With Scott; The Silver Lining

 
9781232440659: With Scott; The Silver Lining

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 Excerpt: ... to send in contributions signed anonymously, and to place these contributions in the box under the looking-glass as soon as possible. No contributions will be accepted for this number after May 31st. A selection of these will be made for publication. It is not intended that the paper shall be too scientific Contributions may take the form of prose, poetry, or drawings. Contributors whose writings lend themselves to illustration are asked to consult with the Editor as soon as possible. The Editor, S.P.T. A tin receptacle was nailed under the notice board, and labelled the Editor's Box, and Cherry set to work on his editorial pending the avalanche of contributions. Three issues appeared in 1911, and one other in 1912, but 1 shall describe S.P.T., as it was familiarly termed, in greater detail later in the narrative. I commenced duty as night-watchman on the 28th. I used to spend some of the long hours in writing my journal, so that there is never any dearth of notes of what happened about that period I I wrote on this occasion, " It is not the sinecure that I imagined. Primarily I have to go out every hour and observe the aurorae. If they are really on tap, I have to stay on Wind Vane Hill (a quarter of a mile off) till they're over! (I hope it stays overcast!) There was a fine display at 9 p.m. Sunny Jim had taken me out to see the spectroscope test. Behind Erebus it was going strong, arid I could see a bar in the yellow-green of the spectrum which is particular to aurorae. 1 wrote the following in the log-book:--"'At 21.10 ( = ten past nine) a fine display along the whole sky behind the Erebus mass. At first isolated greyish streamers reached over 8; they had a reddish tinge, but were not bright enough to give a bright line in the spectroscope. T...

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Book Description RareBooksClub. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. 148 pages. Dimensions: 9.6in. x 7.4in. x 0.2in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 Excerpt: . . . to send in contributions signed anonymously, and to place these contributions in the box under the looking-glass as soon as possible. No contributions will be accepted for this number after May 31st. A selection of these will be made for publication. It is not intended that the paper shall be too scientific Contributions may take the form of prose, poetry, or drawings. Contributors whose writings lend themselves to illustration are asked to consult with the Editor as soon as possible. The Editor, S. P. T. A tin receptacle was nailed under the notice board, and labelled the Editors Box, and Cherry set to work on his editorial pending the avalanche of contributions. Three issues appeared in 1911, and one other in 1912, but 1 shall describe S. P. T. , as it was familiarly termed, in greater detail later in the narrative. I commenced duty as night-watchman on the 28th. I used to spend some of the long hours in writing my journal, so that there is never any dearth of notes of what happened about that period I I wrote on this occasion, It is not the sinecure that I imagined. Primarily I have to go out every hour and observe the aurorae. If they are really on tap, I have to stay on Wind Vane Hill (a quarter of a mile off) till theyre over! (I hope it stays overcast!) There was a fine display at 9 p. m. Sunny Jim had taken me out to see the spectroscope test. Behind Erebus it was going strong, arid I could see a bar in the yellow-green of the spectrum which is particular to aurorae. 1 wrote the following in the log-book: --At 21. 10 ( ten past nine) a fine display along the whole sky behind the Erebus mass. At first isolated greyish streamers reached over 8; they had a reddish tinge, but were not bright enough to give a bright line in the spectroscope. T. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781232440659

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