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" Bombay. of our bodies, or from seventy to one hundred tons on us in all, yet we do not so much as feel its weight. Softer than the softest down — more impalpable than the finest gossamer — it leaves the cobweb undisturbed, and scarcely stirs the lightest... "
The Physical Geography of the Sea - Page 45
by Matthew Fontaine Maury - 1859 - 352 pages
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Advanced Text-book of Physical Geography

David Page - Physical geography - 1864 - 320 pages
...to one hundred tons on us in all, yet we do not so much as feel its weight. Softer than the finest down, more impalpable than the finest gossamer, it...it supplies : yet it bears the fleets of nations on wings around the world, and crushes the most refractory substances by its weight. When in motion, its...
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Advanced Text-book of Physical Geography

David Page - Physical geography - 1864 - 320 pages
...sides, yet we see it not; it presses on us with a load of fifteen pounds on every square inch of surface of our bodies, or from seventy to one hundred tons...do not so much as feel its weight. Softer than the finest down, more impalpable than the finest gossamer, it leaves the cobweb undisturbed, and scarcely...
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Coal Or Coal Oil: Or, The Geology of the Earth. Being a Popular Description ...

Eli Bowen - Coal - 1865 - 494 pages
...surface of our bodies, or from seventy to one hundred tons in all, — yet we cannot realize a sense of its weight. " Softer than the softest down — more...the fleets of nations on its wings around the world, mid crushes the most refractory substances with its weight. It is sufficient, when in motion, to level...
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The Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

Ackworth sch - 1865
...sides, yet we see it not; it presses on us with a load of fifteen pounds on every square inch of surface of our bodies, or from seventy to one hundred tons...the softest down —more impalpable than the finest gossamer—it leaves the cobweb undisturbed, and scarcely stirs the lightest flower that feeds on the...
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My adventures afloat: a personal memoir of my cruises and services in 'The ...

Raphael Semmes - 1869 - 833 pages
...sides, yet we see it not; it presses on us with a load of fifteen pounds on every square inch of surface of our bodies, or from seventy to one hundred tons on us, in all, and yet we do not so much as feel its weight. Softer than the softest down — more impalpable than...
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MEMOIRS OF SERVICE AFLOAT, DURING THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES

ADMIRAL RAPHAEL SEMMES - 1869
...sides, yet we see it not; it presses on us with a load of fifteen pounds on every square inch of surface of our bodies, or from seventy to one hundred tons on us, in all, and yet we do not so much as feel its weight. Softer than the softest down — more impalpable than...
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Memoirs of Service Afloat: During the War Between the States

Raphael Semmes - Alabama (Confederate cruiser) - 1869 - 817 pages
...sides, yet we see it not; it presses on us with a load of fifteen pounds on every square inch of surface of our bodies, or from seventy to one hundred tons on us, in all, and yet we do not so much as feel its weight. Softer than the softest down — more impalpable than...
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Pennsylvania School Journal, Volume 19

Education - 1870
...yet we see it not ; it presses on us with a load of fifteen pounds on every square inch of surface of our bodies, or from seventy to one hundred tons...leaves the cobweb undisturbed, and scarcely stirs the slightest flower that feeds on the dew it supplies ; yet it bears the fleets of nations on its wings...
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The ocean and its wonders

Robert Michael Ballantyne - 1874
...lightest gossamer, it leaves the cobweb undisturbed, and, at times, scarcely stirs the most delicate flower that feeds on the dew it supplies; yet it bears the fleets of nations on its wings round the world, and crushes the most refractory substances with its weight It bends the rays of the...
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A Treatise on Physiology and Hygiene for Educational Institutions and ...

Joseph Chrisman Hutchison - Human physiology - 1875 - 270 pages
...Bides, yet wo Bee It not; It presses on us with a load of fifteen pounds to every square inch of surface of our bodies, or from seventy to one hundred tons...world, and crushes the most refractory substances beneath its weight. When iu motion, its force is sufficient to level the most stately forests with...
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