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Page 4 - 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...
Page 4 - An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned,' and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Page 279 - Find the sun's place in the ecliptic, and bring it to the brass meridian and the degree over it is the sun's declination.
Page 4 - In conformity to the act of Congress of the United States, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned ;
Page 269 - September the north pole inclines to the sun, and it is summer in the northern hemisphere and winter in the southern...
Page 17 - Those parts which lie between the Tropics and Polar Circles. The Zone which lies between the Tropic of Cancer and the Arctic circle is called the NORTH TEMPERATE ZONE ; and the one lying between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Antarctic circle, the SOUTH TEMPERATE ZOKE.
Page 190 - ... and nautical school. The view of the city from the water, is one of the finest in the world. It is well fortified, and has one of the best harbors in Europe. Adrianople is situated in ancient Thrace, on the river Maritza. It contains many mosques, an imperial palace, and in regard to population, is the second city in Turkey in Europe. It was taken in 1360, by Amurath, the Turkish sultan, and from that time it continued to be the residence of the Turkish emperors until the conquest of Constantinople...
Page 276 - By what experiments can you prove that the air presses upon our bodies, and upon all parts of the earth?
Page 280 - Rectify the globe for the latitude of the place. Find the sun's place in the ecliptic, and bring it to the brass meridian ; the number of degrees on the meridian between the horizon and the sun's place is the altitude required.