Smith's First Book in Geography: An Introductory Geography Designed for Children ...

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Ivison and Phinney, 1856 - 180 Seiten
 

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Seite 152 - All in a hot and copper sky, The bloody Sun, at noon, Right up above the mast did stand, No bigger than the Moon. Day after day, day after day, We stuck, nor breath nor motion; As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean.
Seite 13 - And God said. Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear : and it was so. And God called the dry land Earth ; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas : and God saw that it was good.
Seite 113 - First, William the Norman Then William, his son ; Henry, Stephen, and Henry; Then Richard and John. Next Henry, the third ; Edwards, one, two, and three; And again after Richard, Three Henrys we see. Two Edwards, third Richard, If rightly I guess ; Two Henrys, sixth Edward ; Queen Mary, Queen Bess...
Seite 113 - Third, Edwards one, two, and three ; And again, after Richard, Three Henrys we see. Two Edwards, third Richard, If rightly I guess; Two Henrys, sixth Edward, Queen Mary, Queen Bess. Then Jamie, the Scotchman, Then Charles whom they slew, Yet received after Cromwell Another Charles too. Next James the Second Ascended the throne; Then good William and Mary Together came on. Till, Anne, Georges four, And fourth William all past, God sent Queen Victoria: May she long be the last!
Seite 38 - THE man who was fondly regarded as " the first, in War, the first in Peace, and the first in the Hearts of his countrymen," could trace the line of his ancestry back nearly to the Norman conquest of England.
Seite 160 - Evening red and morning gray Will set the traveler on his way ; But evening gray and morning red Will bring down rain upon his head.
Seite 24 - Shot through vast masses of enormous weight ? Who bid brute matter's restive lump assume Such various forms, and gave it wings to fly ? Has matter innate motion ! Then each atom, Asserting its indisputable right To dance, would form an universe of dust.
Seite 114 - LONDON, the capital of England, and the metropolis of the British empire, is situate in the counties of Middlesex and Surrey, on the banks of the Thames, about 60 mile
Seite 27 - The earth moves on its center, too; The earth and moon around the sun As wheels and tops and pulleys do. Water and land make up the whole, From East to West, from pole to pole.
Seite 56 - ... Territories and Dependencies. Arizona, separated from New Mexico and organized as a Territory in 1863; Oklahoma, formed out of a part of the Louisiana Purchase and made a Territory in 1890; Indian "Territory," set apart in 1832 as a home for certain tribes of Indians; Alaska, purchased from Russia in 1867; the District of Columbia, ceded to the United States by Maryland and Virginia * in 1790 as the permanent seat of the federal government ; and the Panama Canal Strip, acquired from the Republic...

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