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used in The House of the Seven Gables

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  • The morning sunshine glimmers through the foliage, and, beautiful and holy as it is, shuns not to kindle up your face.
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (96% in)
  • It really seemed as if the battered visage of the House of the Seven Gables, black and heavy-browed as it still certainly looked, must have shown a kind of cheerfulness glimmering through its dusky windows as Phoebe passed to and fro in the interior.
    Chapter 5 — May and November (72% in)
  • He vanished; and Phoebe, lingering a moment, saw a glimmering light, and then the steady beam of a lamp, in a chamber of the gable.
    Chapter 6 — Maule's Well (81% in)
  • These matches just glimmer, and go out.
    Chapter 6 — Maule's Well (86% in)
  • The expression of his countenance—while, notwithstanding it had the light of reason in it—seemed to waver, and glimmer, and nearly to die away, and feebly to recover itself again.
    Chapter 7 — The Guest (37% in)
  • Through the foliage that roofed the little summer-house the moonlight flickered to and fro, and fell silvery white on the dark floor, the table, and the circular bench, with a continual shift and play, according as the chinks and wayward crevices among the twigs admitted or shut out the glimmer.
    Chapter 14 — Phoebe's Good-Bye (22% in)
  • It seems as if I had looked at everything, hitherto, in broad daylight, or else in the ruddy light of a cheerful fire, glimmering and dancing through a room.
    Chapter 14 — Phoebe's Good-Bye (33% in)
  • The tears were in Phoebe's eyes; a smile, dewy with affectionate regret, was glimmering around her pleasant mouth.
    Chapter 14 — Phoebe's Good-Bye (71% in)
  • His face was preternaturally pale; so deadly white, indeed, that, through all the glimmering indistinctness of the passageway, Hepzibah could discern his features, as if a light fell on them alone.
    Chapter 16 — Clifford's Chamber (77% in)
  • There is still a faint appearance at the window; neither a glow, nor a gleam, nor a glimmer,—any phrase of light would express something far brighter than this doubtful perception, or sense, rather, that there is a window there.
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (54% in)

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