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" During this day I was particularly struck with a remark of Humboldt's, who often alludes to " the thin vapour which, without changing the transparency of the air, renders its tints more harmonious, and softens its effects. "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 337
1818
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Volume 3

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - Natural history - 1818
...Cordilleras. Beneath the fine sky of the south, the light, and the magic of the aerial hues, embellish a land almost destitute of vegetation. The Sun does...without changing the transparency of the air, renders it's tints more harmonious, softens the effects of the light, and diffuses over nature that calm, which...
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Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 12

1818
...Cordilleras. Beneath the fine sky of the south, the light and the magic of the aerial hues, emhellish a land almost destitute of vegetation. The sun does not merely enlighten, it colours the ohjects, and wraps them in a thin vapour, which, without changing the transparency of the air, renders...
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Volume 1

Alexander von Humboldt - Natural history - 1822
...magic of the aerial hues, embellish a land almost destitute of vegetation. The Sun does not tnerely enlighten, it colours the objects, and wraps them...To explain this vivid impression, which the aspect df the scenery in the two Indias produces, even on coasts where there is little wood, it will be sufficient...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 26; Volume 44

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1826
...Cordilleras. Beneath the fine sky of the South, the light and the magic of the aerial hues embellish (even) a land almost destitute of vegetation. The Sun does...the transparency of the air, renders its tints more hanuonious, softens the effects of the light, and diffuses over nature that calm which is reflected...
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The Modern Traveller: A Description, Geographical, Historical, and ..., Volume 8

Josiah Conder - Voyages and travels - 1830
...Cordilleras. Beneath the fine sky of the south, the light and the magic of the aerial hues, embellish a land almost destitute of vegetation. The sun does...impression which the aspect of the scenery in the two Indias produces, even on coasts where there is little wood, it will be sufficient to recollect, that...
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Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1846 - 351 pages
...1 During this day I was particularly struck with a remark of Humboldt's, who often alludes to " the thin vapour which, without changing the transparency of the air, renders its tints more harmonious, and softens its effects." This is an appearance which I have never observed in the temperate zones....
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The chemistry of creation

Robert Ellis (F.L.S.) - 1850
...not meet with in temperate zones. Baron Humboldt frequently alludes to it as a sort of thin haze or vapour, which, without changing the transparency of the air, renders its tints more harmonious, and softens its effects. This appearance was also noticed by Mr. Darwin. " The atmosphere," he says,...
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of ..., Volume 1

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - Natural history - 1852 - 505 pages
...Cordilleras. Beneath the bright sky of the south, the light, and the magie of the aerial hues, embellish a land almost destitute of vegetation. The sun does...the effects of the light, and diffuses over nature a placid calm, which is reflected in our • souls. To explain this vivid impression which the aspect...
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A Naturalist's Voyage: Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1889 - 519 pages
...1 During this day I was particularly struck with a remark of Humboldt's, who often alludes to "the thin vapour which, without changing the transparency of the air, renders its tints more harmonious, and softens its effects." This is an appearance which I have never observed in the temperate zones....
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Charles Darwin's Works: Journal of researches into the natural history and ...

Charles Darwin - Science - 1896
...tree? During this day I was particularly struck with a remark of Hurnboldt's, who often alludes to "the thin vapour which, without changing the transparency of the air, renders its tints more harmonious, and softens its effects." This is an appearance which I have never observed in the temperate zones....
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