What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Այլ խմբագրություններ - View all
Africa animals appears Area Asia Atlantic basin belong Boundaries bounded branches called Cape capital Central chief climate clouds coast comprises consists continent course Describe direction distance divided divisions earth east eastern elevation equator Europe Extent falls feet fertile flow greater Gulf heat height highest important Indian islands Italy Lake largest latitude limits Mexico Michigan Mississippi Mountains natural nearly northern noted numerous occupies ocean Pacific parallel passes peninsula places plains plants plateau Population portion present principal productions race rains range regions remarkable ridges rises River rocks Rocky runs salt separated shores side situated slope snow soil South America southern square miles Straits streams surface table land temperature territory town trade tropical United valleys vegetation Washington western whole winds York zone
Էջ 157 - The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it whirleth about continually, and the wind returneth again according to his circuits.
Էջ 32 - All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return again.
Էջ 39 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Էջ 143 - ... to raise the waters of the ocean into ridges like mountains, and dash the strongest ships to pieces like toys. " It warms and cools by turns the earth and the living creatures that inhabit it. It draws up vapours from the sea and land, retains them dissolved in itself, or suspended in cisterns of clouds, and throws them down again as rain or dew when they are required.
Էջ 38 - Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if thou hast understanding. Who hath laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest ? Or who hath stretched the line upon it? Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? Or who laid the corner stone thereof ; When the morning stars sang together, And all the sons of God shouted for joy?
Էջ 83 - It is bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the west by the Arctic Ocean...
Էջ 143 - ... retreat of the orb of day. But for the atmosphere, sunshine would burst on .us, and fail us at once, and at once remove us from midnight darkness to the blaze of noon. We should have no twilight . to soften, and beautify the landscape ; no clouds to shade us from the scorching heat, but the bald earth, as it revolved on its axis, would turn its tanned and weakened front to the full and unmitigated rays of the lord of day.
Էջ 18 - Why did he span the heavens, but that he might mete out the atmosphere in exact proportion to all the rest, and impart to it those properties and powers which it was necessary for it to have, in order that it might perform all those offices and duties for which he designed it?