The Forms of Water in Clouds & Rivers, Ice & Glaciers

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D. Appleton, 1872 - 192 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 189 - I conclude that they stand to each other in the relation of cause and effect.
Σελίδα 158 - Between the Mer de Glace and a river there is a resemblance so complete that it is impossible to find in the glacier a circumstance which does not exist in the river.
Σελίδα 4 - Watch the cloud banner from the funnel of a running locomotive : you see it growing gradually less dense. It finally melts away altogether, and, if you continue your observations, you will not fail to notice that the speed of its disappearance depends on the character of the day.
Σελίδα 123 - It does not appear to me', he writes, 'that there is anything which human sagacity can fathom, within the wide-extended bounds of the visible creation, which affords a more striking or more palpable proof of the wisdom of the Creator, and of the special care He has taken in the general arrangement of the Universe to preserve animal life, than this wonderful contrivance'.

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