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INTENDED FOR THE
INSTRUCTION AND ENTERTAINMENT
THE FIRST PRINCIPLES
NATURAL AND EXPERIMENTAL
ARE FULLY EXPLAINED.
VOL. II. OF ASTRONOMY.
Conversation, with the habit of explaining the meaning of words, and
BY THE REV. J. JOYCE.
A NEW EDITION,
WITH NUMEROUS CUTS, AND OTHER ADDITIONS
LONDON: PRINTED FOR BALDWIN AND CRADOCK;
CHARLES. The delay occasioned by our long walk has afforded us one of the most brilliant views of our heavens that I ever saw.
James. It is uncommonly clear; and the longer I keep my eyes fixed upwards, the more stars seem to appear: how is it possible to number these stars? and yet I have heard that they are numbered, and even arranged in catalogues according to their apparent magnitude. Pray, sir,