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" Months afterwards it was ascertained, that at the time of observation the bells of the city of St. Salvador, on the Brazilian coast, had been ringing on the occasion of a festival: their sound, therefore, favoured by a gentle wind, had travelled over... "
Elements of physiology - Page 356
by Thomas Johnstone Aitkin - 1838 - 514 pages
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The Spirit of the English Magazines

American periodicals - 1830
...rejoicings. All on board came to listen, and were convinced ; but the phenomenon was most mysterious. Months afterwards, it was ascertained that, at the...the occasion of a festival ; their sound, therefore, favored by a gentle wind, had traveled perhaps 100 miles by smooth water, FREDERIC THE GREAT AND ZIMMERMAN....
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Elements of Physics: Or Natural Philosophy, General and Medical, Volume 1

Neil Arnott - Physics - 1827 - 532 pages
...a good collector of sound. It happened once on board a ship sailing along the coast of Brazil, 100 miles from land, that the persons walking on deck,...therefore, favoured by a gentle wind, had travelled over 100 miles of smooth water, and had been brought to a focus by the sail In the particular situation...
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Elements of Physics: Or Natural Philosophy, General and Medical, Volume 1

Neil Arnott - Physics - 1829 - 532 pages
...phenomenon was mysterious and inexplicable. Months afterwards it was ascertained, that at the time oi observation the bells of the city of St. Salvador,...therefore, favoured by a gentle wind, had travelled over 100 miles of smooth water, and had been brought to a focus by the sail in the particular situation...
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The Friend, ed. by R. Smith, Vol. [1st and 2nd eds. of vol.1. The ..., Volume 1

Robert Smith - 1829
...convinced, but the phenomenon wag mysterious and inexplicable. Months afterwards, by comparing notes, it was ascertained, that at the time of observation, the bells of St. Salvador, on the Brazilian coast, had been ringing on the occasion of a festival; the sound, therefore,...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 8

Science - 1830
...rejoicings. All on board came to listen, and were convinced ; but the phenomenon was most mysterious. Months afterwards, it was ascertained, that, at the...therefore, favoured by a gentle wind, had travelled perhaps 100 miles by smooth water, and had been brought to a focus by the sail on the particular situation...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 8

Geology - 1830
...rejoicings. All on board came to listen, and were convinced ; but the phenomenon was most mysterious. Months afterwards, it was ascertained, that, at the...therefore, favoured by a gentle wind, had travelled perhaps 100 miles by smooth water, and had been brought to a focus by the sail on the particular situation...
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The Saturday Magazine ..., Volume 1

1833
...easily conceived. Some months afterwards it was ascertained that at the time of observation the bells of St. Salvador, on the Brazilian coast, had been ringing on the occasion of a festival. The sound, therefore, favoured by a gentle wind, had travelled over 1 00 miles of smooth water ; and...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral, & philosophical ...

1833
...rejoicings. All on board came to listen, and were convinced : but the phenomenon was most mysterious. Months afterwards, it was ascertained that at the time of observation, the bells of the ci-y of St. Salvador, on the Brazilian coast, had been ringing on the occasion of a festival; their...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 1

1833
...ideas which this would excite in the minds of ignorance and intelligence, may be easily conceived. Some months afterwards it was ascertained that at the time of observation the bells of St. Salvador, on the Brazilian coast, had been ringing on the occasion of a festival. The sound, therefore,...
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The Book of Science: A Familiar Introduction to the Principles of Natural ...

John M. Moffat - Science - 1834 - 482 pages
...rejoicings. All on board came to listen, and were convinced ; but the phenomenon was most mysterious. Months afterwards it was ascertained, that at the...coast, had been ringing on the occasion of a festival : and their sound, therefore, favoured by a gentle wind, had travelled over perhaps 100 miles of smooth...
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