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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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European Colonies, in Various Parts of the World: Viewed in Their ..., Volume 1

John Howison - Colonies - 1834
...Humboldt, who often alludes to the subject with enthusiasm. " The traveller," says he, " feels that he is not in Europe when he sees the immense constellation...Ship, or the phosphorescent clouds of Magellan, arise in the horizon. The heavens and the earth, everything in the equinoctial regions assumes an exotic...
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European Colonies, in Various Parts of the World: Viewed in Their ..., Volume 1

John Howison - Colonies - 1834
...when he sees the immense constellation of the Ship, or the phosphorescent clouds of Magellan, arise in the horizon. The heavens and the earth, everything in the equinoctial regions assumes an exotic character. We saw distinctly for the first time the Cross of the south, on the nights...
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The Modern Voyager & Traveller, Through Europe, Asia, Africa, & America ...

William Adams - America - 1836
...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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A Treatise on Astronomy

Mrs. L. H. Tyler - Astronomy - 1837 - 288 pages
...astronomy, without having any acquaintance with the celestial charts of Flamstead and De la Caille, he feels he is not in Europe, when he sees the immense constellation of the Ship arise on the horizon. The pleasure we felt on discovering the southern Cross was warmly shared by such...
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Memoir, descriptive and explanatory, to accompany the general chart of the ...

John Purdy - 1845
...remarkable for their extreme blackness, 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 clouds of Magallan arise on the horizon. The heaven and the earth, every thing in the equinoctial regions, assume...
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The Gallery of Nature: a Pictorial and Descriptive Tour Through Creation ...

Thomas Milner - 1848 - 803 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. We pass those latitudes, as if we were descending a river, and we might deem it no hazardous undertaking,...
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The Ocean

Philip Henry Gosse - 1849 - 360 pages
...beautiful landscape, or a majestic river. A traveller has no need of being a botanist to recognize the torrid zone on the mere aspect of its vegetation...phosphorescent clouds of Magellan, arise on the horizon. The heaven and the earth, everything in the equinoctial regions, assumes an exotic character."* But of...
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Marican: And, Other Poems

Henry Inglis - English poetry - 1851 - 144 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, and everything in the equinoctial regions, assumes an exotic character." " The...
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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
...notions of astronomy, without any acquaintance with the celestial charts of Flam stead and De la Caille, he feels he is not in Europe, when he sees the immense...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 ..., Volume 1

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - Natural history - 1852 - 505 pages
...astronomy, without any acquaintance with the celestial charts of Tlam stead and De la Caille, he feels he ia not in Europe, when he sees the immense constellation...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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