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Usage examples for Silvering

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Again he pressed the handkerchief to his forehead, and in the silvering radiance of the moonlight she could see the outstanding tracery of the arteries on his temples. – The Lighted Match by Charles Neville Buck
  5. 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
  6. The lake is silvering beneath the heat. – Goblins and Pagodas by John Gould Fletcher
  7. 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
  8. 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.
  9. 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
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