Astronomical Essays (1872)Edit
- As an astronomer in the true sense of the term, Sir John Herschel stood before all his contemporaries. Nay, he stood almost alone.
Saturn and its System (2nd ed 1882)Edit
- An air of mystery surrounds his researches, lying, as they do, chiefly in depths to which the far-seeing eye of the telescope alone penetrates.
- The whole system has been long since swept away, and its records merely remain as illustrations of perverted ingenuity.
- Of the Ptolemaic system
- Chapter 2, p.32
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