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" The light was most brilliant on marigolds of an orange or flame colour ; but scarcely visible on pale ones. The flash was frequently seen on the same flower two or three times in quick succession ; but more commonly at intervals of several minutes ; and... "
Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 16
1823
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Poems, Issue 346

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Charles Lamb, Charles Lloyd - English poetry - 1797 - 278 pages
...pale ones. The flash was frequently seen on the same flower two or three times in quick successon; but more commonly at intervals of several minutes...the atmosphere was clear; but after a rainy day, or when the air was loaded with vapours nothing of it was seen. The following flowers emitted flashes,...
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The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, Volume 4

William Nicholson - 1809
...colour ; but scarcely visible on pale ones. The flash was frequently seen on the same flower two or thru times in quick succession, but more commonly at intervals...considerable distance. This phenomenon was remarked in tlie months of July and August at sunset, and for half an hour when the atmosphere was clear; but after...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 7

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1821
...; but scarcely visible on pale ones. The flash was frequently seen on the same flower two or three times in quick succession, but more commonly at intervals...in the months of July and August at sunset, and for balf an hour when the atmosphere was clear; but after a rainy day, or when the air was loaded with...
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British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 7

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1821
...colour ; but scarcely visible on pale ones. The flashwas frequently seen on the same flower two or three times in quick succession, but more commonly at intervals...remarked in the months of July and August at sunset, Ľnd for half an hour when the atmosphere was clear; but after a rainr day, or when the air was loaded...
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The Botanic Garden: A Poem, in Two Parts; Containing The Economy of ...

Erasmus Darwin - Botany - 1824 - 194 pages
...colour, but scarcely visible on pale ones. The flash was frequently seen on the same flower two or three times in quick succession, but more commonly at intervals...remarked in the months of July and August, at sun-set, arid for half an hour after, when the atmosphere was dear; but after a rainy day, or when the air was...
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The Botanic Garden: A Poem, in Two Parts ; Containing the Economy of ...

Erasmus Darwin - Botany - 1825 - 203 pages
...scarcely visible on pale ones. The flash was frequently seen on the same flower two or three times m quick succession, but more commonly at intervals of...considerable distance. This phenomenon was remarked in the mouths of July and August, at sun-set, and for half an hour after, when the atmosphere was clear; but...
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With a Life of ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - English drama - 1836 - 403 pages
...; but scarcely visible on pale ones. The flash was frequently seen on the same flower two or three times in quick succession ; but more commonly at intervals...the atmosphere was clear ; but after a rainy day, or when the air was loaded with vapours nothing of it was seen. The following flowers emitted flashes,...
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Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants, Volume 2

Sir Joseph Paxton - Botany - 1836
...colour, but scarcely visible in pale ones. " The flash was frequently on the same flower two or three times in quick succession, but more commonly at intervals...of July and August, at sunset, and for half an hour after, when the atmosphere was clear ; but after a rainy day, or when the air was loaded with vapours,...
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The poetical and dramatic works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor [poetical works] Coleridge - 1838 - 464 pages
...; but scarcely visible on pale ones. The flash was frequently seen on the same flower two or three times in quick succession ; but more commonly at intervals...the atmosphere was clear; but after a rainy day, or when the air was loaded with vapours nothing of it was seen. The following flowers emitted flashes,...
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Miscellaneous extracts and fragments ... chiefly from works at present out ...

Miscellaneous extracts - 1839
...colour; but scarcely visible on pale ones. The flash was frequently seen on the same flower two or three times in quick succession, but more commonly at intervals...the months of July and August, at sun-set, and for liai f an hour after, when the atmosphere was clear; but after a rainy day, or when the air was loaded...
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