In short, she was enclosed in a firmament of light, and of sharp hisses, resembling a sky-full of meteors close at hand.
He had not minded the peculiarities of his birth, the vicissitudes of his life, the meteor-like uncertainty of all that related to him, because these appertained to the hero of his story, without whom there would have been no story at all for him; and it seemed to be only in the nature of things that matters would right themselves at some proper date and wind up well.
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Most meteors come from rocks that are about the size of a pebble.
We were away from the city lights where meteors are easier to see.