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Old 2013-03-26, 18:40   #8
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Originally Posted by Mr. P-1 View Post
"Rising" does not just mean "becomes visible", which it may do in the morning or in the evening, depending upon whether it is ahead of or behind the Sun. In any case, in the passage quoted, Venus supposedly "rises" from below a branch to above it. Apparent movement, not visibility is clearly implied.
And if one did want to describe "becoming visible as daylight fades", one would use e.g. "brightening in the West".
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