Geography Made Easy: Being an Abridgement of the American Universal Geography. To which are Prefixed Elements of Geography. For the Use of Schools and Academies in the United States of America
Thomas & Andrews. Sold at their bookstore, no. 45 Newbury-street; by Eastburn Kirk, and Company, New-York, M. Carey, Philadelphia; and by the principal booksellers in the United States. J.T. Buckingham, printer., 1814 - 364 páginas
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Página 2 - States entitled an act for the encouragement of learning hy securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the author., and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and also to an act entitled an act supplementary to an act, entitled an act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and...
Página 191 - This current is strongest in dry frosty weather, and in long spells of rain weakest. Regular inspirations and expirations of air, by caverns and fissures, have been probably enough accounted for, by supposing them combined with intermitting fountains; as they must of course inhale air while their reservoirs are emptying themselves, and again emit it while they are filling.
Página 184 - The positions for the different Grand Edifices, and for the several Grand Squares or Areas of different shapes as they are laid down, were first determined on the most advantageous ground, commanding the most extensive prospects, and the better susceptible of such improvements as the various intents of the several objects may require.
Página 28 - ... shortest night. If we bring the beginning of Capricorn to the meridian, and proceed in all respects as before, we shall have, the length of the longest night and shortest day. ' Thus, in the Great Mogul's dominions, the longest day is 14.
Página 171 - In the northern parts of Pennsylvania there is a creek called Oil Creek, which empties itself into the Allegheny river, issuing from a spring, on the top of which floats an oil, similar to what is called Barbadoes' tar, and from which may be collected by one man several gallons in a day.
Página 61 - He died with a composure of mind suitable to the magnanimity which distinguished his character, and with sentiments of piety becoming that supreme respect for religion which he manifested in every occurrence of his life.
Página 48 - ... lawful for any, so much as to kiss his feet. He returns not the least sign of respect, nor ever speaks even to the greatest princes; but only lays his hand upon their heads, and they are fully persuaded they receive from thence a full forgiveness of all their sins.
Página 27 - ... to the brass meridian, and set the index to 12; then turn the sun's place to the eastern edge of the wooden horizon, and the index will point...