The Sea-Side Lesson Book: Designed to Convey ... a Knowledge of the Nature and Uses of the Common Things of the Sea Coast, Etc

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Groombridge & Sons, 1856 - 236페이지

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1 페이지 - And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day. And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so. And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters He called Seas: and God saw that it was good.
100 페이지 - They that go down to the sea in ships, That do business in great waters ; These see the works of the Lord, And his wonders in the deep.
68 페이지 - There is much useful exchange between different nations, which we call Commerce. All countries will not produce the same things ; but by means of Exchanges, each country may enjoy all the produce of the others. Cotton would not grow here, except in a hot-house. It grows in the fields in America ; but the Americans cannot spin and weave it so cheaply as we can ; because we have more skill, and better machines. It answers best, therefore, for them to send us the cotton-wool...
164 페이지 - ... a larger suit — an animal whose flesh is in its tail and legs, and whose hair is in the inside of its breast, whose stomach is in its head, and which is changed every year for a new one, and which new one begins...
9 페이지 - I bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers, From the seas and the streams; I bear light shade for the leaves when laid In their noonday dreams. From my wings are shaken the dews that waken The sweet buds every one, When rocked to rest on their mother's breast, As she dances about the sun.
58 페이지 - Her white wings flying — never from her foes — She walks the waters like a thing of life, And seems to dare the elements to strife.
163 페이지 - The ermine is of the genus mustela, (weasel,) and resembles the common weasel in its form ; is from fourteen to sixteen inches from the tip of the nose to the end of the tail. The body is from ten to twelve inches long.
68 페이지 - America, we should have no cotton ; the carriage of it would cost more than it is worth. Think how many horses would be wanted to draw such a load as comes in one ship ; and they must eat, and rest, while they were travelling. But the winds are the horses which carry the ship along ; and they cost us nothing but to spread a sail.
68 페이지 - Cotton would not grow here, except in a hot-house. It grows in the fields in America ; but the Americans cannot spin and weave it so cheaply as we can ; because we have more skill and better machines. It answers best, therefore, for them to send us the cotton-wool, and they take in exchange part of the cotton made into cloth ; and thus both we and they are best supplied. Tea, again, comes from China, and sugar from the West Indies ; neither of them could be raised here without a hot-house. No more...
23 페이지 - Then said Ahaziah the son of Ahab unto Jehoshaphat, Let my servants go with thy servants in the ships. But Jehoshaphat would not.

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