An Introduction to the Use of the Globes, and the Orery: Also, the Application of Astronomy to Chronology ... Adapted to the Instruction and Entertainment of Such Persons as are Not Previously Versed in Mathematic Science. With an Appendix, Attempting to Explain the Account of the First and Fourth Days Work of Creation in the First Chapter of Genesis

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J. Nourse, J. Buckland and E. and C. Dilly, 1766 - Astronomical models - 172 pages
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Page 159 - And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night ; and let them be for signs and for seasons, and for days,
Page 149 - And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so. And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.
Page 103 - Thus saith the Lord, Learn not the way of the heathen, and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the heathen are dismayed at them.
Page 35 - Put the centre of the quadrant of altitude on the pole of the ecliptic, and its graduated edge on the star ; then the arch of the quadrant, intercepted...
Page 30 - The hour being given at any place, to tell what hour it is in any other part of the world : Bring the given place to the meridian, and set the...
Page 30 - For the zenith : screw the quadrant of altitude on the meridian, at the given degree of latitude, counting from the equator towards the elevated pole, and the globe will be rectified for the zenith.
Page 31 - X.), and mark it on the brass meridian ; then bring the given place to the meridian, and set the index to the given hour. Turn the globe till the index points to...
Page 150 - Heaven and the earth ; and the earth was without form, and void, and darknefs was upon the face of the deep ; and the fpirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
Page 155 - Let there and there was light. 4 And God faw the light, that it was good : and God divided the light from the darknefs. 5 And God called the light Day, and the darknefs he called Night: and the evening and the morning •were the firft day.
Page 128 - To find the Dominical Letter. Divide the cent'ries by four; and twice what does remain Take from six; and then add to the number you gain The odd years and their fourth ; which, dividing by seven, What is left take from seven, and the letter is given.

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