It ended with the double hypothesis: either the attraction of the moon would draw it to herself, and the travelers thus attain their end; or that the projectile, held in one immutable orbit
, would gravitate around the lunar disc to all eternity.
So long as the planets shall continue to move in their orbits
, the BATTLE OF THE SAND-BELT will not perish out of the memories of men.
Examined with attention, its capacity of helping such a look was to be found in the line of the mouth, and the lines of the orbits
of the eyes, being much too horizontal and thin; still, in the effect of the face made, it was a handsome face, and a remarkable one.
The earth's great axis spinning on, The never-resting pole of sky -- Let us resolve their Whence and Why, And blend with all things into One; Beyond the bounds of thought and dream, Circling the vasty void as spheres Whose orbits
round a thousand years: Behold the Key that fits my theme.
His bulging eyes sank back gradually into their orbits
Bread's sense of the pre-established harmony which kept servants in their "place," even as planets in their orbits
(not that Mrs.
TWAS noontide of summer, And midtime of night, And stars, in their orbits
, Shone pale, through the light Of the brighter, cold moon.
The stars are very sharp in the vast violet dome above our masts; they shimmer on the sea; and our trucks describe minute orbits
among the stars, for the trades have yet to fail us, and every inch of canvas has its fill of the gentle steady wind.
He was a shy, quiet, dark person, with a pale, closely-shav en face, agreeably animated by large black eyes, set deep in their orbits
Elderly and quiet; scrupulously clean; eminently respectable; her gray hair neat and smooth under her modest white cap; her eyes, set deep in their orbits
, looking straight at any person who spoke to her--here, at a first view, was a steady, trust-worthy woman.
The unusual size of the orbits
in which they were set was enough of itself to attract attention; it gave a grandeur to his head, which the head, broad and firm as it was, did not possess.
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