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" When the rising sun shines from that point whence its incident ray forms an angle of about 45° on the sea of Reggio, and the bright surface of the water in the bay is not disturbed either by the wind or the current, the spectator being placed on an eminence... "
A Treatise on Optics - Page 151
by David Brewster, Alexander Dallas Bache - 1833 - 95 pages
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 29

1799 - 614 pages
...dissertation published at Rome in 1773. This author describes the appearance as follows : " When the rising sun shines from that point whence its incident ray forms an angle of about forty-five degrees on the sea of Reggio, and the bright surface of the water in the bay is not disturbed...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

1799 - 618 pages
...dissertation published at Rome in 1773. This author describes the appearance as follows : " When the rising sun shines from that point whence its incident ray forms an angle of aoout forty-five decrees on (lie sea of,Regj>io, and the bright surface of the water in the bay is...
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The Elements of Natural Or Experimental Philosophy: Illustrated ..., Volume 3

Tiberius Cavallo - 1803 - 638 pages
...the extremity of the kingdom of Naples, and facing the ifland of Sicily. " When the rifing fun Jhines from that point, " whence its incident ray forms an angle of about " 45 degrees on the fea of Reggio, and the bright " furface of the water in the bay is not difturbed " either...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 4

Edward Polehampton - 1815 - 622 pages
...there appear in the water, as in a catoptric theatre, various multiplied objects ; that is to say, numberless series of pilasters, arches, castles well...towers, superb palaces, with balconies and windows, extended alleys of trees, delightful plains with herds and flocks, armies of meu on foot and horseback,...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 4

Edward T W. Polehampton - 1815 - 588 pages
...account from thi, author. His first chapter contains a description of the phenomenon. •' When the rising sun shines from that point whence its incident ray forms an angle of about forty-fire degrees on the sea of Reggio, •nd the bright surface of the water in the bay is not disturbed...
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Popular Voyages and Travels Throughout the Continent & Islands of Europe: In ...

Mrs. Jamieson (Frances Thurtle) - 1820 - 538 pages
...in a catoptric theatre, various multiplied objects ; that is to say, numberless series of pilastres, arches, castles well delineated, regular columns,...towers, superb palaces, with balconies and windows, extended allies of trees, delightful plains, with herds and flocks,, armies of men on foot, on horseback,...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ...

Edward Polehampton - 1821 - 592 pages
...present account from this author. Hit first chapter contains a description of the phenomenon. " When the rising sun shines from that point whence its incident ray forms an angle of about forty -five degrees on the sea of Rcggio, and the bright surface of the water in the bay is not disturbed...
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The Boston Journal of Philosophy and the Arts, Volume 3

1826 - 628 pages
...in acatroptric theatre, various multiplied objects ; that is to say, numberless scries of pilastres, arches, castles well delineated, regular columns,...towers, superb palaces, with balconies and windows, extended alleys of trees, delightful plains with herds and flocks, armies of men on foot and horseback,...
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The Christian examiner and Church of Ireland magazine

1828 - 508 pages
...on a sudden there appear on the water, as in a catoptric theatre, various multiplied objects, viz. numberless series of pilasters, arches, castles, well...regular columns, lofty towers, superb palaces, with halconies and windows, extended alleys of trees, delightful plains with herds and flocks, armies of...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 9

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...spectacle three times in 1793, gives the following account of it : — ' When,' says Minasi, ' the rising sun shines from that point whence its incident ray forms an angle of about forty-five degrees on the sea of Reargio, and the bright surface of the water in the bay is not disturbed...
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