The Roman philosopher Seneca proposed that the auroras were flames slipping through cracks in the heavenly firmament .
one of the great stars in the American golfing firmament
The sky was a hard firmament with windows in it - but some time since then it evaporated.
thunder shakes the firmament
Sometimes the lightening forked across the sky like a crack in the dark firmament .
The final part of the journey explores the ethereal realms of Paradise, where Dante is guided by a ravishing Beatrice through the shimmering, starry firmament to touch the face of God.
We await with interest word of their further plans for this rising star of an upcoming mid-tier production company in the gold mining firmament .
In the sky, the Pole Star, around which the firmament appears to turn, has been styled the ‘navel of the Heavens'.
They're coveted by a generation too young to remember the designer's heyday, when she was one of the brightest stars in the fashion firmament , turning out exuberant, fantastical creations.
Little space was devoted to the fact that a sporting success-starved nation suddenly had a youthful role model, an ambassador who could put India's name on the tennis firmament .