from The Century Dictionary.
- Scattered like the stars.
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Out here under the wide, star-scattered sky, she felt so free.
We had learned to sleep with nothing overhead but moon and stars, and nothing either side to keep distant the winds and noises of the night; and by contrast it was strange, but quieting, to rest within walls, with a roof above; even though walls and roof were only interlacing twigs making a darker mesh against the star-scattered sky.
Then, upward to the narrow crack of star-scattered sky which was the great rift's mouth.
The telescopic view shifted; for a moment the planet was completely offscreen, and then its curvature came into the screen against a star-scattered background.
The telescopic view shifted; for a moment the planet was completely off-screen, and then its curvature came into the screen against a star-scattered background.
We passed by groves of lemon, star-scattered with fruit and blossom and enclosed in rough walls of black lava; by the grey-green straggling of the prickly pears and by vines climbing up their canes.