
  • She looked down at the turntable, at her own reflection in the tinted acrylic lid.†   (source)
  • She saw my reflection behind her and smiled.†   (source)
  • But she was not afraid of the mirrored surface, not afraid of her own reflection.†   (source)
  • He especially liked to look at the trees and their reflections in the river.†   (source)
  • Hannah smiled awkwardly at her reflection and turned away.†   (source)
  • At the last moment, as my lips touched her neck, I caught sight of my reflection in the mirror, and thankfully that was enough to make me pause.†   (source)
  • "I know," I said to Lucy's reflection.†   (source)
  • I also relied on both published and unpublished reflections by those directly involved in the controversy.†   (source)
  • Deep Thought paused for a moment's reflection.†   (source)
  • They stood before the mirror, where instead of Peter's cruel reflection there stood a dragon and a unicorn.†   (source)
  • I'm no longer in need of his guidance, and my body becomes a rhythmic reflection of his.†   (source)
  • The dismayed orphans looked at their reflections, and their dismayed reflections looked back at them.†   (source)
  • Water reflections wavering on the ceiling.†   (source)
  • Flora tried to look the boy in the eye, but all she saw was a reflection of herself in his dark glasses.†   (source)
  • There would be plenty of time for reflection later, we assumed, after we all had summitted and got back down.†   (source)
  • The reflection in his glasses makes it impossible to see his eyes, and I wish he would take them off.†   (source)
  • A weeping willow leaned over the water, its trailing branches touching their own reflections.†   (source)
  • At one point, Enrique glances into a store window and sees his reflection.†   (source)
  • I look back up to his eyes and see my reflection there.†   (source)
  • I half expected her to walk right up to her reflection and kiss it, she is so obviously in love with herself.†   (source)
  • The mountain's peak sparkled as usual, and its reflection rippled on the surface of Loomis Lake.†   (source)
  • The reflections disappeared and the water became clear.†   (source)
  • I guess they thought it was some awful reflection on me.†   (source)
  • You see them from time to time, reflections on the water mostly.†   (source)
  • Bernie Kosar jumps off the bed, sits beside me, and watches my reflection.†   (source)
  • Kassad shook his head, saw the reflection do likewise.†   (source)
  • Facing my pallid reflection in the mirror, I was forced to admit that I was lying to myself.†   (source)
  • He seldom was faced with his own reflection.†   (source)
  • And that's a reflection on me.†   (source)
  • I see the reflection of a girl sitting behind me.†   (source)
  • As I watch he turns to look up at me—he is very distinct and I can see the wrinkles in the fabric of his coat, my own reflection in his glasses—he turns to look at me and begins to speak in a low voice about federal educational grants.†   (source)
  • They should leave a little before sunset, when the reflection in the water of the high bluffs near Pope's Creek extended out into the Potomac until it nearly met the shadows cast by the Virginia woods.†   (source)
  • I blinked at my reflection, then cut off the light and stepped out into the hallway.†   (source)
  • Let us as much as possible, train out creepers, and branches of trees, upon bridges, pulling down and nailing the branches, aiming to obtain shade and reflection of foliage and broken obscuration of water.†   (source)
  • The watery images may further portend disaster in recalling the myth of Narcissus, who, falling in love with his reflection in the water, attempted to join it and so drowned.†   (source)
  • "We get a distorted and broken reflection," she said.†   (source)
  • Standing close to its edge she watched her reflection there.†   (source)
  • You're not growing younger yourself, I reminded my reflection.†   (source)
  • I could see the jumping reflections of his lamp on a far wall.†   (source)
  • Starlight sparkled in the barbed wire, and there were curious reflections and layerings of shadow, and the big white moon added resonance.†   (source)
  • The rendering is so perfect that Y.T. can see a miniaturized reflection of the office windows in each drop of condensation.†   (source)
  • Reflection damn near burned m'eye out!†   (source)
  • And if they murder, the victims are usually the ones who look like them, the ones closest to who they are — the mirror reflections.†   (source)
  • Brittain looked toward the window, watched his reflection in the pitch black of the night outside.†   (source)
  • Its blade looked as if there was dried blood on it, but perhaps it was only the reflection of the fire.†   (source)
  • Staring at her sister's jubilant reflection in the mirror, Kris felt a stab of jealousy.†   (source)
  • But they all had the flickering reflection of an oil lamp on each lens.†   (source)
  • Josh looked into the mirrors, but he could clearly see Scathach's reflection in the glass.†   (source)
