Ah yes, that’s how it looks when you have those dancing sparkles on the sea’s surface. I like the extension to a ‘frost of beneficence’, like the frosting on a birthday cake.
‘The water lay glittering around the boat as though sugared, a frost of beneficence across its surface.’
Source: Adam Nicolson, Sea Room: An Island Life (London: Harper Collins, 2013 (2002)), p. 128
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