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Page 37 - ... have taken some pains to estimate its probable minimum rate of natural increase ; it will be safest to assume that it begins breeding when thirty years old and goes on breeding till ninety years old, bringing forth six young in the interval and surviving till one hundred years old; if this be so, after a period of from 740 to 750 years there would be nearly nineteen million elephants alive, descended from the first pair.
Page 122 - The Indians throughout displayed a courage and skill that elicited universal praise ; they abstained from scalping, let captive women go free, did not commit indiscriminate murder of peaceful families, which is usual, and fought with almost scientific skill, using advance and rear guards, skirmish lines, and field fortifications.
Page 277 - Every special characteristic which distinguishes a Japanese from the average of mankind is seen in the Eskimo in an exaggerated degree, so that there can be no doubt about their being derived from the same stock. It has also been shown that these special characteristics gradually increase from west to east, and are seen in their greatest perfection in the inhabitants of Greenland ; at all events, in those where no crossing with the Danes has taken place.
Page 101 - no new root has been added, no new grammatical form been produced, in any of the Aryan provinces or dependencies, of which the elements were not present at the first foundation of this mighty empire of speech." Thus he regards the Semitic and Aryan languages as "the manifestations and works of two individuals, which it is impossible to derive from one another.
Page 55 - Certified copy of a Report of a Committee of the Honorable the Privy Council, approved by His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the 6th January, 1890.
Page 146 - Long. 1U 48' 22", apparently a short distance above the mouth of Ghost River. From here he ascended the south side of the Bow River to the Gap, which he places in Lat. 51 3' 4", Long. 115 21'. From here he returned to his old camp on the Bow River, and crossing the stream, struck northward to Rocky Mountain House, which he reached on December 3rd. During the same year Duncan McGillivray is stated to have made a traverse westward from Rocky Mountain House, up the north side of the North Saskatchewan...
Page 34 - To claim, for the benefit of the State, the Interception by Taxation of the Future Unearned Increase of the Rent of Land...
Page 143 - ... miles across. Crossing this portage to a small creek that flows into the St. Louis River, he descended the latter stream to Fond du Lac House, two miles and a half up the river from Lake Superior. He reached this Post on May 10th, 2 months and 18 days after leaving the mouth of Souris River. From here he surveyed the south shore of Lake Superior, arriving at the Falls of Ste. Marie on May 28th. Leaving here in a light canoe with 1 1 men, he reached the Grand Portage on June 7th, and remained...
Page 240 - ... he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd separateth the sheep from the goats ; and he shall set the sheep on his right hand but the goats on the left.
Page 55 - Certified copy of a report of a committee of the honorable the privy council for Canada, approved by his excellency the governor-general in council, on the 15th January, 1887.

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