From the twenty-sixth of August to the second of September, that is from the battle of Borodino to the entry of the French into Moscow, during the whole of that agitating, memorable week, there had been the extraordinary autumn weather that always comes as a surprise, when the sun hangs low and gives more heat than in spring, when everything shines so brightly in the rare clear atmosphere that the eyes smart, when the lungs are strengthened and refreshed by inhaling the aromatic autumn air, when even the nights are warm, and when in those dark warm nights, golden stars
startle and delight us continually by falling from the sky.
The lake lay in rosy or golden streaks, save where white-winged vessels glided hither and thither, like so many spirits, and little golden stars
twinkled through the glow, and looked down at themselves as they trembled in the water.
Overhead, as he looked up through this rift in the wood, shone great golden stars
looking unfamiliar and grouped in strange constellations.
It was ten o'clock at night; the branches of the great trees in the garden of the count's house stood out boldly against the azure canopy of heaven, which was studded with golden stars
, but where the last fleeting clouds of a vanishing storm yet lingered.
In the centre of the dais were two very high chairs with dorserets, which arched forwards over the heads of the occupants, the whole covered with light-blue silk thickly powdered with golden stars
. On that to the right sat a very tall and well formed man with red hair, a livid face, and a cold blue eye, which had in it something peculiarly sinister and menacing.
Framed and glazed upon the wall behind the dingy little bar, was another Pegasus - a theatrical one - with real gauze let in for his wings, golden stars
stuck on all over him, and his ethereal harness made of red silk.
The golden star of tinsel was still on the top of the Tree, and glittered in the sunshine.
One of the youngest ran and tore off the golden star.
The side of a building that had borne a famous painting of a worker chipping away one of the golden stars
from the European Union's flag symbolizing Britain's impending exit from the bloc was covered in white paint Monday.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has protested against the use of the red flag with five golden stars
of the People's Republic of China used to label Taiwanese artists in an online entertainment poll, reports said Saturday.
CLUB 191-9 in 20 overs (Noman Butt 80, Sadaqat Ali 35;
The Samsung Thunders topped Group D with a perfect 2-0 record and eliminated the Golden Stars
of the Chinese Basketball Association and Super Basketball League's Fubon.