A New System of Modern Geography, Or, A View of the Present State of the World
George Clark, 1822 - Geography - 676 pages
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Sidney E. Morse
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Page 10 - BBOWN, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : " Sertorius : or, the Roman Patriot.
Page 109 - The judicial power of the State shall be vested in a Supreme Court of Errors, a Superior Court, and such inferior courts as the General Assembly shall, from time to time, ordain and establish; the powers and jurisdiction of which courts shall be defined by law.
Page 192 - Beginning at the mouth of the Wabash river, thence up the same, and with the line of Indiana, to the northwest corner of said State, thence east with the line of the same State, to the middle of Lake Michigan...
Page 20 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees...
Page 517 - Singapore is an island about twenty-seven miles long by fourteen wide, with an area of 206 square miles, situated at the southern extremity of the Malay Peninsula, from which it is separated by a narrow strait about three-quarters of a mile in width. There are a number of small islands adjacent to it, which form part of the settlement.
Page 401 - Ocean, the first thing which strikes us is, that, the north-east and south-east monsoons, which are found the one on the north and the other on...
Page 264 - We at length reached the spot whence Milton undoubtedly took most of his images; it is on the top of the hill, from which there is a most extensive prospect on all sides : the distant...
Page 194 - Newlyformed land found at the mouths of rivers. There are many thousand acres of this land at the mouth of the Wabash, and at the confluence of the Ohio with the Mississippi. It is annually inundated, and is very unhealthy. 3.
Page 536 - Thus, when a man becomes infirm and weary of the world, he is said to invite his own children to eat him in the season when salt and limes are cheapest. He then ascends a tree, round which his friends and offspring assemble, and as they shake the tree, join in a funeral dirge the import of which is, 'The season is come, the fruit is ripe, and it must descend.
Page 192 - The legislative power of the state shall be vested in a General Assembly consisting of a Senate and House of Representatives...