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" I scarce could turn to fall upon the ground, with my head to the northward, when I felt the heat of its current plainly upon my face. We all lay flat on the ground, as if dead, till Idris told us it was blown over. The meteor, or purple haze, which I... "
The Analytical Review, Or History of Literature, Domestic and Foreign, on an ... - Page 386
by Thomas Christie - 1790
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The Historical Magazine, Or, Classical Library of Public Events ..., Volume 2

History - 1790
...twelve feet high from the ground. It was a kind of blulh upon the air, and it moved very rapidly, for 1 fcarce could turn to fall upon -the ground with my head to the -northward j •when I felt the heat of its current plainly upon my face. We all lay flat on the ground, as it...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser

1790
...ground. It was a Jtin.l of hluih upon the air, and it moved very rapidly, for I icarce could turn to fail upon the ground with my head to the northward, when...Idris told us it was blown over. The meteor, or purple h.ize, which I faw, was indeed paflTed, but the light air that liill blew was of heat to threaten futfocation....
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 70; Volume 1790

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1790
...with my head to the no.thward, \vhen I felt the heat of its curreht pl.iinlv upon my face. We ;i'i lay flat on the ground as if dead, till Idris told us it wai blown over. The meteor or purple haze which 1 faw, w»s indeed piffled, but the light air that...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1790
Editors: May 1749-Sept. 1803, Ralph Griffiths; Oct. 1803-Apr. 1825, G. E. Griffiths.
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 70

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1790
...upon the ground with my head to the northward, when 1 felt the heat of its current pLiinlv upon mv face. We all lay flat on the ground as if dead, till Iilris told us it was blown over. The incīcor or purple haze which 1 faw, wjs indeed p.iflcd, bur...
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The Economy of Nature: Explained and Illustrated on the Principles of Modern ...

George Gregory - Philosophy - 1796 - 46 pages
...twelve feet high from the ground. It was_ a kind of blufh upon the air, and it moved very rapidly, for 1 fcarce could turn to fall upon the ground with my...heat of its current plainly upon my face. We all lay fiat on the ground, as if dead, till Idris told us it was blown over. The me:eor, or purple haze, which...
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The Botanic Garden: A Poem, in Two Parts. Part I. Containing The Economy of ...

Erasmus Darwin - Botany - 1798 - 146 pages
...twenty yards in breadth, and was about twelve feet high from the ground. It was a kind of a felufh upon the air, and it moved very rapidly, for I fcarce...its current plainly upon my face. We all lay flat upon the ground, as if dead, till Idris told us it wns blown over. The meteor, or purple haze which...
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The atmosphere and atmospherical phenomena

Thomas Dick - 1799
...to fall upon the ground, with my head to the north, when I felt the heat of its current plainly on my face. We all lay flat on the ground as if dead,...was blown over. The meteor or purple haze which I saw was indeed passed, but the light air which still blew was of heat to threaten suffocation. For...
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Selim and Zaida: With Other Poems..

John Boyd Greenshields - 1800 - 154 pages
...high from the ground. It was a kind of blush upon the air, and it moved very rapidly ; for I scarce could turn to fall upon the ground, with my head to...was blown over. The meteor, or purple haze, which I saw, was indeed passed ; but the light air that still blew, was of heat to threaten suffocation. For...
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Home: A Poem ...

John B. Greenshields - 1806 - 144 pages
...high from the ground. It was a kind of blush upon the air, and it moved very rapidly ; for I scarce could turn to fall upon the ground with my head to the northward, when I felt the heat cf its current plainly upon my face." Bruce' s Travels. The effects of the Simoom are felt in places...
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