A geographical and historical view of the world: exhibiting a complete delineation of the natural and artificial features of each country: and a succinct narrative of the origin of the different nations, their political revolutions, and progress in arts, sciences, literature, commerce &c. The whole comprising all that is important in the geography of the globe, and the history of mankind, Հատոր 3

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Printed by Thomas B. Wait and co. Sold by them, and by Mathew Carey, Philadelphia, and Samuel Pleasants, Richmond, 1811
 

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Էջ 2 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Էջ 295 - It was seated in a vale of no great extent, watered by a small brook, and surrounded by rising grounds, covered with lofty trees ; from the nature of the soil, as well as the temperature of the climate, it was esteemed the most healthful and delicious situation in Spain.
Էջ 294 - He observed, that, from the seventeenth year of his age, he had dedicated all his thoughts and attention to public objects, reserving no portion of his time for the indulgence of his ease, and very little for the enjoyment of private pleasure...
Էջ 249 - Bull, there were to be seven princely electors: the archbishops of Mainz, Trier, and Cologne, the king of Bohemia, the Count Palatine of the Rhine, the Duke of Saxony, and the Margrave of Brandenburg.
Էջ 293 - Such are the capital articles in this famous recess, which is the basis of religious peace in Germany, and the bond of union among its various states, the sentiments of which are so extremely different with respect to points the most interesting as well as important. In our age and nation, to which the idea of toleration is familiar, and its beneficial effects well known, it may seem strange, that a method of terminating...
Էջ 295 - ... exhausted by the rage of an incurable distemper, his growing infirmities admonished him to retire; nor was he so fond of reigning, as to retain the sceptre in an impotent hand, which was no longer able to protect his subjects...
Էջ 266 - I am lawfully called," said he, " to appear in that city, and thither will I go in the name of the Lord, though as many devils as there are tiles on the houses were there combined against me.
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Էջ 2 - A geographical and historical view of the world: Exhibiting a complete delineation of the natural and artificial features of each country: and a succinct narrative of the origin of the different nations, their political revolutions, and progress in arts sciences, literature, commerce. &c. The whole comprising all that is important in the geography of the globe, and the history of mankind. By John Bigland. Author of "Letters on ancient and modern history.
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