A Universal Pronouncing Gazetteer (Google eBook)

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Page 336 - ... one of the most important as well as one of the most legitimate sources of his power.
Page 679 - Beginning at the northeast corner of the State of Illinois that is to say; at a point in the center of Lake Michigan, where the line of forty-two degrees and thirty minutes of north latitude crosses the same; thence running with the boundary line of the State of Michigan, through Lake Michigan, Green Bay, to the mouth of the...
Page 463 - Indian, who, in pursuit of a llama up the steep, to save himself from falling caught hold of a shrub, which being torn from the soil exposed a mass of solid silver at the roots ; it was that mountain, incapable of producing even a blade of grass, which yet...
Page 266 - Hanseatic league, which became so formidable, that its alliance was courted, and its enmity was dreaded by the greatest monarchs. The members of this powerful association formed the first systematic plan of commerce known in the middle ages, and conducted it by common laws enacted in their general assemblies.
Page 432 - HIGH on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold, Satan exalted sat...
Page 22 - Names known too well in Scotland's war At Falkirk, Methven, and Dunbar, Blazed broader yet in after years At Cressy red and fell Poitiers. Pembroke with these and Argentine Brought up the rearward battle-line. With caution o'er the ground they tread, Slippery with blood and piled with dead, Till hand to hand in battle set, The bills with spears and axes met, And, closing dark on every side, Raged the full contest far and wide.
Page 679 - Brule river; thence up said last-mentioned river to Lake Brule; thence along the southern shore of Lake Brule in a direct line to the center of the channel between Middle and South Islands, in the Lake of the Desert; thence in a direct line to the head waters of the Montreal river, as marked upon the survey made by Captain Cramm; thence down the main channel of the Montreal river to the middle of Lake Superior; thence through the center of Lake Superior to the mouth of the St.
Page 580 - ... of a preparatory department. Some of the Colleges above enumerated, are not in full operation ; and scarcely deserve a place in the Table. Several other Colleges have been incorporated, which are not yet fully organized.
Page 301 - Aguasarco assert that flames were seen to issue forth for an extent of more than half a square league, that fragments of burning rocks were thrown up to prodigious heights, and that through a thick cloud of ashes, illumined by the volcanic fire, the softened surface of the earth was seen to swell up like an agitated sea.
Page 241 - German kingdoms have each four votes, and the other states, in proportion to their importance, three, two, or one vote each The Federative government is composed of seventeen votes, out of which eleven principal states have each a single vote, and the remaining twenty-seven only six joint votes. Austria presides in both the assemblies, and decides in case of equality. The Federative government has the initiative, and Deliberates on the projects which are presented to the Plenum, where they are not...

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