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GREECEExtent Physical Aspect Climate Scenery Products People Government Education Religion
687
IONIAN ISLANDS Corfu Santa Maura Ithaca Cephalonia c
707
tURKEY IN ASIADivisions Physical Aspect History Principles and Mode of Government Commerce
717
ARABIANatural Features History Mahomet Wahab Civil and Social State of the Arabians Sheiks
769
PERSIAPhysical Aspect Climate Soil Productions National Character Religion Government
786
HINDOSTAN OR INDIA Geographical Features Zoology History Government of British India Popu
792
FURTHER INDIAPhysical Features Races Governments Progress in the Arts Commerce States
817
CHINAArea Population Divisions Rivers Lakes Mountains Historical Sketch Government System
824
TURKESTAN OR INDEPENDENT TARTARY Physical Aspect Races States Governments Industry
842
JAPAN Extent Geographical Position Historical Sketch Christian Missionaries Government Ecclesias
855
NUBIA Ancient Ethiopia Modern Inhabitants their government agriculture and commerce Antiqui
886
STATES OF BARB ARYFace of the Country Atlas Mountains Deserts Animals Historical Sketch
896
WESTERN AFRICAExtent Physical Aspect Zoology History Inhabitants Civil and Social State
915
EASTERN AFRICAInhabitants Settlements c
943
THE SAHARA OR GREAT DESERT Area Aspect Oases Inhabitants
954
OCEANICA
963
POLYNESIAHistorical SketchSociety Islands Otaheite Natives Missionary Labors Climate and Pro
977
MALAYASIAHistorical Sketch Civil and Social State Soil Climate Productions Population Religion
987
ISLANDS OF THE POLAR SEAS
1006
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Side 561 - To men of other minds my fancy flies, Embosom'd in the deep where Holland lies. Methinks her patient sons before me stand, Where the broad ocean leans against the land, And, sedulous to stop the coming tide, Lift the tall rampire's artificial pride. Onward, methinks, and diligently slow, The firm connected bulwark seems to grow; Spreads its long arms amidst the watery roar, Scoops out an empire, and usurps the shore...
Side 546 - In every district there are primary schools, in which the elements of education, with geography and history, are taught ; and secondary schools for youths of from twelve to fifteen, in which instruction is given in ancient and modern languages, geometry, natural history, the fine arts, and music.
Side 561 - Where the broad ocean leans against the land, And, sedulous to stop the coming tide, Lift the tall rampire's artificial pride. Onward, methinks, and diligently slow, The firm connected bulwark seems to grow ; Spreads its long arms amidst the watery roar, Scoops out an empire, and usurps the shore. While the pent ocean, rising o'er the pile, Sees an amphibious world beneath him smile ; The slow canal, the yellow-blossom'd vale, The willow-tufted bank, the gliding sail, The crowded mart, the cultivated...
Side 281 - The Legislature shall protect by law, from forced sale, a certain portion of the homestead and other property of all heads of families.
Side 170 - Every white male citizen of the United States, of the age of twenty-one years, who shall have been a resident of the state one year next preceding the election, and of the county, township, or ward, in which he resides, such time as may be provided by law, shall have the qualifications of an elector, and be entitled to vote at all elections.
Side 160 - The State shall be divided into eight judicial districts, of which the city of New York shall be one ; the others to be bounded by county lines and to be compact and equal in population as nearly as may be. There shall be four Justices of the Supreme Court in each district, and as many more in the district composed of the city of New York, as may from time to time be authorized by law...
Side 256 - No person who denies the being of a God, or a future state of rewards and punishments, shall hold any office in the civil department of this State.
Side 286 - Congress assembled, that all that part of the territory of the United States included within the following limits, to wit: bounded on the west by the state of California, on the north by the territory of Oregon, and on the east by the summit of the Rocky Mountains, and on the south by the thirty-seventh parallel of north latitude...
Side 113 - That it shall be lawful for any person or persons to bring to the said mint gold and silver bullion, in order to their being coined ; and that the bullion so brought shall be there assayed and coined as speedily as may be after the receipt thereof, and that free of expense to the person or persons by whom the same shall have been brought...
Side 111 - Massachusetts in 1765, and by Connecticut in 1786 ; also the lands within the boundaries of the States of Mississippi and Alabama north of 31° north latitude, as conveyed to the United States by Georgia in 1802. 2d. Within the Territories of Orleans and Louisiana, as acquired from France by the treaty of 1803, including the portion of the States of Alabama and Mississippi south of 31°...

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