Usage examples for sheen

  1. Yet there was none of the sheen of the ray screen. – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  2. The boy's eyes sparkled with delight at the colour and sheen. – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. The general effect was a bizarrerie of half- weird sheen and gloom. – Prince Zaleski by M.P. Shiel
  8. The harvest moon shone down, covering everything with a silver sheen, and such quiet and calm reigned that it was almost impossible to believe that we were not visitors to some famous landscape, leisurely enjoying a long- planned trip. – My Home In The Field of Honor by Frances Wilson Huard
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. From the high window I beheld the scene On which Saint Benedict so oft had gazed,- The mountains and the valley in the sheen Of the bright sun,- and stood as one amazed. – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  12. Pulsing bosom and sheen of sun- kissed shoulders.... – Reno A Book of Short Stories and Information by Lilyan Stratton
  13. And is my mother then not Sheen whose story has been told me? – The King of Ireland's Son by Padraic Colum
  14. In the shadow she perceived nothing but the flash of a diamond stick- pin and the white sheen of his collar, while an odor of perfume distilled itself from the handkerchief he wore in his sleeve and the heavy curls on his forehead. – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Westminster, Chertsey, Sheen, Reading, Abingdon, and Osney disappeared. – The Historic Thames by Hilaire Belloc
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. But it faded to insignificance as all at once a far, dazzling sheen burst on the watchers. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England