Sentence Examples with the word heavens

His name becomes little more than a synonym for the heavens in general and even his title as king or father of the gods has little of the personal element in it.

Ever afterwards he was honoured as a god, and the most brilliant star in the heavens was called by his name.

My townsmen have all heard the tradition--the oldest people tell me that they heard it in their youth--that anciently the Indians were holding a pow-wow upon a hill here, which rose as high into the heavens as the pond now sinks deep into the earth, and they used much profanity, as the story goes, though this vice is one of which the Indians were never guilty, and while they were thus engaged the hill shook and suddenly sank, and only one old squaw, named Walden, escaped, and from her the pond was named.

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The insurmountable difficulties presented by the lunar theory forced Kepler, after an enormous amount of fruitless labour, to abandon his design of comprehending the whole scheme of the heavens in one great work to be called Hipparchus, and he then threw a portion of his materials into the form of a dialogue intended for the instruction of general readers.

The world is represented as an orderly structure of various heavens and various earths, which is borne and supported by the aeons, the angels of light.

Long ago, the heavens and the earth split from one another.

Again the heavens had opened and the divine teaching come to mankind, no longer merely in books bearing the names of ancient patriarchs, but on the lips of living men, who had taken courage to appear in person as God's messengers before His people.

Travelling with him in his path through the heavens during the day.

Her chief amusement during her leisure hours was sweeping the heavens with a small Newtonian telescope.

The gods are represented as resolving to banish from the heavens the constellations, which served to remind them of their evil deeds.