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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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The Divine comedy of Dante Alighieri, translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1886
...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 mil : There gloom...
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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, Volume 1

Dante Alighieri - Heaven - 1886
...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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The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live in

Sir John Lubbock - Astronomy - 1892 - 429 pages
...recognise the torrid zone on the mere aspect of its vegetation; and, without having acquired any notion of astronomy, he feels he is not in Europe, when he...phosphorescent clouds of Magellan, arise on the horizon. The heaven and the earth, in the equinoctial regions, assume an exotic character." "The sunsets in the...
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The Divine Comedy

Dante Alighieri - 1893 - 760 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 puffs her sail : There gloom...
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The Divine Comedy, Volume 9

Dante Alighieri - 1904
...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 : " Souls that have toiled, and wrought, and thought with me, —...
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Charles Darwin, Geologist

Sandra Herbert - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 485 pages
...Southern Hemisphere. Placing himself in the position of the universal traveler, he wrote that the traveler "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." When he...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 25

1815
...of astronomy, without any acquaintance with the celestial charts of FLAMSTEAD and 1 > i LA CAILLE, he feels he is not in Europe, when he sees the immense constellation of the Ship, ur the phosphorescent clouds of Magellan, arise on the horizon. The heaven and the earth, every thing...
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