A shooting star flickered above me and vanished in an instant.
Because you shoot like a bomb or a shooting star, but then it falls down.
Once I saw a grizzly turn to stare at the course of a shooting star; another gazed for seconds at a brilliant rainbow.
"Look at that shooting star," I said to Oliver, who was at my side.
It suggested rather a shooting star, emitting a shower of scintillations from the facets of a hundred jewels.
Have you marked a shooting star, or watched a young gazelle at play?
A shooting star streaked across one-third of the sky leaving a trail of light behind it.
A fireball, which is an unusually lurid type of shooting star.
And what we call a shooting star is, perhaps, more like a lump of coal on fire than like any thing else you know of.
"I should like a shooting star best," observed the boy, deeply interested.