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lightning-flash

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  • And in that moment she remembered Planchette; it seared her brain as a lightning-flash of all-embracing memory.

    Jack London's Story - Moon Face: Planchette pg 3 of 3

  • And when he has bade him welcome to Ailbe, Our Lord will say, 'Where is the lightning-flash of the Western World?

    St Patrick's Day

  • And when he has bade him welcome to Ailbe, Our Lord will say, 'Where is the lightning-flash of the Western World?

    St Berthold's Feast Day. . . .

  • They did not know him for what he was, a lightning-flash of slaughter.

    The Enemy of His Kind

  • He dared not risk a fight with this young lightning-flash, and again he knew, and more bitterly, the enfeeblement of oncoming age.

    The Famine

  • It enacts the lightning-flash realization by the first-person narrator of the coincidence of opposites: at first we have the cell with its two rooms, one lit by a bland electric light, the other more colorful and lit by a great glass chandelier.

    Kafka and the Coincidence of Opposites

  • He made codes like Justinian, he dictated like Caesar, his conversation was mingled with the lightning-flash of Pascal, with the thunderclap of

    Les Miserables

  • To thunder forth such a reply at the lightning-flash that kills you is to conquer!

    Les Miserables

  • CAMPBELL BROWN, CNN ANCHOR: Tonight, everybody, stunning -- before the night is over, the presidential candidates and their running mates will have blitzed through 16 different states, a lightning-flash blur of 11th-hour campaigning.

    CNN Transcript Nov 3, 2008

  • The spattering of a lightning-flash is of the thunder also.

    Les Miserables

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