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" I have seen the wild stone-avalanches of the Alps, which smoke and thunder down the declivities with a vehemence almost sufficient to stun the observer. I have also seen snow-flakes descending so softly as not to hurt the fragile spangles of which they... "
Cyclopædic science simplified - Page 191
by John Henry Pepper - 1877
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The Bible class magazine [ed. by C.H. Bateman]., Volumes 11-12

National Sunday school union - 1871 - 594 pages
...the Alps, which smoke and thunder down the declivities with a vehemence almost sufficient to stun the observer. I have also seen snowflakes descending so...child could carry of that tender material demands an energy competent to gather up the scattered blocks of the largest stone avalanches I have ever seen,...
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The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of ..., Volume 15

James Samuelson, Henry Lawson, William Sweetland Dallas - 1876 - 508 pages
...thunderstorm." * Tyndall himself also beautifully illustrates this subject in his remark : " I have seen snow-flakes descending so softly as not to hurt...competent to gather up the shattered blocks of the largest stone avalanche I have ever seen, and pitch them twice the height from which they fell."f When galvanic...
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Heat considered as a mode of motion: 12 lects

John Tyndall - 1863 - 534 pages
...the Alps, which smoke and thunder down the declivities with a vehemence almost sufficient to stun the observer. I have also seen snow-flakes descending...; yet to produce, from aqueous vapour, a quantity of that tender material which a child could carry, demands an exertion of energy competent to gather...
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Heat Considered as a Mode of Motion: Being a Course of Twelve Lectures ...

John Tyndall - 1863 - 500 pages
...the Alps, which smoke and thunder down the declivities with a vehemence almost sufficient to stun the observer. I have also seen snow-flakes descending...; yet to produce, from aqueous vapour, a quantity of that tender material which a child could carry, demands an exertion of energy competent to gather...
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CHEMISTRY

EDWARDL.YOUMANS,M.D. - 1863 - 468 pages
...the Alps, which smoke and thunder down the declivities with a vehemence almost sufficient to stun the observer. I have also seen snowflakes descending so...which they were composed ; yet to produce from aqueous vapor a quantity of that tender material which a child could carry, demands an exertion of energy competent...
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Religion and Chemistry: Or, Proofs of God's Plan in the Atmosphere and Its ...

Josiah Parsons Cooke (Jr.) - 1864 - 370 pages
...the Alps, which smoke and thunder down the declivities with a vehemence almost sufficient to stun the observer. I have also seen snowflakes descending so...which they were composed ; yet to produce from aqueous vapor a quantity of that tender material which a child could carry, demands an exertion of energy competent...
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Religion and Chemistry: Or, Proofs of God's Plan in the Atmosphere and Its ...

Josiah Parsons Cooke (Jr.) - 1864 - 376 pages
...composed ; yet to produce from aqueous vapor a quantity of that tender material which a child could carry, demands an exertion of energy competent to gather up the shattered blocks of the largest stone avalanche I have ever seen, and pitch them to twice the height from which they fell." If such,...
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Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art ...

1865 - 392 pages
...the Alps, which smoke and thunder down the declivities with a vehemence almost sufficient to stun the observer. I have also seen snowflakes, descending...they were composed ; yet, to produce, from aqueous vapor, a quantity of that tender material which a child could carry, demands an exertion of energy...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 47

1865 - 648 pages
...the Alps, which smoke and thunder down the declivities with a vehemence almost sufficient to stun the observer; I have also seen snow-flakes descending...which they were composed ; yet to produce from aqueous vapor a quantity of that tender material which a child could carry, demands an exertion of energy competent...
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The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art

1865 - 372 pages
...the Alps, which smoke and thunder down the declivities with a vehemence almost sufficient to stun the observer. I have also seen snowflakes, descending...fragile spangles of which they were composed; yet, t ) produce, from aqueous vapor, a quantity of that tender material which a child could carry, demands...
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