Usage examples for luminous

  1. She paused, her low voice trailing into silence on that one word " dead," the luminous eyes burning with superstitious fear. – Tess of the Storm Country by Grace Miller White
  2. In these burning, luminous moods Byron's mind did its best work. – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  3. For, as Shakespeare said, when in The Winter's Tale he set forth a luminous philosophy of social hygiene and applied it to eugenics, Nature is made better by no mean But Nature makes that mean ... – The Task of Social Hygiene by Havelock Ellis
  4. I realized that she too had witnessed the luminous blaze through which I had instantly recovered from a usually fatal disease. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  5. It was standing open, and beyond was a pale, luminous yellow mist. – The Lost Door by Dorothy Quick
  6. But just as he began to speak, a brilliantly luminous ray of light struck Rose. – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  7. Then an idea occurred to him, an idea so luminous that he wondered he had not thought of it before. – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  8. Cherry dropped down upon it, facing away from him across the soft green luminous light of the valley. – Sisters by Kathleen Norris
  9. The nun smiled, and her luminous eyes were on him softly. – Death of a Spaceman by Walter M. Miller
  10. As described by the skipper, Captain C. D. Sweet, one of the objects was dark, the other brightly luminous. – The Flying Saucers are Real by Donald Keyhoe
  11. But this luminous conclusion faded in his thought as he hurried on, and he found himself in her presence with something like a hope that she would be inspired to help him. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  12. Margaret understood this better than her aunt, and knew that she had consulted her about going to see the Dryfooses out of deference, and with no expectation of luminous instruction. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  13. Then he turned to Gabrielle, whose large luminous eyes met his unhesitatingly. – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  14. Jimmy did not think a deer went through the brush like that, but for a moment he saw a luminous spot in the dark. – Northwest! by Harold Bindloss
  15. Ruby, turning, met a pair of luminous eyes gazing on her with bold admiration. – I Saw Three Ships and Other Winter Tales by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  16. But the most significant and impressive feature of the man's face was his eyes- large, brown, and possessed of that peculiar quality which made them grow luminous when he was much interested and almost frightful when excited. – The Mystery of Monastery Farm by H. R. Naylor
  17. The sea was smoking with darkness under half- luminous heavens. – The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence
  18. Once more the old look of reckless daring was shining in his luminous eyes. – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  19. Her face was luminous over the nest of white fur folding her neck. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  20. And as she searched now for the flaw, with her luminous sanity, she found it in her fear. – The Flaw in the Crystal by May Sinclair