The nebulae seemed to Herschel to be vast masses of phosphorescent vapour.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
The cause of the phosphorescence is still a mystery.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
The phosphorescence of decayed fish-skins was tried; but this, though safe, was very inefficient.
"Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson" by Samuel Smiles
All around me were little ripples, combing over with a sharp, bristling sound and slightly phosphorescent.
"Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson
It is interesting to remain on deck at night and watch the heavens as we glide through the phosphorescent sea.
"Foot-prints of Travel" by Maturin M. Ballou
He started and looked involuntarily toward the phosphorescent line of breakers.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
I went on deck to see the wonderful phosphorescent display.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
Close by, some big phosphorescent mushrooms illuminated the darkness with their faint, ghastly gleams of light.
"My Friends the Savages" by Giovanni Battista Cerruti
The water was alive with phosphorescence that sparkled like gems around the blades.
"A Romantic Young Lady" by Robert Grant
The phosphorescence of these traces, or luminous bands, lasted seven or eight seconds.
"The Beauties of Nature" by Sir John Lubbock
In the blackness a phosphorescence was apparent.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
That is phosphorescence, which is very common in tropical seas, sometimes the whole sea is alight with it.
"Round the Wonderful World" by G. E. Mitton
Perhaps even vessels of war floated on the phosphorescent Bahama sea.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, October, 1930" by Various
Strange monsters of the deeps: sightless, or with eyes like phosphorescent torches.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
It was interesting to remain on deck at night and watch the heavens, as we glided silently through the phosphorescent sea.
"Due South or Cuba Past and Present" by Maturin M. Ballou
Into the latter they were led, finding themselves in a grotesquely furnished room, lit dimly by phosphorescent lamps.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1931" by Various
Back of the tableau gleamed the phosphorescence of the placid sea.
"The Portal of Dreams" by Charles Neville Buck
He could hear the sough of water, and there was a faint phosphorescence along the ship's side.
"Command" by William McFee
Sea water had a phosphorescence sometimes for the same reason.
"The Caves of Fear" by John Blaine
They travel in straight lines and render certain substances phosphorescent.
"A Brief Account of Radio-activity" by Francis Preston Venable
The flower that, when the air is still
And no land breezes blow,
From its pale petals can distil
A phosphorescent glow.
"Malay Song" by Laurence Hope
With one beside me in whose eyes
Once more old Nature finds a home;
There treasures up her changeful skies,
Her phosphorescent foam.
"A Prayer for the Past: Now far from my old northern land," by George MacDonald
Intent and brilliant, brightly dark,
She saw his burning, eager eyes,
And many a phosphorescent spark
About his shoulders fall and rise.
"The First Lover" by Laurence Hope
He asks no questions of the snake,
Nor plumbs the phosphorescent gloom
Where lidless fishes, broad awake,
Swim staring at a nightmare doom.
"Cold-Blooded Creatures" by Elinor Wylie
O triple goddess! Contemplate my plight!
Opacity, my fate! Change, my delight!
The yellow tom-cat, sunk in shifting fur,
Changes and dreams, a phosphorescent blur.
"Sonnet To The Moon" by Yvor Winters
It was more respectable than angelology, true, and more esteemed than the study of phosphorescent mold.
Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Louis E Stern Col. "Figures at Night Guided by the Phosphorescent Tracks of Snails".
Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Matthew Houck aka Phosphorescent plays '70s-influenced indie-folk with a deep melancholy soul.
Just 20 seconds into the new Phosphorescent album, you hear something so immediate, so purposeful, so damn infectious, it's clear that something special is underway.
In 2003, he began releasing music as Phosphorescent and recently earned a fan in Willie Nelson, who invited Houck onstage at Farm Aid.
A chat with Phosphorescent .
All Blogs On The Download Burning Willie Questions: A chat with Phosphorescent .
Phosphorescent performing Nelson's "Reasons to Quit" at the Cake Shop, NYC, 10.24.08.
Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Matthew Houck aka Phosphorescent plays his dark, drowsy indie-folk live for KEXP listeners.
Episode #40: Phosphorescent - "Wolves".
Bon Iver, Franz Nicolay, Lisa Hannigan, Love Language, Phosphorescent .
All Blogs On The Download The Week in Free Mp3s: Bon Iver, Franz Nicolay, Lisa Hannigan, Love Language, Phosphorescent .
Critics' Choices and other notable shows: Night Gallery, Phosphorescent, Cephalic Carnage and Decrepit Birth, Vox Arcana, and more.
In lieu of a Champagne bottle smashed against a hull, there was late-night bourbon and diving off the roof of the Queen Zenobia into dark waters lighted with natural phosphorescence.
Like faded postcards of watercolor scenes scrawled over with words of longing, Athens, Georgia's Phosphorescent maps inner and outer landscapes set to pedal steel, shambling drums and looping chorale harmonies.