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" first enters upon one of those earthquake-shaken towns, he finds himself in the midst of utter confusion. The eye is bewildered by 'a city become an heap.' He wanders over masses of dislocated stone and mortar, with timbers half buried, prostrate, or... "
Great Neapolitan Earthquake of 1857: The First Principles of Observational ... - Page 35
by Robert Mallet - 1862
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A Study of Recent Earthquakes

Charles Davison - Earthquakes - 1905 - 355 pages
...followed, more or less unconsciously, by Mallet in his Neapolitan work. " When the observer," he says, " first enters upon one of those earthquake-shaken towns,...light, and is appalled by spectacles of desolation. . . . Houses seem to have been precipitated to the ground in every direction of azimuth. There seems...
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A Study of Recent Earthquakes

Charles Davison - Earthquakes - 1905 - 355 pages
...followed, more or less unconsciously, by Mallet in his Neapolitan work. " When the observer," he says, " first enters upon one of those earthquake-shaken towns,...light, and is appalled by spectacles of desolation. . . . Houses seem to have been precipitated to the ground in every direction of azimuth. There seems...
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After the Earth Quakes: Elastic Rebound on an Urban Planet

Susan Elizabeth Hough, Roger G. Bilham - Science - 2005 - 336 pages
...Frontiersmen (and -women) are, it seems, made of sterner stuff. 5 19th-century Temblors: A Science Is Born When the observer first enters upon one of those earthquakeshaken...light, and is appalled by spectacles of desolation. . . . Houses seem to have been precipitated to the ground in every direction of azimuth. —Robert...
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the founders pf seismology

...until he was immersed in the investigation of the Neapolitan earthquake. "When the observer," he says, "first enters upon one of those earthquakeshaken towns,...wanders over masses of dislocated stone and mortar. . . .Houses seem to have been precipitated to the ground in every direction of azimuth. There seems...
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