Elementary Inductive Geography

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Potter & Putnam Company, 1900 - Geography - 228 pages
 

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Page 8 - Ah! you are so great, and I am so small, I tremble to think of you, World, at all; And yet, when I said my prayers to-day, A whisper inside me seemed to say, " You are more than the Earth, though you are such a dot : You can love and think, and the Earth cannot!
Page 7 - Great, wide, beautiful, wonderful World, With the wonderful water round you curled, And the wonderful grass upon your breast— World, you are beautifully drest!
Page 7 - You friendly Earth, how far do you go, With the wheat-fields that nod and the rivers that flow, With cities and gardens, and cliffs and isles, And people upon you for thousands of miles?
Page 71 - ... draw back Blossom and verdure follow my track. And the land I leave grows proud and fair, For the wonderful race of man is there; And the winds of heaven wail and cry While the nations rise and reign and die — Living and dying in folly and pain. While the laws of the universe thunder in vain. What is the folly of man to me? I am the Sea! I am the Sea. The earth I sway; Granite to me is potter's clay: Under the touch of my careless waves It rises in turrets and sinks in caves; The iron cliffs...
Page 7 - The wonderful air is over me, And the wonderful wind is shaking the tree It walks on the water, and whirls the mills, And talks to itself on the tops of the hills.
Page 71 - THE SEA. I am the Sea. I hold the land As one holds an apple in his hand. Hold it fast with sleepless eyes, Watching the continents sink and rise. Out of my bosom the mountains grow, Back to its depths they crumble slow : The earth is a helpless child to me — I am the Sea! I am the Sea. When I draw back Blossom and verdure follow my track, And the land I leave grows proud and fair, For the wonderful race of man is there; And the winds of heaven wail and cry While the nations rise and reign and...
Page 71 - ... verdure follow my track, And the land I leave grows proud and fair, For the wonderful race of man is there ; And the winds of heaven wail and cry While the nations rise and reign and die, Living and dying in folly and pain, While the laws of the universe thunder in vain. What is the folly of man to me? I am the Sea ! I am the Sea. The earth I sway ; Granite to me is potter's clay ; Under the touch of my careless waves It rises in turrets and sinks in caves ; The iron cliffs that edge the land...
Page 175 - N. Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, N. Carolina, N. Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, S.
Page 113 - Liliuokalani, was deposed in 1893, and the Hawaiian Islands were annexed to the United States in 1898. They acquired statehood in 1959.
Page 40 - Yes — the Dipper. It will help us to find our way. All I know of astronomy is that a line drawn through the two stars of the bowl points to the North Star. So that insignificant little star up yonder must be the North Star. Now, what is the old formula. — if one stands with one's face to the north " " Your right hand will be toward the east and your left toward the west,

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