It was then ten in the morning; the rays of the sun struck the surface of the waves at rather an oblique angle, and at the touch of their light, decomposed by refraction as through a prism, flowers, rocks, plants, shells, and polypi were shaded at the edges by the seven solar colours.
But we were bound to walk, so we went on, whilst above our heads waved medusae whose umbrellas of opal or rose-pink, escalloped with a band of blue, sheltered us from the rays of the sun and fiery pelagiae, which, in the darkness, would have strewn our path with phosphorescent light.
The secret of the entire process hinges on the use of the ninth ray, one of the beautiful scintillations which I had noted emanating from the great stone in my host's diadem.
There is always sufficient reserve of the ninth ray stored in the great building to maintain the present Martian atmosphere for a thousand years, and the only fear, as my new friend told me, was that some accident might befall the pumping apparatus.
It is perhaps not generally known that the moon, in Egypt, has the effect of producing blindness to those who sleep with the face exposed to its rays
, to which circumstance the passage evidently alludes.
Every morning she placed a large basin full of water on her window-sill, and as soon as the sun's rays
fell on the water the Rainbow appeared as clearly as it had ever done in the fountain.
The smoke of the guns mingled with this mist, and over the whole expanse and through that mist the rays
of the morning sun were reflected, flashing back like lightning from the water, from the dew, and from the bayonets of the troops crowded together by the riverbanks and in Borodino.
To their joy they found it was a white light that now greeted them, for all were weary of the colored rainbow lights which, after a time, had made their eyes ache with their constantly shifting rays
At this moment the projectile emerged from the conical shadow cast by the terrestrial globe, and the rays
of the radiant orb struck the lower disc of the projectile direct occasioned by the angle which the moon's orbit makes with that of the earth.
And so these two men, Ray
and Hal, were at work in a field on a day in the late October.
You might resolve not to quarrel any time," suggested Sara Ray
The latter, cased and guarded like the U-tube aft, exhibits another Fleury Ray
, but inverted and more green than violet.