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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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Graham's Magazine, Volume 41

Literature - 1852
...notions of astronomy, without any acquaintance with the celestial charte 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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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and Fashion, Volume 41

1852
...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 advanced prose and poetical reader, by A.W. Buchan

Alexander Winton Buchan - 1854
...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 Life, Travels and Books of Alexander Von Humboldt

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1859 - 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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The gallery of nature: a tour through creation

Thomas Milner - 1860
...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 graduated series of reading-lesson books, Book 5

Graduated series - 1861
...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 — present an exotic character. The lower regions of the air were loaded with vapors for some days....
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Meliora, Volumes 3-4

Social sciences - 1861
...notions of astronomy, without any acquaintance with the celestial charts of Flamstcad and Do la Caille, he feels he is not in Europe, when he sees the immense...horizon. The heavens and the earth, everything in tho equinoctial regions, presents an exotic character.' When Humboldt arrived atCumana, the capital...
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Progressive Readers: A Class Book for the Use of Advanced Pupils ..., Issue 5

John Epy Lovell - 1866
...having acquired any notions of astronomy, without any acquaintance with "celestial charts, he feels that he is not in Europe, when he sees the immense constellation..."phosphorescent clouds of Magellan, arise on the horizon. The heaven and the earth, everything in the "Equinoctial regions, assumes an "exotic character. The lower...
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The Divine Comedy, Volume 1

Dante Alighieri - 1867 - 447 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." 142. Compare Tennyson's Ulysses:— "There lies the port; the vessel purEi her sail : There gloom the...
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The Divine Comedy, Volume 1

Dante Alighieri - 1870
...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." 142. Compare Tennyson's Ulysses: — " There lies the port ; the vessel puffs her sail : There gloom...
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