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Universal History, ancient and modern; from the earliest records of time, to ...
William Fordyce Mavor
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Pàgina 349 - THE ENGLISH SPELLING BOOK, accompanied by a progressive series of easy and familiar Lessons adapted to the capacities of Children, and embellished with a variety of Enr graving!
Pàgina 347 - Grammar of General Geography: being an Introduction and Companion to the larger Work of the same Author. By the Rev. J. GOLDSMITH. New Edition, Improved. Revised throughout and corrected by Hugh Murray, Esq.
Pàgina 144 - Princes were dressed in long white muslin gowns, and red turbans. They had several rows of large pearls round their necks, from which was suspended an ornament consisting of a ruby and an emerald of considerable size, surrounded by large brilliants; and in their turbans, each had a sprig of rich pearls. Bred up from their infancy with infinite care, and instructed in their manners to imitate the reserve and politeness of age, it astonished all present to see the correctness and propriety of their...
Pàgina 151 - At one o'clock the troops moved from the trenches, crossed the rocky bed of the Cavery under an extremely heavy fire, passed the glacis and ditch, and ascended the breaches in the fausse braye and rampart of the fort, surmounting in the most gallant manner every obstacle which the difficulty of the passage and the resistance of the enemy presented to oppose their progress.
Pàgina 346 - GEOGRAPHY, on a POPULAR PLAN, for the USE of SCHOOLS and YOUNG PERSONS, containing all the interesting and amusing features of Geographical science, and calculated to convey instruction by means of the striking and pleasing associations produced by the peculiar manners, customs, and characteristics of all nations and countries.
Pàgina 346 - BIBLE BIOGRAPHY: OR The Lives and Characters of the principal Personages recorded in the Sacred Writings...
Pàgina 49 - ... any other country in Europe. The revenues of the republic, as well as the wealth amassed by individuals, exceeded whatever was elsewhere known. In the magnificence of their houses...
Pàgina 39 - TO THE DISCOVERY OF THE PASSAGE BY THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PORTUGUESE DOMINION IN THE EAST.