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"Marry it shall be then," said Colville, with a brightening face.

The boy's face and mine changed simultaneously, his brightening, mine paling.

Amazing GraceKate Trimble Sharber

The dawn was brightening fast, and objects below were beginning to show with some distinctness.

Perhaps though”––brightening––“it may not be so bad after all.

The StrollersFrederic S. Isham

Gilding, soberly applied, shone here and there like eyes, brightening the brown color which prevailed in this nest of love.

Catherine de' MediciHonore de Balzac

Then you are my teacher,” said the zamindar, brightening into a smile, “and I will get a boat and take you across.

Without the brightening light of the stained-glass windows, our churches would be sad.

You used to be the happiest little girl in The Corners school; and you were brightening up everybody else, too.

Carolyn of the CornersRuth Belmore Endicott

"Bernal may be dead," suggested Aunt Bell, brightening now from an impartial admiring of the toes of her small, plump slippers.

The SeekerHarry Leon Wilson

Electric lights burned, but already the windows were brightening.

Space TugMurray Leinster

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