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  • n. Plural form of shining.


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  • Is not the world wide enough for two colors, for many little shinings of the sun?


  • The color is an amber color, and in the sides [of the glass] you can see the shinings -- that these are some copper or red shinings, no?

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  • Beauty and grace are like those beams and shinings that come from the glorious and divine sun, which are diverse, as they proceed from the diverse objects, to please and affect our several senses.

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  • And there were before me many of the fire-holes; for I did perceive them to shine in the Night for a great way; as it did seem that they were a path of red shinings that led me onward to the North – West of the light of the

    The Night Land

  • And I observed a very wondrous caution, and went away from it a little, unto the North, where I did see at a distance the shinings of fire-holes; the which did promise me warmth through my slumber.

    The Night Land

  • And I made to steer by the shinings of the Land, and with advices from Mine Own.

    The Night Land

  • And when I was gone four hours towards the Pyramid, I could no more see the distant shinings, for the bulk of the hill-bottom stood up between, and made all a blackness that way.

    The Night Land

  • Slope; and the two first and the fourth were blue, but the third was green; and all did dance and quake, and sent fitful shinings into the belly of the Gorge.

    The Night Land

  • And I thought mayhap that these did be some of the Peoples of the Lesser Pyramid; yet did they be only as that shadows went among the blue-shinings.

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  • And in the eleventh hour, we did go creeping from bush unto bush, and did be as shadows that went in the mixt greyness and odd shinings of that Land.

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