George Biddell Airy Quote

The general phenomenon [total eclipse] is perhaps the most awfully grand which man can witness.


On the Total Eclipse of 1851, Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 51 April, 1851 (p. 76)

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The general phenomenon [total eclipse] is perhaps the most awfully grand which man can witness.

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The general phenomenon [total eclipse] is perhaps the most awfully grand which man can witness.

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The general phenomenon [total eclipse] is perhaps the most awfully grand which man can witness.

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The general phenomenon [total eclipse] is perhaps the most awfully grand which man can witness.