Arcturus; Or, The Bright Star In Bootes, An Easy Guide To Science. An Easy Guide To Science by Catharine Maria Sedgwick

Arcturus; Or, The Bright Star In Bootes, An Easy Guide To Science. An Easy Guide To Science

byCatharine Maria Sedgwick

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865. Excerpt: ... FIN GAL S CAVE, AS SEEN DURING AN ECLIPSE OF THE MOON. CHAPTER VI. Studies again interrupted--Harry learns his Papa is coming home--In his haste to know more about our Systems, he says he is sorry, but like our Planet he cools down, and acquires' consistency as time goes on--Brushes up his Classics for the occasion, and compares his Papa to Ulysses--The Earthquake in Lisbon--Centrifugal Power--The effort the Earth is making to have her own way, and how the Sun exerts himself to counteract her tendency to fly off in a tangent--Phoebus and his fiery Steeds--The rolling Planet and the fixed Stars---The Moon an excellent Servant to the Earth, but not her Slave, as she knows how to maintain her own position--A practical lesson on Eclipses, occasioned by Harry interposing his head in the way of the light--He traces the Moon's progress through the Signs of the Zodiac--Finishes up with the great Herschel. fgffil Harry, I have news to tell you. J§f Oh, mamma, I guess what it is--you have had a letter from papa, and he is coming home. (fffo Yes, and sooner than he expected. JOfo How soon? J§1 Early next week, so we must bring our conversations to an end. J I shall be so sorry. 0g£ What, sorry your papa is coming home! Ungracious boy! Jjf Not sorry papa is coming, but I shall miss these pleasant evenings. (@ffo Your papa has more knowledge than I possess, and if his stay in England be prolonged, perhaps he may assist in your education himself; but if, on the contrary, his leave of absence should be for a short time only, then it will console me for his departure that I have you to talk to; but why do you laugh? I was thinking of Ulysses and his wanderings. (?ffo Are you pleased with Fenelon's beautiful work? J I am delighted with it. 0@l Then we both ...

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Title:Arcturus; Or, The Bright Star In Bootes, An Easy Guide To Science. An Easy Guide To ScienceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:20 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217723594

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