One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
predicative Shining.‘eyes ashine in the darkness’
- ‘The moon's ashine; by many a lane Walk wistful lovers to and fro; It must be like old days again; How they do love!’
- ‘In regimental reviews, they like to sweep past at the double-quick, their faces ashine with sweat and pride.’
- ‘Rufus Sewell, eyes ashine and hair a-long, plays a nutty grassroots abolitionist, while Youssou N'Dour, the African music star, is a freed slave whose published accounts of his ordeal helped to galvanize the anti-slavery movement.’
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