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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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Elements of Astronomy: Illustrated with Plates, for the Use of Schools and ...

John Hubbard Wilkins - Astronomy - 1836 - 152 pages
...the stars of the first magnitude, scattered nebula?, rivalling in splendour the milky way, and tracks of space remarkable for their extreme blackness give...a particular physiognomy to the southern sky. This sijrht fills with admiration even those, who, uninstructed in the branches of accurate science, feel...
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Wanderings on the Seas and Shores of Africa

David Francis Bacon - Africa - 1843
...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, rivaling in splendor the milky-way, and tracts of space remarkable for their extreme blackness, give...
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Memoir, descriptive and explanatory, to accompany the general chart of the ...

John Purdy - 1845
...aspect of an unknown firmament. The grouping of the stars of the Mist magnitude, some scattered nebula:, rivalling in splendour the milky way, and tracts of...give a particular physiognomy to the southern sky. "A traveller feels he is not in Europe when he sees the immense constellation of the Ship, or the phosphorescent...
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Practical English composition, Part 1

Richard Hiley - English language - 1848 - 142 pages
...equatorial regions ; yet are not these altogether silent or inharmonious. 2. This sight of the heavens fills with admiration even those who, uninstructed...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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Marican: And, Other Poems

Henry Inglis - English poetry - 1851 - 144 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,...sky. This sight fills with admiration even those who, uuinstructed in the branches of accurate science, feel the same emotion of delight in the contemplation...
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of ..., Volume 1

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - Natural history - 1852 - 505 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,...space remarkable for their extreme blackness, give a peculiar physiognomy to the southern sky. This sight fills with admiration even those who, uninstructed...
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of ..., Volume 1

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - Natural history - 1852 - 442 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,...space remarkable for their extreme blackness, give a peculiar physiognomy to the southern sky. This sight fills with admiration even those who, uiiinstructed...
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The Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction, Volume 1

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1852
...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,...scattered nebulae, rivalling in splendour the Milky AV ay, and tracts of space remarkable for their extreme blackness, give a particular physiognomy to...
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The Life, Travels and Books of Alexander Von Humboldt

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1859 - 482 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,...space remarkable for their extreme blackness, give a peculiar physiognomy to the southern sky. This sight fills with admiration even those who, uninstructed...
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The Life, Travels and Books of Alexander Von Humboldt

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1859 - 482 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,...space remarkable for their extreme blackness, give a peculiar physiognoriy to the southern sky. This sight fills with admiration even those who, un instructed...
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