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He had curled himself up into a minature sphere in the farthest corner of the box, a fuzzy softball that would have fit eaisly into the palm of my hand.
Haven't you heard of the music of the spheres?" asked the dragon. "It's the music that space makes to itself. All the spirits inside all the stars are singing. I'm a star spirit. I sing too. The music of the spheres is what makes space so peaceful.
corner, an empty shell that is merely
Rest is the fitting of self to its sphere.
One night I dreamed I was locked in my Father's watch
With Ptolemy and twenty-one ruby stars
Mounted on spheres and the Primum Mobile
Coiled and gleaming to the end of space
And the notched spheres eating each other's rinds
To the last tooth of time, and the case closed.
An inflated balloon
impressive to look at but hollow at the core and easily punctured.
I lost the ball in the moon.
No mountain is of any appreciable height to break the curve of the sphere.
The Earth is like one of those balls made of twelve pieces of skin.
Man makes a great fuss about this planet which is only a ballbearing in the hub of the universe.
The sphere that is deepest, most unexplored, and most unfathomable, the wonder and glory of God's thought and hand, is our own soul!
We sail within a vast sphere, ever drifting in uncertainty, driven from end to end.
The convex surface of any segment of a sphere is, to the entire surface of the sphere itself, as the versed sine of the segment to the diameter of the sphere.
Astronomers are spherical bastards. No matter how you look at them they are just bastards.
It's a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square.
Imagine how they would have mocked you if you proclaimed, 'Not only is the world a sphere, but there is an invisible, mystical force that holds everything to its surface'!
When one made love to zero
spheres embraced their arches
and prime numbers caught their breath ...
WE APPROXIMATE THE BIRD'S BODY BY A SPHERE OF RADIUS 5CM, said Sib, I had no idea aerodynamics was so entertaining
A man can say all kinds of things, but where he sets his spheres, that's where his heart is.
We deny the right of any portion of the species to decide for another portion what is and what is not their 'proper sphere.' The proper sphere for all human beings is the largest and highest which they are able to attain to.
A square object was visible at a greater distance than a round object of the same area.
The measure of capacity is the measure of sphere to either man or woman.
I learned all about life with a ball at my feet
Involved in my own entrails and a crust Turning a pitted surface towards a space, I am a world that watches through a sky And is persuaded by mirrors To regard its being as an external shell, One of a universe of stars and faces.
Find the earth within.
Hard to find anything lovelier than a tree. They grow at right angles to a tangent of the nominal sphere of the Earth.
Lip. I have a sudden vivid picture of the earth as flat, a tray, covered in marbles, and someone is tilting it, and the marbles are rolling, cascading, from east to west.
-a superb moon, round as a pumpkin and golden as honey, filling the rooftop world with light, and deep, mysterious shadow.
The Port Elizabeth ground is more of a circle than an oval. It's long and square.
See nature in terms of the cone, the cylinder, and the sphere.
Every person is responsible for all the good within the scope of his abilities, and for no more, and none can tell whose sphere is the largest.
Is that how you're going to take me? Scare me into voluntarily coming aboard, then steal my Ice Cube?"
"It's always cubes with you," noted Foaly, somewhat randomly. "What's wrong with a nice sphere?
In order to know the true situation of a Planet at any particular time, the small set of balls are to be put each on its respective axis; then the winch to be turned round until each index points to the given time.
They collected balls
rolling eye balls
Though in many of its aspects this visible world seems formed in love, the invisible spheres were formed in fright.
Travelers are fantasists, conjurers, seers - and what they finally discover is that every round object everywhere is a crystal ball: stone, teapot, the marvelous globe of the human eye.
I had found the edge. The place where you unstrap all your fastenings to the earth, to what you are what you have been, where you flame out on the edge of the spheres, and the sun and moon become eclipsed and the world below is as dead and remote and without interest as if it were glazed with ice.
On the earth the broken arcs; in the heaven a perfect round.
O the joy of my spirit
it is uncaged
it darts like lightning!
It is not enough to have this globe or a certain time,
I will have thousands of globes and all time.
Noble and wise men once believed in the music of the spheres: noble and wise men still continue to believe in the "moral significance of existence." But one day even this sphere-music will no longer be audible to them! They will wake up and take note that their ears were dreaming.
Would wheel square in shape if earth's box in shape?
The full ethereal round, Infinite worlds disclosing to the view, Shines out intensely keen; and all one cope Of starry glitter glows from pole to pole. THE
The thing's hollow - it goes on forever - and - oh my God! - it's full of stars!
As I got closer it looked like a weather balloon, gray and about three feet in diameter. But as soon as I got behind the darn thing it didn't look like a balloon anymore. It looked like a saucer, a disk.
When we go to explore, we do it as a globe.
[B]aseball is diffracted by the town and ballpark where it is played ... Does baseball, like a liquid, take the shape of its container?
No living creature, not even man, has achieved, in the centre of his sphere, what the bee has achieved in her own: and were some one from another world to descend and ask of the earth the most perfect creation of the logic of life, we should needs have to offer the humble comb of honey.
I should almost therefore put forward the proposal that the third hypothsis (angle sum of a triangle less than two right angles) holds on the surface of an imaginary sphere.
