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  • "I just want to call your attention to the fact that one of those steel yards, end-on, will go through the roof of your forecastle as if it were so much eggshell."

    CHAPTER XLV

  • I told her the shape of the moon is like a banana β€” you see it looking full, you're seeing it end-on.

    In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson is Buried

  • She sped away end-on, small and ever smaller, a leaf carried on an impetuous current, borne away to Ireland, to Dublin of the Danish kings and the restless seafarers.

    His Disposition

  • Vernon had chosen the top bend on the course for his attack because the curve of the rail and the horses bunched end-on behind him there would hide his swift move on Moggie.

    The Elvis Latte

  • The king-post, like a battering ram, could be driven end-on against the sphere.

    β€œIt was the Golden Fleece ready for the shearing.”

  • 'The dark rings of Uranus have been seen end-on for the first time, giving astronomers the chance to detect unknown moons' - The Times.

    A Painful Seperation

  • 'The dark rings of Uranus have been seen end-on for the first time, giving astronomers the chance to detect unknown moons'

    A Painful Seperation

  • 'The dark rings of Uranus have been seen end-on for the first time, giving astronomers the chance to detect unknown moons' - The Times.

    Archive 2007-08-19

  • We wanted to avoid a perfectly end-on or perfectly flat impact, and it's possible that happened.

    Moon Impact Data and Images from LCROSS: First Glance | Universe Today

  • And seen end-on parallel to us the bar would appear as a spherical feature in the bulge!

    "X" Marks Puzzling Galactic Bulge | Universe Today

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