GLEAM


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GLEAMGay and Lesbian Employees at Microsoft
GLEAMGreen Lanes Environmental Action Movement (est. 1995; UK)
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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.
He was as much out of place as an old sword -- now rusty, but which had flashed once in the battle's front, and showed still a bright gleam along its blade -- would have been among the inkstands, paper-folders, and mahogany rulers on the Deputy Collector's desk.
All these tales, told in that drowsy undertone with which men talk in the dark, the countenances of the listeners only now and then receiving a casual gleam from the glare of a pipe, sank deep in the mind of Ichabod.
I can now conjecture readily that this streak of light was, in all likelihood, a gleam from a lantern carried by some one across the lawn: but then, prepared as my mind was for horror, shaken as my nerves were by agitation, I thought the swift darting beam was a herald of some coming vision from another world.
As the green flames lifted I could see the oily gleam of his integument and the brightness of his eyes.
There, night and day, will I gaze upon it; my soul shall drink its radiance; it shall be diffused throughout my intellectual powers, and gleam brightly in every line of poesy that I indite.
As the Cynic spoke, several of the party were startled by a gleam of red splendor, that showed the huge shapes of the surrounding mountains and the rock- bestrewn bed of the turbulent river with an illumination unlike that of their fire on the trunks and black boughs of the forest trees.
Is all our Life, then but a dream Seen faintly in the goldern gleam Athwart Time's dark resistless stream?
As the lightning which the son of Saturn brandishes from bright Olympus when he would show a sign to mortals, and its gleam flashes far and wide--even so did his armour gleam about him as he ran.
The gust had passed away, and only now and then a faint gleam of lightning in the east showed which way it had gone.
Astor, for the success of this object of his ambition, that this gleam of good news was almost overpowering.
In the dark eyes, and around the voluptuous mouth, there played a look made up of pride, coquetry, and a gleam of mirthfulness, which impressed Copley with the idea that the image was secretly enjoying the perplexing admiration of himself and other beholders.