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glimmer
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

5 uses
  • Holmes groaned, and his face glimmered white through the darkness.
    Chapter 12 — Death on the Moor (61% in)
  • Baskerville shuddered as he looked up the long, dark drive to where the house glimmered like a ghost at the farther end.
    Chapter 6 — Baskerville Hall (60% in)
  • When I came round the balcony he had reached the end of the farther corridor, and I could see from the glimmer of light through an open door that he had entered one of the rooms.
    Chapter 8 — First Report of Dr. Watson (90% in)
  • The baronet caught my sleeve and his face glimmered white through the darkness.
    Chapter 9 — Second Report of Dr. Watson (76% in)
  • There is nothing so deceptive as the distance of a light upon a pitch-dark night, and sometimes the glimmer seemed to be far away upon the horizon and sometimes it might have been within a few yards of us.
    Chapter 9 — Second Report of Dr. Watson (83% in)

There are no more uses of "glimmer" in The Hound of the Baskervilles.

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