I knew that the only total eclipse
of the sun in the first half of the sixth century occurred on the 21st of June, A.
"And why," asked Nicholl, "is there no total eclipse
? Does not the cone of the shadow cast by the earth extend beyond the moon?"
"Very good; then here we have it--'4 June, total eclipse
of the moon commences at 8.15 Greenwich time, visible in Teneriffe--/South Africa/, &c.' There's a sign for you.
For miles he had sensed the approach of succour, and but for that single tell-tale glance the battleship would have been directly above us in another moment, and the boarding party which was doubtless even now swinging in their harness from the ship's keel, would have swarmed our deck, placing my rising hope of escape in sudden and total eclipse
My emotions expressed themselves in pathetic apostrophes, which I was just self-possessed enough to couple, in the hearing of other people, with the name of "Lady Glyde." In all other respects Fosco, on that memorable day, was Fosco shrouded in total eclipse
It is a precarious kind of property, too; a succession of total eclipses
would probably ruin this tavern.
With the death of this personage, Mr Wegg terminated his first reading; long before which consummation several total eclipses
of Mrs Boffin's candle behind her black velvet disc, would have been very alarming, but for being regularly accompanied by a potent smell of burnt pens when her feathers took fire, which acted as a restorative and woke her.
A total eclipse
of the Sun will occur today (Tuesday).
"The people who see the total eclipse
are in the center of the Moon's shadow when it hits Earth."
The total eclipse
will last between 4:41 and 5:43 in the UK.
The total eclipse
will peak at 8.13am, and this phase will end at 8.44am.