And the parts of the Glass being solid, are more difficultly disjoyn'd; and the water, being somewhat similar to both, is, as it were, a medium to unite both the _Glass_ and the _Mercury_ together.
Katherine Lawrence and Marianne Schreiber, two women at Hewlett-Packard, used the term Glass Ceiling to to refer to invisible barriers that impede the career advancement of females.
Even though the term Glass Ceiling was originally specifically applied to discrimination against women, its meaning has expanded to describe similar situations of other collectives.
Julia Glass is at her best here, weaving a glorious tapestry of lives and lifetimes, of places and people, revealing the subtle mechanisms behind our most important, and often most fragile, connections to others.
Julia Glass is a master at creating vivid, believable places.
The third book, City of Glass, is out on shelves now -- I hope it doesn't take me another year for me to get around to reading that one.
City of Glass is the big finale in this YA fantasy trilogy.
"Look here, young man," Captain Glass rumbled threateningly at his mate.