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" We have, for instance, often heard people distinctly conversing, in a common tone of voice, at the distance of a mile ; and to-day I heard a man singing to himself as he walked along the beach, at even a greater distance than this. "
The London Medical and Physical Journal - Page 262
1821
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The Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 9

American periodicals - 1821
...common tone of voiee, at the distanee of a mile ; and to-day, (llth FebruLry) I heaed a man sinking to himself as he walked along the beach, at even a greater distance than this."— P. 143. This apparently singular effect was owing to the uniform density which the air maintained during...
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Meteorologia veterum Graecorum et Romanorum: prolegomena ad novam ...

Julius Ludwig Ideler - Meteorology - 1832 - 254 pages
...which they had' occasion to remark it, it always afforded them surprise. We have, for instance, öfter heard people distinctly conversing, in a common tone...heard a man singing to himself as he walked along the beachs at even a greater distance than this." Cfr. Edinburgh new philosophical Journal. I. April —...
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The last voyage of Capt. Sir John Ross, R.N. to the Arctic regions: for the ...

Robert Huish - Northwest Passage - 1835 - 760 pages
...during the continuance of intense frost, seems almost incredible ; persons have been distinctly heard conversing in a common tone of voice, at the distance of a mile. On seeing the sun set for the period of three months, the following heautiful lines were written. Behold...
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The last voyage of Capt. Sir John Ross, R. N. Knt. to the Arctic regions ...

Victory (Ship) - Northwest Passage - 1836 - 716 pages
...during the continuance of intense frost, seems almost incredible ; persons have been distinctly heard conversing in a common tone of voice, at the distance of a mile. On seeing the sun set for the period of three months, the following beautiful lines were written. Behold...
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The Music of Nature

William Gadiner - 1841
...great distance sounds could he heard during intense cold. ' We often heard people distinctly converse in a common tone of voice at the distance of a mile ;' but may not this striking effect be partly attributed to the even and glassy surface, there being...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 24

Periodicals - 1844
...Harbour, was surprised at the great distance at which the human voice could be heard: "I have," he says, "often heard people distinctly conversing, in a common...the beach, at even a greater distance than this." The strong tendency of sound to ascend has also a great effect. Humboldt has remarked, that the barking...
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The Church of England Magazine, Volume 21

Church Pastoral-aid Society, London - Religion - 1846
...Harbour, was surprised at the great distance at which the human voice could be heard: " I have," hesays, " often heard people distinctly conversing, in a common...the distance of a mile ; and to-day I heard a man smgingto himself ashe walked alone the beach, at even a greater distance than this." The strong tendency...
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Winter in the Arctic regions

Charles Tomlinson - Arctic regions - 1846 - 176 pages
...distinctly conversing in a common REAPPEARANCE OF THE SUN. 115 tone of voice, and Lieutenant Parry has heard a man singing to himself as he walked along the beach at even a greater distance than this. Another circumstance was also remarkable : the low temperature of the atmosphere often prevented the...
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Notes and Queries

William White - Questions and answers - 1894
...to ui, notwithstanding the frequency with which we had occasion to remark it. We hare, for instance, often heard people distinctly conversing in a common...tone of voice at the distance of a mile ; and to-day 1 heard a man singing to himself as he walked along the beach at even a greater distance than that."...
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Notes and Queries

William White - Questions and answers - 1894
...which we had occasion to remark it. We have, for instance, often heard people distinctly convening in a common tone of voice at the distance of a mile ; and to-day 1 heard a man singing to himself as he walked along the beach at even a greater distance than that."...
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