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aurora
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force
  • ...spectral creatures with tragical eyes—eyes which had witnessed scenes of cataclysmal horror in inaccessible polar regions of a magnitude such as no human being had ever conceived, in curdling temperatures that no man could endure; which had beheld the crash of icebergs and the slide of snow-hills by the shooting light of the Aurora; been half blinded by the whirl of colossal storms and terraqueous distortions; and retained the expression of feature that such scenes had engendered.
    5 — The Woman Pays (79% in)

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