A system of modern geography, with the outlines of astronomy

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Page 14 - Dr White is remarkably happy in combining convenient brevity with sufficiency of information, clearness of exposition, and interest of detail. He shows great judgment in apportioning to each subject its due amount of consideration.
Page 16 - A COMPLETE SYSTEM OF ARITHMETIC, Theoretical and Practical; containing the Fundamental Rules, and their Application to Mercantile Computations; Vulgar and Decimal Fractions; Involution and Evolution; Series; Annuities, Certain and Contingent. By Mr TROTTEB.
Page 9 - History of English Literature ; with an OUTLINE of the ORIGIN and GROWTH of the ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Illustrated by EXTRACTS. For Schools and Private Students. By WILLIAM SPALDING, AM, Professor of Logic, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics, in the University of St Andrews.
Page 21 - Critical Remarks, in which the various Methods of Pronouncing employed by different Authors are investigated and compared with each other.
Page 22 - FEIS, French Teacher, Edin. Is. KEY, Is. This work follows the natural mode in which a child learns to speak its own language, by repeating the same words and phrases in a great variety of forms until the pupil becomes familiar with their use.
Page 10 - Geography that is qnite a readable book. — one that, being intended for advanced pupils, is well adapted to make them study the subject with a degree of interest they have never yet felt in it. ... Students preparing for the recently instituted University and Civil Service examinations will find this their best guide " Dr Clyde's Elementary Geography.
Page 11 - Is. 3d. White's System of Modern Geography ; with Outlines of ASTRONOMY and PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY; comprehending an Account of the Principal Towns, Climate, Soil, Productions, Religion, Education, Government, and Population of the various Countries. With a Compendium of Sacred Geography, Problems on the Globes, Exercises, etc.
Page 12 - 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.
Page 16 - College, Cambridge, Professor of Mathematics in the University of Edinburgh. UI am glad to learn that Mr Smith's Manual for Junior Classes, the MS. of which I have examined, is nearly ready for publication. Trusting that the Illustrative Processes which he has exhibited may prove as efficient in other hands as they have proved in his own, I have great pleasure in recommending the work, being satisfied that a better Arithmetician and a more judicious Teacher than Mr Smith is not to be found.
Page 5 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.

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