The Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society, Volume 20

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The Society, 1901 - Geography

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Page 145 - IT is a beauteous evening, calm and free, The holy time is quiet as a Nun Breathless with adoration; the broad sun Is sinking down in its tranquillity; The gentleness of heaven broods o'er the Sea: Listen! the mighty Being is awake, And doth with his eternal motion make A sound like thunder — everlastingly.
Page 14 - We nowhere meet with atheism except in an erratic condition. In every place, and at all times, the mass of populations have escaped it ; we nowhere find either a great human race, or even a division however unimportant of that race, professing atheism.
Page 196 - Catalogue of an Exhibition of Bibles illustrating the history of the English versions from Wiclif to the present time, including the personal copies of Queen Elizabeth, Elizabeth Fry, and others. 1907. 8vo, pp. vii. 55. [Out of Print. THE JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY.
Page 141 - African edition (1906) of the book states that the object of the lectures 'is to give to the schoolchildren of the West African Colonies, through their eyes as well as their ears, a true and simple impression of what the United Kingdom and its people are like'.
Page 145 - O born in days when wits were fresh and clear, And life ran gaily as the sparkling Thames; Before this strange disease of modern life, With its sick hurry, its divided aims, Its heads o'ertaxed, its palsied hearts, was rife — Fly hence, our contact fear!
Page 14 - An intuition of God, a sense of human weakness and dependence, a belief in a Divine government of the world, a distinction between good and evil, and a hope of a better life, — these are some of the radical elements of all religions.
Page 190 - Practical Handbook to the principal Health and Pleasure Resorts on the Shores of the Mediterranean. With Special Articles on the Principal Invalid Stations by Resident English Physicians.
Page 212 - An Act to exempt from County, Borough, Parochial and other Local Rates, Lands and Buildings occupied by Scientific or Literary Societies.
Page 130 - ... geography as the exact and organized knowledge of the distribution of phenomena on the surface of the Earth, we see the force of Kant's classification, which subordinated mathematical to physical geography.
Page 209 - Society shall be supported wholly or in part by annual voluntary contributions, and shall not, and by its laws may not, make any dividend, gift, division, or bonus in money unto or between any of its members...

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