Prayer is the burden of a sigh,The falling of a tear,The upward glancing of an eyeWhen none but God is near.
The darkest night that ever fell upon the earth never hid the light , never put out the stars . It only made the stars more keenly, kindly glancing, as if in protest against the darkness .george eliot
I don't like the definition 'war correspondent'. It is history, not journalism, that has condemned the Middle East to war. I think 'war correspondent' smells a bit, reeks of false romanticism: it has too much of the whiff of Victorian reporters who would view battles from hilltops in the company of ladies, immune to suffering, only occasionally glancing towards the distant pop-pop of cannon fire.robert fisk
Sweet are the little brooks that run O'er pebbles glancing in the sun, Singing in soothing tones.thomas hood
And then my mind made its first earnest effort to comprehend what had been infused into it concerning heaven and hell: and for the first it recoiled baffled; and for the first time glancing behind, on each side, and before it, it saw all round an unfathomed gulf: it felt the one point where it stood the present; all the rest was formless cloud and vacant depth: and it shuddered at the thought of tottering, and plunging amid that chaos.charlotte brontë
Their religion is unfeasible, for one cannot richly meet the glancing present ... without long discipleship and secure sustenance.paul goodman