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" The sun's rays are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By its heat are produced all winds, and those disturbances in the electric equilibrium of the atmosphere which give rise to the phenomena of lightning,... "
Nature - Page 182
edited by - 1872
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 34

Shipping - 1865
...facts. He says " the sun's rays are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By its heat are produced...the atmosphere which give rise to the phenomena of lightning, and probably also to those of terrestrial magnetism and the aurora. By their vivifying action...
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Astronomy

sir John Frederick W. Herschel (1st bart.) - 1833
...surface. (336.) The sun's rays are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By its heat are produced...become, in their turn, the support of animals and of man, and the sources of those great deposits of dynamical efficiency which are laid up for human...
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Astronomy

Sir John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1833 - 422 pages
...surface. (336.) The sun's rays are the ultimate source of almost every m otion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By its heat are produced...become, in their turn, the support of animals and of man, and the sources of those great deposits of dynamical efficiency which are laid up for human...
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Youth's book of astronomy

John Lee Comstock - Astronomy - 1838 - 256 pages
...SUN ON THE EARTH. The sun's rays are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By its heat are produced...become, in their turn, the support of animals, and of man. By his rays the waters of the sea are taken up, and made to circulate in vapor through the...
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Youth's Book of Astronomy

John Lee Comstock - Astronomy - 1838 - 256 pages
...SUN ON THE EARTH. The sun's rays are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By its heat are produced all winds, and those disturbances in the ebctric equilibrium of the atmosphere, which give rise to the phenomena of terrestrial magnetism. By...
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A sketch of the the life of the rev. John Brown, sometime minister ... in ...

Thomas Lockerby - 1839
...almost every motion which takes place on the surface of this earth. By its heat are produced almost all winds, and those disturbances in the electric...become, in their turn, the support of animals and of man, and the sources, perhaps, of those great deposits of dynamical efficiency, which are laid up...
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Demonstrations of the divine pefections, as manifested in the material universe

William Gordon - 1847
...are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. 396. By its heat are produced all winds, and those disturbances...give rise to the phenomena of terrestrial magnetism. 397. By the vivifying action of the sun's rays, vegetables are elaborated from inorganic matter, and...
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Outlines of Astronomy

Sir John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1849 - 620 pages
...surface. (399.) The sun's rays are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By its heat are produced...the atmosphere which give rise to the phenomena of lightning, and probably also to those of terrestrial magnetism and the aurora. By their vivifying action...
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The Dynamical Theory of the Formation of the Earth, Volume 1

Archibald Tucker Ritchie - Cosmogony - 1850 - 632 pages
...And again " The sun's rays are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By its heat are produced...give rise to the phenomena of terrestrial magnetism, &c. &c The great mystery, however, is to conceive how so enormous a conflagration (if such it be),...
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Geology in Its Relation to Revealed Religion

C. B. - Bible and geology - 1853 - 368 pages
...the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By their heat are produced all winds, and those disturbances...become, in their turn, the support of animals and of man. By them the waters of the sea are made to circulate in vapour through the air, producing springs...
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