And the mirror replied: “You, my queen, may have a beauty quite rare, but Little Snow White is a thousand times more fair.”
It touched a nerve among the Hollywood and music-industry crowd, who saw in Echols a mirror of themselves growing up.
The Sunday mirror claims that bids as high as $450,000 have already been tabled.
I heard it all in my own head when I looked in the mirror—especially the day I bought my first pair of size 12 jeans.
If you put the mirror in his face it would finish everything.
When he looked in the mirror he decided that maybe he was wrong about haircuts.
After that she must pin it on, and slip in to stand before his mirror and inspect the result.
D'Argenson saw, as in a mirror, what was passing in Gaston's mind.
"I feel an awful fool in it," he murmured, glancing at his reflection in 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.