The New Universal Geographical Grammar: Wherein the Situation and Extent of the Several Countries are Laid Down According to the Most Exact Geographical Observations : and the History of All the Different Kingdoms of the World is Interspersed in Such a Manner, as to Render the Study of Geography Both Useful and Entertaining ... : and a Chronological Table of Remarkable Events from the Creation to the Present Time

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J. Spottiswood, 1782 - 770 頁
 

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第 34 頁 - If a man were called to fix the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Domitian to the accession of Commodus.
第 233 頁 - ... starch. The lamp being thus dried and filled with melted fat, they now found to their great joy...
第 493 頁 - Ares ; after having fo mangled the body that it is all but one wound ; after having mutilated his face in fuch a manner as to carry nothing human in it; after having peeled the...
第 287 頁 - HÔ2 was sudden ; for in a small space of time the city was seen most flourishing, and reduced to nothing. Three days after, when this fatal fire had baffled all human counsels and endeavours, in the opinion of all, it stopped, as it were, by a command from heaven, and was on every side extinguished. But papistical malice, which perpetrated such mischiefs, is not yet restrained.
第 337 頁 - ... for a door. Within, at one end, is a bed, excellently cut out of the stone, wherein two men may lie together, at their full length; at the other end is a couch, and in the middle, a hearth for a fire, with a hole cut above for the chimney.
第 259 頁 - ... by perfons difpofed to adventure therein. And the better to carry on the deception, the directors engaged to make very large dividends; and actually declared that every tool, original ftock would yield 50!.
第 293 頁 - With regard to the manners of the Anglo-Saxons, we can say little, but that they were in general a rude, uncultivated people, ignorant of letters, unskilled in the mechanical arts, untamed to submission under law and government, addicted to intemperance, riot, and disorder.
第 232 頁 - ... by hunger, or to their being by nature lefs carnivorous than the others : for fome of them which entered the hut, immediately betook themfelves to flight on the firft attempt of the failors to drive them away. A repetition, however, of thefe ferocious attacks, threw the poor men into great terror and anxiety, as they were in almoft a perpetual danger of being devoured.
第 493 頁 - ... or weary of cruelty, puts an end to his life with a club or a dagger. The body is then put into a kettle, and this barbarous employment is fucceeded by a feaft as barbarous. The women, forgetting the human as well as the female nature...
第 232 頁 - ... they thought fit. This perhaps was the most fortunate discovery these men could have made, for, besides other advantages, which will be hereafter mentioned, they were hereby furnished with strings for their bow.

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