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Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.

Glance (Verb)

Glances like one who expects a blow.

Javelins glanced like leven-light on white mail-shirt.
—Arabian Nights

Glancing white, like streams in sunny valleys.
—Thomas Miller

Glancing like a sabre’s gleam.

Glanc’d like rays of glory.
—Allan Ramsay

Glance … as the glints of a thousand gems.
—James Whitcomb Riley

Glanced by like a star in a storm.
—George Herbert Sass

Glance and gleam like the green heights of sunset heaven.
—Algernon Charles Swinburne

Glancing like a dragon-fly.
—Alfred Tennyson