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Aldebaran Antares appearance appulse Arcturus bright star brilliancy Bull called Capella carrying your eye Cassiopeia circle constellation discover Dolphin draw a line Eagle Earth east east-north-east eastern eastward equator fifteen degrees five degrees four stars fourth star grees half past nine Harp heavens higher horizon Hyades inhabitants Jupiter Lesser Bear line drawn Lion Lion's heart meridian meridian height mid-hea minutes past nine minutes past seven month Moon is seen nearer night noon north point north pole north-east north-north-west north-west Northern Crown o'clock Orion passes perceive planets Pleiades polar star quarter past Saturn Scorpion second of Andromeda second of Perseus second star Serpent-bearer seventh star shadow Sirius six degrees small star south pole south-east south-east-by-south south-south-west south-west-by-west splendour stars of Pegasus Sun-set Swan third of Andromeda third of Pegasus third star three degrees three stars Twins Venus Virgin west-by-south west-north-west western hemisphere Whale zenith
Page 171 - This Being governs all things, not as the soul of the world, but as Lord over all; and on account of his dominion he is wont to be called Lord God...
Page 131 - In summer the sun rises to the north of east and sets to the north of west, while in winter it rises to the south of east and sets to the south of west. (4) The amount of moisture in the air often varies with the season; but in some regions it is the warm season which is wet, while in others it is the cool season. (5) In some regions the winds change their direction and force with the change of seasons, as will be seen later.
Page 134 - ELEVATION of the Pole, is an arc of the meridian contained between the pole and the horizon; which is always equal to the latitude of the place, or the distance of the zenith from the equator.
Page 171 - As a blind man has no idea of colours, so we have no idea of the manner in which the most wise God perceives and understands all things.
Page 105 - On the 5th of this month the Sun is eclipsed by the Moon passing between it and the...
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