Book/Printed Material One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe.

Image 1 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. f Book .L/— 3 Author Title Imprint 16—473721 GPO
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 2 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe.
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 3 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. A Challenge to the JOHNS HOPKINS Dniversity ONE HUNDRED PROOFS THAT THE EARTH XS NOT A GLOBE. IDedicsited. to I^ICHAJEIID IFIE^OCTOI^, Esq.. The Greatest Astronomer ot the Age, By TTM. CARPENTER, Referee...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 4 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. INDEX. I 1 ^The aeronrAit sees for himself. 2 Standi .ig water leyel. 3 SiiF^ e3 oi;s ;^allowaijce. 4 Flaw of Kivers ihe Nile: 5 Lighthouses Cape Hatteras. 6 The seashore. Coming...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 5 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. OME HUNDRED PROOFg THAT L THE EARTH IS NOT A GLOBE IDecajcateca. to :EI. lE^IE^OO TOIc^, lEsci. BY WM. CARPENTER, UPRIGHT, DOWNRIGHT, STRAIGHTFORWARD. [Copyright Secured.] BALTIMORE: Printed aistd Published by the Author,...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 6 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. 5b INTRODUCTION. On. fj^ y 0 PARALLAX, the Founder of the Zetetic Philosophy, is dead; and it noAV becomes the duty of those, especially, who knew him personally and who labored with...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 7 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. ONE EHKBSE© PS@©fS THAT EASTl m HOT A GIOIB. If man uses the senses wHcli God has given him, he gains linow ledge; if he uses them not, he remains ignorant. Mr,...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 8 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. 4 OXE htt:n^deed peoofs, wrongfully claimed the fivehundred pounds and got it, or that Mr. Hampden was the yictim of the false claim, it is hard to say. The way in which...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 9 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. EARTH IS NOT A GLOBE. O ducted by Parallax* were things of the imagination only, or that a wrong account had been given of them and it would be well if he...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 10 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. 6 OKE HUNDRED PROOFS, that it is utterly out of your power to produce one; and we tell you that you do not dare even to lift up your finger to point...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 11 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. EARTH IS NOT A GLOBE. 7 of this extent is quite incompatible with the idea of the Earth s con vexity. It is, therefore, a reasonable proof that Earth is not a...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 12 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. 8 ON E HUNDEED PROOFS. speak that the surface of the sea is as it is taken to be, whether the captain of the ship supposes the Earth to be a globe...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 13 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. EARTH IS NOT A GLOBE. 9 15. The idea that, instead of sailing horizontally round the Earth, ships are taken down one side of a globe, then underneath, and are brought up...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 14 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. 10 ONE HUNDRED PROOFS, theory perfectly outrageous and opposed to all human experience, it follows that, unless we can trample upon common sense and ignore the teachings of experience, we have an...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 15 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. I EABTH IS NOT A GLOBE. 11 26. If the Earth vrere a globe, it would, if we take Valentia to be the place of departure, curvate downwards, in the 1665 miles...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 16 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. 12 OKE HUNDRED PROOFS, the seasliore we may see the ships, as they approach ns, absolutely coming up, and that, as we are able to seethe highest parts of these ships first,...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 17 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. EAETH IS NOT A GLOBE. 13 SO ttat tte rail of the vessel s side will be in a line witii the light and in the line of sight and we shall...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 18 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. 14 OKE SUNDEED 1 E00FS tiling is a delusion, and we have a proof that tKe Earth is not a globe. 42. It is certain that the theory of the Earth s...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 19 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. EAETH IS NOT A GLOBE. 15 a planet taking a westerly course round the Sun, the thing is as mean ingless to them as it is to us, unless they make the...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 20 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. 16 o^tE HUin EED PEOOFS. appear to be moving in the opposite direction wonld have no neces sity to be moving at all, since the motion of the Earth wonld be more...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 21 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. EAETH IS NOT A GLOBE. 17 second motion, it must be left far behind, in space but, since balloons have never been known thus to be left, it is a proof that...