On leaving the brights' dinner-party, Captain Dalton made his way to his car and sped out upon the moonlit road.
He dare not touch a drop because he has brights disease in the last stages.
He had left the brights' party fully intending to run out to Sombari, but had been diverted; and now it was too late.
Professor Christison also claims that three-fourths, or even four-fifths, of brights disease in Scotland is produced by alcohol.
So the dinner-party at the brights' was a settled engagement and Joyce prepared to keep it.
These changes were so marked as to justify a diagnosis of incipient nephritis, or brights disease.
She decided that the brights would have to do without her, and forgive the disappointment.
They lasted in Mr. brights case till his death, and there was between him and Mr. Field something which might be called affection.
At the brights', only Honor was at home, her mother having driven to the bazaar for muslin to make new curtains.
She had been called away from her "brights," and there was a mournful relish of Jackie's plight on her face.
Old English bryht, by metathesis from beorht "bright; splendid; clear-sounding; beautiful; divine," from Proto-Germanic *berhta- "bright" (cf. Old Saxon berht, Old Norse bjartr, Old High German beraht, Gothic bairhts "bright"), from PIE root *bhereg- "to gleam, white" (cf. Sanskrit bhrajate "shines, glitters," Lithuanian breksta "to dawn," Welsh berth "bright, beautiful"). Meaning "quick-witted" is from 1741.
The bright or upper-beam headlights of a car: into the brights of an oncoming car (1970s+)
Day; the daytime (1930s+ Black)