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Ions in the air act like drops of mist; they refract sunshine and make rainbows after rain.Operation Terror|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Nevertheless they are quite sufficient to interfere with and refract the light rays and to split them up prismatically.
We see, then, that the effect which a fog produces is mainly to refract the light rays.Marvels of Scientific Invention|Thomas W. Corbin
“Well, I hope it will refract some of the gold when we get there,” said Mark.Dead Man's Land|George Manville Fenn
Its rays pass through prisms formed so as to refract impinging light into desired paths with but little loss.Inventors at Work|George Iles