Usage examples for Silvering

  1. As they walked the moon rose in full splendour, silvering the road before them. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. Sometimes, she would linger here till the long twilight was over, and the starlight and moonlight struggled through the stained glass, and faintly lit up the hall, silvering over the faded tapestry and banners, glistening on the old arms and armor. – Stories and Legends of Travel and History, for Children by Grace Greenwood
  3. 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
  4. He sat down comfortably, a big, square- built man, with rosy color, hair that was already silvered, and a fast- silvering mustache, and keen, kind eyes as blue as Virginia's. – Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories by Kathleen Norris
  5. Gregg kept at work, his square, strong shoulders, well- knit back and straight limbs- a fulfilment of the promise of his youth- in silhouette against the glare of the overhead light, its rays silvering his iron- gray hair and the tips of his upturned mustache. – Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman by F. Hopkinson Smith
  6. 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
  7. So as the fog- bank flowed onward we fell back before it until we were half a mile from the house, and still that dense white sea, with the moon silvering its upper edge, swept slowly and inexorably on. – The Hound of the Baskervilles by A. Conan Doyle
  8. A great round moon was rising over the eastern forest, silvering the hills with shining crowns. – The Maid of the Whispering Hills by Vingie E. Roe
  9. Wayward came over to speak to them, limping very slightly, tall, straight, ruddy, the gray silvering his temples and edging his moustache. – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  10. 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
  11. But the pale moonlight entered her chamber with her, silvering the oaken stump that was her table; and there, where there had been nothing, she beheld two little heaps of copper coins. – Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard by Eleanor Farjeon
  12. 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
  13. The gray peaks and gable of the Hawtry cottage massed themselves back of him and in the silvering moonlight he looked like a white eagle perched on an eyrie. – Blue-grass and Broadway by Maria Thompson Daviess
  14. At its gate the minister stood, a dark man with silvering hair, of some sixty years, but still erect and with a noble, intellectual face. – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  15. 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
  16. The lake is silvering beneath the heat. – Goblins and Pagodas by John Gould Fletcher
  17. There, setting aside his taper, the old man stretched his arms upward to the empty shelf and with a gesture of inconceivable weariness bowed his head upon them and stood silent, the leaping candle- light silvering his hair. – Romance Island by Zona Gale
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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.