CONSTELLATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONSTELLATION
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constellation
 n.  a group of stars in the sky that appear to form a pattern and that have a name
 n.  a group of famous people all together in one place
Classic Sentence:
1  I admired the strength, comeliness, and speed of the inhabitants; and such a constellation of virtues, in such amiable persons, produced in me the highest veneration.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER X.
2  Stubb longed for vermillion stars to be painted upon the blade of his every oar; screwing each oar in his big vice of wood, the carpenter symmetrically supplies the constellation.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 107. The Carpenter.
3  With the constellations of space they confound the stars of the abyss which are made in the soft mire of the puddle by the feet of ducks.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE SOLITUDE OF MONSEIGNEUR WELCOME
4  He who sees Paris thinks he sees the bottom of all history with heaven and constellations in the intervals.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—ECCE PARIS, ECCE HOMO
5  Algebra is applied to the clouds; the radiation of the star profits the rose; no thinker would venture to affirm that the perfume of the hawthorn is useless to the constellations.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOLIIS AC FRONDIBUS
6  A few constellations here and there in the deep, pale azure, the earth all black, the heavens all white, a quiver amid the blades of grass, everywhere the mysterious chill of twilight.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE CHAIN-GANG
7  All the old constellations had gone from the sky, however: that slow movement which is imperceptible in a hundred human lifetimes, had long since rearranged them in unfamiliar groupings.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VII
8  For neither did the stars show their fires, nor was the vault of constellated sky clear; but vapours blotted heaven, and the moon was held in a storm-cloud through dead of night.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK THIRD
Example Sentence:
1  The brightened comet in the constellation Virgo may even be visible to the naked eye, allowing members of the public around the world to join in this historic moment in astronomy.
2  The constellations in the night sky cannot be directly equated with the heroes of Greek mythology.