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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 reason why? A careful collection of hundreds of reasons for things [by R ...

Robert Kemp Philp - 1857
...by the contrast of the coal-black colour of these vegctables with the light ground-work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself...forests of another world ; he beholds trees, of forms aud characters now unknown upon the surface of the " Surely "every man walketh in a vain show ; surely...
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Botany and religion; or, Illustrations of the works of God in the structure ...

John Hutton Balfour - 1859
...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 (iig. 254, p. 363) and bending branches, with their delicate apparatus of foliage, are all spread forth...
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Earth, sea, and sky; or, The hand of God in the works of nature

John Marius Wilson - 1859
...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...and vigour of their primeval life. Their scaly stems »nd bending branches, with their delicate »uparatus of foliage, are all spread forth before him,...
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That's it (or, Plain teaching) by the author of 'The reason why'.

Robert Kemp Philp - 1859
...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...unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to the senses almost in the beauty and vigour of their primeval life ; their scaly stems and bending branches,...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 2; Volume 110

William Hendry Stowell - Literary Criticism - 1859
...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 * Professor Ansted's fascinating work, " I'icturesqne...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 49

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 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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Black diamonds; or, The gospel in a colliery district, by H.H.B.

H H. B - 1861
...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...trees, of forms and characters now unknown upon the earth, presented to his senses almost in the beauty and vigour of their primeval life ; their scaly...
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First Principles of Geology

David Ames Wells - History - 1861
...with the light groundwork of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels trausported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of another world ; he beholds trees of form and character now unknown upon the surface of tho earth, presented to his senses almost in the...
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The ferns of the Axe and its tributaries

Zachary James Edwards - 1862 - 126 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...trees of forms and characters now unknown upon the face of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the vigour and beauty of their primeval life ;...
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The home tutor, a treasury of self-culture

Home tutor - History - 1862
...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...trees of forms and characters now unknown upon the SPHENOPTERIS ARTEMISLEFOLIA. CALAMITES DUEIUS. surface of the earth, presented to the senses almost...
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