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  • Runners are carrying the flame past the glimpsy (ph) Las Vegas casinos as well as old colonial buildings and so far, there have been no protests reported.

    CNN Transcript May 3, 2008

  • Dark towers, and old half-lit stone-work; winding, built in, glimpsy passages; the sudden spacious half-lighted gloom of a chanced-on quadrangle; chiming of clocks, and the feeling of a dark and old and empty town that was yet brimming with hidden modern life and light, kept them almost speechless; and, since they had never known their way, they were at once lost.

    Over the River

  • Her thighs, too, they used to look so quick and glimpsy in their female roundness, somehow they too were going flat, slack, meaningless.

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • “So,” said Len, “do we look for glimpsy fireflies or go straight to the Welken wagon?”

    The Welkening

  • Its visibility is only possible where the public can have a glimpsy of it - at Companies House.

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