Elements of Meteorology: With Questions for Examination, Designed for Schools and Academies
Pratt, Woodford, Farmer & Brace, 1855 - 240 pagine
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Pagina 183 - When the rising sun shines from that point whence its incident ray forms an angle of about 45° on the sea of Reggio, and the bright surface of the water in the bay is not disturbed either by the wind or the current...
Pagina 183 - ... numberless series of pilasters, arches, castles well delineated, regular columns, lofty towers, superb palaces, with balconies and windows, extended alleys of trees, delightful plains with herds and flocks, armies of men on foot and horseback, and many other strange images, in their natural colours and proper actions, passing rapidly in succession along the surface of the sea...
Pagina 86 - They originate in the same causes as rain — the union of a cool body of air with one that is warm and humid ; when the precipitation of moisture is slight, fogs are produced ; when it is copious, rains are the result.
Pagina 191 - India probably arises from this cause. " A deep precipitous valley below us, at the bottom of which I had seen one or two miserable villages in the morning, bore in the evening a complete resemblance to a beautiful lake ; the vapour which played the part of water ascending nearly half way up the sides of the vale, and on its bright surface trees and rocks being distinctly reflected. I had not been long contemplating this phenomenon, before a sudden storm came on and dropped a curtain of clouds over...
Pagina 236 - I witnessed this phenomenon by myself, I should have been disposed to receive with caution the evidence even of my own senses, as to this last fact; but the appearance conveying precisely the same idea to three...
Pagina 7 - PROGRESSIVE EXERCISES IN ANALYSIS AND PARSING 0 15 INTRODUCTION TO ANALYTICAL GRAMMAR 0 30 NEW, OR ANALYTICAL AND PRACTICAL ENGLISH GRAMMAR 0 63 LATIN LESSONS, WITH EXERCISES IN PARSING. By Geo. Spencer, AM Half cloth, enlarged 0 63 BULLIONS' PRINCIPLES OF LATIN GRAMMAR 1 00 BULLIONS' LATIN READER. With an Introduction on the Idioms of the Latin Language. An improved Vocabulary 1 00 BULLIONS' CAESAR'S COMMENTARIES , 1 00 BULLIONS
Pagina 5 - KEY TO ALGEBRA 0 84 ELEMENTS OF GEOMETRY 1 00 These books are believed to be unrivaled in the following particulars: 1. The philosophical accurateness with which their topics are arranged, so as to show the mutual dependence and relationship of their subjects. 2. The scientific correctness and practical convenience of their greatly improved nomenclature. 3. The clear and concise manner in which principles are stated and explanations are given. 4. Brevity and completeness of rules.