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" From the time we entered the torrid zone, we were never wearied with admiring, every night, the beauty of the Southern sky, which, as we advanced towards the south, opened new constellations to our view. We feel an indescribable sensation, when, on approaching... "
A Visit to Australia and Its Gold Regions - Page 10
1853 - 217 pages
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The Life, Travels and Books of Alexander Von Humboldt

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1809 - 482 pages
...opened new constellations to their view. " We feel," says Humboldt, writing of himself at this time, " we feel an indescribable sensation when, on approaching the equator, and particularly on passing from one hemisphere to the other, we see those stars, which we have contemplated from our...
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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
...Oroonoko and the Amazons, as some naturalists pretend. From the time we entered the torrid zone, we were never wearied with admiring, every night, the beauty of the southern sky, which, as we advanced toward the south, opened new constellations to our view. We feel an indescribable sensation, when,...
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Volumes 1-2

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé de Bonpland - Natural history - 1822
...Oroonoko and the Amazons, as some naturalists pretend. From the time we entered the torrid zone, we were never wearied with admiring, every night, the beauty of the southern sky, which, as we advanced toward the south, opened new constellations to our view. We feel an indescribable sensation, when,...
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The English reading book, in prose

William Jillard Hort - 1822
...and interesting traveller, Humboldt, we were never weary of admiring, night after night, the majestic beauty of the southern sky, which, as we advanced towards the south, presented new constellations to our view. We felt an indescribable sensation, when on approaching the...
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Museum Americanum; Or: Select Antiquities, Curiosities, Beauties, and ...

Charles Hulbert - America - 1823 - 341 pages
...his party were never weary with admiring every night the beauty of the southern sky, which, says he, as we advanced towards the south, opened new constellations...our view. " We feel an indescribable sensation when approaching the equator, and particularly on passing from one hemisphere to the other, we see those...
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Elements of Astronomy: Illustrated with Plates, for the Use of Schools and ...

John Hubbard Wilkins - Astronomy - 1825 - 151 pages
...extract is from Humboldt's Personal Narrative:— "From the time we entered the torrid zone, we were never wearied with admiring, every night, the beauty of the southern sky, which, as we advanced the south, opened new constellations to our view. We feel an indescribable sensation, when, on approaching...
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The Modern Voyager & Traveller Through Europe, Asia, Africa, & America: America

William Adams (M.A.) - Voyages and travels - 1832
...his party were never weary with admiring every night the beauty of the southern sky, which, says he, as we advanced towards the south, opened new constellations...when, on approaching the equator, and particularly on passing from one hemisphere to the other, we see those stars which we have contemplated from our...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 99, Part 2; Volume 146

Early English newspapers - 1829
...zone," he remarks, while describing the phenomena of the southern hemisphere, " we were never wearied in admiring, every night, the beauty of the southern...to our view. We feel an indescribable sensation," he exclaims, " when, on approaching the equator, and particularly on passing from one hemisphere to...
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Elements of Astronomy: Illustrated with Plates, for the Use of Schools and ...

John Hubbard Wilkins - Astronomy - 1829 - 152 pages
...extract is from Humboldt's Personal Narrative : — " From the time we entered the torrid zone, we were never wearied with admiring, every night, the beauty of the southern sky, which, as we advanced the south, opened new constellations to our view. We feel an indescribable sensation, when, on approaching...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 99

English essays - 1829
...zone," he remarks, while describing the phenomena of the southern hemisphere, " we were never wearied in admiring, every night, the beauty of the southern sky, which, as we auvanced towards the south, opened new constellations to our view. We feel an indescribable sensation,"...
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