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" Two large globular stones stood on the top of his gate ; on one of them I painted (with oil colours) a map of the terrestrial globe, and on the other a map of the celestial... "
Ferguson's Lectures on Select Subjects, in Mechanics, Hydrostatics ... - Page xxviii
by James Ferguson - 1814
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the monthly review

Several Hands - 1774 - 626 pages
...Durn, who kindly received and employed him in his houfe. Two large globular ftones (fays he) ilood on the top of his gate : on one of them I painted (with oil-colours) a map of the terreftrial globe, and on the other a map of the celeftial, from a planifphere...
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First Steps to Astronomy and Geography

First steps - Astronomy - 1828 - 458 pages
...inquisitive gentleman. He received me in a very kind manner, and was pleased with what I showed him. " Two large globular stones stood on the top of his...other, a map of the celestial, from a planisphere or a sort of map of the stars, which I copied on paper from a celestial globe belonging to a neighbouring...
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Journal of a Voyage from London to Savannah in Georgia

George Whitefield - 1830 - 316 pages
...pick up some money in that way about the country, making sir James's house my home, at his desire. Two large globular stones stood on the top of his...the other a map of the celestial, from a planisphere qf the stars which I copied on paper from a celestial globe belonging to a neighbouring gentleman....
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 15

1835 - 444 pages
...inquisitive gentleman. He received me in a very kind manner, and was pleased with what I showed him. Two large globular stones stood on the top of his...terrestrial globe, and on the other a map of the celestial' ' —these he contrived in such a manner, that " whenever," he says, " the sun shone on the globe,...
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Exemplary and instructive biography

Exemplary and instructive biography - Biography - 1836 - 348 pages
...to pick up some money in that way about the country, making Sir James's house my home at his desire. Two large globular stones stood on the top of his...globe, and on the other a map of the celestial, from a planispiere of the stars which I copied on paper from a celestial globe belonging to a neighbouring...
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Instructive Extracts, Comprising Religious and Moral Instruction, Natural ...

1843 - 350 pages
...pick up some money in that way about the country, making Sir James's house my home at his desire — Two large globular stones stood on the top of his gate : on one of them I painted (with oil-colours,) a map of the terrestrial globe, and on the other a map of the celestial, from a planisphere...
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A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, Volume 3

Robert Chambers - Scotland - 1853 - 372 pages
...to pick up some money in that way about the country, making Sir James's house my home at his desire. Two large globular stones stood on the top of his...celestial globe belonging to a neighbouring gentleman. The poke of the painted globes stood toward the poles of the lit- avons ; on each the twenty-four hours...
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The American Encyclopedia of History, Biography and Travel, Comprising ...

William O. Blake - Biography - 1856 - 1122 pages
...his mansion his home. While there, ge •>metrv, mechanics, and astronomy, alternately engaged him. 'Two large globular stones stood on the top of his gate ; on one of them I painted with oil colors a map of the terrestrial globe, and on the other a map of the celestial, from a planisphere...
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The R.I. Schoolmaster, Volume 7

Education - 1861 - 526 pages
...pick up some money in that way about the country, making Sir James's house my home, at his desire. " Two large globular stones stood on the top of his gate. On one of thtm I painted with oil colors a map of the terrestrial globe, and on the other a map of the celestial,...
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Annals of Industry and Genius

Cecilia Lucy Brightwell - Biography - 1863 - 332 pages
...James's house my home at his desire." Here the ingenious lad soon found new exercise for his wits : — " Two large globular stones stood on the top of his gate, on one of them T painted with oil colours, a map of the terrestrial globe, and on the other a map of the celestial....
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