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" Usually, the higher or more distant such clouds seem to be, the more gradual but general the coming change of weather will prove. Light, delicate, quiet tints or colors, with soft undefined forms of clouds, indicate and accompany fine weather ; but gaudy... "
Practical instructions - Page 90
by Pliny Earle Chase - 1884
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The Way to Avoid the Centre of Our Violent Gales

Cyclones - 1866 - 31 pages
...quiet tints or colors, with soft, undefined forms of clouds, indicate and accompany fine weather ; but gaudy or unusual hues, with hard, definitely-outlined clouds, foretell rain, and probably strong wind. Misty clouds, forming or hanging on heights, show wind or rain coming if they remain,...
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The American coast pilot: containing directions for the principal harbors ...

Edmund March Blunt, George William Blunt - Pilot guides - 1867 - 841 pages
...quiet tints or colors, with soft, undefined forms of clouds, indicate and accompany fine weather ; but gaudy or unusual hues, with hard, definitely-outlined clouds, foretell rain, and probably strong wind. Misty clouds, forming or hanging on heights, show wind or rain coming if they remain,...
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A Treatise on Meteorology: With a Collection of Meteorological Tables

Elias Loomis - Meteorology - 1868 - 305 pages
...it will rain during the night or the next day. Gaudy or unusual hues, with hard, definitely outlined clouds, foretell rain and probably wind. If the sun,...appears diffuse and of a brilliant white, it foretells a storm. If it sets in a sky slightly purple, the atmosphere near the zenith being of a bright blue,...
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Local Marine Board Examination, for Officers in the Mercantile Marine ...

Erasmus Thompson - Merchant marine - 1868 - 91 pages
...quiet tints or colors, with soft, undefined forms of clouds, indicate and accompany fine weather; but gaudy or unusual hues, with hard, definitely-outlined clouds, foretell rain, and probably strong wind. Misty clouds forming, or hanging on hights, show wind and rain coming, if they remain,...
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American Observer Medical Monthly, Volume 8

Homeopathy - 1871
...quiet tints or colors, with soft undefined forms of clouds, indicate and accompany fine weather ; but gaudy or unusual hues, with hard, definitely-outlined clouds, foretell rain, and probably strong wind. Misty clouds forming or hanging on heights show wind and rain coming, if they remain,...
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History of the Life-boat: And Its Work

Richard Lewis - Lifeboats - 1874 - 226 pages
...quiet tints or colours, with soft, undefined forms of clouds, indicate and accompany fine weather ; but gaudy or unusual hues, with hard, definitely-outlined clouds, foretell rain, and probably strong wind. When sea-birds fly out early and far to seaward, moderate wind and fair weather may be...
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Public Ledger Almanacs: For the Years 1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875

Almanacs, American - 1870 - 346 pages
...quiet tints or colors, with soft undefined forms of clouds, indicate and accompany fine weather; but gaudy or unusual hues, with hard, definitely-outlined clouds, foretell rain, and probably strong wind. Misty clouds forming or hanging on heights show wind and rain coming, if they remain,...
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Vennor's Almanac and Weather Record

Almanacs, American - 1879
...the night or next day. j Gaudy or unusual hues, with hard, definitely outlined clouds, fore- j tell rain and probably wind. ? If the sun before setting...appears diffuse and of a brilliant white, it ! foretells a storm. If it sets in a sky slightly purple, the atmosphere near the zenith ig of a bright blue, we...
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Weather Lore: A Collection of Proverbs, Sayings, and Rules Concerning the ...

Weather - 1898 - 233 pages
...it will rain during the night or the next day. Gaudy or unusual hues, with hard, definitely outlined clouds, foretell rain, and probably wind. If the sun...in a sky slightly purple, the atmosphere near the lenith being of a bright blue, we may rely on fine weather. If the sun in red should set, Rkymt, The...
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The automobile blue book

1901
...quiet tints or colors, with soft, undefined forms of clouds, indicate and accompany fine weather ; but gaudy or unusual hues, with hard, definitely-outlined clouds, foretell rain, and probably strong wind. When sea-birds fly out early and far to seaward, moderate wind and fair weather may be...
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