Easy Lessons in Geography and History: Designed for the Use of the Younger Classes in the New England Schools

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Hilliard, Gray, Little, and Wilkins, 1832 - America - 116 pages

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Page 56 - The ram, the bull, the heavenly twins, And next the crab the lion shines, The virgin and the scales, The scorpion, archer, and sea-goat, The man that holds the watering-pot, And fish with glittering tails.
Page 39 - Every circumference of a. circle, whether the circle be large or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees. Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.
Page 116 - George Washington John Adams Thomas Jefferson James Madison James Monroe John Quincy Adams Andrew Jackson Martin Van Buren William Henry Harrison * John Tyler James K. Polk Zachary Taylor * Millard Fillmore Franklin Pierce James Buchanan Abraham Lincoln * Andrew Johnson Ulysses S. Grant Rutherford B. Hayes James A. Garfield * Chester A.
Page 70 - Nuevitas and took possession of the country In the name of the King of Spain.
Page 110 - He would not accept his life, when offered on the condition that he should make peace with the English. When he was informed that it was determined to put him to death, he said, 'I like it well; I shall die before my heart is soft, before I shall have spoken anything unworthy of myself.
Page 26 - In the New England states — Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island...
Page 30 - What is a river ? A river is a large stream of water flowing through the, land. What is a lake ? A lake is a body of water surrounded by land.
Page 11 - And this point is called the centre of the circle, [and any straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference is called a radius of the circle].
Page 29 - What is an Island ? An Isl'and is a portion of Land entirely surrounded by Water.'How do you spell Island ? 12.
Page 88 - I see that the English are my friends and love me, and while I live I will never forget the kindness they have shown me.

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