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  • The explorer gazed at her, shining-eyed, as if he were imagining her in such an outfit.

    The Wayward Muse

  • A tall, sallow, dark-haired, shining-eyed youth, white clad from top to toe, clambered up towards the platform shouting loyally, and sprang down again and receded, looking backward.

    When the Sleeper Wakes

  • Florentine tall and beautiful, Neapolitan intense and shining-eyed, certainly a little crazy.

    The Luxembourg Run

  • Her little gasping "Oh!" when the door was first opened, and the silent, shining-eyed gaze around afterwards were the most genuine and appreciated tribute of admiration she could have given.

    The Heart of Arethusa

  • "Did you really like the play?" begged Tony, shining-eyed at the praise of the great man.

    Wild Wings A Romance of Youth

  • Felicia had the door locked and was standing outside, a slim, dusty, shining-eyed figure when the woman began berating her.

    Little Miss By-The-Day

  • But he saw again that Babs wore the shining-eyed look of rapturous adventure that he had seen her wear before.

    Operation: Outer Space

  • He squirmed when they looked at him with shining-eyed respect.

    Talents, Incorporated

  • Here on Deccan, the shining-eyed young men _knew_ that Bors had landed on Tralee and on Garen.

    Talents, Incorporated

  • Slowly, for a great weariness was on him, he began to think of Pearl, the red-cheeked shining-eyed Pearl, who had singled him out for her favor ever since he came to the village six years ago; Pearl, with her contagious optimism and quaint ways, who had the good gift of putting every one in good humor.

    Purple Springs

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