Those two were the best of friends and Matthew thanked his stars many a time and oft that he had nothing to do with bringing her up.
It seemed, as a result, that 14% of them had never seen a star; 45% had never been in the country; 20% did not know that milk came from a cow; 50% that fire-wood comes from trees, 13%to 15% the difference between green, blue and yellow; and 4% had never made the acquaintance of a pig.
He observed the points of the compass, he traced figures, he studied the stars, he watched favourable moments, and at length brought it to the perfection we shall see to-morrow, for on Fridays it is mute, and this being Friday we must wait till the next day.
Up, still up, until we reached the chamber where had dwelt Simbri the Shaman, that same chamber whence he was wont to watch his stars, in which Atene had threatened us with death.
What the devil, my dear, do you think you can wear a star from heaven on your finger, and nobody observe it?
To look at a star by glances—to view it in a side-long way, by turning toward it the exterior portions of the retina (more susceptible of feeble impressions of light than the interior), is to behold the star distinctly—is to have the best appreciation of its lustre—a lustre which grows dim just in proportion as we turn our vision fully upon it.
72d '' 17th line, insert a star referring to this note: "If both are personally interested.
When it was dark I set by my camp-fire smoking, and feeling pretty well satisfied; but by and by it got sort of lonesome, and so I went and set on the bank and listened to the current swashing along, and counted the stars and drift-logs and rafts that come down, and then went to bed; there ain't no better way to put in time when you are lonesome; you can't stay so, you soon get over it.
It was my songs that taught me all the lessons I ever learnt; they showed me secret paths, they brought before my sight many a star on the horizon of my heart.
Splitting up into many a forking flash it roared in the air--the gleaming rays licking up into a cloud of lurid smoke which blotted out the stars in its reddening folds.
And as a bonus, you get to meet stars.”
19:148:003 Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light.
The night was one of those cold October ones with a steely sky and a sickle moon, harbinger of frost, newly seen in the west, and pointed stars thickening overhead.
Scramblers are my first shot at meeting that challenge— and given how much they resemble the brittle stars found in earthly seas, I may have crapped out on the whole unlike-anything-you’ve-ever-seen front, at least in terms of gross morphology.
"The difference is more striking when we consider the fixed stars, because in their case the distances are so enormously greater.
Hipparchus made the first attempt to catalogue and map the stars with a view to checking any changes that might be occurring in the heavens.
And as from amid the clouds appeareth glittering a baneful star, and then again sinketh within the shadowy clouds, even so Hector would now appear among the foremost ranks, and again would be giving command in the rear, and all in bronze he shone, like the lightning of aegis-bearing father Zeus.
Enter, your worship, I say, into this paradise, for here you will find stars and suns to accompany the heaven your worship brings with you, here you will find arms in their supreme excellence, and beauty in its highest perfection."
For as heis better off who knows how to possess a tree, and return thanks toThee for the use thereof, although he know not how many cubits high itis, or how wide it spreads, than he that can measure it, and count allits boughs, and neither owns it, nor knows or loves its Creator: soa believer, whose all this world of wealth is, and who having nothing,yet possesseth all things, by cleaving unto Thee, whom all thingsserve, though he know not even the circles of the Great Bear, yet isit folly to doubt but he is in a better state than one who can measurethe heavens, and number the stars, and poise the elements, yetneglecteth Thee who hast made all things in number, weight, andmeasure.
“Well, Misst Helgy, there bein’ a star that’s sayin’ right to yor, I’m the brightest.