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" ... He calculated the magnitude of this extraordinary animal, and found that he covered about two fquare degrees of the Sun's furface; that placed upon the earth he would fpread over half one hemifphere of it; and that he was feven or eight times as big... "
A Grammar of the Dutch Language - Page 201
by Baldwin Janson - 1792 - 231 pages
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The complete fabulist: or, A choice collection of moral and entertaining ...

Complete fabulist - 1732 - 402 pages
...onehemifphere of it ; and that he was ieven or eight times as big as the moon. But what was moft aftonifhing, was the prodigious heat that he muft endure : It was plain that he was fomething of the nature of the falamander, but of a far more fiery temperament ; for it was demonftrable from the cleareft principles,...
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Select Fables of Esop and Other Fabulists: In Three Books. By R. Dodsley

Robert Dodsley, Aesop - Aesop's fables - 1765 - 400 pages
...hemifphere of it; and that he was feven or eight times as big as the moon. But what was moft aftonifhtng, was the prodigious heat that he muft endure: it was plain that he was fomething of the nature of the falamander, but of a far more fiery temperament; for it was demonftrable from the cleareft principles,...
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Select Fables of Esop and Other Fabulists. In Three Books

Aesop, Robert Dodsley - Conduct of life - 1805 - 260 pages
...hemifphere of it; and that he was feven or eight times as big as the Moon. But what was moft aftonifhing, was the prodigious heat that he muft endure: it was...Salamander, but of a far more fiery temperament; for it was demonfirable from the cleareft .principles, that in his prefent fituation he muft have acquired a degree...
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Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists: In Three Books

Aesop, Robert Dodsley - Conduct of life - 1809 - 316 pages
...hemifphere of it ; and that he was feven or eight times as big as the "moon. But what was raoft aftonifhing, was the prodigious heat that he muft endure ; it was plain that he was fomething of the nature of the falamander, but of a far more fiery temperament j for it was demonfirable from the cleareft principles,...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814 - 792 pages
...was most astonishing, was the prodigious heal that he must endure: it was plain that he was something of the nature of the salamander, but of a far more fiery temperament ; for it was demonstrable, from the clearest principles, that in hjs present situation he must have acquired n degree...
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Ęsop's fables, illustr. by E. Griset. With text based chiefly upon Croxall ...

Aesopus - 1881 - 464 pages
...was most astonishing was the prodigious heat that it must endure. It was plain that it was something of the nature of the salamander, but of a far more fiery temperament ; for it was demonstrable from the clearest principles that, in its present situation, it must have acquired a degree...
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