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" It is a time-piece that advances very regularly near four minutes a day, and no other group of stars exhibits, to the naked eye, an observation of time so easily made. How often have we heard our guides exclaim in the savannas of Venezuela, or in the... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 102
by Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1815
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Personal narrative of travels to the equinoctial regions of the ..., Volumes 1-2

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - Natural history - 1818
...South is erect, or inclined. It is a time-piece that advances very regularly near four minutes a day, and no other group o'f stars exhibits, to the naked...How often have we heard our guides exclaim in the savannahs of Venezuela, or in the desert extending from Lima to Triixillo, " Midnight is past, the...
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Volumes 1-2

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé de Bonpland - Natural history - 1822
...South is erect, or inclined. It is a time-piece that advances very regularly near four minutes a day, and no other group of stars exhibits, to the naked...How often have we heard our guides exclaim in the savannahs of the Venezuela, or in the desert extending from Lima to Truxillo, " Midnight is past, the...
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Museum Americanum; Or: Select Antiquities, Curiosities, Beauties, and ...

Charles Hulbert - America - 1823 - 341 pages
...south is erect, or inclined. It is a timepiece that advances very regular near four minutes a day ; and no other group of stars exhibits to the naked...Venezuela, or in the desert extending from Lima to Truxillo, " Midnight is past, the cross begins to bend.'' cc 204 AMERICAN BEAUTIES, &C. VIEW AT MEXICO....
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...Cross is erect, or inclined. It is a timepiece that advances very regularly nearly four minutes a day ; and no other group of stars exhibits, to the naked...Venezuela, or in the desert extending from Lima to Truxillo, ' Midnight is past, the Cross begins to bend !' How often these words reminded us of that...
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Elements of astronomy: illustrated with plates

John Hubbard Wilkins - Astronomy - 1825 - 151 pages
...south is erect, or inclined. It is a time-piece that advances very regularly near four minutes a daj', and no other group of stars exhibits to the naked...Venezuela, or in the desert extending from Lima to Truxillo, ' Midnight is past, the Cross begins to bend !' How often those words reminded us of that...
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The every-day book, or, The guide to the year, Volume 2

William Hone - Political Science - 1825 - 851 pages
...erect, or inclined. It is a timepiece that advances very regularly nearly four minutes a day ; nnd no other group of stars exhibits, to the naked eye,...Venezuela, or in the desert extending from Lima to Truxillo, ' Midnight is past, the cross begins to bend !' How often these words reminded us of that...
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The Forest Sanctuary: And Other Poems

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans - Poetry - 1825 - 205 pages
...South is erect or inclined. It is a time-piece that adrances very regularly near four minutes a day, and no other group of stars exhibits to the naked...How often have we heard our guides exclaim, in the savannahs of Venezuela, or in the desert extending from Lima to Truxillo, " Midnight is past, the cross...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - Calendars - 1826
...его« is erect, or inclined. It is a timepiece thai advances very regularly nearly fcur minutes a day ; and no other group of stars exhibits, to the naked...Venezuela, or in the desert extending from Lima to Tnmllo, ' Midnight is past, the cross begins to bend Г How often these words reminded us of that affecting...
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The Every Day Book, Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1826
...nearly four minutes a day; and no other group ot stars exhibits, to the naked eye, an obser vation r quit him while he lives ; Nor think of woes to come...wind ; For come they will, or soon or late, At land, Truxillo, ' Midnight is past, the cross begins to bend !' How often these words reminded us of that...
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The Every-day Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements ...

William Hone - Calendars - 1868
...nearly four minutes a day; and no other group ol stars exhibits, to the naked eye, an obser vation of time so easily made. How often have we heard our...Venezuela, or in the desert extending from Lima to Truxtllo, ' Midnight is past, the cross begins to bend 1' How often these words reminded us of that...
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