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Definition of Firmament

Firmament

  1. Fixed foundation; established basis.
  2. The region of the air; the sky or heavens.
  3. The orb of the fixed stars; the most rmote of the celestial spheres.

Firmament Quotations

Man is a microcosm, or a little world, because he is an extract from all the stars and planets of the whole firmament, from the earth and the elements; and so he is their quintessence.
Paracelsus

I conclude, therefore, that this star is not some kind of comet or a fiery meteor... but that it is a star shining in the firmament itself one that has never previously been seen before our time, in any age since the beginning of the world.
Tycho Brahe

Despotism can only exist in darkness, and there are too many lights now in the political firmament to permit it to remain anywhere, as it has heretofore done, almost everywhere.
James Madison

Thoughts create a new heaven, a new firmament, a new source of energy, from which new arts flow.
Paracelsus

As freely as the firmament embraces the world, or the sun pours forth impartially his beams, so mercy must encircle both friend and foe.
Friedrich Schiller
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Firmament Translations

firmament in German is Himmelszelt
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