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"When you consider things like the stars, our affairs don't seem to matter very much, do they?" she said suddenly.
But Psyche, uplifting her finger, Said -- "Sadly this star I mistrust -- Her pallor I strangely mistrust -- Ah, hasten!
The stars were dim, and thick the night, The steersman's face by his lamp gleamed white; From the sails the dew did drip-- Till clombe above the eastern bar The horned Moon, with one bright star Within the nether tip.
You know you can see stars even in the daytime from the bottom of a well.
And "he who cannot bless shall LEARN to curse!"--this clear teaching dropt unto me from the clear heaven; this star standeth in my heaven even in dark nights.
Above me shone the stars, for the night was very clear.
Their need for watching one another should be over now, but they do it all this time, and the stars watch them both through the opened window.
"Yes," I went on, "you are right, in the Stars we learn many things.
Oh for a life that stretched afar, Where no dead dust of books were rife, Where spring sang clear from star to star; Alas!
Night came again, and the fire-flies flew; But the bud let them pass, and drank of the dew; While the soft stars shone, from the still summer heaven, On the happy little flower that had learned the lesson given.
Fragment #2 -- Scholiast on Aratus 254: But Zeus made them (the sisters of Hyas) into the stars which are called Hyades.
A photographic plate exposed on a clear night reproduces the appearance of the portion of the sky concerned, with more or fewer stars according to the power of the telescope that is being used.