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" I took much pains to see this prospect to advantage ; sat up at a farm on the west till about twelve, and walked up the whole way. The night was remarkably fine and starry ; towards morn the stars faded away, and left a short interval of darkness, which... "
The book of North Wales - Page 178
by Charles Frederick Cliffe - 1850 - 80 pages
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A short account of Caernarvon, and Bedd-kill-hart, or, Beddgelart

1806
...interval: of darkness, which was soon dispereedbythe-dawfi of day. The body of the Sun appeared masts distinct with the rotundity of the Moon, before it rose high enough to render its beams too Ixrijliau't for our sight. The sea, which bounded the western, part, was g.iIt by its beams, first...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 17

Architecture - 1812
...interval of darkness, which was soon dispersed by the dawn of day. The body of the sun appeared more distinct, with the rotundity of the moon, before it...sea which bounded the western part was gilt by its rays, first in slender streaks, at length glowing •with redness. The prospect was disclosed like...
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The beauties of England and Wales: or, Delineations ..., Volume 24

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale, John Evans, Frederic Shoberl, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, John Bigland, Thomas Rees - Architecture - 1812
...day. The body of the sun appeared more distinct, with the rotundity of the moon, before it rose hi^h enough, to render its beams too brilliant for our...sea which bounded the western part was gilt by its rays, first in slender streaks, at length glowing with redness. The prospect was disclosed like the...
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The Literary world, conducted by J. Timbs

John Timbs - 1840
...stars faded away, and left a short interval of darkness, which soon dispersed by the dawning of the day. The body of the sun appeared most distinct with...sea, which bounded the western part, was gilt by its rays, first in slender streaks, at length glowing with redness. The prospect was disclosed like the...
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The Cambrian mirror, or North Wales tourist

Edward Parry - 1843
...extended like a map beneath us, with every rill visible. To see this prospect to advantage, Pennant sat up at a farm on the west, till about twelve, and...high enough to render its beams too brilliant for the sight. The sea which bounded the western part, was giltby his rays, first in slenderstreaks, at...
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The Cambrian mirror, or North Wales tourist

Edward Parry - 1847
...twelve, and walked up the whole way. " The niixht was remarkably fine and starry; towards morn the star faded away and left a short interval of darkness,...high enough to render its beams too brilliant for the sight. The sea which bounded the western part was gilt by his rays — first in slender streaks,...
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The Gallery of Nature: a Pictorial and Descriptive Tour Through Creation ...

Thomas Milner - 1848 - 803 pages
...afford breadth even for a path." Pennant proceeds to remark : — " The view from this exalted scene is unbounded. In a former tour I saw from it the county...sight. The sea, which bounded the western part, was gilded by its beams, first in slender streaks, at length glowing with redness. The prospect was disclosed...
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The illustrated hand-book of North Wales: being the 5th ed. of Hemingway's ...

John Hicklin (of Chester.), Joseph Hemingway - 1853
...stars faded away, and left a short interval of darkness, which soon dispersed by the dawning of the day. The body of the sun appeared most distinct, with...sea which bounded the western part was gilt by its rays, first in slender streaks, at length glowing with redness. The prospect was disclosed like the...
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Our home islands [by T. Milner

Thomas Milner - 1857
...dawn of day. The body of the sun appeared most distinct, with the rotundity of the moon, before it was high enough to render its beams too brilliant for...sight. The sea, which bounded the western part, was gilded by its beams, first in slender streaks, at length glowing with redness. The prospect was disclosed...
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The gallery of nature: a tour through creation

Thomas Milner - 1860
...afford breadth even for a path." Pennant proceeds to remark: — "The view from this exalted scene is unbounded. In a former tour I saw from it the county...sight. The sea, which bounded the western part, was gilded by its beams, first in slender streaks, at length glowing with redness. The prospect was disclosed...
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