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An Introduction to Geography and Astronomy, with the Use of the Globes, by E ...
John Bruce,Edward Bruce
No preview available - 2016
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Page 261 - Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion? Canst thou bring forth Mazzaroth in his season? or canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons?
Page 237 - ... south. Then, if the zenith distance and declination be both north or both south, add them together; but if one be north and the other south, subtract the less from the greater, and the sum or difference will be the latitude, of the same name with the greater.* EXAMPLE I.
Page 4 - The Speaker : or miscellaneous pieces selected from the best English writers, and disposed under proper heads, with a view to facilitate the improvement of youth in reading and speaking. To which is prefixed an Essay on Elocution.
Page 326 - ... the sun. An eclipse of the sun is caused by the interposition of the moon between the earth and...
Page 17 - England is bounded on the east by the German ocean ; on the south by the English Channel; on the west by St. George's Channel; and...
Page 232 - Rectify the globe for the latitude of the place ; bring the sun's place to the meridian, and set the index to 12...
Page 18 - Introduction to Latin Construing ; Or, Easy and Progressive Lessons for Reading, to be used by the Pupil as soon as the first Declension has been committed to memory ; adapted...
Page 12 - Fivas' New Grammar of French Grammars ; comprising the substance of all the most approved French Grammars extant, but more especially of the standard work ' La Grammaire des Grammaires,' sanctioned by the French Academy and the University of Paris.