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  • She raised herself on her pillow, the long hair mantling her shoulders and aureoling the death-like face.

    Tess of the Storm Country

  • Myles Crawford appeared on the steps, his hat aureoling his scarlet face, talking with J.J. O'Molloy.

    Ulysses

  • Hard after them Myles Crawford appeared on the steps, his hat aureoling his scarlet face, talking with J.J. O’Molloy. —

    Ulysses

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  • Glad to be of service. On the monovocalic and palindromic fronts, how about tattarrattat?

    January 6, 2008

  • A great one! How could I have missed it? Well, I did catch aureole ... but to find it used as a verb is just thrilling ... Thanks.

    January 6, 2008

  • A bevy of scampering newsboys rushed down the steps, scattering in all directions, yelling, their white papers fluttering. Hard after them Myles Crawford appeared on the steps, his hat aureoling his scarlet face....

    --James Joyce, 1922, Ulysses

    January 6, 2008