How to Know the Starry Heavens: An Invitation to the Study of Suns and Worlds

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F. A. Stokes, 1904 - 313 oldal

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243. oldal - He scarce had ceased when the superior Fiend Was moving toward the shore; his ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At ev'ning from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe.
271. oldal - Shall breathe her balm. But first whom shall we send In search of this new world? whom shall we find Sufficient?
164. oldal - Every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed upon it.
87. oldal - I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.
87. oldal - And I will establish my covenant with you; neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth.
136. oldal - He stayed his course, and so returned home; Where such as bear his absence but with grief, I mean his friends, and near'st companions, Did gratulate his safety with kind words, And in their conference of what befell, Touching his journey through the world and air, They put forth questions of astrology...
26. oldal - And the city lieth four-square, and the length is as large as the breadth ; and he measured the city with the reed, twelve thousand furlongs. The length and the breadth and the height of it are equal.
21. oldal - The first is finished in a natural day; The second thus : as Saturn in thirty years ; Jupiter in twelve : Mars in four; the Sun, Venus, and Mercury in a year ; the Moon in twenty-eight days.
164. oldal - To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction: or, the mutual actions of two bodies upon each other are always equal, and directed to contrary parts.
53. oldal - The secrets of the hoary deep; a dark Illimitable ocean, without bound, Without dimension, where length, breadth, and height, And time, and place are lost...

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