Sentence Examples


  • Memory of the land in Arkansas streaked across her mind like a comet, leaving a trail of questions in its wake.
  • There he completed his investigation of the comet of 1680, for which the Cotta prize was awarded to him in 1817; he correctly assigned a period of 71 years to the comet of 1812; and discovered the swift circulation of the remarkable comet which bears his name (see Comet).
  • There he observed the transit of Venus of 1882 and photographed the great comet of that year.
  • Yes, a comet slamming into the planet or some galactic cataclysm could wipe us all out.
  • The flashing cascade of his mane, the curving comet of his tail, invested him with housings more resplendent than gold and silver-beaters could have furnished him.

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