Tales about the sun, moon, and stars

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الصفحة 16 - Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views, At evening, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe.
الصفحة xiii - Seized in thought, On Fancy's wild and roving wing I sail, From the green borders of the peopled earth, And the pale moon, her duteous, fair attendant ; From solitary Mars ; from the vast orb Of Jupiter, whose huge gigantic bulk Dances in ether like the lightest leaf...
الصفحة 26 - ... a degree of brightness about as strong as that with which such a coal would be seen to glow in faint daylight.
الصفحة 257 - On the other side, Incensed with indignation, Satan stood Unterrified, and like a comet burned, That fires the length of Ophiuchus huge In the arctic sky, and from his horrid hair Shakes pestilence and war.
الصفحة 359 - Centauri and the Cross ; while to the north it fades away pale and dim, and is in comparison hardly traceable.
الصفحة 20 - ... below, seem to bid defiance to the laws of gravitation. Around the base of these frightful eminences, are strewed numerous loose and unconnected fragments, which time seems to have detached from their parent mass ; and when we examine the rents and ravines which accompany the over-hanging cliffs, we expect every moment that they are to be torn from their base, and that the process of destructive separation which we had only contemplated in its effects, is about to be exhibited before us in tremendous...
الصفحة 359 - ... almost vacant parts of its general mass, and that eccentrically, so as to be much nearer to the parts about the Cross than to that diametrically opposed to it.
الصفحة 20 - ... spring from their rugged flanks, and threatening the valleys below, seem to bid defiance to the laws of gravitation. Around the base of these frightful eminences, are strewed numerous loose and unconnected fragments, which time seems to have detached from their parent mass ; and when we examine the rents and ravines which accompany the over-hanging cliffs, we expect every moment that they are to be torn from their base, and that the process of destructive separation which we had...
الصفحة 360 - ... other objects are scattered. Some of the objects in it are of very singular and incomprehensible forms ; the chief one, especially (30...
الصفحة 163 - And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

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