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  • He will be executed tomorrow at the equinox.†   (source)
  • Ostara, the equinox, the balance of day to night?†   (source)
  • I see Cornelia in the equinox, there in her highheeled shoes.†   (source)
  • According to Wikipedia, it is an urban legend that one can balance an egg on its point on an equinox day, but actually one can balance an egg on its point any day of the year with enough patience.
  • Threatened boycotts of all Equinox products.†   (source)
  • Alder added, "And the equinox is fast approaching."†   (source)
  • On the equinox, the bonds will weaken enough for the Serpent to break free at last.†   (source)
  • At any rate, the equinox begins tomorrow at sunset, as I said.†   (source)
  • One with Equinox, the other with a leading competitive brand.†   (source)
  • I knew that Uncle Press was to be executed at "the equinox," whatever that was.†   (source)
  • "The equinox is at midday tomorrow," she explained.†   (source)
  • And twenty-four hours from now, the next time the sun went down, the equinox would begin.†   (source)
  • In fact, it's our only chance until the fall equinox, six months from now.†   (source)
  • It was the equinox, and he was the next to die.†   (source)
  • The equinox starts the day after tomorrow at sunset.†   (source)
  • You'll have to be back with Ra at dawn on the equinox—"†   (source)
  • At breakfast, you said Apophis would escape from his prison on the equinox.†   (source)
  • The equinox starts tomorrow at sunset, and Apophis will break out of his prison.†   (source)
  • The first thing next morning Josie ran outdoors to see what signs the equinox had left.†   (source)
  • The long ago … "What is the equinox?" she asked.†   (source)
  • She's on the outside, Mama, outside in the storm, and she's in the equinox.†   (source)
  • For twelve days after the equinox, people visit relatives and friends, always starting with the eldest.†   (source)
  • At the equinox ….†   (source)
  • We spoke last class about the difference between equinox and solstice and you remember this, I trust, Miss Innocenti.†   (source)
  • Mallos didn't react and continued, "For this crime he has been sentenced to death at the equinox, when the light is the strongest so we can all bear witness to his punishment.†   (source)
  • The equinox was noon.†   (source)
  • It was the equinox.†   (source)
  • So now you know what really happened on the equinox, how the old Chief Lector died, and how Amos took his place.†   (source)
  • "Because unfortunately," Amos added, "the equinox is also the perfect time for Apophis to escape his prison and invade the mortal world.†   (source)
  • Even if everything goes perfectly, that'll leave you about twelve hours to put together the Book of Ra and use it before the eve of the equinox.†   (source)
  • I'll have to take a long detour to get back safely, and since the equinox starts tomorrow at sunset, the timing is going to be tight.†   (source)
  • Despite our looming deadline—as of tomorrow, only two more days until the equinox and the end of the world—Bes insisted we rest until the following morning.†   (source)
  • By the equinox, he will rise.†   (source)
  • The equinox, kid.†   (source)
  • But in the equinox Josie stayed with her mother, though the lightning stamped the pattern of her father's dressing gown on the room.†   (source)
  • In the coming of these glittering flashes and the cries and the calling voices of the equinox, summer was turning into the past.†   (source)
  • This is the equinox.†   (source)
  • …could always be bought on the installment plan--gaunt, staring, motionless wheels rising from mounds of brick rubble and ragged weeds with a quality profoundly astonishing, and gutted boilers lifting their rusting and unsmoking stacks with an air stubborn, baffled and bemused upon a stumppocked scene of profound and peaceful desolation, unplowed, untilled, gutting slowly into red and choked ravines beneath the long quiet rains of autumn and the galloping fury of vernal equinoxes.†   (source)
  • But then another storm blew up, for it was right at the equinox, and the parents came out to say they had better go home, and told their particular young ones in a loud voice that they ought to come too and let Anne get some sleep for the trip.†   (source)
  • The vernal equinox now lay three months in the past, the summer solstice had arrived.†   (source)
  • and but six months before he wheeled out of a former equinox at Aries!†   (source)
  • The season meanwhile was drawing onward to the equinox, and though it was still fine, the days were much shorter.†   (source)
  • We automatically used a term like "vernal equinox," because we knew that when we came to this topic, such terminology would reflect Hans Castorp's own thinking.†   (source)
