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" The effect is heightened by the contrast of the coal-black color of these vegetables with the light groundwork of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of another world ; he... "
The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Page 290
1837
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 56

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1836
...vegetables, with the light ground work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of another world ; he beholds trees, of form and character now unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the...
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Report of the Special Committee: Appointed by the Last Legislature to Report ...

Ohio. General Assembly - Geological surveys - 1836 - 18 pages
...heightened by the contrast of the coal black color of these vegetables with the light groundwork of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself...world; he beholds trees, of forms and characters now unJcnown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the beauty and vigor of their...
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the quarterly reviiew

JOHN MURRAY - 1836
...vegetables, with the light ground work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of another world ; he beholds trees, of form and character now unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the...
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The Quarterly Review.VOL.LV. december,1835 & February,1836

The Quarterly Review.VOL.LV. december,1835 & February,1836 - 1836
...vegetables, with the light ground work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of another world; he beholds trees, of form and character now unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 65

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Henry Reeve, Harold Cox - 1837
...most graceful foliage, flung in wild irregular ' profusion over every portion of its surface.' . . . ' The ' spectator feels himself transported, as if by...characters now unknown upon the surface of the earth, pre' sented to his senses almost in the beauty and vigour of their ' primeval life — their scaly...
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The Wonders of Geology, Or, A Familiar Exposition of Geological ..., Volume 2

Gideon Algernon Mantell, George Fleming Richardson - Geology - 1838
...vegetables, with the light ground- work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of another world ; he beholds trees of form and character now unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the...
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The Farmers' Register, Volume 7

Edmund Ruffin - Agriculture - 1839
...the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself Iransponed as by enchantment ¡mo the forests of another world ; he beholds trees of forms and characters now unknown upon the випасе of the earth, presented 'to his senses almost in the beauty and vigor of their primeval...
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Geological sketches, and history of the ancient earth

Maria Hack - Geology - 1839 - 401 pages
...light ground-work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels as if he were transported by enchantment into the forests of another world ; he beholds trees of forms no longer to be seen upon the surface of the earth, presented to his eye in almost their original beauty...
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Importance of Practical Education and Useful Knowledge: Being a Selection ...

Edward Everett - Education - 1840 - 419 pages
...heightened by the contrast of the coal-black color of these vegetables with the light groundwork of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself...presented to his senses, almost in the beauty and vigor of their primeval life ; their scaly stems and bending branches, with their delicate apparatus...
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London Saturday Journal..., Volume 3

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1840
...of the coal-blick colour of these vegetables with the light groundwork of the rock to which they arc attached. The spectator feels himself transported,...unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his lenses almost in the beauty and vigour of their primeval life; their scaly stems and bending branches,...
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