Sundials might be divided into two kinds, the perpendicular and the horizontal.
Then, as to sundials: you're amazingly deficient in sundials.
You don't for a moment imagine men leaped from sundials to clocks, do you?
Certainly every one could read the sundials; and the gondoliers would, as they said, understand his figures if he wrote them.
Daily differences in time as recorded by sundials and clocks became more noticeable.
Lines 10 and 11 have been used, both in England and in France, as a motto on the face of sundials.
He was also a great amateur of sundials, and constructed many of various types.
They are sundials—but they occur in dark chambers of sepulchres, or underground houses!
Noon marks and sundials answered the needs of the family and when the day was cloudy, one must "guess."
The sundials still often found in the gardens of country houses or in churchyards are miniatures of such an instrument.