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" the sun's rays are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By its heat are produced all winds, and those disturbances in the electric equilibrium of the atmosphere which give rise to the phenomena of... "
Astronomy - Page 211
by John Frederick William Herschel - 1833 - 422 pages
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 34

Naval art and science - 1865
...gives us the following facts. He says " the sun's rays are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By...the atmosphere which give rise to the phenomena of lightning, and probably also to those of terrestrial magnetism and the aurora. By their vivifying action...
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The Horticultural Register, Volume 3

Horticulture - 1834
...Astnm. — Lard. Cyclop. SCN'S RAYS. — The sun's rays are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By...become, in their turn, the support of animals and men, and the sources of those great deposits of dynamical efficiency which are laid up for human use...
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Youth's Book of Astronomy

John Lee Comstock - Astronomy - 1838 - 256 pages
...none. INFLUENCE OF THE SUN ON THE EARTH. The sun's rays are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By...produced all winds, and those disturbances in the ebctric equilibrium of the atmosphere, which give rise to the phenomena of terrestrial magnetism. By...
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Demonstrations of the divine pefections, as manifested in the material universe

William Gordon - 1847 - 160 pages
...are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. 396. By its heat are produced all winds, and those disturbances...give rise to the phenomena of terrestrial magnetism. 397. By the vivifying action of the sun's rays, vegetables are elaborated from inorganic matter, and...
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Outlines of Astronomy

John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1849 - 620 pages
...losing heat from its surface. (399.) The sun's rays are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By...the atmosphere which give rise to the phenomena of lightning, and probably also to those of terrestrial magnetism and the aurora. By their vivifying action...
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The Dynamical Theory of the Formation of the Earth, Volume 1

Archibald Tucker Ritchie - Cosmogony - 1850
...its light and heat." And again — " The sun's rays are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By...give rise to the phenomena of terrestrial magnetism, &c. &c The great mystery, however, is to conceive how so enormous a conflagration (if such it be),...
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Outlines of Astronomy

Sir John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1853 - 557 pages
...losing heat from its surface. (399.) The sun's rays are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By...those disturbances in the electric equilibrium of the atmoMihcre which give rise to the phenomena of lightning, and probably also to those of terrestrial...
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The Canadian Naturalist and Geologist

Geology - 1857
...constitution of the Sun, he says : " The Sun's rays are the ultimate sources of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth- By...all winds, and those disturbances in the electric equilibrinm of the atmosphere which give rise to the phsnomena of terrestrial magnetism. By their vivifying...
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The Canadian Naturalist and Geologist

Geology - 1857
...of the constitution of the Sun, he says: "The-Sun'sraysaretheultimatesources of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the -earth. By...produced all winds, and those disturbances in the eleotric equilibrium of theatmosphere which give rise to the phenomena of terrestrial magnetism. By...
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Outlines of astronomy

sir John Frederick W. Herschel (1st bart.) - 1858
...losing heat from its surface. (399.) The sun's rays are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By...equilibrium of the atmosphere which give rise to the phaenomena of lightning, and probably also to those of terrestrialmagnetism and the aurora. By their...
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