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" ... 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 the equator, and particularly... "
A Visit to Australia and Its Gold Regions - Page 10
by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1853 - 217 pages
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The Divine Comedy, Volume 1

Dante Alighieri - 1870
...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...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...
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Life and Nature Under the Tropics; Or, Sketches of Travels Among the Andes ...

Henry Morris Myers - Honduras - 1871 - 330 pages
...visible in the distance, and a strange, starlit sky above us. "Nothing," truthfully says Humboldt, " awakens in the traveller a livelier remembrance of...separated from his country, than the aspect of an unknown firmament." He beholds a new heaven as well as a new earth. He traces the stars and beautiful constellations...
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The Divine comedy of Dante Alighieri, translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1886
...from one hemisphere to the other, we see those stars, whieh we have eontemplated from our infaney, progressively sink, and finally disappear. Nothing awakens in the traveller a livelier remembranee of the immense distanee by whieh he is separated from his eountry, than the aspeet of an...
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The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live in

Sir John Lubbock - Astronomy - 1892 - 429 pages
...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...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 splendour...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 1

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1892
...sensation when on approaching the equator, and particularly on passing Trom one hemisphere to the other, we see those stars which we have contemplated from our infancy, progressively Ģink, and finally disappear. Nothing awakens in the traveler а livelier remembrance of the immense...
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The Divine Comedy

Dante Alighieri - 1893 - 760 pages
...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...separated from his country, than the aspect of an unknown firmament. The grouping of the stars of the first magnitude, some scattered nebulce, rivalling in splendour...
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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri - Heaven - 1895 - 760 pages
...sensation, when, oa approaching the equator, and partiallaFly on passing from one hemisphere to the other, we see those stars, which we have contemplated from...the immense distance by which he is separated from hii country, than the aspect of an unknown firmament. The grouping of the stars of the first magnitude,...
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The Divine Comedy, Volume 9

Dante Alighieri - 1904
...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...separated from his country than the aspect of an unknown firmament. The grouping of the stars of the first magnitude, some scattered nebula?, rivalling in splendor...
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The Humboldt Current: A European Explorer and His American Disciples

Aaron Sachs - Environmentalism - 2007 - 496 pages
...came to realize how little he would be able to count on during this trip, how little he actually knew. "Nothing awakens in the traveller a livelier remembrance...distance by which he is separated from his country," he noted, "than the aspect of an unknown firmament." As the winds grew calmer and the heat more oppressive,...
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The Humboldt Current: Nineteenth-Century Exploration and the Roots of ...

Aaron Sachs - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 496 pages
...came to realize how little he would be able to count on during this trip, how little he actually knew. "Nothing awakens in the traveller a livelier remembrance...distance by which he is separated from his country," he noted, "than the aspect of an unknown firmament." As the winds grew calmer and the heat more oppressive,...
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