The Aurora Boreä'lis, ascribed by the northern savages to the
merriment of the ghosts. (See Aurora.)
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
More on Northern Lights from Fact Monster:
- northern lights - northern lights: northern lights: see aurora borealis.
- Kristian Birkeland - Birkeland, Kristian or Olaf Christian Birkeland, Kristian or Olaf Christian , 1867–1917, ...
- Amaziah Bailey JAMES - JAMES, Amaziah Bailey (1812—1883) JAMES, Amaziah Bailey, a Representative from New York; born ...
- Philip Pullman - Biography of Philip Pullman, The author of the His Dark Materials trilogy
- Julia Ward Howe - Julia Ward Howe social reformer, writer Born: 5/27/1819 Birthplace: New York, N.Y. Julia Ward was ...