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" ... a perspective glass. When you shut the doors of this grotto, it becomes, on the instant, from a luminous room, a camera obscura ; on the walls of which all the objects of the river, hills, woods, and boats, are forming a moving picture, in their visible... "
The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes, and the ... - Page 309
by Alexander Pope - 1812
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The Thames: Or, Graphic Illustrations of Seats, Villas, Public ..., Volume 1

William Bernard Cooke, Samuel Owen - England - 1811
...from ft. luminous room, a camera obscvra ; on the walls of which, all objects of the river, hills, woods and boats, are forming a moving picture in their visible radiations : and when yon have a mind to light it up, it affords you a very different scene: it is finished with shells interspersed...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - History - 1816
...instant from a luminous room a camera obscura, on the wall of which all the objects of the river, hills, woods, and boats are forming a moving picture in their...angular forms, and in the ceiling is a star of the same materials ; at which, when a lamp of an orbicular figure of thin alabaster is hung in the middle, a...
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The beauties of England and Wales: or, Delineations ..., Volume 14, Part 4

John Britton, James Norris Brewer, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Frederic Shoberl, Joseph Nightingale, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, John Bigland, John Evans, Thomas Rees - Architecture - 1816
...and boats, are forming a moving picture in * Warburton's Edition »f Pope'i Works, Vol. VI. p. 63. their visible radiations : and when you have a mind...scene : it is finished with shells interspersed with pieres of looking glass, in angular forms; and in the ceiling is a star of the same material : at which,...
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London and Middlesex: or, An historical, commercial, & descriptive ..., Volume 4

Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale - London (England) - 1816
...boats, aro forming a moving picture in * Warburton'» Edition of Pop«'t Worts, Vol. VI. p. ffJ. I I their visible radiations : and when you have a mind to light it up, it aftbrds you a very different scene : it is finished with shells interspersed wilh pieces of looking-glass,...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans, John Evans (M.A., Edinburgh.) - 1817
...from a luminous room, a Camera Obscura, upon the walls of which all the objects of the river, hills, Woods and boats, are forming a moving picture in their...shells, interspersed with pieces of looking-glass, in regular forms ; and in the cieling is a star, of the same material, at which, when a lamp (of an orbicular...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 8

Alexander Pope - 1822
...from a luminous room, a Camera obscura; on the walls of which all the objects of the river, hills, woods, and boats, are forming a moving picture in...interspersed with pieces of looking-glass in angular 7 I wish he had made a full description of his garden and grounds, as Horace has done in his sixteenth...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 8

Alexander Pope - 1822
...from a luminous room, a Camera obscura; on the walls of which all the objects of the river, hills, woods, and boats, are forming a moving picture in...interspersed with pieces of looking-glass in angular 7 I wish he had made a full description of his garden and grounds, as Horace has done in his sixteenth...
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The works of Alexander Pope: esq. with notes and illustrations by ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...from a luminous room, a camera obscura; on the walls of which all the objects of the river, hills, woods, and boats, are forming a moving picture, in...shells, interspersed with pieces of looking-glass, in regular forms, and in the ceiling is a star of the same material, at which, when * This circumstance,...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1824
...from a luminous room, a camera obscura; on the walls of which all the objects of the river, hills, woods, and boats, are forming a moving picture, in...shells, interspersed with pieces of looking-glass, in regular forms, and in the ceiling is a star of the same material, at which, when * This circumstance,...
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Prose

James Gates Percival - Literature - 1826
...which all objects of the river, hills, woods, and boats, are forming a moving picture in their vifible radiations : and when you have a mind to light it up, it affords you a very diiferent fcene ; it is finiihed with ihells in. terfperfed with pieces of looking-glafs in angular...
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