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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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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 2

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1850
...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...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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Phyto-theology: or, Botanical sketches, intended to illustrate the works of ...

John Hutton Balfour - Science - 1851 - 242 pages
...heightened by the contrast of the coalblack colour of these vegetables with the light groundwork of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself...vigour of their primeval life ; their scaly stems (fig. 160, p. 194), and bending branches with their delicate apparatus of foliage, are all spread forth...
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Elements of Geology: Intended for the Use of Students

Samuel St. John - Geology - 1851 - 334 pages
...transported, as if by enchantment into the forests of another world ; he beholds trees of form and character now unknown upon the surface of 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 foliage-...
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Elements of Geology: Intended for the Use of Students

Samuel St. John - Geology - 1851 - 334 pages
...these vegetables, with the light groundwork of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels transported, as if by enchantment into the forests of another world ; he beholds trees of form and character now unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the...
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The People's illustrated journal

1852
...foliage. " The spectator," says Dr. Buckland, "feels himself transported, as if by enchantment, into tho forests of another world ; he beholds trees of forms...his senses almost in the beauty and vigour of their prima:val life ; tlieir scaly stems ;ind bending branches, with their delicate apparatus of foliages,...
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Geology in Its Relation to Revealed Religion

C. B. - Bible and geology - 1853 - 368 pages
...by the contrast of the coal-black colour of these vegetables, with the light groundwork of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself...characters now unknown upon the surface of the earth, preserved to his senses, almost in the beauty and vigour of their primeval life ; their scaly stems...
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The globe prepared for man, a guide to geology, by the author of 'The ...

Anne Wright - History - 1853
...by the contrast of the coal black colour of the vegetables, with the light ground-work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself...world ; he beholds trees of forms and characters now imknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the beauty and vigour of their...
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The Botany of the Eastern Borders: With the Popular Names and Uses of the ...

George Johnston, George Tate - Botany - 1853 - 336 pages
...by the contrast of the coal-black colour 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 forests of another world ; he beholds Trees, of forms and characters unknown upon the surface of the...
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History, Topography, and Directory of Northumberland: Comprising a General ...

Whellan, William, & Co - Northumberland (England) - 1855 - 1010 pages
...by the contrast of the coal-black colour 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 forests of another world'; he beholds trees, of forms and characters unknown upon the surface of the...
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Rambles round Nottingham

1856
...heightened by the contrast of the coal-black colour of the vegetables, with the light groundwork of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself...forests 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 beauty and...
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