What a comet is to the earth, was that sad woman to the town.
The Emperor pointed it at the comet and the comet was quenched.
Look up Dan and 'Chuck' and the rest of the crowd again, at Comet's place.
We are like a comet, bright at the head but tailing away into mere gas behind.
And off he went like a comet, with the fashionable woman for his tail.
The road ahead was like a funnel of dust; the road behind was like the tail of a comet.
“You come in and out of my life like a comet,” he complained wistfully.
The question arose as to the date at which this comet would be seen again.
Had it not been for this disturbance the comet would apparently have been due in 1757 or early in 1758.
By the same methods as those by which Halley's comet was predicted, the Leonids were predicted.