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  • It grew at a very giddy height upon the wall, full of cracks and places where the evening-star came through; but up you went, like a rocket or a race-horse; and what a fright I was in, until you came down safe!

    Springhaven

  • The mystery of the evening-star brilliant in silence and distance between the downward-surging plunge of the sun and the vast, hollow seething of inpouring night.

    The Plumed Serpent

  • So the little girl grew in beauty till she was able to stand alone, and one day, just as the evening-star was bathing in the rosy light left by the sun when it sank behind the mountains, the Lord permitted what had been predestined to happen, though it was something that had never occurred before, since this world was created and the sun began its course through the sky.

    Roumanian Fairy Tales

  • Signor ----, telling us, "He has bad violin, he play like one angel on good one" -- but hisht, hisht! the evening-star is rising, and we are to be repaid, they say, for all we have gone through!

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 361, November, 1845.

  • This romance, the first work of Jean Paul's which won the attention of his countrymen, is called "Hesperus," apparently for no reason more definite than that the heroine, like a fair evening-star, beams over the fortunes of the other personages, and becomes at length the morning-star of one.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 96, October 1865

  • The royal astrologers have cast the horoscope of the nationality born beneath the evening-star, and report it as being ominous for that which finds its nativity in the House of

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 78, April, 1864

  • She has a sphere of her own, which has no more to do with our world than if she lived in the evening-star.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 55, No. 343, May 1844

  • It is as if he had drawn down upon his breast the fairest, most celestial cloud in evening-skies ... a cloud touched gloriously at once by setting sun and rising moon and evening-star.

    Browning's Heroines

  • The groups under the dreaming garden trees, and the full moon, and the white evening-star 'had been memorable that evening.

    Cinderella in the South Twenty-Five South African Tales

  • And after tea there was the bridge of Trinita from which to watch the sunsets turning the Arno to pure gold while the moon and the evening-star hung aloft.

    Robert Browning

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