Elementary Inductive Geography

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Potter & Putnam Company, 1900 - Geography - 228 pages

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Page 7 - The wonderful air is over me, And the wonderful wind is shaking the tree; It walks on the water, and whirls the mills, And talks to itself on the tops of the hills.
Page 8 - With the wheat-fields that nod and the rivers that flow, With cities and gardens, and cliffs and isles, And people upon you for thousands of miles? Ah! you are so great, and I am so small, I tremble to think of you, World, at all; And yet, when I said my prayers to-day, A whisper inside me seemed to say, "You are more than the Earth, though you are such a dot: You can love and think, and the Earth cannot!
Page 99 - Granite to me is potter's clay: Under the touch of my careless waves It rises in turrets and sinks in caves; The iron cliffs that edge the land I grind to pebbles, and sift to sand, And beach-grass bloweth and children play In what were the rocks of yesterday; It is but a moment of sport to me — I am the Sea! I am the Sea. In my bosom deep Wealth and Wonder and Beauty sleep; Wealth and Wonder and Beauty rise In changing splendor of sunset skies, And comfort the earth with rains and snows Till waves...
Page 222 - Memphis, Tenn Miami, Fla Milwaukee, Wis Minneapolis, Minn — Mobile, Ala Montgomery, Ala Nashville, Tenn Newark, NJ New Haven, Conn New Orleans, La New York, NY Norfolk, Va Oakland, Calif Oklahoma City, Okla.
Page 99 - THE SEA. I am the Sea. I hold the land As one holds an apple in his hand. Hold it fast with sleepless eyes, Watching the continents sink and rise. Out of my bosom the mountains grow, Back to its depths they crumble slow : The earth is a helpless child to me — I am the Sea! I am the Sea. When I draw back Blossom and verdure follow my track, And the land I leave grows proud and fair, For the wonderful race of man is there; And the winds of heaven wail and cry While the nations rise and reign and...
Page 99 - I am the Sea. The earth I sway; Granite to me is potter's clay ; Under the touch of my careless waves It rises in turrets and sinks in caves; The iron cliffs that edge the land I grind to pebbles and sift to sand, And beach-grass bloweth and children play In what were the rocks of yesterday. It is but a moment of sport to me. I am the Sea ! I am the Sea. In my bosom deep Wealth and Wonder and Beauty sleep ; Wealth and Wonder and Beauty rise In changing splendor of sunset skies, And comfort the earth...
Page 222 - Erie, Penn Evansville, Ind. . . Fall River, Mass. . . Fitchburg, Mass. . . Fort Wayne, Ind. . . Fort Worth, Tex. . . Galveston, Tex. . . Gloucester, Mass. . . Grand Rapids, Mich. Harrisburg, Penn. Hartford, Conn. . . Haverhill, Mass. . . Hoboken, NJ . . . Holyoke, Mass. . . Houston, Tex. . . . Indianapolis, Ind.
Page 22 - For convenience in measuring distances the surface of the earth is divided into two equal parts by an imaginary line, called the Equator, extending horizontally around it.
Page 9 - They are divided into six Grand Divisions : North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia. (Europe and Asia together form Eurasia.) Find each grand division in the world-pictures.
Page 222 - Pa., Atlanta, Ga., Atlantic City, NJ, Auburn, 'NY, Augusta, Ga., Baltimore, Md., Bay City, Mich ... Bayonne, N.

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