  • She squinted at her reflection in the mirror.†   (source)
  • Trees have been planted all around the water just closely enough to give a pleasant shade to the banks, while here and there clusters of tall reeds and bulrushes break the water's surface and its still reflection of the sky.†   (source)
  • But by the time organizers got around to asking me to do it, they'd renamed their series "Journeys," asking selected professors "to offer reflections on their personal and professional journeys."†   (source)
  • The reflection of the flames, still infrequent, glowed here and there in the sky.†   (source)
  • He looked down and was relieved to see a faint reflection off a surface—not the dirt and rock of the tunnel, but a floor smooth and dark like polished mica.†   (source)
  • There was a moment of quiet reflection.†   (source)
  • Brutus says, "No, Cassius; for the eye sees not itself / But by reflection, by some other things."†   (source)
  • A reflection?†   (source)
  • Its reflection flared across the river toward our house, a long, blaring finger aimed at me through our frail bedroom curtains.†   (source)
  • The air was so soft and the sea so calm and clear that Florentino Ariza felt as if he were his own reflection in the water.†   (source)
  • "Look!" he urged, stretching his arms forward, unsure what she could see in the reflection of the dark, dusty window.†   (source)
  • Halleck turned from his reflection, stared at Tuek.†   (source)
  • A few minutes later I went into the bathroom and saw my reflection in the mirror.†   (source)
  • It was a material reflection of a spiritual reality.†   (source)
  • Kabuo sat in his prison cell now and examined his reflection carefully.†   (source)
  • History is one long chain of reflections.†   (source)
  • The face in it looked like the reflection in a ball of dentist's mercury.†   (source)
  • The paving stones in the alley sparkled gold from the reflection of the lanterns.†   (source)
  • That it's, say, a reflection of what Ann felt for Dent?"†   (source)
  • I guess I do have a reflection.†   (source)
  • In the car, in reflection, I played the scene back.†   (source)
  • But when he aimed his flashlight at where the deer had been, Dan saw a glint in the darkness, like a reflection on steel.†   (source)
  • She looked ruefully at her reflection.†   (source)
  • He raised his right hand, and Blomkvist saw the reflection of dull metal.†   (source)
  • A reflection of what is there.†   (source)
  • My reflection smiled.†   (source)
  • To which his friend, after a bit of sly reflection, replied, "Come to think of it, my hearing's not too good either"), and it was generally thought that the choosing of the jury would take several days.†   (source)
  • Alex and Josie were exactly the same height; looking into her daughter's eyes, Alex could see a tiny reflection of herself.†   (source)
  • Long days, spent mostly still locked inside Mammal's apartment, brought much reflection.†   (source)
  • I saw the full reflection of myself for the first time in my life.†   (source)
  • Grades to my parents are a reflection of your worth.†   (source)
  • He hated himself for the sincerity of this reflection and was baffled, as always, by the particular and dangerous nature of its injustice.†   (source)
  • He stared at fathoms of reflections.†   (source)
  • Once at the farm, I did not have time for rest and reflection because the following night we held a secret meeting for me to brief the Working Committee on my trip.†   (source)
  • The walls and ceiling were covered with mirrors, whose reflections danced dizzily along with them, and the footmen bowed coldly.†   (source)
  • Then a shadow came across my reflection.†   (source)
  • "Peek-a-boo," he says, looking at our reflections.†   (source)
  • For a moment, he seemed to be looking at himself, seeking his ghostlike reflection in the' soup.†   (source)
  • I Went to Try On the Swimsuit Few things are quite as humbling as cinching yourself up in a completely revealing bikini and standing in front of a full-length reflection, rotating like a bird on a spit, trying to admire the naked truth staring back at you: body slim but not fine-tuned boyish hips, just barely qualifying as curves, uncertain breasts, cup size stalled somewhere between A (plus) and B (minus), womanhood desperately trying to escape, succeeding once a month, like it or…†   (source)
  • You could see the reflections of all the red and white lights of the cars in the puddles along the highway.†   (source)
  • She sits at her dressing table, observing her reflection in the mirror.†   (source)
  • She could see a reflection of the lamp in the pupils.†   (source)
  • The Valiants were undefeated and leading their division, and Anderson couldn't help but see the team's success as a reflection of the progress he'd made in his own life.†   (source)
  • Now she couldn't catch the reflection in her eyes any more.†   (source)
  • She suggested I go to her restaurant but when I got there and stared through my reflection in the glass at the people inside, all of them versions of people I already knew, I decided to go home.†   (source)
