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" I have sometimes imagined that a disturbed electrical condition of the atmosphere was most favourable to its production. Certainly I think the sea is most luminous after a few days of more calm weather than ordinary, during which time it has swarmed with... "
The chemistry of creation - Page 427
by Robert Ellis (F.L.S.) - 1850
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Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1846 - 351 pages
...of more calm weather than ordinary, during which time it has swarmed with various animals. Observing that the water charged with gelatinous particles is...a kind of respiration^ the ocean becomes purified. December 23d.—We arrived at Port Desire, situated in lat 47, on the coast of Patagonia. The creek...
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The Family tutor

...origin to the luminosity of the aca 1 Darwin expresses his opinion in the following words. "Observing, that the water charged with gelatinous particles is...agitation of the fluid in contact with the atmosphere, I have always been inclined to consider that the phosphorescence was the result of the decomposition...
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The home tutor, a treasury of self-culture

Home tutor - 1862
...to the luminosity ef the sea ? Darwin expresses his opinion in the following words : — " Observing that the water charged with gelatinous particles is...luminous appearance in all common cases is produced bv the agitation of the fluid in contact with the atmosphere, I have always been inclined to consider...
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The broad, broad ocean and some of its inhabitants

William Jones (F.S.A.) - Marine animals - 1871 - 452 pages
...many other pelagic (belonging to the deep sea) animals, when alive, are phosphorescent. The phenomenon is the result of the decomposition of the organic particles, by which process the ocean becomes purified." "The lamps of the sea-nymphs, Myriad fiery globes, swim heaving and panting;...
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Novum organum

Francis Bacon - Science - 1878 - 16 pages
...as well as in the northern hemisphere, to be the common cause of this phenomenon. * * * ' Observing that the water charged with gelatinous particles is...kind of respiration) the ocean becomes purified.' Whether this conjecture be true or not, there can be no doubt that the phosphorescence of the sea is...
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Bacon's Novum organum

Francis Bacon - Induction (Logic) - 1878 - 619 pages
...as well as in the northern hemisphere, to be the common cause of this phenomenon. * * * ' Observing that the water charged with gelatinous particles is...kind of respiration) the ocean becomes purified.' Whether this conjecture be true or not, there can be no doubt that the phosphorescence of the sea is...
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The Voyages and Works of John Davis, the Navigator, Issue 1; Issue 59

John Davis - Azores - 1880
...water was in an impure state, charged with gelatinous particles, and that the luminous appearance was produced " by the agitation of the fluid in contact with the atmosphere". The particles were so minute that, although many were visible to the naked eye, they were easily passed...
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The Water World: A Popular Treatise on the Broad, Broad Ocean. Its Laws; Its ...

J. Wesley Van Dervoort - Ocean - 1886 - 502 pages
...can be no doubt that very many other pelagic animals, when alive, are phosphorescent. The phenomenon is the result of the decomposition of the organic particles, by which process the ocean becomes purified." Having briefly glanced at some of the most important features of the world...
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A Naturalist's Voyage: Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1889 - 519 pages
...of more calm weather than ordinary, during which time it has swarmed with various animals. Observing that the water charged with gelatinous particles is...a kind of respiration) the ocean becomes purified. December 23rd. — We arrived at Port Desire, situated in lat. 47, on the coast of Patagonia. The...
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Charles Darwin's Works: Journal of researches into the natural history and ...

Charles Darwin - Science - 1896
...of more calm weather than ordinary, during which time it has swarmed with various animals. Observing that the water charged with gelatinous particles is...produced by the agitation of the fluid in contact witli the atmosphere, I am inclined to consider that the phosphorescence is the result of the decomposition...
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