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" The first appearance was that of fireworks of the most imposing grandeur, covering the entire vault of heaven with myriads of fireballs, resembling skyrockets. "
The Geography of the Heavens, and Class Book of Astronomy: Accompanied by a ... - Page 163
by Elijah Hinsdale Burritt - 1838 - 305 pages
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The National Memorial Volume: Being a Popular Descriptive Portraiture of the ...

Richard Miller Devens - United States - 1879 - 680 pages
...in fiery torrents over the dark and roaring cataract! Everywhere within the range of the exhibition, the first appearance was that of fire-works of the...with myriads of fire-balls resembling sky-rockets. On inore attentive inspection, it was seen that the meteors exhibited three distinct varieties, as...
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Notes Taken in Sixty Years

Richard Smith Elliott - United States - 1883 - 360 pages
...known, but it covered no inconsiderable portion of the earth's surface. Everywhere in the United States the first appearance was that of fireworks of the...with myriads of fire-balls resembling skyrockets. On a more attentive inspection, the meteors exhibited three distinct varieties : the first consisting...
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American Progress: Or, The Great Events of the Greatest Century, Including ...

Richard Miller Devens - Industries - 1883 - 756 pages
...fiery torrents over the dark and roaring cataract ! Everywhere within the range of the exhibition, the first appearance was that of fire-works of the...vault of heaven with myriads of fire-balls resembling sky-rocketa. On more attentive inspection, it was seen that the meteors exhibited three distinct varieties,...
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United States History by the Brace System: A Study of the History of the ...

John Trainer - United States - 1887 - 252 pages
...display of " shooting stars " on the morning of Nov. 13, 1833. We quote from Prof. Olmsted as follows; "The first appearance was that of fireworks of the...gleaming, and incessant, and they fell thick as the flakes of the early snows of December. To the splendors of this celestial exhibition the most splendid sky-rockets...
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Our Banquet

H. A. St. John - 1894 - 576 pages
...exhibition has not been precisely ascertained, but it covered no inconsiderable part of the earth's surface. The first appearance was that of fireworks of the...myriads of fire-balls resembling skyrockets. Their coruscations were bright, gleaming, and incessant, and they fell thick as the flakes in the early snows...
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His Glorious Appearing: An Exposition of Matthew Twenty-four

James White - Bible - 1895 - 108 pages
...been precisely ascertained ; but it covered no inconsiderable portion of the earth's surface. . . . The first appearance was that of fireworks of the...myriads of fire-balls, resembling sky-rockets. Their coruscations were bright, gleaming, and incessant, and they fell thick as the flakes in the early snows...
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How to Teach and Study United States History

John Trainer - United States - 1895 - 356 pages
...shooting stars " on the morning of November 13, 1833. We quote from Professor Olmsted as follows: " The first appearance was that of fireworks of the...myriads of fireballs resembling skyrockets. Their coruscations were bright, gleaming and incessant, and they fell thick as the flakes of the early snows...
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Prophecies of Jesus: Or The Fulfillment of the Predictions of Our Saviour ...

John Gotlieb Matteson - Bible - 1895 - 648 pages
...has not been precisely ascertained ; but it covered no inconsiderable part of the earth's surface. The first appearance was that of fire-works of the...myriads of fire-balls resembling sky-rockets. Their coruscations were bright, gleaming, and incessant, and they fell thick as the flakes in the early snow...
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The Observatory, Volume 20

Astronomy - 1897 - 524 pages
...North-American Lakes to the southern side of the Island of Jamaica. "Everywhere within these limits the first appearance was that of fireworks of the...with myriads of fireballs resembling sky-rockets. The meteors exhibited, on closer inspection, three distinct varieties — the first consisting of phosphoric...
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The Observatory, Volume 20

Astronomy - 1897 - 514 pages
...North- American Lakes to the southern side of the Island of Jamaica. "Everywhere within these limits the first appearance was that of fireworks of the...with myriads of fireballs resembling sky-rockets. The meteors exhibited, on closer inspection, three distinct varieties — the first consisting of phosphoric...
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