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bright with a steady but subdued shining

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yet breathing those fumes, walking the thronged pavements among crippled lives, jackhammers raging, a parking lot painfully agleam in the May sun, I have seen not behind but within, within the dull grief, blown grit, hideous concrete facades, another grief, a gleam as of dew, an abode of mercy, have heard not behind but within noise a humming that drifted into a quiet smile.
Before us stretched the vast expanse of Lake Ontario, agleam in the moonlight, the swish of the waves sounding like giant inhalations and exhalations.
Yet even while few yellow brick political roads end at cities agleam with emeralds and good men, the journey down none of them begins until the first step and each thereafter is launched by hope.
My [F]<begin strike through>f<end strike through>ather's house, Its aisles agleam with candles Lit for humble shades, Is starry with a vernal frost, And brimming with the sound of prayer: Its aisles, like stone-wreathed paths Along a sacred wood, Invoking, as the autumn fades Into November's drear, A memory of the graves Of the forgotten good.
Few imagine that beneath Geneva's iconic 'Jet d'Eau' water fountain there is a ship-shape pump room painted in primary colours and agleam with polished metal.
He was tightly wired, wet-black nostrils working and walnut eyes agleam in the morning sunshine.
There were some, though, shouldering umbrellas where rifles once rested, medals agleam on a dull November day, who were too pained to parade and too proud to be pushed on wheels.
Always alluring Abundant arbors ablaze and abloom Aspen aspects abound An abiding Arcadia Admired and acclaimed Ageless An auric and argent aspect Agleam amidst an agrarian allegory Art and artifice astound and accentuate Attentive and accepting Aggrandized and admired Ah-Albany awaits
Showing less than half his face, the image is effectively a close-up of his right eye, agleam as its gaze is drawn to the distance.
and closes with a shot of Times Square today, all agleam with-corporate billboards.
That book and I loved each other, and I don't mean just its text: that book, which then was new, its cover slick and shiny, its paper agleam with the tossing sea and armed, as Long John Silver was, for a fight, its binding tight as the elastic of new underwear, not slack as it is now, after so many openings and closings, so many dry years; that book would be borne off to my room, where it lived through my high school miseries in a dime-store bookcase, and it would accompany me to college too, and be packed in the duffel bag I carried as a sailor.
Japan has the eye agleam with fascination, its traditional tattooing, with awl and gouge, a "glorious mutilation" amounting to "societally acceptable sadism.
He looks upward obliquely, the flame flickering in the stove sets his boyish eyes agleam.
The result was a likeness showing the future president--a wedding band agleam on his left hand--grinning eagerly at some unseen femme fatale.
Faced, the crowd regarded him, its eyes agleam, alert; licking its lips, ready for any sort of action.