In the mirror, says the poem, being in love makes you one person with two heads.
And the mirror replied: “You, my queen, may have a beauty quite rare, but Little Snow White is a thousand times more fair.”
One night, while looking in the mirror he began to hallucinate that he could not see his flesh or his bones.
It touched a nerve among the Hollywood and music-industry crowd, who saw in Echols a mirror of themselves growing up.
The mirror said that Mr Shand had stepped outside to smoke a cigarette when he slipped and fell.
When he looked in the mirror he decided that maybe he was wrong about haircuts.
At last, he examined his reflection in a mirror, and nodded in satisfaction.
D'Argenson saw, as in a mirror, what was passing in Gaston's mind.
"It's more than half your fault," went on the man on the real side of the mirror.
Literature is the mirror in which the soul learns to recognize its own lineaments.
early 13c., from Old French mireoir "a reflecting glass, looking glass; observation, model, example," earlier miradoir (11c.), from mirer "look at" (oneself in a mirror), "observe, watch, contemplate," from Vulgar Latin *mirare "to look at," variant of Latin mirari "to wonder at, admire" (see miracle). Figurative usage is attested from c.1300. Used in divination since classical and biblical times; mirrors in modern England are the subject of at least 14 known superstitions, according to folklorists. Belief that breaking one brings bad luck is attested from 1777. The Spanish cognate, mirador (from mirar "to look, look at, behold"), has come to mean "watch tower." Mirror ball attested from 1968.
"to reflect," 1590s, from mirror (n.). Related: Mirrored; mirroring. The Middle English verb mirouren (early 15c.) meant "to be a model" (for conduct, behavior, etc.), while miren (mid-14c., from Old French mirer) meant "to look in a mirror."
An object that causes light or other radiation to be reflected from its surface, with little or no diffusion. Common mirrors consist of a thin sheet or film of metal, such as silver, behind or covering a glass pane. Mirrors are used extensively in telescopes, microscopes, lasers, fiber optics, measuring instruments, and many other devices. See more at reflection.