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" It is a time-piece that advances very regularly near four minutes a day, and no other group of stars exhibits, to the naked eye, an observation of time so easily made. How often have we heard our guides exclaim in the savannahs of Venezuela, or in the... "
Tales about the sun, moon, and stars - Page 136
by Peter Parley (pseud.) - 1862
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1839
...southern hemisphere It is known at what hour of the night, in different seasons, the southern cross is erect, or inclined. It is a timepiece that advances...regularly nearly four minutes a day; and no other group ot stars exhibits, to the naked eye, an obser vation of time so easily made. How often have we heard...
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The Works of Mrs. Hemans, with a Memoir by Her Sister, and an Essay on Her ...

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, Harriet Mary Browne Owen - 1840
...form of which recalls the sign of the faith planted by their ancestors in the deserts of the New World It has been observed at what hour of the night, in...inclined. It is a time-piece that advances very regularly near four minutes a-day, and no other group of stars exhibits to the naked eye an observation of time...
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The Works of Mrs. Hemans, with a Memoir by Her Sister, and an Essay on Her ...

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, Harriet Mary Browne Owen - 1840
...form of which recalls the sign of the faith planted by their ancestors in the deserts of the New World It has been observed at what hour of the night, in...inclined. It is a time-piece that advances very regularly near four minutes a-day, and no other group of stars exhibits to the naked eye an observation of time...
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The Work of Mrs. Hemans, Volume 4

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans - 1842
...form of which recalls the sign of the faith planted by their ancestors hi the deserts of the New World It has been observed at what hour of the night, in...inclined. It is a time-piece that advances very regularly near four minutes a-day, and no other group of stars exhibits to the naked eye an observation of time...
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Wanderings on the Seas and Shores of Africa

Africa, West - 1843
...it passes the meridian. This circumstance is -known to every nation that lives within the tropics or in the southern hemisphere. It has been observed at...the south is erect or inclined. It is a time-piece which advances very regularly four minutes a day ; and no other group of stars exhibits to the naked...
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The works of mrs Hemans; with a memoir of her life, by her sister [H.M. Owen].

1845
...form of which recalls the sign of the faith planted by their ancestors in the deserts pf the New World It has been observed at what hour of the night, in...inclined. It is a time-piece that advances very regularly near four minutes a-day, and no other group of stars exhibits to the naked eye an observation of time...
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The New Englander, Volume 1

Criticism - 1843
...it passes the meridian. This circumstance is known to every nation that lives within the tropics or in the southern hemisphere. It has been observed at what hour of the night, in different Reasons, the cross of the south is erect or inclined. It is a time-piece which advances very regularly...
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Memoir, descriptive and explanatory, to accompany the general chart of the ...

Alexander George Findlay - 1845
...it passes the meridian. This circumstance is known to every nation that lives beyond the tropics, 01 in the southern hemisphere. It has been observed at...is a time-piece that advances very regularly nearly 4 minutes a day, and no other group of stars exhibits, to the naked eye, an observation of lime so...
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Marican: And, Other Poems

Henry Inglis - English poetry - 1851 - 144 pages
...it passes the meridian. This circumstance is known to every nation that lives beyond the tropics, or in the southern hemisphere. It has been observed at...inclined. It is a timepiece that advances very regularly ne:1r four minutes a day, and no other group of stars exhibits to the naked eye an observation of time...
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Complete Works, Reprinted Entire from the Last English Edition, Volume 1

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans - 1852
...form of which recalls the sign of the faith planted by their ancestors in the deserts of the New World It has been observed at what hour of the night, in...inclined. It is a time-piece that advances very regularly near four minutes a day, and no other group of stars exhibits to the naked eye an observation of Time...
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