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الصفحة 332 - Massachusetts . . Rhode Island . . Connecticut New York New Jersey Pennsylvania . . . Delaware Maryland Virginia North Carolina South Carolina . Georgia Florida Alabama Mississippi Louisiana Texas Arkansas Tennessee...
الصفحة 462 - 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. Continued to 1870. 3s. 6d. Spectator...
الصفحة 464 - MARIA GORDON (Miss Brewster), Author of " Work, or Plenty to do and how to do it,
الصفحة 459 - Series, so constructed and graduated as to conduct the pupil, by regular stages, from the elementary sounds of the language to its highest and most complex forms of speech ; and each separate Book is also progressively arranged, — the lessons which are more easily read and understood always taking the lead, and preparing the way for those of greater difficulty. The subject-matter of the Books is purposely miscellaneous. Yet it is always of a character to excite the interest and enlarge the knowledge...
الصفحة 145 - Hell-door, in North Holland, so called because of the enormous pressure of the North Sea at this point. This dyke measures six miles in length, and is built entirely of granite blocks from Norway. The number of dykes in the interior along rivers, as well as on shore, may be understood from the frequent recurrence of the termination dam, ie, dyke, in names of places. Every precaution is taken to preserve them ; the stork, for example, is protected by law, because it eats the frogs and worms that would...
الصفحة 19 - Pacific 2 exceeds in superficies all the dry land of the globe. It is much more thickly studded with islands than the Atlantic,3 and receives much less land drainage. The latter peculiarity is evident at a glance in regard to the eastern shore of the Pacific, close to which run the Rocky Mountains of North America, and the Andes of South America ; and a careful examination will show that the same holds good of its western shore. The rivers which flow into the Pacific from Australia are all small,...
الصفحة 461 - ... recommending these books, it must not be conceived that we recommend them as likely to save trouble to the teacher, or to operate by witchcraft on the pupil. At their first introduction they will require some care on the part of the master, as well as the exercise of some patience, to enable the pupil to profit by the lessons.
الصفحة 437 - The finest quality of coffee is produced in Arabia ; but the largest quantities are exported by Brazil and Java. Colonial produce includes tea, coffee, tobacco, and spices. Coliseum, or colosseum, is the name of the largest amphitheatre ever built. It was begun by the Emperor Vespasian, and finished by his son Titus, AD 80 ; at the present day it is the most extensive ruin in Rome.
الصفحة 464 - I have adopted your Grammar for the elementary instruction of students of Italian in the Taylor Institution, and find it admirably adapted to the purpose...

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