An almost noise- less and blinding flash
of light, and a man fell headlong and lay still; and as the unseen shaft of heat passed over them, pine trees burst into fire, and every dry furze bush became with one dull thud a mass of flames.
It was flying straight towards him; the guttural cry, like the even tearing of some strong stuff, sounded close to his ear; the long beak and neck of the bird could be seen, and at the very instant when Levin was taking aim, behind the bush where Oblonsky stood, there was a flash
of red lightning: the bird dropped like an arrow, and darted upwards again.
of light gleamed upon the fugitive for a moment.
With a cry of rage, a flash
of white teeth, and a bristle of short neck-hair, he sprang for the black.
Seizing a racquet and keeping my eyes open, I quickly saw a rainbow flash appearing and disappearing and darting over the ground.
The next moment, close to the net, I saw a ball rebound in mid-air and empty space, and at the same instant, a score of feet away, Paul Tichlorne emitted a rainbow flash.
Whilst they were standing together, there came a blinding flash of lightning, which lit up for several seconds the whole area of earth and sky.
At length there came a flash so appallingly bright that in its glare Nature seemed to be standing still.
So I, too, scratch the land with my brief endeavour and flash
my name across a page of legal script ere I pass and the page grows musty.
I never budged so much as an inch till that thunder- ng apparition had got within fifteen paces of me; then I snatched a dragoon revolver out of my holster, there was a flash
and a roar, and the revolver was back in the holster before anybody could tell what had hap- pened.
Also, when I am angry, my eyes flash
fire, whether I growl or not.
It was echoed from Saleve, the Juras, and the Alps of Savoy; vivid flashes
of lightning dazzled my eyes, illuminating the lake, making it appear like a vast sheet of fire; then for an instant every thing seemed of a pitchy darkness, until the eye recovered itself from the preceding flash