In the Netherlands, as a child whose mother hit him with wooden shoes, he knew "small cold rooms lit by hot flashes of anger."
Darkness was encroaching, frequently punctuated by flashes of light from cameras.
He saw what looked like the truth as by flashes of lightning on a dark, stormy night you might see a mountain range.
Hardly their best album, but still marked by flashes of brilliance.
Here Teacher, whose mind moved by flashes and intuitions, was of little help.
Having automatically begun to move ahead, we guided ourselves by occasional flashes from our torch.
Nothing seemed before me but a jet gloom, now and then made ghastly by flashes of redness.
At once, spitting sounds broke out below, accompanied by vivid flashes of pink light.
He followed her gaze to the billowing dark clouds, backlit by flashes of lightning.
By flashes, Gerald could see that his weatherworn face was transfigured.