Origin of shooting star
Examples from the Web for shooting star
The shooting-star, a near relative of the cyclamen, is as thick upon the earth as stars up in the sky.Your National Parks|Enos A. Mills
As a shooting-star in the darkness so flashed the spear of Achilles as he hurled it home to pierce the neck of Hector.
A shooting-star scored the dark blue night-sky and vanished.The Death of the Gods|Dmitri Mrejkowski
About one-half of this number are also known as shooting-star epochs.Meteoric astronomy:|Daniel Kirkwood
His body fell through the heavens, aflame like a shooting-star; and the horses of the Sun dashed homeward with the empty chariot.Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew|Josephine Preston Peabody