  • The autumn equinox had passed, All Souls' was coming into view—and for expert consumers of time, that meant so were the first Sunday in Advent, the shortest day of the year, and Christmas.†   (source)
  • And then the sun moves on through Leo and Virgo to the point where autumn begins, at the equinox toward the end of September, when the sun passes across the celestial equator, just as it did recently in March, when it entered Aries.†   (source)
  • A tract of country unaltered from that sinister condition which made Caesar anxious every year to get clear of its glooms before the autumnal equinox, a kind of landscape and weather which leads travellers from the South to describe our island as Homer's Cimmerian land, was not, on the face of it, friendly to women.†   (source)
  • And now, for the last two days, the rains on this lower course of the river had been incessant, so that the old men had shaken their heads and talked of sixty years ago, when the same sort of weather, happening about the equinox, brought on the great floods, which swept the bridge away, and reduced the town to great misery.†   (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)
  • I think if we had had the disposal of events—if Mansfield Park had had the government of the winds just for a week or two, about the equinox, there would have been a difference.†   (source)
  • Following the September equinox, the sun had emerged above the northerly horizon, rising in long spirals until December 21.†   (source)
  • Methinks now this coined sun wears a ruddy face; but see! aye, he enters the sign of storms, the equinox! and but six months before he wheeled out of a former equinox at Aries!†   (source)
  • At a less advanced season of the year the typhoon, according to a famous meteorologist, would have passed away like a luminous cascade of electric flame; but in the winter equinox it was to be feared that it would burst upon them with great violence.†   (source)
  • "Nevertheless, it isn't mathematically exact proof, because the equinox needn't fall precisely at noon."†   (source)
  • The Chinese seas are usually boisterous, subject to terrible gales of wind, and especially during the equinoxes; and it was now early November.†   (source)
  • Tomorrow, the 21st, was the day of the equinox; the sun would disappear below the horizon for six months not counting refraction, and after its disappearance the long polar night would begin.†   (source)
  • "It's getting on for Beltane—close to the spring equinox.†   (source)
  • …The purist performs a useful office in enforcing a certain logical regularity upon the process, and in our own case the omnipresent example of the greater conservatism of the English corrects our native tendency to go too fast, but the process itself is as inexorable in its workings as the precession of the equinoxes, and if we yield to it more eagerly than the English it is only a proof, perhaps, that the future of what was once the Anglo-Saxon tongue lies on this side of the water.†   (source)
  • …shaft 5000 ft deep sunk from the surface towards the centre of the earth: of Sirius (alpha in Canis Maior) 10 lightyears (57,000,000,000,000 miles) distant and in volume 900 times the dimension of our planet: of Arcturus: of the precession of equinoxes: of Orion with belt and sextuple sun theta and nebula in which 100 of our solar systems could be contained: of moribund and of nascent new stars such as Nova in 1901: of our system plunging towards the constellation of Hercules: of the…†   (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…†   (source)
  • You see this fellow that is gone before;— He is a soldier fit to stand by Caesar And give direction: and do but see his vice; 'tis to his virtue a just equinox, The one as long as the other: 'tis pity of him.†   (source)
  • The rainy season of the autumnal equinox being now come, I kept the 30th of September in the most solemn manner, as usual, it being the third year of my abode in the island.†   (source)
  • Every fourth year, at the vernal equinox, there is a representative council of the whole nation, which meets in a plain about twenty miles from our house, and continues about five or six days.†   (source)
  • As for my face, the colour was not so swarthy as the Mulattoes, or might have been expected from one who took to little care of it, in a climate within nine or ten degrees of the equinox.†   (source)
  • I was resolved all to make another trial; and seeking for a moister piece of ground near my bower, I there sowed the rest of my seed in February, a little before the vernal equinox; which having the rainy months of March and April to water it, yielded a noble crop, and sprang up very pleasantly.†   (source)
  • And now I perceived that the seasons of the year might generally be divided, not into summer and winter, as in Europe, but into wet and dry seasons, as in this manner: / February,\ Half< March, > Rainy, sun coming near the Equinox.†   (source)
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