Sentence Examples with the word glimpse

But there can be little doubt that we have as yet obtained only a mere glimpse of the vast physical results of which they contain the germ.

The prophecy affords an interesting and valuable glimpse of the post-exilic community, with its various currents of thought and life.

We here catch a glimpse of the circumstances which were winning over good men to monasticism in the West, though the evidence of an enthusiastic votary of the solitary life, such as Severus was, is probably not free from exaggeration.

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But as soon as the first glimpse of sun entered the window, up he got, with stiff and grating joints, but with a cheerful look; limped towards me where I lay; pressed his forehead again against mine; and said his Ramadan was over.

It may be observed that his imagination was strongly impressed by the glimpse which he had caught of the pomp of war.

The door was opened a crack and there was a glimpse of something blue, of ribbons, black hair, and merry faces.

Pierre caught a glimpse of a man in a three-cornered hat with a tranquil look on his handsome, plump, white face.

But the princess had caught a glimpse of the man she had known and loved, and it was to him that she now spoke.

If I had been astonished at first catching a glimpse of so outlandish an individual as Queequeg circulating among the polite society of a civilized town, that astonishment soon departed upon taking my first daylight stroll through the streets of New Bedford.

Not the wondrous cistern in the whale's huge head; not the prodigy of his unhinged lower jaw; not the miracle of his symmetrical tail; none of these would so surprise you, as half a glimpse of that unaccountable cone,--longer than a Kentuckian is tall, nigh a foot in diameter at the base, and jet-black as Yojo, the ebony idol of Queequeg.