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" Fish appeared in the Night like a burning Coal; so that without any other Light, I could read by it the same Characters that I read by the Light in the Wake of the Ship. "
The Philosophical Transactions ... Abridged ... - Page 207
by Royal Society (Great Britain) - 1749
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Annual Register, Volume 13

Edmund Burke - 1771
...day we took in our fliip a fifh, which fome thought was a boneta. The infide of the mouth of the nfh appeared in the night like a burning coal ; fo that, without any other light, I could reid by it the fame characters that I read by the light in the wake of the Ihip. Its mouth being full...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

1794
...day we took in our (hip a fiih, which fome thought was a boneta. The in fide of the mouth of the (iih appeared in the night like a burning coal ; fo that,...characters that I read by the light in the wake of the (hip. its mouth being full of a vjfcous humour, we rubbed a piece of wood with it, which immediately...
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Readings in Natural Philosophy: Or, A Popular Display of the Wonders of ...

Sir Richard Phillips - 1830 - 700 pages
...appeared in the night like a burning coal ; so that without any other light I could read by it the same characters that I read by the light in the wake of the ship. Its mouth being full of a viscous humour, we rubbed a piece of wood with it, which immediately became all over luminous ; but...
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Peterson's Familiar Science: Or, the Scientific Explanation of Common Things

Robert Evans Peterson, John Henry Pepper - 1851 - 583 pages
...coal, so that, without any other light, I could read by it the same characters that I read by the liyht in the wake of the ship. Its mouth being full of a viscous matter, we rubbed a piece of wood with it, which immediately became all over luminous ; but...
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Scientific amusements for young people

John Henry Pepper - 1861
...appeared in the night like a burning coal, so that, without any other light, I could read by it the same characters that I read by the light in the wake of the ship. Its mouth being full of a viscous matter, we rubbed a piece of wood with it, which immediately became all over luminous ; but...
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PETERSON'S FAMILIAR SCIENCE

JOHN HENRY PEPPER - 1863
...appeared in the nip:ht like a burning coal, so that, without any other light, I could read by it the same characters that I read by the light in the wake of the ship. Its mouth being full of a viscous matter, we rubbed a piece of wood with it, which immediately became all over luminous; but...
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Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 83, 1940)

...appeared in the Night like a burning Coal; so that without any other Light, I could read by it the same Characters that I read by the Light in the Wake of the Ship. It's Mouth being full of a viscous Humour, we rubbed a piece of Wood with it, which immediately became...
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