Evening Amusements: Or, the Beauty of the Heavens Displayed...

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William Frend
J. Mawman., 1820
 

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Seite 189 - And he said, Go thy way, Daniel ; for the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end. Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried ; but the wicked shall do wickedly : and none of the wicked shall understand ; but the wise shall understand.
Seite 84 - Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious. For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.
Seite 119 - ... gradually in blackness from one end to the other. Smoke the other glass in like manner, and apply the two glasses, one against the other, only separated by a rectangular border, cut of brass or card paper, the smoked faces being opposed to each other, and the deepest tinges of both placed together at the same end. Tie the glasses firmly together with waxen thread, and they are ready for use. The tinge at one end should be the slightest possible, and at the other end so dark that you cannot see...
Seite 118 - ... dry. Warm them a little by the fire (if the weather be cold) to prevent their cracking when applied to the flame of the candle : then draw one of them gently, according to its whole length, through the flame ; and part of the smoke will adhere to the glass. Repeat the same operation, only leaving a little part at...
Seite 119 - ... together with waxen thread, and they are ready for use. The tinge at one end should be the slightest possible, and at the other end so dark that you cannot see the candle through it. By this contrivance, applied between your eye and the sun, you will have the advantage not only of seeing the sun's light white, according to its natural colour, and his image more distinct than through common dark glasses, but also of being able to intercept more or less of his light as you please, and as the clearness...
Seite 124 - North Pole, will proceed between the Shetland Islands, and the coast of Norway, down the North Sea, and enter the continent of Europe on the coast of Westphalia, about half way between the Ems and the Weser. It will thence proceed, nearly in a straight line, across Germany and the Tyrol country, and enter the Gulf of Venice about midway between Trieste and Venice. Traversing that Gulf, it will cross the heel of Italy ; and after skirting the coasts of Morea and Candia, will pass directly over Alexandria,...
Seite 191 - GRAMMAR; exhibiting the present state of the World. To which are added, I. A Geographical Index, with the Names of Places alphabetically arranged, and their Latitudes and Longitudes: II.
Seite 118 - ... at the same end untouched, and so each time leave a further part of the same end untouched, till at last you have tinged the glass with several dyes, increasing gradually in blackness from one end to the other. Smoke the other glass in like manner, and apply the two glasses, one against the other, only separated by a rectangular border, cut of brass or card paper, the smoked faces being opposed to each other, and the deepest tinges of both placed together at the same end. Tie the glasses firmly...
Seite 118 - Provide two pieces of glass of a convenient length, not too thick (the common crown glass used for windows will do as well as any), wipe them clean and dry, warm them a little by the fire (if the weather be cold), to prevent their cracking when applied to the flame of the candle ; then draw one of them gently, according to its whole length, through the flame, and pajt of the smoke will adhere to the glass.
Seite 118 - ... untouched, and so each time leave a further part of the same end untouched, till at last you have tinged the glass with several dyes, increasing gradually in blackness from one end to the other. Smoke the other glass in like manner, and apply the two glasses, one against the other, only separated by a rectangular border, cut of brass or card paper, the smoked faces being opposed to each other, and the deepest tinges of both placed together at the same end. Tie the glasses firmly together with...

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