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" 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 circumference of a circle 164 feet in diameter for its orbit; Venus a pea, on a circle 284 feet in diameter; the Earth... "
Introduction to Astronomy: For the Use of Science Classes and Elementary and ... - Page 69
by John Isaac Plummer - 1873 - 174 pages
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral, & philosophical ...

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...
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Astronomy

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...
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A Treatise on Astronomy

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...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 21

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,...
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A compendium of natural philosophy, being a survey of the wisdom of God in ...

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...
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An Explanation of the Gnomonic Projection of the Sphere: And of Such Points ...

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...
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A Treatise on Astronomy

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...
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The Boston School Compendium of Natural and Experimetal Philosophy ...

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,...
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Youth's Book of Astronomy

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...
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The Young Disciples

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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