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meteor
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Childhood's End
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  • High above, a meteor thrust its shining spear through the dome of the sky.
  • They floated to rest between another Meteor and something that neither of them could identify.
  • Only a meteor sliding down through Eridanus.
  • The great luminous fish suddenly flashed on all its lights in a frantic signal of alarm, and departed like a meteor Into the darkness of the abyss.
  • It came from the storm-scarred flanks of the Andes, from the bodies of a billion living creatures, from the dust of meteors that had wandered through space for ages and had come at last to rest.
  • The ship of the Overlords came sliding in along its glowing meteor-trail through the heart of Carina.
  • It’s a very ug1y house," said Jean Morrel as the Meteor spiralled down.

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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.

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