Sentence Examples


  • Each solstice is upon the ecliptic midway between the equinoxes, and therefore go from each.
  • Capricornus Sagit- the sign of the winter solstice, is plausibly connected tarius.
  • According to this, the days at the summer solstice were twenty-four hours in length, and conversely at the winter solstice the nights were of equal duration.
  • Whether this phase is that of the morning sun or of the springtime with which beneficent qualities are associated, or that of the noonday sun or of the summer solstice, bringing suffering and destruction in its wake, is still a matter of dispute, with the evidence on the whole in favour of the former proposition.
  • Being informed that at Syene (Assuan), on the day of the summer solstice at noon, a well was lit up through all its depth, so that Syene lay on the tropic, he measured, at the same hour,the zenith distance of the sun at Alexandria.