Elements of useful knowledge, in geography, history, and other sciences

J. Allbut, 1809 - 120 Seiten

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Seite 93 - OF TIME. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute 60 Minutes =± 1 Hour 24 Hours = 1 Day 7 Days = 1 Week 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month...
Seite 68 - The ram, the bull, the heavenly twins, And next the crab the lion shines, The virgin and the scales, The scorpion, archer, and sea-goat, The man that holds the watering-pot, And fish with glittering tails.
Seite 75 - When I consider the heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars which thou hast ordained, what is man that thou art mindful of him, and the son of man that thou visitest him...
Seite 45 - Plantations, 4 Connecticut, 5 New York, 6 New Jersey, 7 Pennsylvania, 8 Delaware, 9 Maryland, 10 Virginia, 11 North Carolina, 12 South Carolina, 13 Georgia. It is to be noticed that this is the order in which the delegates signed the original " Articles of Confederation," and is the geographical order of the colonies from north to south.
Seite 97 - Sun is a space of 28 years, in which time the days of the month return again to the same days of the week...
Seite 114 - RULE. Place the less number under the greater; units under units, tens under tens, SfC.
Seite 101 - ... Quotation, or a single or double comma turned, (') or ("), is put at the beginning of speeches, or such lines as are extracted out of other authors. An asterisk and...
Seite 109 - The prepositions are words set before nouns or pronouns, to express the relations of persons, places and things to each other, as Jag bar ga till honom, I ought to go to him.
Seite 108 - A participle is a word derived from a verb and partaking of the nature of a verb and of an adjective or a noun, or, in some instances, of an adverb.
Seite 108 - AN ADVERB is a part of Speech joined to a Verb, an Adjective, a Participle, and sometimes to another Adverb, to express the quality or circumstance of it; as, " He reads well; a truly good man ; he is secretly plotting; he writes very correctly.

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