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From the fact that the spectrum is darkened we learn that there is considerable general absorption of light in the umbra.
THE STORY OF THE HEAVENSROBERT STAWELL BALL
The double of the Egyptian sepulchral records corresponds exactly to the of the Greeks and the umbra of the Latins.
Sed nos veri iuris germanaeque iustitiae solidam et expressam effigiem nullam tenemus, umbra et imaginibus utimur.
DE OFFICIISMARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
Within the umbra there is sometimes seen a still darker spot, called the nucleus.
Each spot is quite sharply divided into an umbra and a penumbra.
ASTRONOMY FOR YOUNG FOLKSISABEL MARTIN LEWIS
Like putting together an atomic symbol and Russian money to make 'troubles,' and using 'umbra' instead of shadow.
Sedentes in tenebris, et in umbra mortis, vinctos in mendicitate.
THE DANCE OF DEATHFRANCIS DOUCE
The length of the moon's umbra is usually greater than the distance of the moon from the earth.
The umbra of a good-sized spot could indeed engulf at once many bodies the size of our earth.
ASTRONOMY OF TO-DAYCECIL G. DOLMAGE
I saw her wander off to the music-room directly after dinner, and I believe your umbra—Mr. What-d'ye-call-him—went with her.
MOHAWKS, VOLUME 1 OF 3MARY ELIZABETH BRADDON

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