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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 works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by himself and ...

Alexander Pope - 1847
...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 lookingglass, in regular forms, and in the ceiling is a star of the same material, at which, when a lamp (of an orbicular...
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The Patrician, Volume 6

John Burke, Bernard Burke - Nobility - 1848
...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 radiations : and wheft you have a mind to light it up, it affords you a very different scene; it is finished with shells...
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - Literary landmarks - 1856
...instant, from a luminous room, a camera obscma, on the walla of which all the objects of the river, hills, woods, and boats are forming a moving picture, in...radiations ; and when you have a mind to light it less, it affords you a very different scene. It is finished with shells, interspersed with lookingglass...
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Poets and statesmen; their homes and haunts in the neighbourhood of Eton and ...

William Dowling - 1857
...hills, woods, and boats, are forming a moving picture ; and when you have a mind to light it less, it affords you a very different scene. It is finished with shells, interspersed with looking-glass in regular forms ; and in the ceiling is a star of the same material, at which when a...
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Birds and bird-life, by F.T. Buckland and other naturalists

Francis Trevelyan Buckland - 1863
...river, hills, woods, boats, &c., are forming a moving picture, in their visible radiations ; and if you have a mind to light it up, it affords you a very...scene. It is finished with shells, interspersed with coloured glass, and in the ceiling is a star of the same material, at which, when a lamp is hung in...
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The Century, Volume 2

1871
...instant, from a luminous room, a camera obscura, on the wall of which all the objects on 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 orbicular figure, of thin alabaster, is hung in the middle, a thousand...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Correspondence

Alexander Pope, John Wilson Croker, Whitwell Elwin, William John Courthope - 1871
...a Camera obscura, on the walls of which all the objects of the river, hills, woods, and boats, arc forming a moving picture in their visible radiations...scene. It is finished with shells interspersed with pieees of looking-glass in angular forms; and in the coiling is a star of the same material, at which...
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Handbook to the Environs of London: Alphabetically Arranged ..., Part 2

James Thorne - London Region (England) - 1876 - 794 pages
...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...pieces of looking-glass in angular forms ; and in the cieling is a star of the same material, at which when a lamp (of an orbicular figure of thin alabaster)...
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Handbook to the environs of London, alphabetically arranged

James Thorne - 1876
...from a luminous room, a Camera obscura ; on the walls of which all the object** uf the river, hills, woods, and boats, are forming a moving picture in...it up, it affords you a very different scene ; it ie finished with sheila interspersed with pieces of looking -glass in angular forms ; and in the cieling...
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Handbook to the Environs of London: Alphabetically Arranged ..., Part 2

James Thorne - London Region (England) - 1876 - 794 pages
...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...radiations ; and when you have a mind to light it np, it affords you a very different scene ; it is finished with shells interspersed with pieces of...
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