Ancient geography: for the use of schools and private students

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T. Nelson and Sons, 1868 - Geography, Ancient - 171 pages
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Page 137 - God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills ; a land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig-trees, and pomegranates ; a land of oil-olive, and honey...
Page 175 - HISTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE. With Tables of the Leading Events of each Period — Lists of Contemporary Sovereigns— Dates of Battles — Chapters on the Social Changes of each Period, &c. 12mo, cloth. Price 2s. " Dr. Collier's book Is unrivalled as a School Hlstory ofiiia British Empire. The arrangement is admirable.
Page 175 - GREGORY. 7. Great Men of European History. From the Beginning of the Christian Era till the Present Time. By DAVID PRYDE, MA 8.
Page 174 - LL.D. 12mo, 268 pages. Price 2s. 6d. In preparing this Grammar the author has endeavoured to unite simplicity of arrangement with fulness of detail— to form a book which will be entirely suited for an initiatory class, and which will at the same time supply to more advanced students all the information required, previous to a study of such larger works as those of Zumpt, Madvig, Donaldson, ifec.
Page 175 - This volume has been prepared mainly with a view to the instruction of Schools and Families. Its plan differs in many respects from that of any other Bible History. 1. It follows the great outline of the Bible Narrative,— arranging and classifying the leading facts, eo as to aid eye and memory in gracing the whole, 2.
Page 175 - BIBLE HISTORY, in connection with the General History of the World.
Page 136 - It comprehended all the countries from the river Indus on the east to the Mediterranean on the west ; and from the Black Sea and Caspian in the north to the extreme south of Arabia, then called Ethiopia.
Page 142 - ... deep questions where great names militate against each other ; where reason is perplexed ; and an appeal to authorities only thickens the confusion. For high and reverend authorities lift up their heads on both sides, and there is no sure footing in the middle. This point is, ' the great Serbonian bog, 'Twixt Damiata and Mount Casius old, Where armies whole have sunk.
Page 175 - Ac. 3. It describes briefly the chief Countries, Towns, and other scenes of Bible history as they occur. 4. It glances at the History and Progress of the leading Nations of the World, — showing what was going on elsewhere while the History of the Bible was being enacted.
Page 137 - He represented it as a land flowing with milk and honey ; a land of brooks of water, of fountains, and...

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