Thesaurus / zenith
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In the zenith—that is, above the top of the Pyramid—is a triangle surrounded by a glory; and in the centre is an all-seeing eye.
THE LOST TEN TRIBES, AND 1882JOSEPH WILD
With every step, after that, this stately dome rose higher and higher into the blue sky, and at last seemed to occupy the zenith.
A TRAMP ABROAD, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Cæsar was then near the zenith of his desires—a king's throne in central Italy.
LUCRETIA BORGIAFERDINAND GREGOROVIUS
The nadir is the lowest point in the heavens and the zenith is the highest.
KEATS: POEMS PUBLISHED IN 1820JOHN KEATS
Babylon touched the zenith of its grandeur two thousand four hundred and fifty years ago, when Nebuchadnezzar sat upon the throne.
THE CHAUTAUQUAN, VOL. III, DECEMBER 1882THE CHAUTAUQUAN LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC CIRCLE
Probably in this sector Q, as the quartermaster-generals branch of the staff is known, was at the zenith of its efficiency.
THE HISTORY OF THE 51ST (HIGHLAND) DIVISION 1914-1918FREDERICK WILLIAM BEWSHER
Fortunate, indeed, is he whose “star remains long bright at the zenith.”
HUMAN LIFESHERWOOD SWEET KNIGHT
Coloured shafts mapped the vault from horizon to zenith like the spokes of a prodigious wheel of fire.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Or it may be used to measure the altitude of a body, or its zenith distance, at the time of its meridian passage.
LETTERS ON ASTRONOMYDENISON OLMSTED
We may as well take the children, Zenith; they will enjoy it.
DAYBREAK: A ROMANCE OF AN OLD WORLDJAMES COWAN
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