- The air become more sharp and piercing, as its first dull hue—the death of night, rather than the birth of day—glimmered faintly in the sky.Chapter 28 — Looks after Oliver, and Proceeds with His Adventures (38% in)
- At such time, a mortal knows just enough of what his mind is doing, to form some glimmering conception of its mighty powers, its bounding from earth and spurning time and space, when freed from the restraint of its corporeal associate.Chapter 9 — Containing Further Particulars Concerning the Pleansant.... (8% in)
- There was a faint glimmering of the coming day in the sky; but it rather aggravated than relieved the gloom of the scene: the sombre light only serving to pale that which the street lamps afforded, without shedding any warmer or brighter tints upon the wet house-tops, and dreary streets.Chapter 21 — The Expedition (2% in)
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