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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 Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Page 290
1837
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Lectures on Natural Theology: Or, Nature and the Bible from the Same Author ...

Paul Ansel Chadbourne - Natural theology - 1871 - 320 pages
...heightened by the contrast of the coal-black color of the plants with the light groundwork of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself...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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Our Planet, In Past And Future; Or Lectures On Geology

William Denton - 1872
...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...earth, presented to his senses almost in the beauty and vigor of their primeval life." Still further evidence of the vegetable character of coal is presented...
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Fourteen Weeks in Popular Geology: The Story of the Rocks

Joel Dorman Steele - 1874
...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...unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his souses almost in the beauty and vigor of their primeval life."— Dr. SucUana. 3. The Sigillaria (seal...
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Abstracts of Papers Read Before the Society: Together with the Annual Report

Brighton and Hove Natural History and Philosophical Society, Brighton - Science - 1874
...transported, as if by [ 83 J [ 84 J enchantment, into the forests of another world; he beheld trees, of forma and characters now unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the beanty of their primeval life; their scaly stems and bending brunches, with their delicate apparatus...
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The Story of the Rocks: Fourteen Weeks in Popular Geology

Joel Dorman Steele - 1876
...heightened by the contrast of the coal-Mack color of these vegetables with the light ground-work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself...earth, presented to his senses almost in the beauty and vigor of their primeval life."— D?. Buckland. * 3. The Sigillaria (seal -marked) 'is curiously orna*...
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Black's guide to Nottinghamshire

Alfred Edward Lawson Lowe - Nottinghamshire (England) - 1876 - 286 pages
...profusion of extinct vegetable forms with which the galleries of these instructive coal-mines are hung. The spectator feels himself transported as if by enchantment...forests of another world; he beholds trees of forms and character now unknown upon the face of the earth—faithful records of extinct systems of vegetation,...
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Fourteen Weeks in Popular Geology

Joel Dorman Steele - Geology - 1877 - 280 pages
...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...earth, presented to his senses almost in the beauty and vigor of theil primeval life." — Dr. Suckland. 3. The Sigillaria (seal -marked) is curiously ornaThented...
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Chapters on everyday things, or, Histories and marvels in common life, by ...

Mary Elizabeth Beck - 1878
...contrast of the coal-black colour of this vegetation with the light groundwork of the rock to which it is attached. The spectator feels himself transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of i another world ; he beholds trees of forms and characters now unknown upon the surface of the earth,...
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Earth's diamonds; or, Coal, its formation and value

Henry H. Bourn - 1882
...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...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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Beauty and the laws governing its development

Joseph Hands - 1882
...enchantment into the forests of another world ; he beholds trees and ferns of a character now unknown presented to his senses, almost in the beauty and vigour of their primeval life, their scaly steins and bending branches, with their delicate foliage, are all spread forth before him, little impaired...
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