toggle menu
1000+ books
Go to Book

used in The House of the Seven Gables

12 uses
  • Then Hepzibah reflected that the town was almost completely water-girdled.
    Chapter 16 — Clifford's Chamber (66% in)
  • As regards its interior life, a large, dim looking-glass used to hang in one of the rooms, and was fabled to contain within its depths all the shapes that had ever been reflected there,—the old Colonel himself, and his many descendants, some in the garb of antique babyhood, and others in the bloom of feminine beauty or manly prime, or saddened with the wrinkles of frosty age.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (63% in)
  • The reflected radiance served to show, pretty distinctly, the aspect and arrangement of the room which Hepzibah entered, after descending the stairs.
    Chapter 2 — The Little Shop-Window (22% in)
  • The sunshine might now be seen stealing down the front of the opposite house, from the windows of which came a reflected gleam, struggling through the boughs of the elm-tree, and enlightening the interior of the shop more distinctly than heretofore.
    Chapter 2 — The Little Shop-Window (88% in)
  • They acquire a look which an artist (if he have anything like the complacency of artists nowadays) would never dream of presenting to a patron as his own characteristic expression, but which, nevertheless, we at once recognize as reflecting the unlovely truth of a human soul.
    Chapter 4 — A Day Behind the Counter (21% in)
  • She rewarded her cavalier with a smile, the cheery glow of which was seen reflected on his own face as he reentered the vehicle.
    Chapter 4 — A Day Behind the Counter (89% in)
  • In the remoter parts of the room, however, its walls being so ill adapted to reflect light, there was nearly the same obscurity as before.
    Chapter 6 — Maule's Well (90% in)
  • He saw Phoebe, however, and caught an illumination from her youthful and pleasant aspect, which, indeed, threw a cheerfulness about the parlor, like the circle of reflected brilliancy around the glass vase of flowers that was standing in the sunshine.
    Chapter 7 — The Guest (39% in)
  • A hard, cold man, thus unfortunately situated, seldom or never looking inward, and resolutely taking his idea of himself from what purports to be his image as reflected in the mirror of public opinion, can scarcely arrive at true self-knowledge, except through loss of property and reputation.
    Chapter 15 — The Scowl and Smile (56% in)
  • We were betrayed into this brief extravagance by the quiver of the moonbeams; they dance hand-in-hand with shadows, and are reflected in the looking-glass, which, you are aware, is always a kind of window or doorway into the spiritual world.
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (83% in)
  • Such, for example, were the well-washed pebbles and gravel of the sidewalk; even the sky-reflecting pools in the centre of the street; and the grass, now freshly verdant, that crept along the base of the fences, on the other side of which, if one peeped over, was seen the multifarious growth of gardens.
    Chapter 19 — Alice's Posies (3% in)
  • They remember these things, because they are the little enchantments which, for the instant,—for the space that reflects a landscape in a soap-bubble,—build up a home about them.
    Chapter 19 — Alice's Posies (62% in)

There are no more uses of "reflect" in The House of the Seven Gables.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list —®