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Geography: Or, First Division of "The English Encyclopędia", Volume 2
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Africa Algiers America ancient appears Arabs bank branch buildings built called Cape capital century chief chiefly church coast common considerable considered consists contains continued course covered cultivated direction distance district divided east eastern elevation enters extends extremity falls feet flows formerly four French frequently Gulf height hills houses important inhabitants island Italy king known lake land length lies lower manufactures miles mountains mouth narrow native nearly northern occupied parish pass plain population portion possession present principal probably produce province range reached region remains ridge rises river road rocks Roman round runs separated shore side situated soil southern species square stands stone stream summit surface table-land town tract trade trees tribes valley village walls western whole wide
Page 93 - 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 163 - 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 175 - 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 63 - England ; one each for the Church of Scotland, the Free Church, and the United Presbyterian Church...
Page 293 - 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 279 - Europe, with regard to trade, before the passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope and America was discovered.
Page 77 - ... 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 231 - Almondbury is a place of great antiquity, and is said to have been the residence of some of the Saxon kings.