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Pagina 445 - This beautiful island is 9 miles in length and about 30 in circumference. It is abundantly watered, though, from its limited size, none of the streams are considerable. The soil throughout is rich and fertile, and yields very fine pasture. The cows are much esteemed, yielding abundance of excellent milk. A great number of them are yearly exported to England. Vegetables are also excellent, and in great variety. Timber, with the exception of the elm tree, is not lofty, but luxuriant. Most kinds of...
Pagina 228 - The rivers present very striking, and it would seem conclusive evidence respecting the quantity of gold remaining undiscovered in the quartz veins. It is not probable that the gold in the dry diggings and that in the rivers — the former in lumps, the latter in dust — were created by different processes.
Pagina 370 - Bedford, Berks, Bucks, Cambridge, Chester, Cornwall, Cumberland, Derby, Devon, Dorset, Durham, Essex, Gloucester, Hereford, Hertford, Huntingdon, Kent, Lancaster, Leicester, Lincoln, Middlesex, Monmouth, Norfolk, Northampton. Northumberland, Nottingham, Oxford, Rutland, Salop, Somerset, Southampton, Stafford, Suffolk. Surrey, Sussex, Warwick, Westmoreland, Wilts, Worcester, and York.
Pagina 370 - Cambridge, Chester, Cornwall, Cumberland. Derby, Devon, Dorset, Durham, Essex, Gloucester, Hereford, Hertford, Huntingdon, Kent, Lancaster, Leicester, Lincoln, Middlesex, Monmouth, Norfolk, Northampton, Northumberland, Nottingham, Oxford, Rutland, Salop, Somerset, Southampton, Stafford, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Warwick, Westmoreland, Wilts, Worcester, York, East, North and West.
Pagina 447 - Thence it runs eastward about fifteen hundred miles, including the Grain Coast, the Ivory Coast, the Gold Coast, and the Slave Coast, with the large kingdom of Benin. From thence it runs southward, about twelve hundred miles, and contains the kingdoms of Congo and Angola. 3. Concerning the first, the Senegal Coast, Monsieur Brue. who lived...
Pagina 58 - But cotton ami coffee will grow at a considerable elevation, and sugar is cultivated with success in the temperate parts of Quito. Maize is cultivated in the same climate as the banana; but its cultivation extends over a much wider sphere, as it arrives at maturity at an elevation of 9000 feet above the level of the sea. The low country within the tropics is also the region of oranges, pine apples, and the most delicious fruits.
Pagina 477 - Catholics are numerous. The whole province of Holland is a continued flat, and lies so low as to be under the level of the sea at high water: the tide is prevented from flowing in by means of dikes and natural sand-hanks.
Pagina 230 - The town is about a mile in length, and half a mile in breadth, decreasing- towards each extremity; and most of the streets, as well as the buildings, are irregular.
Pagina 246 - North Carolina is a ridge of sand, separated from the main land, in some places, by narrow sounds, in others by broad bays- The passages or inlets through it are shallow and dangerous, and Ocracoke inlet is the only one, north of Cape Fear, through which vessels pass.
Pagina 146 - Its imports by sea are gold and silver, copper and bar-iron, woollen cloths of every description, tea, salt, glass and china ware, wines, and other commodities, for the use of its European inhabitants, and a few Arabian and English horses. The native breed of these animals being diminutive, B.