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  • Rather than the solstice?†   (source)
  • It would reach its fullness on the night of the solstice, the gray time between the seasons when the air tingled with magic.†   (source)
  • Their deadly ritual for the autumn solstice would have been completed by him.†   (source)
  • "Artemis must be present at the solstice," Zoe said.†   (source)
  • That's Aphrodite yelling at him, reminding him that the solstice starts at dawn.†   (source)
  • The solstice wasn't until the twenty-first.†   (source)
  • The solstice deadline would pass and war would begin.†   (source)
  • You have until sunset on the solstice, Jason.†   (source)
  • The solstice is a day when evil magic is strong.†   (source)
  • Just be at the summit by noon on the solstice, and you may collect your father and go in peace.†   (source)
  • Something about a king rising from the earth on the solstice—".†   (source)
  • The closer they got to the solstice, the less time Piper had to make her decision.†   (source)
  • They had to find Hera, and they now had only two days until the solstice.†   (source)
  • She mentioned the earth swallowing us, and a fiery one, and something about the solstice.†   (source)
  • I have to be there by noon on the solstice, tomorrow.†   (source)
  • "Prusias expects an answer by solstice," said Max.†   (source)
  • You realize it's the solstice," the girl said.†   (source)
  • We'll be back well before the solstice," said David, blushing as Ms.†   (source)
  • Both Branna and Connor have blocked any thought of me going to the cabin ruins before the solstice.†   (source)
  • The solstice comes closer every day, and there's still work to be done.†   (source)
  • Bealtaine with its maypoles and songs came and went, and brought the solstice closer.†   (source)
  • We've time before the food's done to talk of the solstice, and what we'll do.†   (source)
  • We haven't much time left before the solstice.†   (source)
  • That come the solstice we'll try to end all this by whatever means we can.†   (source)
  • ON THE MORNING BEFORE THE SOLSTICE SHE WENT DOWN early, the letter in her back pocket.†   (source)
  • The solstice is close enough, and that's a kind of balance as well.†   (source)
  • It must be by the solstice.†   (source)
  • Not like he's some Earth Mother, but he gets into the stars, the seasons, so the solstice stuff is his.†   (source)
  • overlooking the northern moors, airshafts rising half a kilometer to light and rumored to drop to the world's labyrinth itself, parapets scoured by cold winds from the peaks above, stairways— inside and out-carved from the mountain stone and leading nowhere, stained-glass windows a hundred meters tall set to catch the first rays of solstice sun or the moon on midwinter night, paneless windows the size of a man's fist looking out on nothing in particular, an endless array of bas-relief, grotesque sculptures in half-hidden niches, and more than a thousand gargoyles staring down from eave and parapet, transept and sepulcher, peering down through wood rafters in the great halls an†   (source)
  • Mae looked across the lawn, at the hissing torches arrayed in rows, each row leading revelers to various activities—limbo, kickball, the Electric Slide—none of them related in any way to the solstice.†   (source)
  • 15 A GOD BUYS US CHEESEBURGERS The next afternoon, June 14, seven days before the solstice, our train rolled into Denver.†   (source)
  • When we went on that winter-solstice field trip, while the other campers were asleep, I snuck into the throne room and took Zeus's master bolt right from his chair.†   (source)
  • If Gaea can claim it, use its power to entomb Hera on the solstice and raise Porphyrion—that might be enough to awaken the earth goddess fully.†   (source)
  • Jason, you've only got three days until the solstice now, and you should never keep a nervous dragon waiting.†   (source)
  • It's already the evening before the solstice, but we didn't have much choice except to wait out the storm here.†   (source)
  • Chiron also talked about worse forces stirring on the solstice, with it being a good time for dark magic, and all—something that could awaken if Hera were sacrificed on that day.†   (source)
  • Three days until the solstice.†   (source)
  • But today was the solstice.†   (source)
  • Happy Solstice to you two, my boys.†   (source)
  • The solstice was just a few days away.†   (source)
  • Solstice is a few days away.†   (source)
  • As the solstice approached, she wrote a long letter to her grandmother —pen and paper, she thought.†   (source)
  • At that period of the solstice, the light of full noonday is, so to speak, poignant.†   (source)
  • Presently I noted that the sun belt swayed up and down, from solstice to solstice, in a minute or less, and that consequently my pace was over a year a minute; and minute by minute the white snow flashed across the world, and vanished, and was followed by the bright, brief green of spring.†   (source)
  • The solstice[263] he does not observe; the equinox he knows as little; and the whole bright calendar of the year is without a dial in his mind.†   (source)
  • rifled guns, smooth bores, musket practice, revolver practice—and not a solitary word of it all could these catfish make head or tail of, you understand—and it was handsome to see him chalk off mathematical nightmares on the blackboard that would stump the angels themselves, and do it like nothing, too—all about eclipses, and comets, and solstices, and constellations, and mean time, and sidereal time, and dinner time, and bedtime, and every other imaginable thing above the clouds or under them that you could harry or bullyrag an enemy with and make him wish he hadn't come—and when the boy made his military salute and stood aside at last, I was proud enough to hug him, and all those othe†   (source)
  • it was now the month of December, in the southern solstice, and particular time of my harvest, which required my attendance in the fields; when going out pretty early one morning, before it was day-light, there appeared to me, from the sea shore, a flaming light, about two miles from me at the east end of the island, where I had observed some savages had been before, not on the other side, but to my great affliction, it was on my side the island.†   (source)
  • The sun
    Had first his precept so to move, so shine,
    As might affect the earth with cold and heat
    Scarce tolerable; and from the north to call
    Decrepit winter; from the south to bring
    Solstitial summer's heat.†   (source)
  • "Try the test I told thee of, Sancho," said Don Quixote, "and don't mind any other, for thou knowest nothing about colures, lines, parallels, zodiacs, ecliptics, poles, solstices, equinoxes, planets, signs, bearings, the measures of which the celestial and terrestrial spheres are composed; if thou wert acquainted with all these things, or any portion of them, thou wouldst see clearly how many parallels we have cut, what signs we have seen, and what constellations we have left behind and are now leaving behind.†   (source)
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