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" A traveller has no need of being a botanist, to recognise the torrid zone on the mere aspect of its vegetation ; and without having acquired any notions of astronomy, without any acquaintance with the celestial charts of Flamstead and de la Caille, he... "
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
...notions of astronomy, without any acquaintance with the celestial charts of Flamstead and De la Caille, he feels he is not in Europe, when he sees the immense...the earth, everything in the equinoctial regions, presents an exotic character." The lower regions of the air were loaded with vapours for some days....
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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
...notions of astronomy, without any acquaintance with the celestial charts of Flamstead and de la Caille, he feels he is not in Europe, when he sees the immense...phosphorescent clouds of Magellan, arise on the horizon. The heaven, and the earth, everything in the equinoctial regions, assumes an exotic character._J The lower...
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Facts authentic, in science and religion: designed to illustrate a new tr ...

William Cowherd - 1818
...notions of astronomy, without any acquaintance with the celestial charts of Fiainstead und de la Caille, feels he is not in Europe, when he sees the immense...phosphorescent clouds of Magellan, arise on the horizon. In the sixteenth decree of latitude, we saw dUtiuctly, says HUMBOLDT, the Сгоя of the South only...
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Volumes 1-2

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - Natural history - 1822
...acquaintance with the celestial charts of Flamstead and de la Caille, he feels he is not in Eorope, when he sees the immense constellation of the Ship,...phosphorescent clouds of Magellan, arise on the horizon. The heaven, and the earth, every thing in the equinoctial regions, assumes an exotic character. The lower...
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The English reading book, in prose

William Jillard Hort - English prose literature - 1822 - 249 pages
...without any very deep knowledge of astronomy, he will feel that he is not in Europe, when he beholds the immense constellation of the ship, or the phosphorescent clouds of Magellan, arise on the horizon. The sky as well as the earth, in the equinoctial regions, assumes an exotic character. For several days...
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Museum Americanum, Or, Select Antiquities, Curiosities, Beauties, and ...

Charles Hulbert - America - 1823 - 346 pages
...notions of astronomy, without any acquaintance with the celestial charts of Flamstead and De le Caille, he feels he is not in Europe, when he sees the immense...phosphorescent clouds of Magellan, arise on the horizon. The heaven and the earth, every thing in the equinoctial regions assumes an exotic character. We saw distinctly,...
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Elements of Astronomy: Illustrated with Plates, for the Use of Schools and ...

John Hubbard Wilkins - Astronomy - 1825 - 151 pages
...notions of astronomy, without any acquaintance with the celestial charts of Flamstead and de la Caille, he feels he is not in Europe, when he sees the immense...phosphorescent clouds of Magellan, arise on the horizon. The heaven, and the earth, every thing in the equinoctial regions, assumes an exotic character. " The lower...
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The Modern Voyager & Traveller Through Europe, Asia, Africa, & America: America

William Adams (M.A.) - Voyages and travels - 1832
...notions of astronomy, without any acquaintance with the celestial charts of Flamstead and De le Caille, he feels he is not in Europe, when he sees the immense...phosphorescent clouds of Magellan, arise on the horizon. The heaven and the earth, every thing in the equinoctial regions, assumes an exotic character." We saw...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 99, Part 2; Volume 146

Early English newspapers - 1829
...notions of astronomy, without any acquaintance with the celestial charts of Flamstead and De la Caille, he feels he is not in Europe when he sees the immense...phosphorescent clouds of Magellan arise on the horizon. The heaven and the earth, every thing in the equinoctial regions, assumes an exotic character.'1 But the...
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Elements of Astronomy: Illustrated with Plates, for the Use of Schools and ...

John Hubbard Wilkins - Astronomy - 1829 - 152 pages
...notions of astronomy, without any acquaintance with the celestial charts of Flamstead and de la Caille, he feels he is not in Europe, when he sees the immense...phosphorescent clouds of Magellan, arise on the horizon. The heaven, and the earth, every thing in the equinoctial regions, assumes an exotic character. " The lower...
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