Regarding the altitude which the moon attains above the horizon
, the letter of the Cambridge Observatory had said all that was to be said in this respect.
The setting sun hung low above the horizon
. In a moment darkness would envelop all.
And, in fact, a thick bank of vapor, now quite distinct, could be seen slowly emerging above the horizon
. It appeared to be very deep, and, as it were, puffed out.
The moon, then in her last quarter, was beginning to rise above the horizon
"Because then the orb of day described such lengthened curves that it is difficult to measure exactly its height above the horizon
, and grave errors may be made with instruments."
At night the skies were all glowing with the reflection of unseen fires, hanging in an immense body of lurid light high above the horizon
A red glow as of a conflagration spread above the horizon
from the rising full moon, and that vast red ball swayed strangely in the gray haze.
`We emerged from the palace while the sun was still in part above the horizon
. I was determined to reach the White Sphinx early the next morning, and ere the dusk I purposed pushing through the woods that had stopped me on the previous journey.
At the mention of this illustrious name the children started as if a sudden sunlight had gleamed upon the history of their country, now that the great deliverer had arisen above the horizon
The nearer moon, hurtling suddenly above the horizon
and lighting up the Barsoomian scene, showed me that my preserver was Woola, but from whence he had come, or how found me, I was at a loss to know.
At this moment, the sun, which was not risen above the horizon
, dispelled the mist.
And Tildy's heart swelled in her bosom, for she saw at last the towers of Romance rise above the horizon
of the grey plain in which she had for so long travelled.