Great Britain has been and will be again within the tropics

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Page ii - Then spake Joshua to the Lord in the day when the Lord delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said, in the sight of Israel, ' Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon, and thou Moon, in the valley of Ajalon.' And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies.
Page iii - This sign shalt thou have of the Lord, that the Lord will do the thing that he hath spoken: shall the shadow go forward ten degrees, or go back ten degrees? And Hezekiah answered, It is a light thing for the shadow to go down ten degrees: nay, but let the shadow return backward ten degrees. And Isaiah the prophet cried unto the Lord: and he brought the 187 shadow ten degrees backward, by which it had gone down in the dial of Ahaz.
Page iii - Behold, I will bring again the shadow of the degrees, which is gone down in the sun-dial of Ahaz, ten degrees backward. So the sun returned ten degrees, by which degrees it was gone down.
Page ii - And there was no day like that, before it or after it, that the LORD hearkened unto the voice of a man : for the LORD fought for Israel.
Page 25 - And the Sun stood still, and the Moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies: is not this written in the book of Jasher ? so the sun stood still in the midst of heaven, and hasted not to go down about a whole day.
Page iii - And Isaiah said, This sign shalt thou have of the LORD, that the LORD will do the thing that he hath spoken : shall the shadow go forward ten degrees, or go back ten degrees ? And Hezekiah answered, It is a light thing for the shadow to go down ten degrees : nay, but let the shadow return backward ten degrees. And Isaiah the prophet cried unto the LORD : and he brought the shadow ten degrees backward, by which it had gone down in the dial of Ahaz.
Page iii - Egypt informed him that the sun had, during the spstce of eleven thousand three hundred and forty years, four times altered his regular course, having been twice observed to rise where he now sets, and to go down twice where he now rises.
Page 11 - ... secondaries the planes of their orbits are nearly perpendicular to the ecliptic, being inclined no less than 78 58' to that plane, and in these orbits their motions are retrograde ; that is to say, their positions, when projected on the ecliptic, instead of advancing from west to east round the centre of their primary, as is the case with every other planet and satellite, move in the opposite direction.
Page 11 - R (469> of 777,000 miles. The sixth in 107 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes, at the distance of 1,556,000 miles. These bodies present to our view some remarkable and unexpected peculiarities. Contrary to the analogy of the whole planetary system, the planes of their orbits are nearly perpendicular to the ecliptic, being inclined no less than 79 degrees to that plane. Their motions in these orbits are likewise found to be retrograde, so that, instead of advancing from west to east round Uranus, as all the...
Page 11 - Contrary to the unbroken analogy of the whole planetary system whether of primaries or secondaries the planes of their orbits are nearly perpendicular to the ecliptic^ being inclined no less than 78 58' to that plane, and in these orbits their motions are retrograde, that is to say, their positions, when projected on the...

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