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" As he was sitting with a friend in the open air, an hour after sun-set, they saw a falling, or as it is sometimes called, a shooting star, directing its course towards them, growing apparently larger and larger, till it disappeared not far from them,... "
Of optics, magnetism, electricity, & galvanism - Page 311
by Jeremiah Joyce - 1815
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The literary and scientific class book: embracing the leading facts and ...

Levi Washburn Leonard, John Platts - New Hampshire - 1827 - 318 pages
...with which it may meet. One of the most striking of this kind is recorded by Beccaria, an Italian. — As he was sitting with a friend in the open air, an...sun-set, they saw a falling, or as it is sometimes NORTHERN LIGHTS. 155 called, a shooting star, directing its course towards them, growing apparently...
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The Literary and Scientific Class Book: Embracing the Leading Facts and ...

Levi Washburn Leonard - Recitations - 1828 - 318 pages
...with which it may meet. One of the most striking of this kind is recorded by Beccaria, an Italian. — As he was sitting with a friend in the open air, an...and lambent light, attended with no noise at all. He concluded this to be the effect of electricity, because he had previously raised his kite, and found...
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Scientific Dialogues,: Of electricity

Jeremiah Joyce - Astronomy - 1828
...may meet with. One of the most striking phenomena of this kind is recorded by Signior Beccaria.—As he was sitting with a friend in the open air, an hour...they saw a falling, or, as it is sometimes called, a shootingstar, directing its course towards them, growing, apparently, larger and larger, till it disappeared...
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The literary and scientific class book: embracing the leading facts and ...

Levi Washburn Leonard, John Platts - New Hampshire - 1828 - 318 pages
...with which it may meet. One of the most striking of this kind is recorded by Beccaria, an Itaan. — As he was sitting with a friend in the open air, an )ur after sun-set, they saw a falling, or as it is sometimes NORTHERN LIGHTS. 155 called, a shooting...
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The literary and scientific class book: embracing the leading facts and ...

Levi Washburn Leonard, John Platts - Science - 1830 - 320 pages
...with which it may meet. One of the most striking of this kind is recorded by Beccaria, an Italian. — As he was sitting with a friend in the open air, an...sun-set, they saw a falling, or as it is sometimes NORTHERN LIGHTS. 155 called, a shooting star, directing its course towards them, growing apparently...
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The literary and scientific class book: embracing the leading facts and ...

Levi Washburn Leonard, John Platts - Civilization - 1833 - 318 pages
...with which it may meet. One of the most striking of this kind is recorded by Beccaria, an Italian. — As he was sitting with a friend in the open air, an...apparently larger and larger, till it disappeared not for from them, and, disappearing, it left their faces, hands, and clothes, with the earth, and neighbouring...
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The Thomsonian Recorder, Volume 2

Health & Fitness - 1834
...stiking of this kind is recorded by Beccaria, an Italian. As he was sitting with a friend in the O open air, an hour after sunset, they saw a falling,...their faces, hands, and clothes, with the earth and neighboring objects, suddenly illuminated with a diffused and lambent light, attended with no noise...
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Scientific Dialogues: Intended for the Instruction and Entertainment of ...

Jeremiah Joyce - Physical sciences - 1838 - 362 pages
...conducting suhstances it may meet with. One of the most striking phenomena of this kind is recorded hy Signior Beccaria : — As he was sitting with a friend...their faces, hands, and clothes, with the earth and neighhouring ohjects, suddenly illuminated with a diffused, and lamhent light, attended with no noise...
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