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" At last this dreadful darkness was dissipated by degrees, like a cloud of smoke ; the real day returned, and even the sun shone out, though with a lurid light, as when an eclipse is coming on. Every object that presented itself to our eyes (which were... "
San Francisco's Great Disaster: A Full Account of the Recent Terrible ... - Page 417
by Sydney Tyler, Ralph Stockman Tarr - 1906 - 424 pages
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Kirby's Wonderful and Scientific Museum: Or, Magazine of ..., Volume 2

R. S. Kirby - Characters and characteristics - 1804
...obliged every now and then to shake "off to prevent being crushed and bruised in the heap. At length this dreadful darkness was dissipated by degrees,...of smoke : the real day returned, and even the Sun appeared, though very faintly, and as when an eclipse is coming on; and every object seemed changed,...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 1

Edward Polehampton - Astronomy - 1815
...mankind were involved in the same calamity, and that 1 imagined I was perishing with the world itself. At last this dreadful darkness was dissipated by degrees...of smoke: the real day returned, and even the sun appeared, though very faintly, and as when an eclipse is coming on. Every object that presented itself...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art: Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 1

Edward Polehampton, John Mason Good - Natural history - 1818
...mankind were involved in the same calamity, and that 1 imagined I was perishing with the world itself. At last this dreadful darkness was dissipated by degrees like a cloud of smoke: the real day re* turned, and even the sun appeared, though very faintly, and as when an eclipse is coming on. Every...
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A Midsummer Day's Dream: A Poem

Edwin Atherstone - 1824 - 173 pages
...mankind were involved in the same calamity, and that I imagined I was perishing with the world itself. At last this dreadful darkness was dissipated by degrees, like a cloud or smoke ; the real day returned, and even the sun appeared, though very faintly, and as when an eclipse...
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Pompeii [by W. Clarke].

William Clarke (architect.) - 1836
...manKind were involved in the same calamity, and that I imagined I was perishing with the world itself! At last this dreadful darkness was dissipated by degrees,...of smoke; the real day returned, and even the sun appeared, though very faintly, and as when an eclipse is coming on. Every object that presented itself...
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THE CHRISTIAN'S PENNY MAGAZINE

the christians - 1836
...mankind were involved in the same calamity, and that I imagined I was perishing with the world itself. At last this dreadful darkness was dissipated by degrees...of smoke : the real day returned, and even the sun appeared, though very faintly, and as when an eclipse is coming on. Every object that presented itself...
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Curiosities of physical geography

William Wittich - Nature - 1845
...that all mankind was involved in the same calamity, and that I was perishing with the world itself. At last this dreadful darkness was dissipated by degrees like a cloud of smoke. The daylight returned, and even the sun appeared, but with a faint light, as when an eclipse is coming...
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Ruins of Sacred and Historic Lands

Archaeology - 1850 - 392 pages
...mankind were involved in the same calamity, and that I imagined I was perishing with the world itself! At last this dreadful darkness was dissipated by degrees,...of smoke; the real day returned, and even the sun appeared, though very faintly, and as when an eclipse is coming on. Every object that presented itself...
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The natural history of pigeons

sir William Jardine (bart.), P. J. Selby, A. Crichton - Pigeons - 1850 - 252 pages
...to shake off, otherwise we should have been crushed and buried in the heap. At last this frightful darkness was dissipated by degrees, like a cloud of smoke ; the real clay returned, and even the sun appeared, though very faintly, and as when an eclipse is coming on....
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Readings in science and literature

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1851
...mankind were involved in the same calamity, and that I imagined I was perishing with the world itself! At last this dreadful darkness was dissipated by degrees...of smoke; the real day returned, and even the sun appeared, though very faintly, and as when an eclipse is coming on. Every object that presented itself...
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