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Page 423 - ... fortunes and their own at the end of the fifteenth, and the beginning of the sixteenth centuries in all the courts of western Europe.
Page 106 - That generous wish can soothe unpitied care, And Hope half mingles with the poor man's prayer. Hope ! when I mourn, with sympathizing mind, The wrongs of fate, the woes of human kind, Thy blissful omens bid my spirit see The boundless fields of rapture yet to be, I watch the wheels of Nature's mazy plan, And learn the future by the past of man.
Page 199 - I am directed by the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury to inform you that the First Lord...
Page 498 - The forms assumed by the waste of the land on the way to the sea merit recognition ; they are fully worthy of an independent place in the scheme of treatment in relatively advanced study, although for more elementary work the topics of this subdivision may be distributed under others. 3. The consequences of special climatic conditions, dry and cold, deserve treatment...
Page 440 - This subdivision is, he says, of a character subordinate to the idea of "race" or " branch," it being probably possible, by a study of the common characteristics of the people in question, to refer them all to a single such category. The greater part of the paper is taken up with a discussion of the...
Page 109 - Vol. I., THE WESTERN ALPS: the Alpine Region, South of the Rhone Valley, from the Col de Tenda to the Simplon Pass. With 9 New and Revised Maps. Crown 8vo., 125. net. HINTS AND NOTES, PRACTICAL AND SCIENTIFIC, FOR TRAVELLERS IN THE ALPS: being a Revision of the General Introduction to the ' Alpine Guide '. Crown 8vo., 35.
Page 94 - ... very great contrast with the summer heat in this country. The medium climate of the Valley of Mexico, for instance, which is the one that has been best observed and understood, varies comparatively little between summer and winter, its greatest variations being between day and night on the same day.
Page 435 - A dash at the South Pole is not, however, what I now advocate, nor do I believe that is what British science, at the present time, desires. It demands rather a steady, continuous, laborious, and systematic exploration of the whole southern region with all the appliances of the modern investigator.
Page 220 - Being the Adventures and Observations of a Field Naturalist and an Animal Photographer. By RICHARD KEARTON, FZS Illustrated by a Special Frontispiece, and i3c1 Pictures from Photographs by CHEKRV KEAKTON.