Usage examples for sheen

  1. Is it true the brothers of those poor fellows I took up at Loch Sheen are here to- night? – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope
  2. Westminster, Chertsey, Sheen, Reading, Abingdon, and Osney disappeared. – The Historic Thames by Hilaire Belloc
  3. And it was with the same glad light in his eyes that three months later Ba'tiste Renaud stood on the shores of Empire Lake, his wolf- dog beside him, looking out over the rippling sheen of the water. – The White Desert by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  4. A man stood there in the moonlight, and the sheen from the heavens was caught on the dull barrel of a gun in his hand. – "I Conquered" by Harold Titus
  5. Pulsing bosom and sheen of sun- kissed shoulders.... – Reno A Book of Short Stories and Information by Lilyan Stratton
  6. The boy's eyes sparkled with delight at the colour and sheen. – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  7. The general effect was a bizarrerie of half- weird sheen and gloom. – Prince Zaleski by M.P. Shiel
  8. And the shimmer and sheen of pretty things made life a glamourous mirage, in which Ethel could feel herself rapidly becoming a New Yorker, gaining assurance day by day, feeling " her type" emerge in the glass where she studied herself with impatient delight. – His Second Wife by Ernest Poole
  9. That wonderful sheen, which I had never met with elsewhere in nature, but which no artifice could lend, served to remove my last frail doubt which had survived the evidence of the violet eyes. – The Quest of the Sacred Slipper by Sax Rohmer
  10. In this strange, mysterious manner, after pacing for hours on the sand in the sheen of the full moon, Mrs. Gotfry says farewell to Khalid. – The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani
  11. Oberon was without an atmosphere, a rocky world with streaks of frozen gases, and here and there the sheen of a lake of ice- ice that would never melt- that on this world would be a permanent, hard- as- metal material. – The Secret of the Ninth Planet by Donald Allen Wollheim
  12. But it faded to insignificance as all at once a far, dazzling sheen burst on the watchers. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  13. The eyes, in whose false sheen I had seen so much of evil, were glazed now, and his big and burly frame shook the door it pressed against. – The House in the Mist by Anna Katharine Green
  14. Yet there was none of the sheen of the ray screen. – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  15. The sheen was not yet off the lace and buttons of the youngster in charge. – Famous Adventures And Prison Escapes of the Civil War by Various
  16. She recalled the brown and lilac tie, the sheen of which had been dazzling her eyes since the day before. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  17. And is my mother then not Sheen whose story has been told me? – The King of Ireland's Son by Padraic Colum