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" When quietly walking along the shady pathways, and admiring each successive view, I wished to find language to express my ideas. Epithet after epithet was found too weak to convey to those who have not visited the intertropical regions, the sensation... "
What Mr. Darwin Saw in His Voyage Round the World in the Ship "Beagle". - Page 170
by Charles Darwin - 1879 - 228 pages
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Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1846 - 336 pages
...declining sun, tinged of a red, purple, or bright yellow colour, add most to the beauties of those climes. When quietly walking along the shady pathways, and...the sensation of delight which the mind experiences. I have said that the plants in a hothouse fail to communicate a just idea of the vegetation, yet I...
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The Romance of Natural History

Philip Henry Gosse - Natural history - 1861 - 372 pages
...sun, tinged of a red, purple, or bright yellow colour, add most to the beauties of those climes. " When quietly walking along the shady pathways, and...who have not visited the intertropical regions the sensations of delight which the mind experiences. I have said that the plants in a hothouse fail to...
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Benedicite, or, The song of the three children, Volume 2

George Chaplin Child- Chaplin - 1866
...some Brazilian cities Darwin thus writes : — " While quietly walking along the shady pathways, arid admiring each successive view, I wished to find language...the sensation of delight which the mind experiences. I have said that the plants in a hot-house fail to communicate a just idea of the vegetation, yet I...
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Benedicite; Or, Song of the Three Children: Being Illustrations of the Power ...

George Chaplin Child - Benedicite - 1868 - 340 pages
...places one visits in a lifetime. Of the environs of some Brazilian cities Darwin thus writes:— "While quietly walking along the shady pathways, and admiring...the sensation of delight which the mind experiences. I have said that the plants in a hot-house fail to communicate a just idea of the vegetation, yet I...
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Walter in the woods; or, The trees and common objects of the forest ...

1870
...landscapes around the cities of Brazil, Dr. Darwin writes : — • A BRAZILIAN LANDSCAPE. I 35 "While quietly walking along the shady pathways, and admiring...the sensation of delight which the mind experiences. I have said that the plants in a hothouse fail to communicate a just idea of the vegetation, yet I...
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Wonders of the plant-world: or, Curiosities of vegetable life

1870
...TROPICAL WILDERNESS. 81 express his ideas. Epithet after epithet has seemed too weak, when he has sought to convey to those who have not visited the intertropical regions the sensation of delight which his own mind has experienced. The land he describes as one great, wild, untidy, luxuriant hothouse,...
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The Royal School of Mines Magazine, Volume 1

Mines and mineral resources - 1877
...the declining sun, tinged of a red or bright yellow colour, add most to the beauties of those climes. "When quietly walking along the shady pathways, and...who have not visited the intertropical regions the sensations of delight 116 •which the mind experiences. I have said that the plants in a hothouse...
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Humboldt Library of Popular Science Literature, Volume 2, Issues 37-48

1879
...One passage may be quoted as an illustration ; it is from the description of Bahia in chapter xxi: " When quietly walking along the shady pathways, and...the sensation of delight which the mind experiences. I have said that the plants in a hothouse fail to communicate a just idea of the vegetation, yet I...
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Nature, Volume 26

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1882
...passage may be quoted as an illustration : it is from the description of Bahia in Chapter xxi. : — " When quietly walking along the shady pathways, and...the sensation of delight which the mind experiences. I have said that the plants in a hothouse fail to communicate a just idea of the vegetation, yet I...
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Charles Darwin: Memorial Notices Reprinted from "Nature."

Geology - 1882 - 82 pages
...passage may be quoted as an illustration ; it is from the description of Bahia in chapter xxi. : — " When quietly walking along the shady pathways, and...the sensation of delight which the mind experiences. I have said that the plants in a hothouse fail to communicate a just idea of the vegetation, yet I...
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