But although the moon passes her perigee every month, she does not reach the zenith always
The preceding remarks being admitted, the cannon ought to be pointed to the zenith of the place.
At the moment when the projectile shall be discharged into space, the moon, which travels daily forward 13@ 10' 35'', will be distant from the zenith point by four times that quantity,
It ought to be pointed directly toward the zenith of the place.
It will meet the moon four days after its discharge, precisely at midnight on the 4th of December, at the moment of its transit across the zenith.
But he clasped both his hands over his breast, and cast his eyes towards the zenith.
We impute it, therefore, solely to the disease in his own eye and heart that the minister, looking upward to the zenith, beheld there the appearance of an immense letter -- the letter A -- marked out in lines of dull red light.
All the time that he gazed upward to the zenith, he was, nevertheless, perfectly aware that little Pearl was hinting her finger towards old Roger Chillingworth, who stood at no great distance from the scaffold.
One of them flared down and vanished far away in the north; two dropped with something twisted and crippled in their movements; then a group of antagonists came down from the zenith
in an eddying conflict, two Asiatics against one German, and were presently joined by another, and drove away eastward all together with others dropping out of the German line to join them.
Their heads were all reclined, either to the right, or the left; one of their eyes turned inward, and the other directly up to the zenith
The darkness was so complete that I could not even see Captain Nemo; but, looking to the zenith
, exactly above my head, I seemed to catch an undecided gleam, a kind of twilight filling a circular hole.
The sun shone at the zenith
, and his rays fell perpendicularly upon those lonely summits.