A New Universal Gazetteer: Containing a Description of the Principal Nations, Empires, Kingdoms, States ... of the Known World ...

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W. Marshall & Company, 1839 - 799 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 280 - Kent, Lancaster, Leicester, Lincoln, Middlesex, Monmouth, Norfolk, Northampton, Northumberland, Nottingham, Oxford, Rutland, Salop, Somerset, Stafford, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Warwick, Westmoreland, Wilts, Worcester, and York ; each of which is subdivided into hundreds and parishes.
Pàgina 19 - America ; bounded N. by Tennessee, E. by Georgia, S. by Florida and the gulf of Mexico, and W. by Mississippi ; Ion. 85
Pàgina 247 - In addition to these the islands of St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John, in the West Indies, are also subject to Denmark.
Pàgina 16 - The morning was delightful on our setting out, and promised us a fine day ; but the light airs from the south soon increased to a gale, the sun became obscure, and as every hour brought us into a looser sand, it flew around us in such whirlwinds, with the sudden gusts that blew, that it was impossible to proceed — We halted, therefore, for an hour, and took shelter under the lee of our beasts, who were themselves so terrified as to need fastening by the knees, and uttered, in their wailings, but...
Pàgina 269 - Dunkirk one of the best fortified ports in the kingdom ; but all the works were demolished, and the basins filled up, in consequence of the treaty of Utrecht, in 1713. The French afterwards resumed the works; but they were ordered to be demolished at the peace of 1763. They continued thus till the peace of 1783, when they were again resumed.
Pàgina 327 - IV., the emperors depended entirely on their hereditary dominions, as the onlv source of their power, and even of their subsistence. To prevent the calamities of a contested election, a king of the Romans was often chosen in the lifetime of the emperor, on whose death he succeeded to the imperial dignity of course. The emperor (always elected and crowned at Frankfort on the Maine) assumed the title of august, and pretended to be successor to the emperors of Rome.
Pàgina 377 - This dominion they support by the command of the immense revenues with which the liberality of princes, and the zeal of pilgrims and devotees, have enriched their Pagodas...
Pàgina 146 - Sneeuwbergen and other parts) are placed close to each other round the fields, and set on fire in the evening, so as to cause a dense smoke, by which it is hoped the antelopes will be deterred from their inroads ; but the dawn of day exposes the inefficacy of the precaution, by showing the lands, which appeared proud of their promising verdure the evening before, covered with thousands, and reaped level with the ground.
Pàgina 45 - Hudson, the Green Mountains of Vermont, and the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
Pàgina 339 - Murray, to the borders of Inverness. They take their name from a single hill, the Mons Grampius of...

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