1 The sun had nearly reached the meridian, and his scorching rays fell full on the rocks, which seemed themselves sensible of the heat.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
2 I feared my hopes were too bright to be realised; and I had enjoyed so much bliss lately that I imagined my fortune had passed its meridian, and must now decline.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXV
3 Open a passage; and I promise ye, Mistress Prynne shall be set where man, woman, and child may have a fair sight of her brave apparel from this time till an hour past meridian.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneGet Context In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
4 To let you into a secret, I've passed the meridian myself.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia WoolfGet Context In Unit 10
5 Parallel meridians rudely pecked into the glass, surround these footpads' goblets.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
6 Thought he, it's a wicked world in all meridians; I'll die a pagan.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 12. Biographical.