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" The stars are the landmarks of the universe ; and, amidst the endless and complicated fluctuations of our system, seem placed by its Creator as guides and records, not merely to elevate our minds by the contemplation of what is vast, but to teach us to... "
Manual of astronomy - Page 42
by John Drew - 1853 - 331 pages
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The Astrologer and Oracle of Destiny, a Repository of the Wonderful in ...

1845 - 260 pages
...seem placed by its Creator as guides and records, not merely to elevate our minds by the conception of what is vast, but to teach us to direct our actions by reference to what is immutable in his works." From the researches of modem astronomers we learn, and by unerring mathematical deductions we can prove,...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 43

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1858 - 924 pages
...universe ; and amidst the endless and complicated fluctuations of our system, seem placed by their Creator as guides and records, not merely to elevate...is vast, but to teach us to direct our actions by what is immutable in his works. It is, indeed, hardly possible to over-appreciate their value in this...
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Descriptive Astronomy

George Frederick Chambers - 1867 - 888 pages
...breathing holes, of the universe. Sir John Herschel's remarks on the stars are very forcible. He says : " The stars are the land-marks of the universe ; and...over-appreciate their value in this point of view. Every well- determined star, from the moment its place is registered, becomes to the astronomer, the geographer,...
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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 32

1872 - 412 pages
...guides and records, not merely to elevate our minds by the contemplation of what is vast, but to icach us to direct our actions by reference to what is immutable...in this point of view. Every well-determined star, irom the moment its place is registered, becomes to the astronomer, the geographer, the navigator,...
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Proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, Volume 8

Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow - 1873 - 542 pages
...universe, and, amidst the endless and complicated fluctuations of our system, seem placed by their Creator as guides and records, not merely to elevate...immutable in His works. It is, indeed, hardly possible to over appreciate their value in this point of view. Every well determined star, from the moment its...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 3

1873 - 840 pages
...of the universe; and, amid the endless and complicated fluctuations of our system, seem placed bj iu Creator as guides and records, not merely to elevate...teach us to direct our actions by reference to what is immuiable in his works. It is indeed hardly possible to over-appreciate their value in this point of...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

1873 - 808 pages
...endlesand complicated fluctuations of our system, seeui placed by its Creator as guides and records, no: merely to elevate our minds by the contemplation of what is vast, but to teach us to direct our »ctions by reference to what is immutable in Hiworks. It is indeed hardly possible to over-appreciate...
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Knowledge: An Illustrated Magazine of Science, Volume 8

1885 - 520 pages
...records, not merely to elevate our minds by the contemplation of what is vast, but to teach us to duett our actions by reference to what is immutable in His...hardly possible to over-appreciate their value in Ш* point of view. Every well-determined star, from the moment its place is registered, becomes to...
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In the Presence of the Past: Essays in Honour of Frank Manuel

R.T. Bienvenu, M. Feingold - 1990 - 320 pages
...has toiled, or a Maskelyne or a Piazzi worn out his venerable age in watching? the answer is, — ... The stars are the land-marks of the universe; and...our actions by reference to what is immutable in his works.81 Where looking at the same phenomena, Herschel finds immutability. Airy finds nothing but change:...
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