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- n. Plural form of scintilla.
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Correct those scintillae and keep up the good work.
Other times, as when they brought in projectors to fill the common room with colored lights, scintillae nesting in the branches of the season's tree, and cool, harmless flames dancing atop the presents, we seemed A Midwinter's Tale 9 to belong to a much later age, in some mythologized province of the future.
But persist he did, and at length was rewarded with scintillae like unto those I had made.
And now the gaslights bracketed round the room were put as low as possible, making a dim, religious semi-darkness; however, as there was a bright fire in the grate, and some small scintillae of gas, and one's eyesight soon gets accustomed to any diminution of light, we could soon see nearly as well as usual.
It was always just a question of timing, the scintillae of permanence in her voice, like all things Southern, an affectation of manners.
Phranza, (l.iii. c. 3,) who had sailed in his vessel, commemorates the Venetian pilot as a martyr.] 19 Auctum est Palaeologorum genus, et Imperii successor, parvaeque Romanorum scintillae haeres natus, Andreas, &c.,