Elements of Physical and Political Geography: Designed as a Text Book for Schools and Academies ...
Hickling, Swan and Brown, 1855 - Physical geography - 342 pages
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Page 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. 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.
Page 142 - Thou coveredst it with the deep as with a garment: the waters stood above the mountains. At thy rebuke they fled; at the voice of thy thunder they hasted away.
Page 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?
Page 137 - THE earth is the LORD'S, and the fulness thereof; The world, and they that dwell therein. For he hath founded it upon the seas, And established it upon the floods.
Page 145 - Their line is gone out through all the earth, And their words to the end of the world. In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun...
Page 207 - For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honor. Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all things under his feet...
Page 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.
Page 232 - The constitution declares that "the judicial power of the United States shall be vested in one supreme court, and such inferior courts as congress may from time to time ordain and establish...
Page 83 - It is bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the west by the Arctic Ocean...
Page 166 - Thou visitest the earth and waterest it: thou greatly enrichest it with the river of God, which is full of water: thou prepares!