They give us an advantage over all other colleges, because at no loss of time our boys become thoroughly conversant with Greek and Latin, Mathematics and Geography
, Grammar and Literature.
In political geography
, an imaginary line between two
He translated books of geography
, history and religion, and it is from Alfred that our English prose dates, just as English poetry dates from Caedmon.
In which I resemble your grandfather," I said, "for I, too, have read more even than naval officers are supposed to read, and, as you men know, we are permitted a greater latitude in the study of geography and history than men of other professions.
Among the books and papers of Admiral Porter Turck, who lived two hundred years ago, and from whom I am descended, many volumes still exist, and are in my possession, which deal with the history and geography of ancient Europe.
I know the geography
of it as well as of the one I lived in, and, of course, she told me the story of the building of the house, and of my grandfather's agonised watch for the Royal William.
When the decision was arrived at by the Gun Club, to the disparagement of Texas, every one in America, where reading is a universal acquirement, set to work to study the geography
He was now to go to bed; that was an old turn-up bedstead; in it he lay and thought about his geography
lesson, and of Zealand, and of all that his master had told him.
He must sit solidly at home, and not suffer himself to be bullied by kings or empires, but know that he is greater than all the geography and all the government of the world; he must transfer the point of view from which history is commonly read, from Rome and Athens and London, to himself, and not deny his conviction that he is the court, and if England or Egypt have any thing to say to him he will try the case; if not, let them for ever be silent.
The geography of Asia and of Africa necessitated a nomadic life.
there is still much to be desired; and a careful and undeviating use of the backboard, for four hours daily during the next three years, is recommended as necessary to the acquirement of that dignified DEPORTMENT AND CARRIAGE, so requisite for every young lady of FASHION.
Orthography, etymology, syntax, and prosody, biography, astronomy, geography
, and general cosmography, the sciences of compound proportion, algebra, land-surveying and levelling, vocal music, and drawing from models, were all at the ends of his ten chilled fingers.
And I can tell you something about Geography too,--that's about the world we live in,--very useful and interesting.
said Maggie, with some pity; "Columbus was a very wonderful man, who found out half the world, and they put chains on him and treated him very badly, you know; it's in my Catechism of Geography, but perhaps it's rather too long to tell before tea--
56] His dependence upon Acosta for understanding the geography
and ethnography of America can often prove to be quite specific, although he shows himself on occasions capable of emancipating his judgement from the Jesuit.