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" February, there suddenly arose over our heads a thick cloud, which darkened the air, and deprived us of the rays of the sun. We found it was a cloud of locusts... "
Zoonomia; Or, The Laws of Organic Life ... - Page 257
by Erasmus Darwin - 1801 - 516 pages
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A Voyage to Senegal, the Isle of Goree, and the River Gambia

Michel Adanson - Africa, West - 1759 - 337 pages
...ftill in the road ; when there fuddenly arofe over our heads, towards eight o'clock in the morning, a thick cloud, which darkened the air and deprived us of the rays of the fun. Every body was furprized at fo fudden a change in the fky, which is feldom overcaft in this feafbn...
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Zoonomia; Or, The Laws of Organic Life, Volume 1

Erasmus Darwin - Medicine - 1800
...migration of thefe infects. " About eight in the morning, in the month of February, there luddenly arole over our heads a thick cloud, which darkened the air,...fathoms from the ground, and covering an extent of feveral leagues ; at length a ihower of thele infecls defcended, and after devouring every green herb,...
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Zoonomia: Or The Laws of Organic Life

Erasmus Darwin - Evolution - 1801 - 586 pages
...migration of thefe infects. " About eight in the morning, in the month of February, there fuddenly arole over our heads a thick cloud, which darkened the air,...of the rays of the fun: We found it was a cloud of locults raifed about twenty or thirty fathom's from the ground, and covering an extent of feveral leagues...
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The Apocalypse: Or Revelation of Saint John, Translated; with Notes ...

John Chappel Woodhouse - Bible - 1805 - 639 pages
...obscuring the light, devoured the " products of the fields on every eide ||." " Suddenly " there came over our heads a thick cloud, which " darkened the air, and deprived us of the rays of " the sun ; we soon found, that it was owing to a "cloud of locusts^]"." But the locusts, seen in this *...
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An Attempt Towards an Improved Version, a Metrical Arrangement, and an ...

William Newcome - Bible - 1809 - 362 pages
...circumquaque depasta- sunt. Tliuanus 1. Ixxxiv. vii. p. 3C4. torn. v. ed. Buckley. Suddenly there came over our heads a thick cloud, which darkened the air and deprived us of the rays of the sun. We soon found that it was owing to a cloud of locusts. Adanson's voyage to Senegal: p. 127. Dublin-...
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A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and ..., Volume 16

John Pinkerton - Voyages and travels - 1814
...ftill in the road ; when there fuddenly arofe over our heads, towards eight o'clock in the morning, a thick cloud, which darkened the air and deprived us of the rays of the fun. Every body was furprized at fo fudden a change in the iky, which is feldom overcaft in this feafon...
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Zoonomia, Volume 1

Erasmus Darwin - 1818
...migration of these insects. " About eight in the morning, in the month of February, there suddenly arose over our heads a thick cloud, which darkened the air, and deprived us of the rays of the sun. We found it was a cloud of locusts, raised about twenty or thirty fathoms from the ground, and...
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Animal Sagacity: Exemplified by Facts : Showing the Force of Instinct in ...

Animal intelligence - 1824 - 180 pages
...him and his companions of the rays of the sun. Be soon found that it was a swarm of locusts, . raised about twenty or thirty fathoms from the ground, and covering an extent of several leagues. At length, a shower of these insects descended , and ,«fter devour! ng every preen...
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A Literal Translation of the Prophets, from Isaiah to Malachi ..., Volume 5

1836
...suut. Thuanus, L. Ixxxiv. vii. p. 364. tom. v. ed. Buekley. Suddenly there came over our heads a thiek cloud, which darkened the air and deprived us of the rays of the sun. We soon found that it was owing to a cloud of locusts. Adanson's Voyage to Senegal, p. 127. Dublin,...
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The Sunday School Magazine, Volumes 1-2

Christian education - 1841
...combustible matter was exploded, walls were built ; but all in vain.' Adamson says, ' Suddenly there came over our heads a thick cloud, which darkened the air and deprived us of the sunlight. We soon found it was owing to a cloud of locusts.' Bochart says, ' Locusts have obscured...
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