The Kangaroo immediately adjourned, tracing against the sunset sky a parabolic curve spanning seven provinces, and evanished below the horizon
The sun had sunk half below the horizon
and an evening frost was starring the puddles near the ferry, but Pierre and Andrew, to the astonishment of the footmen, coachmen, and ferrymen, still stood on the raft and talked.
Miss Harford arose, shuddering; the sun had sunk below the horizon
, but it was not cold.
The other, on the contrary, when the sun which has given its light for fifteen days sinks below the horizon
, see a splendid orb rise on the opposite horizon.
The nearer moon had passed below the horizon
, but the clear effulgence of the further satellite bathed the deck of the cruiser, bringing into sharp relief the bodies of six or eight black men sprawled about in sleep.
The sun had already gone below the horizon
and the west was flaming gold, touched with some horizontal bars of purple and crimson.
Fortunately none of us was injured, and when we had disentangled ourselves from the wreckage, and the lesser moon had burst again from below the horizon
, we found that we were at the foot of a mighty ice-barrier, from which outcropped great patches of the granite hills which hold it from encroaching farther toward the south.
The effect is curiously me- chanical; the sun climbs and descends, the night swings over our heads as if somebody below the horizon
were turning a crank.
And when the sun drops below the horizon
and the boys close their umbrellas and put them under their arms, it is only a variation of the picture, not a modification of its absurdity.
if illusion means soft-loam and sunset signals below the horizon
, I mean
The first and lightest stage is known as Civil Dusk, when the centre of the sun has reached six degrees below the horizon
and there is still enough ambient light to read outdoors and distinguish objects without artificial lights.
Once the sun dips below the horizon
in March, it doesn't return until September, leaving a frigid, dry environment that's ideal for astronomy but abysmal for human habitation.