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" The effect is heightened by the contrast of the coal-black color of these vegetables with the light groundwork of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of another world ; he... "
The Penny Cyclopędia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Page 290
1837
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The certainties of geology

William Sidney Gibson - 1840
...festoons of most graceful foliage, flung in wild irregular profusion over every portion of its surface. The spectator feels himself transported, as if by...and characters now unknown upon the surface of the globe, presented to his senses almost in the beauty and vigour of their primeval life, their scaly...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 4

Freeman Hunt, William B. Dana - Commerce - 1841
...had been transported by enchantment into the forests of another world. He beholds (as he declares) trees of forms and characters now unknown upon the...earth, presented to his senses almost in the beauty and vigor of their primeval life ; their scaly stems and bending branches, with their delicate apparatus...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 4

Freeman Hunt, William B. Dana - Commerce - 1841
...had been transported by enchantment into the forests of another world. He beholds (as he declares) trees of forms and characters now unknown upon the...earth, presented to his senses almost in the beauty und vigor of their primeval life ; their scaly stems and bending branches, with their delicate apparatus...
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The Magazine of Science, and Schools of Art, Volume 1

Science - 1842
...the coal black color of these vegetables with the light ground work of the rock to which they were attached. The spectator feels himself transported,...trees, of forms and characters now unknown upon the face of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the beauty end vigor of their primeval life ;...
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Speeches, Reviews, Reports, &c

Joseph Blunt - Cherokee Indians - 1843 - 274 pages
...had been transported by enchantment into the forests of another world. He beholds (as he declares) trees of forms and characters now unknown upon the...earth, presented to his senses almost in the beauty and vigor of their primeval life ; their scaly stems and bending branches, with their delicate apparatus...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 49

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1860
...festoons of most graceful foliage, flung in wild, irregular profusion over every portion of its surface. The spectator feels himself transported, as if by...of another world ; he beholds trees, of forms and character now unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the vigor of...
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The Church of England Magazine, Volume 17

Religion - 1844
...light ground-work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself transported, ”и if by enchantment, into the forests of another world : he beholds trees of forms and characters now пи !; no« n upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the beauty and vigour...
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Ocean-work, ancient and modern: or, Evenings on sea and land

Joseph Hall Wright - 1845
...effect is heightened by the coal-black colour of these vegetables, with the light ground of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself...the forests of another world; he beholds trees, of form and characters now unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the...
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... Annual Report on the Geology of the State of Vermont

1845
...by the contrast of the coal,black color of these vegetables, with the light ground-work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself transported, as if by enchantment, into the forest of another world ; he beholds trees of forma and characters now unknown upon the surface of...
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Relics from the wreck of a former world: or, Splinters gathered on the ...

1847 - 96 pages
...heightened by the contrast of the black color of these vegetables with the light ground of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself...by enchantment, into the forests of another world, " So wondrous wild, the whole might seem The scenery of a fairy dream ;" he beholds trees of forms...
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