Saturday, June 22, 2013


 You now see the water of the jet scattering in all directions, and you hear it making a pattering sound on the paper on which it falls.  I take out of my pocket a stick of sealing wax and instantly all is changed, even though I am some way off and can touch nothing. 

  The water ceases to scatter ;  it travels in one continuous line and falls upon the paper making a loud noise which must remind you of the rain of a thunderstorm.

C.V. Boys, “Liquid Cylinders and Jets” from Soap Bubbles, Their Colours and The Forces Which Mould Them, London, 1896.

The Kinks: Rainy Day In June (Link)

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