Sentence Examples with the word starless

It was probably in Paris, the chief intellectual centre of his time, that Neckam heard how a ship, among its other stores, must have a needle placed above a magnet (the De utensilibus assumes a needle mounted on a pivot), which needle would revolve until its point looked north, and thus guide sailors in murky weather or on starless nights.

The cities are too large for my hunting and the towns so open a stranger stands out like neon sign on a starless night.