A Text-book of Geography for the Use of Schools

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Page 347 - A Dictionary of the English Language, containing the Pronunciation, Etymology, and Explanation of all Words authorized by Eminent Writers. To which are added, a Vocabulary of the Roots of English Words, and an accented list of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names. By ALEXANDER REID, LL.D., late Head Master of the Edinburgh Institution.
Page 327 - God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills ; a land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig trees, and pomegranates ; a land of oil olive, and honey...
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Page 345 - LENNIE'S PRINCIPLES OF ENGLISH GRAMMAR. Comprising the Substance of all the most approved English Grammars, briefly defined, and neatly arranged ; with Copious Exercises in Parsing and Syntax. New Edition ; with the author's latest improvements, and an Appendix in which Analysis of Sentences is fully treated.
Page 2 - OUTLINE OF SACRED GEOGRAPHY. 6d. This little work is a manual of Scripture Geography for young persons. It is designed to communicate such a knowledge of the places mentioned in holy writ as will enable children more clearly to understand the sacred narrative. It contains references to the passages of Scripture in which the most remarkable places are mentioned, notes chiefly historical and descriptive, and a Map of the Holy Land in provinces and tribes.

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