Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New Plan, According to the Great Natural Divisions of the Globe; Accompanied with Analytical, Synoptical, and Elementary Tables, 第 6 巻
Wells and Lilly, 1828
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527 ページ - of hate Foretel my hopeless doom in some grove nigh ; As thou from year to year hast sung too late For my relief, yet hadst no reason why : Whether the Muse, or Love call thee his mate, Both them I serve, and of their train am I.
242 ページ - shocks it had sustained; and, in 1453, Mahomet II. entered Constantinople sword in hand, and established himself on the throne of Constantino and Justinian ! But the undisturbed possession of all the countries from Mount Amanus to the Danube, did not satisfy the restless and insatiable ambition of the Turks. Selim, the
xx ページ - of man ; but the most valuable natural productions •• have been imported from other quarters of the world. The silkworm was brought from India, fine wool from Mauritania, the peach from Persia, the orange from China, and the potato from America. If we are rich, our wealth has been derived from the produce or spoils of other countries.
242 ページ - and dangerous; which, wondering at nothing but the beauty of itself, and drunk with the pleasant wine of perpetual felicity, holdeth all the rest of the world in scorn." Nor had this mighty power even then
242 ページ - its beginning, its progress, and uninterrupted success, there is nothing in the world more admirable and strange ; if the greatness and lustre thereof, nothing more magnificent and glorious ; if the power and strength thereof, nothing
209 ページ - Next by Scamander's double source they bound, Where two fam'd fountains burst the parted ground, This hot through scorching clefts is seen
140 ページ - of Athens are still distinguished by their light figures, the oval form of the face, the regular contour, the straight line that marks the profile, full black eyes, high forehead, red lips, small hands and feet ; they are equally graceful in the mournful dance of Ariadne and in the rapid mazes of the
137 ページ - sweeter than that of other countries, retains its aromatic fragrance, and, although of a red colour, is perfectly transparent. The same country might rival Spain in the fineness of its wool, the goat thrives on its hills, the uncultivated lands are over-run with thyme, serpillum and marjoram, the Albanian shepherds lead their flocks in summer to these pastures.
377 ページ - hardly felt, the primrose and the crocus appear above the ground in the month of January, and the oak retains its green foliage throughout the year. "No part of Taurida, perhaps of the whole empire, affords the botanist a greater variety of plants, or the husbandman