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" ... of space remarkable for their extreme blackness, give a particular physiognomy to the southern sky. This sight fills with admiration, even those who, uninstructed in the branches of accurate science, feel the same emotion of delight in the contemplation... "
A Visit to Australia and Its Gold Regions - Page 11
by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1853 - 217 pages
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The Life, Travels and Books of Alexander Von Humboldt

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1809 - 482 pages
...immense distance by which he is separated from his country, than the aspect of au unknown firmament. The grouping of the stars of the first magnitude,...the milky way, and tracts of space remarkable for 54 THE SOUTHERN CROSS. their extreme blackness, give a peculiar physiognomy to the southern sky. This...
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Volumes 1-2

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - Natural history - 1818
...immense distance by which he is separated from his country, than the aspect of an unknown firmament. The grouping of the stars of the first magnitude, some scattered nebulae, rivalling in splendor the milky way, and tracks of space remarkable for their extreme blackness, give a particular...
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Museum Americanum, Or, Select Antiquities, Curiosities, Beauties, and ...

Charles Hulbert - America - 1823 - 346 pages
...immense distance by which he is separated from his country, than the aspect of an unknown firmament. The grouping of the stars of the first magnitude,...in the branches of accurate science, feel the same emotion of delight in the contemplation of the heavenly vault, as in the view of a beautiful landscape....
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Elements of Astronomy: Illustrated with Plates, for the Use of Schools and ...

John Hubbard Wilkins - Astronomy - 1825 - 151 pages
...stars of the first magnitude, scattered nebulae, rivalling in splendour the milky way, atiH tracks of space remarkable for their extreme blackness- give...in the branches of accurate science, feel the same emotion of delight in the contemplation of the heavenly vault, as in the view of a beautiful landscape,...
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The Modern Voyager & Traveller Through Europe, Asia, Africa, & America: America

William Adams (M.A.) - Voyages and travels - 1832
...immense distance by which he is separated from his country, than the aspect of an unknown firmament. The grouping of the stars of the first magnitude,...This sight fills with admiration, even those who, uniristructed in the branches of accurate science, feel the same emotion of delight in the contemplation...
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First steps to astronomy and geography

First steps - Astronomy - 1828 - 386 pages
...his own country, than the face of a new firmament. Groups of the largest stars, the scattered nebula! rivalling in splendour the milky way, and tracts of...space remarkable for their extreme blackness, give a peculiar aspect to the southern sky. " At the period when I was studying the heavens, not with the...
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Elements of Astronomy: Illustrated with Plates, for the Use of Schools and ...

John Hubbard Wilkins - Astronomy - 1829 - 152 pages
...the stars of the first magnitude, scattered nebuhe, rivalling in splendour the milky way, and tracks of space remarkable for their extreme blackness give...in the branches of accurate science, feel the same emotion of delight in the contemplation of the heavenly vault, as in the view of a beautiful landscape,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 99, Part 2; Volume 146

Early English newspapers - 1829
...rivalling in splendour the milky way, and tracks of space remarkable for their extreme blackness, gives a particular physiognomy to the southern sky. This...in the branches of accurate science, feel the same emotion of delight in the contemplation of the heavenly vault as in the view of a beautiful landscape...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 99

English essays - 1829
...see those stars which we contemplated from our infancy, progressively sink, and finally disappear. The grouping of the stars of the first magnitude,...nebulae rivalling in splendour the milky way, and tracks of space remarkable for their extreme blackness, gives a particular physiognomy to the southern...
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The Modern Voyager & Traveller, Through Europe, Asia, Africa, & America ...

William Adams - America - 1836
...immense distance by which he is separated from his country, than the aspect of an unknown firmament. The grouping of the stars of the first magnitude,...in the branches of accurate science, feel the same emotion of delight in the contemplation of the heavenly vault, as in the view of a beautiful landscape,...
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