Geography: Or, First Division of "The English Encyclopædia"

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Charles Knight
Bradbury, Evans & Company, 1866 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Page 97 - We are content with discord, we are content with alarms, we are content with blood, but we will never be content with a master."!
Page 71 - Thammuz came next behind, Whose annual wound in Lebanon allured The Syrian damsels to lament his fate In amorous ditties all a summer's day, While smooth Adonis from his native rock Ran purple to the sea, supposed with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded...
Page 167 - That thirty-six sections, or one entire township, which shall be designated by the President of the United States, together with the one heretofore reserved for that purpose, shall be reserved for the use of a seminary of learning, and vested in the legislature of the said state, to be appropriated solely to the use of such seminary by the said legislature.
Page 179 - Popes from the civil government. In 1153 Eugenius died, and was succeeded by Anastasius IV.; and a year after, Nicholas Breakspeare, the only Englishman who ever sat in the chair of St. Peter, became Pope under the name of Adrian IV. Seizing upon the disaffection of the people as a pretext, he placed the city under interdict. The Romans, fickle as ever, began to murmur against the Senate. It was near Holy...
Page 67 - England ; one each for the Church of Scotland, the Free Church, and the United Presbyterian Church...
Page 297 - These facts show that the colour of the American depends very little on the local situation which he actually occupies ; and never, in the same individual, are those parts of the body that are constantly covered of a fairer colour than those in contact with the air : the infants, moreover, are never white when they are born.
Page 283 - Europe, with regard to trade, before the passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope and America was discovered.
Page 81 - ... him to point out some crevice or natural grotto on the mountain, where drift snow was still preserved. Nor were they disappointed; for he had long suspected that a small mass of perennial ice at the foot of the highest cone was part of a large and continuous glacier covered by a lava current.
Page 235 - Almondbury is a place of great antiquity, and is said to have been the residence of some of the Saxon kings.
Page 163 - America ; bounded N. by Tennessee, E. by Georgia, S. by Florida and the gulf of Mexico, and W. by Mississippi ; Ion. 85

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