There was a bon mot, which blazed with all the soft brilliancy of sheet lightning.
Then there flashed a look like sheet lightning across the old man's face.
His eyes flashed on her like sheet lightning, as he clinched them in his hand.
Like sheet lightning they are beautiful but never strike anything.
Ye flame putteth me in mind of sheet lightning on a small—how very small—scale.
Away to the south the sheet lightning was like the flashing of an enormous lantern hidden under the horizon.
It had become very dark; suddenly a blaze of sheet lightning illumed the room.
He turned again to the judge with a smile that played like sheet lightning over his haggard face and inquired humbly.
Sheet lightning spreads over a great surface and is of various colours.
See—see how the sheet lightning shows the long lake-shore all tumbling with foamy breakers.