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" On the 19th of June, 1799, late in the evening, when the twilight was deepening into a clear night, as I was walking up and down the garden with a friend, we very distinctly observed a flame-like appearance near the oriental poppy, the flowers of which... "
Goethe's Theory of Colours - Page 23
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1840 - 423 pages
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 20

1850
...published in his Farbenlehre, as a case of phosphorescence: — "On the 12th of June, 1799, says Goethe, color. We approached the place and looked attentively at the flowers, but could perceive nothing further,...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 20

1850
...published in his Farbenlehre, as a case of phosphorescence: — "On the 12th of June, 1799, says Goethe, late in the evening, when the twilight was deepening...flowers of which are remarkable for their powerful red color. We approached the place and looked attentively at the flowers, but could perceive nothing further,...
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The poetry of science; or, Studies of the physical phenomena of nature

Robert Hunt - 1854
...The following remarkable example, and an explanation of it by the poet Goethe, is instructive : — " On the 19th of June, 1799, late in the evening, when...perceive nothing further, till at last, by passing and repassingf repeatedly, while we looked side- ways on them, we succeeded in renewing the appearance...
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Living Lights: A Popular Account of Phosphorescent Animals and Vegetables

Charles Frederick Holder - Marine biology - 1887 - 187 pages
...due to optical illusion, but the experience of Goethe points to a different conclusion. He says, " On the 19th of June, 1799, late in the evening, when the twilight was passing into a clear night, as I was walking up and down with a friend in the garden, we remarked very...
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