Observations on the Climate in Different Parts of America, Compared with the Climate in Corresponding Parts of the Other Continent: To which are Added, Remarks on the Different Complexions of the Human Race ; with Some Account of the Abrigines of America ; Being an Introductory Discourse to the History of North-Carolina
T.J. Swords, 1811 - 199 Seiten
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Seite 165 - caused it to rain upon the earth. But there went up a " mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the « ground.
Seite 79 - Quoique le sauvage du nouveau monde soit à peu près " de même stature que l'homme de notre monde, cela ne " suffit pas pour qu'il puisse faire une exception au fait " général du rapetissement de la nature vivante dans tout «' ce continent Le sauvage est foible & petit par les
Seite 155 - The wicked is driven away in his " wickedness, but the righteous hath hope in his death.
Seite 19 - He giveth snow like wool; he scattereth the hoar-frost like ashes; he casteth forth his ice like morsels: who
Seite 161 - This, however, had produced no alteration in the climate of Egypt. The fruits of the earth, and the phenomena of the Nile, had always been the same; nor had any extraordinary or fatal diseases occurred.