An Account of a Surprising Meteor, Seen in the Air, March the 6th, 1716, at Night ...

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J. Senex and W. Taylor, 1716 - Meteors - 78 pages
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Page 70 - Spirit is real and effectual : but as " the wind bloweth where it listeth, and we hear the sound thereof, but cannot tell whence it cometh or whither it goeth, so is every one born of the Spirit.
Page 7 - were seen in the air strange impressions of fire and smoke to proceed forth from a black cloud in the north towards the south — that the next night the heavens from all parts did seem to burn marvellous ragingly, and over our heads the flames from the horizon round about rising did meet, and there double and roll one in another, as if it had been in a clear furnace.
Page 7 - were seen in the air strange impressions of fire and smoke to proceed forth of a black cloud in the north towards the south. That the next night following, the heavens from all parts did seem to burn marvellous ragingly, and over our heads the flames from the horizon round about rising did meet, and there double and roll one in another, as if it had been in a clear furnace.
Page 25 - Tails pf fome Comets, broad below, and ending in Points above. Some of them extended almoft to the Tail of Urfa Minor, and all were nearly perpendicular to the Horizon, and it was as bright, as if the Full Moon had been rifmg in the Cloud.
Page 7 - Sunday, about midnight following, diucrs strange impressions of fire and sraoake were seenc in the ayre, to procecde foorth of a black cloude in the North towards the South, which so continued til the next morning that it was daylight The next night following, the heauens from all parts did...
Page 48 - I can term it' nothing elfe ) was, the Stars appear'd clear as thro* a thin bright Smoke, or as the Sun fometimes thro
Page 15 - Northerly, and saw it was more Light due North; and saw several Streaks of Light, like the Tail of the Blazing Star, all pointing North and South: One of which was as long, or longer than that we saw last Year; for...
Page 8 - Greenland which fhines over all the Country, as if the Moon were full : The darker the 'Night is, the clearer is the Light. It takes its Courfe from the North, for which Reafon ie is called the Northern Light.
Page 73 - Accounts, concerning the pretended Openings of the Heavens, the Air being on Fire, the exhibition of Weapons, Armies, Navies, and Battels in the Air, and the like ; thefe in all probability being generally deriv'd from fuch...
Page 76 - Wifdom,(haII think fit for his Creatures. This World is God's World : and what Nature does, is in reality and ultimately done by the God of Nature ; and fo can never be juftly lock'd on as having no dependance on him, or regard to him.

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