  • Even before I looked up from my reflection I knew she would be unique and incredible.†   (source)
  • Her reflection in the Washroom mirror?†   (source)
  • No, you are mistaken," he added after a moment's reflection.†   (source)
  • He recorded what he saw and what he felt in equal amounts, as if he were balancing the great scales of observation and reflection.†   (source)
  • Fryer came to wonder: is distinctive black culture a cause of the economic disparity between blacks and whites or merely a reflection of it?†   (source)
  • Initially disappointed, on reflection I decided it wasn't necessarily a bad thing.†   (source)
  • My own reflection was there as well, distorted by the bumps and ridges in the obsidian.†   (source)
  • Overton's reflection was grinning at itself.†   (source)
  • After some reflection he decided it was best to leave her charge unanswered.†   (source)
  • It shows a man in his forties wearing a pale shirt open at the throat, the image washed by reflections and sunglint, with many jostled moments.†   (source)
  • The Rapex is a reflection of the gender-based violence that is ubiquitous in much of the developing world, inflicting far more casualties than any war.†   (source)
  • Her reflection has turned.†   (source)
  • I never felt like their mistakes should be a reflection on me and my character.†   (source)
  • Or maybe it might have caught a reflection of one or more of them.†   (source)
  • Several long remembrance and reflection sessions were organizedat the academy to commemorate Zhou's great contributions to China.†   (source)
  • They bathed the underleaves of the apricot trees with their fiery reflection.†   (source)
  • At once, Kendra's reflection appeared.†   (source)
  • Instead of drifting down Elm Street alone, on his way to the movies, looking at his reflection in store windows, Rene Gagnon was going in style, in an open limousine.†   (source)
  • It was full of the reflection of the green, leafy branches; they made it look very deep.†   (source)
  • "I shall be desolate if you don't remember me, Prince," she cooed at her reflection.†   (source)
  • Looking at his reflection in the dark window, Litvinoff believed something had been peeled away and a truth revealed to him: He was an average man.†   (source)
  • I realize what I must look like, down on all fours, my hair, my face, my clothes a reflection of the cruel joke that has been this night.†   (source)
  • He had not done any strenuous walking for a long time, and the reflection looked rather flabby, he thought.†   (source)
  • The reflection is rippling in the river—water and stone dancing.†   (source)
  • I see in you the reflection of myself!†   (source)
  • A chill wind was blowing and the sun lit the mountain peaks with golden reflections.†   (source)
  • Corporal Whitcomb regarded the low attendance at religious services as a sad reflection of his own status.†   (source)
  • They have large eyes, especially when they are young, but this one's were so large from fear and pain that I could see my reflection in them.†   (source)
  • There was no seeing into those eyes, no reflection.†   (source)
  • The brown blotches of the benevolent skin cancer the sun brings from its reflection on the tropic sea were on his cheeks.†   (source)
  • Turning left, he catches his reflection in the plate glass window.†   (source)
  • But only in the light of these reflections did I see him clearly.†   (source)
  • But as I look at my reflection properly, I can't quite believe it.†   (source)
  • She studied her own reflection in the porthole.†   (source)
  • Fang had never seen him in daylight before, only in flickering reflections from oil-can fires in the train tunnels below New York City.†   (source)
  • He could see the moonlight's reflection in her glassy eyes.†   (source)
  • My valuable advice, though still free to you, often needs proper reflection.†   (source)
  • In its soft reflections, the river appeared to be a long and undulating dark mirror.†   (source)
  • On our Web site, after you submit your essay, we offer a space for "reflections.†   (source)
  • I caught myself wishing for someone to show the letters to, someone who could give me a proper reflection of my importance.†   (source)
  • His fingers met his reflection and touched smooth golden metal, in a slab about the size of a man.†   (source)
  • —General George Washington The reflection upon my situation and that of this army produces many an uneasy hour when all around me are wrapped in sleep.†   (source)
  • She winced once at her reflection.†   (source)
  • Once, when I was little, I watched one of the birds attack its own reflection in the side mirror of a truck.†   (source)
  • "The moving reflections of the lamps on the side windows," replied old Francois.†   (source)
  • I can't see my reflection in her eyes!†   (source)
  • He saw its crenelate reflection in her eyes as they made love.†   (source)
  • It is a dull moving metal, incapable of reflection.†   (source)
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