Usage examples for aurora

  1. They do not suggest what the aurora is nor why its appearance should have this effect. – The Man Who Rocked the Earth by Arthur Train Robert Williams Wood
  2. If we arrive before the sunrise, there is no aurora to herald it, for in the absence of atmosphere there can be no sort of twilight. – Astronomy for Amateurs by Camille Flammarion
  3. When the first light of the aurora broke the sky, he looked out again; - and the first glimmerings of the morning in the wood were more dreadful than the deepest darkness of the past night. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  4. And it is true that just then Aurora was happy. – The Fairy Godmothers and Other Tales by Mrs. Alfred Gatty
  5. The conflict was long and furious, for Memnon, too, had a suit of armor made for him by Vulcan, at the request of his goddess mother Aurora, and in strength and courage he was almost equal to Achilles. – The Story of Troy by Michael Clarke
  6. Aurora, respectful to the artist, talked in a whisper. – Aurora the Magnificent by Gertrude Hall
  7. Our hero took up his quarters at the only respectable hotel in the town, and whenever he could meet an officer of the Aurora, he very politely begged the pleasure of his company to dinner. – Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat
  8. I will forbear, therefore, any attempt at portraiture, and merely mention the superb aurora borealis which illuminated several nights of the autumn of 1859, perceptibly affecting the brightness of the atmosphere, while we lay becalmed a little north of the tropics. – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan
  9. The Aurora sailed four days ago. – Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat
  10. Now I reappear armed with powers to give her a free course, and she, that abject whom you beheld recently renouncing me, is, you will see, the young Aurora she was when she came striking at my door on the upper Alp. – The Tragic Comedians, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  11. Why, them lads o' t' Aurora as they say Kinraid shot down had fathers and mothers, maybe, a looking out for them to come home. – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  12. He don't blame Mrs. Champney for feeling as she does 'bout Aurora Googe. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  13. A thousand vows cover the paper, where all the roses of aurora are reflected; a thousand kisses are planted on the words, which seem born from the first glance of the sun. – The Friendships of Women by William Rounseville Alger
  14. It follows from this that the aurora even during a minimum year is a permanent natural phenomenon. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  15. We mustn't mind anything, Aurora! – Aurora the Magnificent by Gertrude Hall
  16. But the nights in these cold northern latitudes are made bright and beautiful by the aurora borealis, which flashes across the sky, and is of the same nature as lightning, only that it travels through a higher region of the air. – The Boy's Book of Heroes by Helena Peake
  17. To leave Aurora meant the surrender of all hope in the mines, the confession of another failure. – The Boys' Life of Mark Twain by Albert Bigelow Paine