Thus they thir doubtful consultations dark Ended rejoycing in thir matchless Chief: As when from mountain tops the dusky clouds Ascending, while the North wind sleeps, o'respread Heav'ns chearful face, the lowring Element Scowls ore the dark'nd lantskip Snow, or showre; If chance the radiant Sun with farewell sweet Extend his ev'ning beam
, the fields revive, The birds thir notes renew, and bleating herds Attest thir joy, that hill and valley rings.
He looked down and saw the policeman going his rounds and flashing the long beam
of his lantern on the doors of the silent houses.
They slipped through the buttresses, the rafters, the joists; they ran from beam
as they might have run from tree to tree in a forest.
This intense heat they project in a parallel beam
against any object they choose, by means of a polished parabolic mirror of unknown composition, much as the parabolic mirror of a lighthouse projects a beam
Then I thrust the beam
of wood far into the embers to heat it, and encouraged my men lest any of them should turn faint-hearted.
Coventry Central, the pivot of the English system, stabs upward once in ten seconds its spear of diamond light to the north; and a point or two off our starboard bow The Leek, the great cloud-breaker of Saint David's Head, swings its unmistakable green beam
twenty-five degrees each way.
But thou shouldst have lashed him to the beam
with a rope.
Bellevigne de l'Etoile," said the King of Thunes to an enormous vagabond, who stepped out from the ranks, "climb upon the cross beam
Away up the side of the North Mountain his little pine-log shanty projected from its single pane of glass a long, thin beam
of light, and looked not altogether unlike a black beetle fastened to the hillside with a bright new pin.
Each hero is a pillar of darkness; the sword a beam
of fire in his hand.
Bright rays beam
dazzlingly from him, and his bright locks streaming form the temples of his head gracefully enclose his far-seen face: a rich, fine-spun garment glows upon his body and flutters in the wind: and stallions carry him.
In the street, up there, was an old, a very old house-it was almost three hundred years old, for that might be known by reading the great beam
on which the date of the year was carved: together with tulips and hop-binds there were whole verses spelled as in former times, and over every window was a distorted face cut out in the beam