Who else but an Englishman could invent an oval ball.
I have no name for what circles so perfectly.
An attempt at visualizing the Fourth Dimension: Take a point, stretch it into a line, curl it into a circle, twist it into a sphere, and punch through the sphere.
It stretched off into dim infinity, dotted with floating globes of silvery light. Mr. Grey had been told that the globes were swampfire, encased in a timeloop charm so they were inextinguishable. He'd never even heard of swampfire, much
The ball is round so that the game can change direction
Well, boys, it's a round ball and a round bat and you got to hit the ball square.
The stars, they are as the sun. Each star. Every star. And those spheres- they are worlds, realms, each one different yet the same.
a cloud, it would
Thelonious Sphere Monk: there's not a more perfect name to fit his compositions than that name.
Whoops,' said John. 'I tossed our ball into another universe.'
'You wanna go home?'
'Yeah, just let me get my ball.
I'm a square that wants to become a circle.
As for the sphere of thought, it is horror. Yes, it is horror itself.
It turned out that the buckyball, the soccer ball, was something of a Rosetta stone of an infinite new class of molecules.
Solid human being, moving in and out of the orbits of others.
It was but yesterday I thought myself a fragment quivering without rhythm in the sphere of life. Now I know that I am the sphere, and all life in rhythmic fragments moves within me.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Everything in nature is formed upon the sphere, the cone and the cylinder. One must learn to paint these simple figures and then one can do all that he may wish.
In Elementary Music The Relation Of Earth To The Sphere of Water is 4 to 3, As There Are In The Earth Four Quarters of Frigidity to Three of Water.
The starry cope Of heaven.
Yes, right, and the earth is flat," I replied. Stupidly, I said it out loud. Everyone else at the table looked at me, taken aback.
"No, Gwenny, the earth is a globe," Caroline kindly told me. "I couldn't believe it at first, either. But apparently it flies through the universe at lightning speed.
The ball is round, make sure you pass it around
If there is a lot of matter, gravity will cause space to curve back on itself, yielding the spherical shape. If there is little matter, space is free to flare outward in the Pringles shape. And if there is just the right amount of matter, space will have zero curvature.*
He might have been encased in a thick glass bubble, so separate did he feel from his three dining companions. It was a sensation with which he was only too familiar, that of walking in a giant sphere of worry, enclosed by it, watching his own terrors roll by, obscuring the outside world.
Is this what Principal Fontana meant by the phrase 'well-rounded'?
It's fucking spherical, Catamounts.
A heart of fire in a shell of ice.
The world is a sphere, there is no East or West.
Don't worry about it. It's just a bunch of guys with an odd-shaped ball.
Through the hollow globe, a ring
of frayed rusty scrapiron,
is it the sea that shines?
Is it a road at the world's edge?
Talk about celestial bodies.
The Earth is round, and is inhabited on all sides, is insignificantly small, and is borne through the stars.
A ball is like a very disciplined child. It does exactly what it is told to do. Great information, great direction and great results. Inadequate information leads to inadequate results.
The ball is like a woman, she loves to be caressed.
of a musket ball embedded in his
The pole's center was a gleaming lump about the size of a person's head, which any Spacer would recognize as a small nickel-iron asteroid, as common in space as dead leaves were on the reforested surface. But rare down here, even after the Hard Rain.
Sometimes a high moon, liquid-brilliant, scudded across a hollow space and took cover under electric, brown-iridescent cloud-edges.
And a smaller, sad, little-dead-poet sphere with acne scars spins around us lighting the night ...
Nature is an infinite sphere whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere.
Of the Surface of Things In my room, the world is beyond my understanding; But when I walk I see that it consists of three or four Hills and a cloud.
Nothing can be more airy and beautiful than the transparent seed-globe-a fairy dome of splendid architecture.
The ball must be as slippery as a wet baby.
It is absolutely impossible for a subject to see or have insight into something while leaving itself out of the picture, so impossible that knowing and being are the most opposite of all spheres.
shape about the size of a large dog hovering a few yards over his head.
I'm very aware that after you've played Cleopatra, there's not a lot that can top that in this sphere, so it means that I want to almost change the sphere I work in rather completely because I will always be comparing it to Cleopatra.
We live in the time of the colossal upright oblong.
Look to the moon when you swing, he instructed. That's what you want. A ball that disappears into it. One that goes to the moon and past. A moonshot.
It is a moon wrapped in brown paper.
THE PRESOCRATIC PROBLEM
[all snap flags]
Parmenides named his gun The Hot Power of the Stars. His gun was one, uncreated, imperishable, timeless, changeless, perfect, spherical. Spherical was the problem.
When you read Boethius and some of the Renaissance philosophers, they talk a lot about the other spheres. There's a music of the spheres. There's a music that's actually in the universe, they believed, that's out there in different dimensions.
I feel like the rest of the male body makes a lot of sense. And then ... balls.
All at once, I couldn't figure out why I was methodically tossing a spherical object through a toroidal object. It seemed like the stupidest thing I could possibly be doing.
The dot that became a speck that became a blob that became a figure that became a boy