Usage examples for Silvering

  1. You've been out on Cozzens' piazza Too late, when the evenings were damp, When the moon- beams were silvering Cro'nest, And the lights were all out in the camp. – Point Lace and Diamonds by George A. Baker, Jr.
  2. The moon, silvering the treetops, made numberless flakes of light amid the dense foliage. – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  3. Having prepared the copper- plate, well rub it with salt and water, and then with the silvering powder. – American Handbook of the Daguerrotype by Samuel D. Humphrey
  4. The lake is silvering beneath the heat. – Goblins and Pagodas by John Gould Fletcher
  5. A platoon of Sikhs had appeared from somewhere, and were standing at ease already, across the end of the street I had entered, with the moonlight silvering their bayonets. – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  6. At John's request they had moved his bed across the doorway of his cabin; and stretched there, he could see the sun spring every morning out the dimpled emerald ocean of the wilderness; and the moon follow at night, silvering the soft ripples of the multitudinous leaves lapping the shores of silence: days when the inner noises of life sounded like storms; nights when everything within him lay as still as memory. – The-Choir-Invisible by Allen, James Lane
  7. And how tenderly it seemed to touch the tree tops, silvering the branches and deepening the shadows until they were haunts of darkness. – A Little Girl in Old Quebec by Amanda Millie Douglas
  8. A great moon had come up, and was hanging over London, serenely silvering the house- tops and spires; its light was rippling down the straight walks of which the gravel was glittering. – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray