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A57471 New observations on the natural history of this world of matter, and this world of life in two parts : being a philosophical discourse, grounded upon the Mosaick system of the creation and the flood : to which are added some thoughts concerning paradise, the conflagration by Tho. Robinson ... Robinson, Thomas, d. 1719. 1696 (1696) Wing R1719; ESTC R14369 82,451 282

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bold_a to_o borrow_v the_o best_a part_n of_o the_o observation_n in_o his_o work_n it_o be_v also_o remarkable_a how_o pag._n 249_o 252_o 255_o 256_o 257_o 259._o he_o fall_v foul_a upon_o a_o very_a famous_a and_o reverend_a divine_a for_o take_v the_o same_o philosophic_a liberty_n which_o he_o himself_o assume_v in_o many_o place_n of_o his_o essay_n as_o for_o his_o darling_n notion_n though_o none_o of_o his_o own_o of_o specific_a gravity_n it_o be_v notorious_o false_a in_o fact_n and_o nature_n for_o the_o strata_n layer_n or_o bed●_n of_o sediment_n out_o of_o which_o steno_n scill●_n grandius_fw-la ramazzini_n and_o other_o will_v have_v the_o earth_n make_v up_o do_v not_o lie_v according_a to_o their_o different_a weight_n or_o according_a to_o the_o statick_a law_n of_o descent_n of_o solid_n in_o fluid_n for_o the_o strata_n of_o marble_n and_o other_o stone_n of_o lead_n and_o other_o metal_n lie_v often_o near_o the_o top_n or_o superficies_n have_v many_o light_a strata_n under_o they_o and_o if_o all_o the_o strata_n through_o the_o whole_a globe_n can_v possible_o be_v view_v and_o examine_v i_o be_o confident_a the_o respective_a order_n of_o specific_a gravity_n will_v not_o hold_v in_o any_o two_o together_o and_o who_o can_v fancy_v that_o the_o part_n of_o fern_n mosses_n and_o other_o plant_n of_o shell_n tooth_n and_o other_o bone_n shall_v equiponderate_v with_o those_o of_o metallick_n fossils_n nay_o oftentimes_o subside_o below_o they_o and_o whoever_o view_v the_o dimension_n weight_n figure_n and_o place_n of_o those_o vast_a natural_a column_n call_v the_o devil_n be_v causy_n in_o ireland_n will_v be_v soon_o convince_v of_o the_o weakness_n of_o this_o hypothesis_n their_o origine_fw-la therefore_o must_v be_v account_v for_o some_o other_o way_n than_o what_o colu●na_n steno_n scylla_n boccone_n grandius_fw-la and_o other_o copy_v after_o they_o have_v deliver_v concern_v the_o deluge_n and_o inundation_n strata_n crust_n or_o sediment_n according_a to_o the_o law_n of_o specific_a gravity_n neither_o be_v the_o many_o phenomena_n relate_v to_o their_o situation_n explicable_a by_o any_o theory_n of_o the_o earth_n as_o yet_o publish_v i_o know_v not_o what_o dr._n hooke_n may_v do_v when_o he_o come_v to_o print_v his_o lecture_n upon_o this_o subject_a which_o the_o virtuoso_n expect_v and_o very_o earnest_o crave_v of_o he_o much_o also_o may_v be_v perform_v by_o the_o learned_a mr._n edward_n lhwyd_n keeper_n of_o the_o oxford_n museum_fw-la who_o have_v be_v very_o diligent_a and_o accurate_a in_o his_o observation_n on_o these_o body_n and_o who_o candour_n and_o modesty_n join_v with_o his_o exquisite_a judgement_n render_v he_o capable_a of_o such_o a_o undertake_n as_o to_o the_o origine_fw-la of_o subterraneous_a plant_n either_o dig_v out_o of_o earthen_a bed_n or_o lodge_v within_o stony_a substance_n or_o else_o impress_v upon_o they_o which_o steno_n in_o his_o prodrom_n translate_v by_o mr._n oldenburgh_n pag._n 93_o 94_o 95._o will_n needs_o derive_v the_o same_o way_n with_o those_o of_o shell_n tooth_n bone_n and_o other_o part_n of_o animal_n bury_v in_o the_o like_o strata_n or_o sediment_n of_o the_o deluge_n mr._n lhwy_v of_o oxford_n have_v raise_v many_o invincible_a objection_n against_o this_o stenonian_n hypothesis_n in_o the_o last_o edition_n of_o camden_n britannia_n p●g_n 692_o 693._o and_o mr._n ray_n in_o his_o second_o preface_n to_o the_o synopsis_n of_o british_a plant_n argue_v very_o philosophical_o against_o this_o opinion_n revive_v of_o late_a with_o great_a assurance_n and_o in_o a_o positive_a manner_n but_o mr._n whiston_n have_v do_v very_o wise_o in_o take_v no_o notice_n of_o the_o many_o insuperable_a difficulty_n which_o have_v be_v u●ged_v against_o the_o bring_n in_o of_o these_o body_n and_o the_o form_v our_o present_a crust_n and_o layer_n of_o earth_n out_o of_o a_o general_a deluge_n he_o have_v save_v himself_o much_o swea●_n and_o pain_n in_o have_v recourse_n only_o to_o two_o or_o three_o late_a book_n and_o in_o consult_v copy_n instead_o of_o original_n which_o will_v have_v give_v more_o strength_n and_o beauty_n to_o his_o work_n and_o will_v have_v look_v more_o masterly_a however_o the_o gentleman_n have_v perform_v very_o well_o in_o the_o main_a and_o have_v show_v a_o profound_a and_o clear_a knowledge_n in_o physical_a science_n though_o not_o in_o the_o history_n of_o learning_n nor_o in_o that_o of_o nature_n hi●_n conjecture_n be_v admirable_a but_o his_o quotation_n and_o reference_n be_v not_o commendable_a be_v injurious_a to_o those_o eminent_a philosopher_n who_o be_v the_o first_o inventor_n and_o yet_o pass_v over_o in_o silence_n as_o though_o there_o have_v be_v no_o such_o writer_n many_o of_o their_o observation_n be_v attribute_v by_o the_o author_n of_o the_o new_a theory_n to_o one_o of_o his_o own_o acquaintance_n who_o may_v do_v as_o much_o for_o he_o another_o time_n but_o i_o will_v not_o willing_o accuse_v mr._n whiston_n of_o any_o ungenerous_a deal_n have_v discover_v a_o noble_a genius_n in_o the_o formation_n of_o his_o system_n and_o therefore_o i_o conclude_v with_o respect_n to_o he_o and_o with_o charity_n to_o all_o mankind_n the_o content_n of_o the_o first_o part._n chap._n 1._o the_o philosophical_a meaning_n of_o these_o word_n in_o the_o beginning_n god_n create_v the_o heaven_n and_o the_o earth_n and_o what_o may_v be_v conclude_v from_o they_o chap._n 2._o of_o god_n the_o supreme_a and_o efficient_a cause_n and_o why_o moses_n prove_v not_o the_o be_v of_o a_o god_n express_o by_o way_n o●_n argument_n ●ut_v implicit_o by_o describe_v of_o the_o several_a degree_n of_o perfection_n and_o the_o subordination_n of_o life_n chap._n 3._o of_o the_o creation_n of_o second_o cause_n and_o the_o manner_n of_o their_o production_n and_o way_n of_o work_v chap._n 4._o of_o light_n and_o darkness_n the_o common_a principle_n of_o mix_v body_n what_o they_o be_v in_o mass_n and_o how_o their_o division_n make_v the_o first_o production_n chap._n 5._o of_o light_v the_o formal_a cause_n of_o all_o mix_v production_n what_o it_o be_v whilst_o in_o mass._n chap._n 6._o of_o darkness_n the_o material_a cause_n of_o all_o mix_v production_n what_o it_o be_v in_o mass_n how_o it_o be_v reduce_v into_o form_n of_o the_o power_n of_o matter_n and_o motion_n of_o sympathy_n and_o antipathy_n chap._n 7._o of_o the_o spirit_n of_o god_n move_v upon_o the_o face_n of_o the_o water_n what_o be_v philosophical_o mean_v by_o it_o of_o the_o ●irst_n division_n of_o the_o water_n and_o the_o clear_n of_o the_o sublunary_a firmament_n chap._n 8._o the_o division_n of_o the_o low_a water_n into_o subterranean_a superterranean_a and_o nubiferous_a and_o by_o what_o gradation_n the_o dry_a land_n appear_v chap._n 9_o of_o the_o primeval_n or_o antediluvian_n figure_n o●_n the_o earth_n chap._n 10._o of_o the_o constituent_a p●rts_n o●_n the_o earth_n and_o ●irst_n of_o the_o volatile_a part_n of_o it_o or_o the_o central_a fire_n its_o natural_a use_v chap._n 11._o of_o the_o six_o part_n of_o the_o earth_n and_o first_o of_o the_o inequality_n of_o its_o surface_n their_o natural_a cause_n and_o use_v chap._n 12._o of_o mountain_n their_o original_a cause_n consistence_n and_o natural_a use_v be_v the_o first_o dry_a land_n that_o appear_v chap._n 13._o of_o mountain_n heath_n etc._n etc._n chap._n 14._o o●_n the_o plain_n and_o valley_n etc._n etc._n chap._n 15._o of_o the_o channel_n of_o the_o sea_n etc._n etc._n chap._n 16._o of_o the_o ●luid_a part_n of_o this_o terraqueous_a globe_n and_o ●irst_n of_o the_o sea_n etc._n etc._n chap._n 17._o of_o those_o preternatural_a accident_n that_o disturb_v and_o interrupt_v the_o course_n of_o nature_n in_o this_o material_a world_n etc._n etc._n chap._n 18._o of_o the_o central_a damp_n their_o cause_n nature_n and_o dreadful_a effect_n upon_o this_o globe_n c●ap_n 19_o of_o terrene_a damp_n and_o their_o dreadful_a effect_n upon_o this_o globe_n etc._n etc._n chap._n 20._o of_o noah_n flood_n its_o cause_n the_o season_n of_o the_o year_n when_o it_o happen_v the_o effect_n and_o alteration_n it_o make_v upon_o the_o earth_n chap._n 21._o of_o the_o season_n of_o the_o year_n when_o the_o deluge_n happen_v chap._n 22._o of_o the_o alteration_n which_o noah_n flood_n make_v in_o and_o upon_o the_o earth_n the_o content_n of_o the_o second_o part._n chap._n 1._o of_o the_o plastic_a spirit_n in_o matter_n and_o its_o natural_a product_n chap._n 2._o of_o the_o grand_a cover_n of_o the_o earth_n the_o sympathetical_a union_n of_o the_o plastic_a and_o vivisick_n spirit_n and_o the_o production_n of_o vegetable_n the_o first_o and_o low_a degree_n of_o life_n chap._n 3._o of_o reduce_v the_o confuse_a mass_n of_o light_n or_o the_o etherial_a flame_n into_o a_o body_n which_o make_v the_o sun_n of_o reduce_v
those_o light_a fog_n and_o waterish_a mist_n into_o a_o body_n which_o make_v the_o moon_n how_o by_o clear_v of_o the_o superlunary_a firmament_n or_o the_o planetary_a sphere_n the_o star_n appear_v and_o what_o the_o sun_n moon_n and_o star_n contribute_v towards_o the_o production_n of_o sensitive_a or_o locomotive_a animal_n and_o why_o the_o creation_n of_o these_o second_o cause_n make_v the_o four_o production_n chap._n 4._o of_o the_o production_n of_o the_o second_o degree_n of_o life_n and_o first_o of_o oviparous_a animal_n as_o fish_n and_o waterish_a infect_v chap._n 5._o of_o the_o second_o genus_fw-la o●_n oviparous_a animal_n viz._n the_o aerial_a and_o first_o of_o fly-insects_a second_o of_o serpent_n three_o of_o bird_n and_o why_o moses_n make_v the_o waterish_a and_o aerial_a animal_n congenial_a chap._n 6._o of_o the_o terrene_a or_o viviparous_a animal_n chap._n 7._o of_o the_o creation_n of_o man_n the_o six_o production_n the_o conclusion_n wherein_o be_v show_v the_o meaning_n and_o signisicancy_n of_o these_o word_n and_o god_n see_v every_o thing_n that_o he_o have_v make_v and_o behold_v it_o be_v very_o good_a a_o discourse_n concern_v the_o terrestrial_a paradise_n show_v how_o adam_n be_v introduce_v into_o it_o the_o time_n he_o continue_v in_o it_o and_o how_o he_o and_o eve_n employ_v that_o time_n a_o discourse_n concern_v the_o conflagration_n of_o this_o material_a world_n the_o local_a hell_n its_o outmost_a boundary_n or_o abraham_n gulf_n a_o short_a treatise_n of_o meteorology_n with_o some_o observation_n concern_v the_o change_n and_o alteration_n of_o the_o wether_n chap._n 1._o of_o vapour●●nd_a exhalation_n etc._n etc._n chap._n 2._o of_o the_o efficient_a cause_n o●_n all_o meteor_n and_o first_o of_o heat_n chap._n 3._o of_o cold_a the_o other_o efficient_a cause_n of_o meteor_n chap._n 4._o of_o the_o air_n or_o medium_fw-la wherein_o all_o meteor_n be_v generate_v chap._n 5._o of_o fiery_a meteor_n etc._n etc._n chap._n 6._o of_o comet_n etc._n etc._n chap._n 7._o of_o thunder_n its_o cause_n and_o effect_n chap._n 8._o of_o vaporous_a meteor_n and_o first_o of_o dew_n and_o hoar_a frost_n chap._n 9_o of_o rain_n hail_o and_o snow_n chap._n 10._o o●_n hail_n and_o snow_n with_o observation_n chap._n 11._o of_o frost_n and_o thaw_v chap._n 12._o o●_n the_o sphere_n of_o rarefaction_n chap._n 13._o of_o wind_n helm_n and_o arch_n chap._n 14._o prognostication_n of_o the_o change_n and_o alteration_n of_o wether_n from_o the_o set_n and_o rise_v of_o the_o sun_n the_o author_n live_v at_o a_o great_a distance_n from_o the_o press_n desire_v the_o reader_n ●o_o p●●don_v those_o follow_a mistake●_n page_n 5._o line_n 13._o read_v further_o p._n 25._o l._n 6._o r._n philosophical_o p._n 27._o l._n 9_o r._n anteperistatical_a p._n 30._o l._n 10._o r._n nutritius_n p._n 44._o l._n 25._o r._n fluidity_n p._n 67_o l._n 1._o r._n nature_n p._n 91._o l._n 4._o r._n sublunary_a p._n 121._o l._n 24._o r._n litoral●s_o p._n 13●_n l._n 25._o r._n assimilation_n p._n 139._o l._n 10._o r._n learned_a p._n 155._o l._n 28._o r._n zodiac_n a_o scheme_n wherein_o the_o several_a phaenomena_n of_o this_o terraqueous_a globe_n be_v explain_v abcdefg_n a_o the_o central_n fire_n disseminate_v a_o vital_a heat_n through_o the_o whole_a cortex_fw-la or_o shel_n of_o the_o globe_n b_o the_o mountains●rom_n ●rom_z the_o centre_n to_o the_o surface_n c_o heath_n d_o plains_n e_o the_o channel_n of_o the_o sea_n the_o flat_a strata_n or_o bed_n of_o matter_n with_o their_o acclivity_n to_o the_o ●ountains_n and_o declivity_n to_o the_o sea_n together_o with_o their_o elevation_n and_o depression_n thus_o describe_v the_o wind_a and_o turn_n of_o the_o great_a vein_n divide_v the_o several_a class_n of_o matter_n describe_v thus_o through_o which_o the_o whole_a mass_n of_o subterranean_a water_n circulate_v their_o lesser_a fibre_n or_o rami_n faction_n fill_v all_o the_o flat_a strata_n with_o feeder_n of_o water_n which_o break_v out_o upon_o the_o surface_n of_o the_o earth_n cause_n spring_n etc._n etc._n describe_v thus_o f_o the_o sea_n with_o the_o river_n flow_v into_o they_o from_o the_o top_n of_o the_o mountain_n swell_v they_o into_o a_o ci●bosity_n and_o cause_v in_o they_o a_o continual_a fermentation_n g_o vapour_n arise_v from_o the_o sea_n which_o be_v attract_v by_o the_o coldness_n of_o the_o mountain_n fix_v there_o form_v a_o atmosphere_n round_o the_o whole_a globe_n part_n i._o chap._n i._o ●he_v philosophical_a meaning_n of_o these_o word_n in_o the_o beginning_n god_n create_v the_o heaven_n and_o the_o earth_n and_o what_o may_v be_v conclude_v from_o they_o moses_n in_o his_o philosophical_a description_n of_o the_o creation_n lay_v it_o down_o as_o a_o grant_v principle_n or_o a_o grand_a thesis_n ●●at_v the_o heaven_n and_o the_o earth_n with_o 〈◊〉_d their_o part_n furniture_n and_o variety_n 〈◊〉_d nature_n contain_v in_o they_o be_v ●●eated_v de_fw-fr novo_fw-la and_o that_o god_n the_o supreme_a be_v un-created_n and_o independent_a almighty_a in_o power_n and_o in●●nite_a in_o wisdom_n and_o all_o perfection_n ●as_v the_o efficient_a cause_n that_o the_o time_n when_o the_o world_n be_v create_v be_v in_o the_o begin_n of_o time_n or_o when_o time_n first_o begin_v to_o have_v a_o be_v for_o before_o the_o world_n be_v create_v there_o be_v duration_n or_o stabilis_fw-la aeternitas_fw-la as_o the_o schoolman_n express_v it_o but_o time_n be_v a_o equal_a mensuration_n of_o motion_n it_o and_o motion_n begin_v together_o from_o this_o grand_a thesis_n we_o may_v conclude_v first_o against_o aristotle_n who_o endeavour_v by_o many_o argument_n to_o prove_v that_o the_o world_n as_o it_o now_o stand_v in_o matter_n and_o form_n be_v eternal_a which_o hypothesis_n advance_v the_o world_n into_o a_o equality_n with_o god_n make_v it_o its_o own_o efficient_a cause_n uncreated_a and_o independent_a in_o the_o second_o 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the_o low_a degree_n of_o the_o animal_n life_n but_o also_o fit_v with_o organ_n to_o entertain_v a_o intellectual_a soul_n which_o moses●ells_v ●ells_z we_o god_n breathe_v into_o it_o it_o be_v impossible_a for_o matter_n though_o never_o so_o curious_o modify_v by_o the_o plastic_a spirit_n of_o nature_n and_o the_o joint_a concurrence_n of_o the_o celestial_a influence_n to_o draw_v down_o by_o the_o power_n of_o any_o material_a sympathy_n a_o soul_n out_o of_o the_o immaterial_a and_o intellectual_a sphere_n of_o life_n to_o animate_v and_o inform_v it_o and_o this_o noble_a creature_n god_n call_v man_n be_v make_v not_o only_o after_o his_o own_o image_n spiritual_a and_o immortal_a but_o also_o after_o his_o similitude_n viz_o endow_v with_o all_o the_o affection_n and_o communicable_a attribute_n of_o the_o divine_a nature_n by_o which_o he_o become_v capable_a not_o only_o of_o disclose_v the_o secret_a mystery_n of_o nature_n and_o of_o dive_v into_o its_o deep_a 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strike_v down_o these_o fiery_a globuli_fw-la with_o great_a force_n upon_o the_o earth_n and_o water_n and_o consequent_o they_o rise_v high_o and_o èlevate_v the_o vapour_n with_o they_o so_o that_o the_o atmosphere_n be_v high_a or_o low_a in_o several_a part_n of_o the_o earth_n as_o the_o sun_n rise_v high_a or_o low_a in_o the_o meridian_n and_o its_o beam_n be_v dart_v down_o in_o a_o more_o direct_a or_o oblique_a line_n and_o as_o the_o lowness_n of_o our_o northern_a atmosphere_n cause_v the_o sterility_n and_o barrenness_n of_o the_o northern_a mountain_n so_o the_o height_n of_o the_o southern_a atmosphere_n cause_v those_o mountain_n in_o the_o aequinoctial_a and_o southern_a region_n to_o be_v more_o fertile_a and_o productive_a chap._n ii_o of_o the_o efficient_a cause_n of_o all_o meteor_n and_o first_o of_o heat_n by_o heat_n be_v not_o to_o be_v understand_v the_o element_n of_o fire_n which_o aristotle_n and_o his_o follower_n conceit_v to_o be_v under_o the_o concave_n of_o the_o moon_n there_o be_v no_o such_o element_n there_o but_o by_o heat_n be_v mean_v that_o internal_a heat_n and_o fermentation_n which_o be_v in_o the_o body_n of_o the_o earth_n and_o that_o natural_a fire_n which_o be_v original_o and_o essential_o in_o the_o body_n of_o the_o sun_n the_o vehicle_n of_o external_n heat_n which_o stream_n out_o from_o every_o part_n of_o that_o fiery_a globe_n give_v heat_n light_z and_o enliven_a vegetation_n to_o the_o whole_a material_a world_n be_v within_o the_o compass_n of_o its_o fiery_a and_o luminous_a atmosphere_n these_o stream_n of_o heat_n and_o light_o which_o be_v only_o the_o shadow_n of_o heat_n be_v dart_v through_o the_o region_n of_o the_o air_n in_o straight_a line_n and_o single_a ray_n be_v not_o perceivable_o hot_a or_o cold_a no_o more_o than_o the_o light_n of_o a_o candle_n without_o the_o sphere_n of_o its_o heat_n but_o be_v double_v by_o multiply_a reflection_n and_o rebounding_n from_o the_o solid_a surface_n of_o the_o earth_n do_v increase_v its_o heat_n as_o the_o reflection_n be_v multiply_v and_o rebound_v which_o make_v it_o hot_a against_o a_o wall_n than_o upon_o the_o plane_n ground_n and_o in_o the_o valley_n than_o upon_o the_o mountain_n we_o must_v therefore_o distinguish_v between_o those_o single_a ray_n of_o heat_n which_o dart_n through_o the_o air_n in_o instant_n which_o be_v neither_o perceivable_o hot_a or_o cold_a and_o the_o heat_n upon_o the_o superficies_n of_o the_o earth_n which_o be_v contract_v by_o a_o artificial_a glass_n be_v r●al_a fire_n the_o essential_a quality_n of_o heat_n be_v calefaction_n elevation_n rarefaction_n liquefaction_n and_o consolidation_n as_o it_o meet_v with_o matter_n predisposed_a to_o receive_v its_o effect_n chap._n iii_o of_o cold_n the_o other_o efficient_a cause_n of_o meteor_n by_o cold_a be_v not_o mean_v a_o bare_a privation_n of_o heat_n as_o former_a philosopher_n do_v conceit_n but_o a_o real_a body_n of_o a_o subtle_a sublimate_v and_o homogenous_a nature_n and_o of_o a_o cold_a and_o frigid_a quality_n it_o be_v proper_a place_n of_o existence_n be_v between_o this_o earth_n atmosphere_n and_o the_o atmosphere_n of_o the_o moon_n which_o be_v our_o next_o neighbour_a globe_n and_o by_o the_o rise_n and_o fall_v of_o this_o main_a body_n of_o cold_a be_v cause_v the_o several_a change_n and_o alteration_n of_o the_o wether_n with_o we_o the_o cause_n of_o its_o rise_n and_o fall_v be_v the_o pressure_n of_o these_o two_o atmosphere_n between_o which_o it_o be_v place_v when_o the_o waterish_a atmosphere_n of_o the_o moon_n press_v it_o down_o it_o cause_v storm_n and_o tempest_n here_o upon_o this_o globe_n and_o when_o it_o rise_v it_o cause_v the_o same_o in_o the_o moon_n the_o rise_n and_o fall_v of_o this_o main_a body_n of_o cold_a be_v sometime_o also_o occasion_v by_o its_o dilate_v and_o contract_n of_o itself_o now_o as_o the_o sun_n beam_n be_v hot_a in_o their_o reflection_n upon_o the_o earth_n than_o in_o the_o sun_n itself_o so_o these_o cold_a ray_n which_o be_v dart_v from_o this_o main_a body_n of_o cold_a be_v increase_v and_o multiply_v by_o reflection_n from_o the_o mountain_n and_o river_n be_v much_o cold_a than_o the_o main_a body_n of_o cold_a in_o its_o own_o sphere_n these_o reflect_v globuli_fw-la of_o cold_a may_v be_v term_v the_o low_a or_o ground-cold_a because_o in_o summer_n it_o penetrate_v the_o earth_n and_o in_o winter_n it_o seldom_o rise_v high_a than_o the_o top_n of_o the_o high_a mountain_n unless_o when_o it_o join_v with_o the_o main_a body_n and_o then_o it_o cause_v great_a storm_n of_o frost_n and_o snow_n etc._n etc._n this_o low_a or_o ground-cold_a be_v common_o the_o rearguard_n and_o vanguard_n of_o the_o sun_n always_o go_v before_o and_o follow_v it_o and_o it_o be_v most_o perceivable_a in_o the_o evening_n and_o morning_n twilight_v especial_o by_o bird_n and_o aerial_a animal_n who_o body_n do_v so_o 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