Just as a photographic plate receives a different impression of a cluster of stars
when a telescope is part of the intervening medium, so a brain receives a different impression when an eye and an optic nerve are part of the intervening medium.
She was sunk in a pit of blackness, with but that small square of pallid light framing the star that she had so whimsically and oh, so ineffectually named.
"I think Miss Leeson has just as much right to name stars as any of those old astrologers had."
You know you can see stars even in the daytime from the bottom of a well.
The people at once followed and formed a circle around the sides of the spacious room, leaving the horse and buggy and the man with the star
to occupy the center of the hall.
After this Zeus, at one prayer of Artemis and Leto, put him among the stars, because of his manliness, and the scorpion also as a memorial of him and of what had occurred.
When he had finished this, he went away to Euboea and settled there, and because of his renown was taken into the number of the stars in heaven, and won undying remembrance.
(2) The "Catasterismi" ("Placings among the Stars") is a collection of legends relating to the various constellations.
But she could not have seen his face if a flash of lightning had not hidden the stars
and revealed it.
Henry was clearly amazed, but too kind to express all his doubts; he only said something about the difficulties of mathematics, and remarked that very little was known about the stars.
On the whole, the balance was nearly even; and, writing down a kind of conclusion in her mind which finished the sum for the present, at least, she changed the focus of her eyes, and saw nothing but the stars.
Their need for watching one another should be over now, but they do it all this time, and the stars watch them both through the opened window.
But a moment's observation of her figure as she stands in the window without any support, looking out at the stars --not up-gloomily out at those stars which are low in the heavens, reassures him.
"Yes," I went on, "you are right, in the Stars we learn many things.
We stood and watched the lovely sight, whilst the stars grew pale before this chastened majesty, and felt our hearts lifted up in the presence of a beauty that I cannot describe.