| 1833
...Choose any well-levelled field or howling green. On it place a globe, two feet in diameter ; this will **represent the Sun ; Mercury will be represented by...of mustard seed, on the circumference of a circle** 164 feet in diameter for its orbit; Venus a pea, on a circle 284 feet in diameter ; the Earth also... | |
| sir John Frederick W. Herschel (1st bart.) - 1833
...Choose any well levelled field or bowling green. On it place a globe, two feet in diameter ; this will **represent the Sun ; Mercury will be represented by...of mustard seed, on the circumference of a circle** 164 feet in diameter for its orbit ; Venus a pea, on a circle 284 feet in diameter ; the Earth also... | |
| John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1833 - 422 pages
...Choose any well levelled field or bowling green. On it place a globe, two feet in diameter ; this will **represent the Sun ; Mercury will be represented by...of mustard seed, on the circumference of a circle** 164 feet in diameter for its orbit ; Venus a pea, on a circle 284 feet in diameter ; the Earth also... | |
| 1833
...Choose any well levelled field or bowling green. On it place a globe, two feet in diameter; this will **represent the Sun; Mercury will be represented by a grain of mustard seed, on the** t William of Malmesbury, 518. Holinshed, ii. 70. Lytteltou, Henry II. (8vo.) i. 198. Henrv, iii. 48-5t1,... | |
| John Wesley - 1836
...Choose any well-levelled field or bowling-green ; on it place a globe two feet in diameter ; this will **represent the sun ; Mercury will be represented by...of mustard seed, on the circumference of a circle** two hundred and eightyfour feet in diameter ; the earth, also, a pea, on a circle of four hundred and... | |
| Augustus De Morgan - Astronomy - 1836 - 126 pages
...Choose any well-levelled field or bowling-green. On it place a globe, two feet in diameter ; this will **represent the sun: Mercury will be represented by...of mustard seed, on the circumference of a circle** 164 feet in diameter for its orbit; Venus, a pea on a circle 284 feet in diameter ; the Earth also... | |
| Mrs. L. H. Tyler - Astronomy - 1837 - 288 pages
...Choose any well leveled field or bowling green. On it place a globe two feet in diameter ; this will **represent the sun ; Mercury will be represented by...of mustard seed, on the circumference of a circle** 164 feet in diameter for its orbit ; Venus a pea on a circle 284 feet in diameter ; the Earth also... | |
| Richard Green Parker - Physics - 1838 - 213 pages
...system is given by Sir JFW Herschel. On a well levelled field place a globe, two feet in diameter, **to represent the Sun; Mercury will be represented...grain of mustard seed on the circumference of a circle** 164 feet in diameter for its orbit; — Venus, a pea, on a circle 284 feet in-diameter; the Earth,... | |
| John Lee Comstock - Astronomy - 1838 - 256 pages
...Herschel, " any well levelled field or bowling green. On it place a globe, two feet in diameter ; this will **represent the sun ; Mercury will be represented by...of mustard seed, on the circumference of a circle** 164 feet in diameter for its orbit ; Venus a pea on a circle 284 feet in diameter ; the Earth also... | |
| Christian Tract Society - 1838 - 72 pages
...Choose any well levelled field or bowling-green. On it place a globe two feet in diameter ; this will **represent the Sun ; Mercury will be represented by a grain of mustard seed, on the** circum13 " We will not ask you to tell us more tonight," said Mary. " I feel already quite perplexed,... | |
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