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The lighter grey of the horizon is mirrored in the clearer blue of the sea.

What is your inner being worth, unless it be mirrored in action?

Perhaps they saw the joys of the coming summer, mirrored in their brown depths.

She looked at the dark sea that mirrored the night outside the window.

Mirrored there he saw a different man from the one who had rented the room.

The varied excitements of the time are mirrored in her sprightly letters.

None of these is like Thine image caught and mirrored in our thought!

The respective feelings of the two forces are mirrored in two facts.

It was a superb night, and the moon and its golden beams were mirrored in the lake.

The noble fearlessness of the man was mirrored in his countenance.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., from Old French mireoir "a reflecting glass, looking glass; observation, model, example," earlier miradoir (11c.), from mirer "look at" (oneself in a mirror), "observe, watch, contemplate," from Vulgar Latin *mirare "to look at," variant of Latin mirari "to wonder at, admire" (see miracle). Figurative usage is attested from c.1300. Used in divination since classical and biblical times; mirrors in modern England are the subject of at least 14 known superstitions, according to folklorists. Belief that breaking one brings bad luck is attested from 1777. The Spanish cognate, mirador (from mirar "to look, look at, behold"), has come to mean "watch tower." Mirror ball attested from 1968.

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