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 22 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. 18 02S E HUNDRED PEOOFS, distance And since all this specnlation and absurdity is caused by the primary assumption that Earth is a wandering, heavenly body, and is all swept away by...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 23 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. EAETH 13 NOT A GLOBE. 19 67. SeTenliundred miles is said to be tlie leagth of the great Canal, in China. Certain it is that, when this canal was formed, no allowance...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 24 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. 20 OKE HUNDRED PEOOFS. rotation theory, cBagrin has taken tlie place of exultation, and we Have a proof of the failure of astronomers in their efforts to substan tiate their theory, and,...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 25 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. EAETH IS NOT A ©LOBE. 21 79. Tlie remark is common enough that we can see the circle of the Earth if we cross the ocean, and that this proves it to...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 26 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. 22 ON E HUNDEED PROOFS. object, no matter how high, over a level surface, no matter how far, will cause the appearance in question the lowering of the object. Our modern theoretical...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 27 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. EARTH IS NOT A GLOBE. 23 the traveller goes so far south that the North Star appears on the ho rizon, the Sun should therefore look much larger if the Earth were...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 28 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. 24 OlsTB HTJNDEED PROOFS. wMch to live have cut off onehalf of tlie globe in a certain pic ture in their books. [See page 6.] Now, astronomers having done this, onehalf of...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 29 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. EAETH IS NOT A GLOBE. 25 carried across the telescope by the diurnal revolution of the Earth. Now, this is nothing but downright absurdity, Ko motion of the Earth could possibly carry...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 30 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. 26 OlfE HUIsDEED PROOFS. Sun s position have still to get it. Tlierefore, if we travel easterly, we arrive at those parts of the Eai th where time is more advanced, the...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 31 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. APPENDIX TO THE SECOND EDITION. The following letters remain unanswered, at the time of going to press, December 7, 1885: 71 Chew Street, Baltimore, Nov. 21, 1885. R. A. Proctor, Esq., St....
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 32 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. 28 OKE HUNDRED PROOFS. i Througliout the entire work there are discernible traces of a strong and reliant mind, and such reliance as can only have been acquired by unbiassed observation, laborious...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 33 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. [Appendix to Third Edition.] COPY OF LETTER FROM RICHARD A. PROCTOR, ESQ. 5 Montague Street, Russell Square, London, W.C, 12 Dec, 1885. W. Carpenter, Esq., Baltimore. Dear Sir, I am obliged to...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 34 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. AP PEKDIX TO THE FIFTH EDITIO K. Editorial from the New York World, of August 2, 1886:— THE EAETH IS FLAT. The iconoclastic tendencies of the age have received new impetus from...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 35 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. EARTH IS KOT A GLOBE. 31 The motto which he puts on the cover Upright, Downright, Straightforward is well chosen, for it is an npright lie, a downright invention, and a straightforward...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 36 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. S^ One hukdeed proofs. His reasoning is, to say the least, plausible, and the book interest ing. The Item, Philadelphia, June 10, 1886. Mr. Carpenter seems to have made a thorough investigation...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 37 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. letters to professor oilman, of the JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY. 71 Ohew Street, Baltimore, September 10, 1886. Prof. Gilman, Johns Hopkins University Sir: On the 21st ultimo I wrote to ask you if...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 38 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY, OF BALTIMORE. We are iiitlebted to Scribner s Monthly for li e following remarks concernino this institution By the will of JohL5 Hopkins, a mer chant of Baltimore,...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 39 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. PROFESSO.. PROCTOR S PROOFS. A proof, a proof! crief ^tndeiit Brown says Proctor, Very well, If that is all you war indeedV I ve plenty I can tell: But really I have...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886

Image 40 of One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. ODDS AND ENDS. ^^to We do not possess a single evident proof in fafor of tlie rotation f the earth around its axis. Dr. Shcepfer. To prove the impossibility of the revolution...
 Contributor: Carpenter, William
 Date: 1886