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" ... by lightning would seem to be now exploded. Six men were sheltering under a beech tree in the Midlands during last week's severe storm ; two were killed, and the others struck down insensible. At the inquest the coroner said he had specially examined... "
Gardeners' Chronicle, Horticultural Trade Journal - Page 110
1906
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Country-side: A Wildlife Magazine, Volume 3

Natural history - 1906
...sheltering from a storm under a beech tree. The coroner said : " He had always read and understood that there was no record of a beech tree being struck by lightning, ninety-nine of every hundred trees which were struck being oaks. In this case the lightning had not...
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Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Volumes 32-33

Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) - Meteorolgy - 1906
...balloons. Beech Trees and Lightning. 296 examined the tree, as for years he had read and understood that there was no record of a beech tree being struck by lightning. In this case the lightning had not injured the tree to the extent of damaging a leaf, but it was an...
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Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Volume 32

Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) - Meteorology - 1906
...inquest, the coroner said he had specially examined the tree, as for years he had read and understood that there was no record of a beech tree being struck by lightning. In this case the lightning had not injured the tree to the extent of damaging a leaf, but it was an...
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Popular Fallacies

Alfred Seabold Eli Ackerman - Common fallacies - 1907 - 312 pages
...inquest the coroner said he had specially examined the tree, as for years he had read and understood that there was no record of a beech tree being struck by lightning. In this case the lightning had not injured the tree to the extent of damaging a leaf, but it was an...
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Popular Fallacies

Alfred Seabold Eli Ackermann - Common fallacies - 1908 - 312 pages
...inquest the coroner said he had specially examined the tree, as for years he had read and understood that there was no record of a beech tree being struck by lightning. In this case the lightning had not injured the tree to the extent of damaging a leaf, but it was an...
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