Usage examples for radiance

  1. Priscilla was lost in the bright dreams she was weaving, and looked up with the radiance of them still in her eyes at the two figures between her and the sunset. – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  2. Between house and barn, standing out black against the orange glow of the fire, was a group of women and children, while a few men, not more than a half- dozen it seemed, were wandering hither and thither in the radiance. – Left Guard Gilbert by Ralph Henry Barbour
  3. She was so much more beautiful than he had thought, with that new radiance in her eyes. – The End of the Rainbow by Marian Keith
  4. At this moment of supreme crisis the door of the apartment opened slowly and, as the light streamed in, a figure entered that came like a gentle radiance. – Possessed by Cleveland Moffett
  5. It was a day of misty radiance until the sun rose high and paved the clouds with fire. – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  6. If she grew animated in conversation, as she often did from temperament, her face would light up beautifully, but it did not show the radiance of old times. – After the Storm by T. S. Arthur
  7. Then for a short moment a shred of silver- tipped cloud cut off the radiance. – The Lighted Match by Charles Neville Buck
  8. The gray- haired gentleman waving his thin hand in parting salutation; the noble, womanly girl at his side, half supporting, half leaning upon him; and on the lower stair, kissing her hand, waving her dainty kerchief, her eyes dancing, her cheeks aflame, her white teeth flashing through the parted lips, her fragile form all radiance, all sweet, glowing, girlish beauty, stood Kitty Carrington; she who but a moment before had seemed so patiently sad. – Kitty's Conquest by Charles King
  9. The moon was now rising over the trees and flooding the gloom of the forest with its subdued silver radiance. – Policeman Bluejay by L. Frank Baum
  10. Frank's radiance gradually returned. – The Best Ghost Stories by Various
  11. All the radiance of April in Italy lay gathered together at her feet. – The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
  12. Lights burst slowly, here, there, then the whole upper way was white with electric radiance. – The Dual Alliance by Marjorie Benton Cooke
  13. There was silence again for a minute or two, while they watched the moving radiance, and then Carrie stood up suddenly. – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  14. Fortunately the storm had blown from the south- east, and the sea in this westward- facing bay heaved quietly, reflecting the radiance of the stars. – The Spy in Black by J. Storer Clouston
  15. She answered, thrilled by the radiance of his eyes: Isn't the young spring beautiful- don't you just love it, Kenyon? – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  16. But as the light grew stronger and the moonlight faded these were stamped out, and when the soldiers came in force the moon was a white ball in the sky, without radiance, the fires had sunk to ashes, and the sun had not yet risen. – Notes of a War Correspondent by Richard Harding Davis
  17. Light- haired and clean- shaven, his face seemed to glow with an inner radiance- a masterful face, and grave. – White Fire by John Oxenham