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  • Although the boys persist in their account of the origin of the cave, it is known to them as “Coo-bee co-tan-you,” which signifies “that hole made by the meteor,” or, literally, “falling-star hole.”

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • Although the boys persist in their account of the origin of the cave, it is known to them as "Coo-bee co-tan-you," which signifies "that hole made by the meteor," or, literally, "falling-star hole."

    Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • 4 I was daring to be great in god's tongue, mathematical and in numbers, arcing, falling-star trajectories in the sky, but I failed oh Jesus, I failed, and was a monster.

    Little Susie, Take Me Down...

  • "The Midnight Tremmella!" cried Yoomy; "the falling-star of flowers!

    Mardi: and A Voyage Thither, Vol. II (of 2)

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