Co mówią ludzie - Napisz recenzję
Nie znaleziono żadnych recenzji w standardowych lokalizacjach.
Inne wydania - Wyświetl wszystko
America ancient appears bank beautiful Black bordering bounded branch breadth bridge broad buildings built called canal Cape capital castle celebrated centre century chief chief town church circle coast common considerable contains cotton covered district divided duchy east England English entrance Europe extending extremity falls feet fertile formerly four French Germany gulf harbour head hill Hindoostan houses inhabitants interior intersected Ireland iron island Italy king kingdom lake land length London Long Lower lying manufactures ment miles mountains mouth nearly Ocean Ohio parish plain population port present principal produces province rises river rock runs Scotland seated ships shore side situate Spain square stands streams strong surrounded taken territory tion town of France township trade trees United Upper village walls western whole
Strona 44 - But, as he rode round the walls, pensive, angry, and disappointed, he observed a stork preparing to leave her nest, in one of the towers, and to fly with her infant family towards the country. He seized, with the ready penetration of a statesman, this trifling incident, which chance had offered to superstition; and exclaimed, in a loud and cheerful tone, that such a domestic bird, so constantly attached to human society...
Strona 144 - ... and becoming a prey to the wild beasts. As long as these droughts last, their inroads and depredations continue ; and the havock committed upon them is of course great, as they constitute the food of all classes ; but no sooner do the rains fall, than they disappear, and in a few days become as scarce on the northern borders as in the more protected districts of Bruintjes-Hoogte and Camdeboo.
Strona 402 - ... dark brown colour, and sunk deep in the head, and the eyelids form in the great angle of the eye a deep furrow, which discriminates them from other nations ; their eyebrows are also placed somewhat higher ; and their noses though not flat, are thick and short.
Strona 14 - Allah kereem!' repeated the Egyptians, with terrified solemnity ; and both my servant and myself, as if by instinct, joined in the general exclamation. The bold im agery of the Eastern poets, describing the Deity as avenging in his anger, and terrible in his wrath, riding upon the wings of the wind and breathing his fury in the storm, must have been inspired by scenes like these.
Strona 78 - Majesty," replied he, when the offer was made him, " if you intend to make me a knight, I wish it may be one of your poor knights of Windsor, and then I shall have a fortune at least able to support my title.
Strona 277 - The improvement in the vegetable products of this island is not less striking than in the animal. Nuts, acorns, crabs, and a few wild berries, were almost all the variety of vegetable food which its woods could boast.
Strona 14 - I saw from the southeast a haze come, in colour like the purple part of the rainbow, but not so compressed or thick. It did not occupy twenty yards in breadth, and was about twelve feet high from the ground. It was a kind of blush upon the air, and it moved very rapidly, for...
Strona 245 - In addition to these the islands of St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John, in the West Indies, are also subject to Denmark.