Then the heat-lightning smile played about the hollow face again.
It reminded the other man of heat-lightning on a dark skyline.
It makes you feel like heat-lightning just to watch 'em fly!
Mrs. Bolton kept a grim silence, against which her husband's babble of optimism played like heat-lightning on a night sky.
But now and then, for an instant, the post sprang into sight out of the blackness to the weird play of the heat-lightning.
The room was now perfectly dark, except for an occasional flash of heat-lightning from the vanished storm.
The wind had fallen asleep in the pinelands and lurid sheets of heat-lightning flickered across the northern skies.
From all sides the horizon drew near in black walls across which the heat-lightning wrote in rageful zigzags.
The night was pitch dark, except for pulses of heat-lightning, now and then, far to westward.
A pale flare of heat-lightning turned the world, momentarily, from jet black to a dim sulphur-color.