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The Mississippi Valley: Its Physical Geography, Including Sketches of the ... - Page 298
by John Wells Foster - 1869 - 443 pages
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Report of the Special Committee: Appointed by the Last Legislature to Report ...

Ohio. General Assembly - Geological surveys - 1836 - 18 pages
...Bucklanq, in speaking of the splendid exhibitions of fossil plants in the coal mines of Bohemia, says; " The most elaborate imitations of living foliage upon...forms with which the galleries of these instructive coal mines are overhung. The roof is covered as with a canopy of gorgeous tapestry, enriched with festoons...
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JOHN MURRAY - 1836
...witnessed is that of the coal mines of Bohemia. The most elaborate imitations of living foliage on the painted ceilings of Italian palaces bear no comparison...forms with which the galleries of these instructive coal mines are overhung. The roof is covered as with a canopy of gorgeous tapestry, enriched with festoons...
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The Quarterly Review.VOL.LV. december,1835 & February,1836

The Quarterly Review.VOL.LV. december,1835 & February,1836 - 1836
...witnessed is that of the coal mines of Bohemia. The most elaborate imitations of living foliage on the painted ceilings of Italian palaces bear no comparison...forms with which the galleries of these instructive coal mines are overhung. The roof is covered as with a canopy of gorgeous tapestry, enriched with festoons...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 56

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1836
...witnessed is that of the coal mines of Bohemia. The most elaborate imitations of living foliage on the painted ceilings of Italian palaces bear no comparison...forms with which the galleries of these instructive coal mines are overhung. The roof is covered as with a canopy of gorgeous tapestry, enriched with festoons...
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THE PENNY CYCLOPAEDIA OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE

1837
...says, ' The finest example I have ever witnessed is that of the coal-mines of Bohemia just mentioned. The most elaborate imitations of living foliage upon...instructive coal-mines are overhung. The roof is covered as with a canopy of gorgeous tapestry, enriched with festoons of most graceful foliage, flung in wild...
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Geology and mineralogy considered with reference to natural theology, Volume 1

William Buckland - Bible and geology - 1837 - 87 pages
...But the finest example I have ever witnessed, is that of the coal mines of Bohemia just mentioned. The most elaborate imitations of living foliage upon...instructive coal-mines are overhung. The roof is covered as with a canopy of gorgeous tapestry, enriched with festoons of most graceful foliage, flung in wild,...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 7

1837
...says, ' The finest example I have ever witnessed is that of the coal-mines of Bohemia just mentioned. The most elaborate imitations of living foliage upon...instructive coal-mines are overhung. The roof is covered as with a canopy of gorgeous tapeslry, enriched with festoons of most graceful foliage, flung in wild...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 65

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Henry Reeve, Harold Cox - 1837
...coal mines of Bohemia he observed the finest examples of distinctly preserved vegetable remains. ' The most elaborate ' imitations of living foliage...bear no comparison with the beauteous profusion of ex' tinct vegetable forms by which the galleries are overhung. ' The roof is covered with a canopy...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volumes 7-8

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1837
...says, ' The finest example I have ever witnessed is that of the coal-mines of Bohemia just mentioned. The most elaborate imitations of living foliage upon the painted ceilings of Italian palaces bear na comparison with the beauteous profusion of extinct vegetable forms with which the galleries of these...
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The Wonders of Geology, Or, A Familiar Exposition of Geological ..., Volume 2

Gideon Algernon Mantell - Geology - 1838
...describe them in his own eloquent language : — " The most elaborate imitations of living foliage on the painted ceilings of Italian palaces, bear no comparison...instructive coal-mines are overhung. The roof is covered as with a canopy of gorgeous tapestry, enriched with festoons of most graceful foliage, flung in wild...
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