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" ... sometimes on one side of a plain road and sometimes on the* other, crossing the road at small angles, but never going far from either side of it. "
Ferguson's Lectures on Select Subjects, in Mechanics, Hydrostatics ... - Page xxix
by James Ferguson - 1814
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 134

England - 1883 - 854 pages
...in the same absorbed and aimless way. " I was so impressed," he says, " as sometimes to imagine that I saw the ecliptic in the heavens among the stars,...ruts made by cart wheels, sometimes on one side of the plain road and sometimes on the other, crossing the road at small angles, but never going far from...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 6

Autobiographies - 1830 - 312 pages
...the starry heaven, I was so impressed as sometimes to imagine that I saw the ecliptic in the heaven, among the stars, like a broad circular road for the...of the planets to resemble the narrow ruts made by cart-wheels, sometimes on one side of a plain road and sometimes on the* other, crossing the road at...
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Journal of a Voyage from London to Savannah in Georgia

George Whitefield - 1830 - 314 pages
...the starry heaven, I was so impressed as sometimes to imagine that I saw the ecliptic in the heaven, among the stars, like a broad circular road for the...of the planets to resemble the narrow ruts made by cart-wheels, sometimes on one side of a plain road and sometimes on the other, crossing the road at...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Intellectuals - 1830 - 452 pages
...ecliptic lying like a broad highway across the firmament, and the planets making their way in " paths like the narrow ruts made by cart wheels, sometimes on one side of a plane road, and sometimes on the other, crossing the road at small angles, but never going far from...
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Lectures on Select Subjects in Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Pneumatics, Optics ...

James Ferguson - Astronomy - 1839 - 556 pages
...the starry heaven, I was so impressed as sometimes to imagine that I saw the ecliptic in the heaven, among the stars, like a broad circular road for the...of the planets to resemble the narrow ruts made by cart-wheels, sometimes on one side of a plain road, and sometimes on the other, crossing the road at...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrial arts - 1840 - 492 pages
...ecliptic lying like a broad highway across the firmament, and the planets making their way in " paths like the narrow ruts made by cart wheels, sometimes on one side of a plane road, and sometimes on the other, crossing the road at small angles, but never going far from...
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Instructive Extracts, Comprising Religious and Moral Instruction, Natural ...

1843 - 350 pages
...the starry heaven, I was so impressed, as sometimes to imagine that I saw the ecliptic in the heaven, among the stars, like a broad circular road for the...apparent course ; and fancied the paths of the planets toresemblethenarrowruts made by cart-wheels, sometimes on one part of a plain road, and sometimes on...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik].

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1845 - 778 pages
...ecliptic lying like a broad highway across the firmament, and the planets making their way in " paths like the narrow ruts made by cart wheels, sometimes on one side of a plane road, and sometimes on the other, crossing the road at small angles, but never going far from...
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A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, Volume 3

Robert Chambers - Scotland - 1853 - 372 pages
...apparent course ; and fancied the pntlis of the planets to resemble the narrow ruU made by cart-wheels, sometimes on one side of a plain road, and sometimes...small angles, but never going far from either side of iu Sir James's house was full of pictures and prints, several of which I copied with pen and ink ;...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Technology & Engineering - 1858 - 524 pages
...ecliptic lying like a broad highway across the firmament, and the planets making their way in " paths like the narrow ruts made by cart wheels, sometimes on one side of a plane road, and sometimes on the other, crossing the road at small angles, but never going far from...
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