Universal Geography: Containing the description of Spain, Portugal, France, Norwary, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Holland, England

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Wells and Lilly, 1831
 

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Province of BeiraCoimbraProvince of Eutre Douro e Mino
46
Spanish Peninsula Kingdom of Spain
56
Vineyards
62
LectoureLast count of Armagnac 26263
63
VascongadesProvince of Guipuscoa
68
Plymouth
69
Old Castile
74
Description of the Scandinavian Peninsula Description
76
UrgelMount Serrat
80
TownsValencia
87
King of Spain and the IndiesArsenal
94
Alcantara
100
Province of Seville
106
Medina SidoniaProvince of Grenada
112
GuadixProvince of Murcia
118
Republic of AndorraOrigin
124
Ancient Inhabitants 138140
138
First GermanyCeltic LanguageGovernment of the Celts
144
Burgundians and VisigothsFranks 150
150
French EmpirePiedmont united to the EmpirePart
157
ECROPE CONTINCED
163
ScheldtSommeOmeRaneeVilaine
169
Ancient SandstoneSaline DepositsCalcareous rocks
175
Slate Stones for BuildingArgil PorcelainFlint Chalk
181
Height of the SoilPlants indigenous to France
187
SnailsMolluccseCrustaceaInsects
195
CorsicaAjaccio
201
Department of the Bouches du RhoneAix
207
Department of DromeMontelimartValenceDepartment
213
Department of the ArdecheEtymology of the word Helvia
221
Domain of UbasVolcano of PrasancoupeLoubaresse
223
Department of the LozèrePas de SouciMende
229
MontpellierCelebrated menAntiquities and Curiosities
235
MuretSaint GaudensBagneres de Luchon
241
TarbesCampanCouterets
248
Department of Gironde
254
MarmandeTonneinsAgen
260
Department of Tarn and GaronneMoissac
264
SubprefecturesDepartment of Dordogne
270
JamacCognacDepartment of Lower Charente
276
NiortParthenay
282
BeaupreauCholetDepartment of the Lower LoireSoil
288
PloërmelPontivyDepartment of Finistère
294
DinanDepartment of Ille and Villaine
300
Department of SartheMamersMans
306
AmboiseChateauRenault
312
ChartresCollections
318
CosnePouillyLa ChariteClamecy
323
Page
324
GueretDepartment of CherSaintAmand
329
BellacLimoges
335
VicenCarladezSaint FlourChaudesAigues
341
BilloniMountain of Gergovia
347
PontGibaudVolvic
353
EUROPE CONTINUED
357
Origin and Antiquity
363
TrevouxBourgenBresseBelley
369
MontbardDepartment of the Yonne
375
Department of Ardennes
426
SoissonsLa Ferte MilonChateau Thierry
432
NoyonClermont
438
CastleTrianonExpense of the Palace at Versailles
444
By Lewis XVMonuments of the reign of Lewis XIV
450
Scientific Institutions Schools cNeighbourhood of Paris
455
Department of MancheAvranchesCoutances
461
Department of Lower SeineLillebonne
467
CalaisGuincs Ardres
473
Dunkcrque
479
Statistical Tables of Spain 126137
482
Language of the Scald PoetryScandinavian Poems
511
Ancient name I
533
Laplanders
536
AgricultureClimate
542
StockholmSurrounding country
548
CarlscronaCalmarUnion of Calmar
554
Ancient inhabitantsAncient manners I
560
Statistical Tables of the Swedish Monarchy 561 to
567
Actual state
571
Duchy of LauenbourgLauenbourg
599
EUROPE CONTINUED
605
Lakes and marshesGeological constitution
611
ReligionCitiesAntwerp 617618
617
CourtrayFields of battle
623
ChurchesFountainsPopulation of the different quarters
629
Ancient CustomsSeptmoncel 389
630
MaaseykWertVenloo
633
MountainsRivers
639
LeeuwardenHariingenAssenKoevordenZwool
645
Amsterdam
651
The Rhine at Leyden 657
659
MiddlebourgFlushingBergenopzoomBoisleduc
662
Statistical Table of the Dutch Provinces 667C68
669
Europe continued
677
Isle of ManArranHebridesOrkneys
683
ReptilesBatrachian Class 193
687
Ancient inhabitants
689
Forest of ExmoorBristolGloucestershireClifton
696
Climate 6
697
Public WalksNewspapersTheatresEstablishments
709
Foss DikeLincoln CathedralYorkshireYorkMinster
722
CarlisleCounty of CumberlandDerwent WaterMoun
728
DerbyshireDerby
734
ShropshireShrewsburyWorcestershireKidderminster
740
PembrokeSt DavidsCardiganRadnorMontgomery
746
EUROPE CONTINUED
748
Union of Scotland and EnglandAdministration of Justice
754
LeithLinlithgowLanarkGlasgowIncrease of
760
Kinross
763
LairnCromartyTainThe Hebrides or Western
769
Under Henry VIIIUnder ElizabethUnder James I
775
IndustryExportsNumber of Workmen
779
Lake of KillarneyCork
786
American War
792
ScotchIrish
798
General appearanceCities and townsHammerfest 6
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756 ページ - Streams on the ruined central tower ; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die; When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er die dead man's grave ; Then go — but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruined pile ; And, home returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! II.
756 ページ - IF thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moon-light; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray. When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white; When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower ; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory; When silver edges...
756 ページ - ... buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory ; When silver edges the imagery, And the scrolls that teach thee to live and die ; When distant Tweed is heard to rave, And the owlet to hoot o'er the dead man's grave, Then go— but go alone the while — Then view St. David's ruined pile ; And, home' returning, soothly swear, Was never scene so sad and fair ! II.
599 ページ - There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, It does not feel for man; the natural bond Of brotherhood is severed as the flax That falls asunder at the touch of fire.
273 ページ - We have had occasion to observe the mild climate, the romantic sites, and the remains of Roman power in the twenty-eight departments that form the southern region of France. The inhabitants, it has been seen, are favoured by nature ; the different productions are admirably suited for their country ; with the ^exception of the mountains, the soil is every-where fruitful. But if the population be compared with the surface, it will be found that the result accords 'ill with the natural advantages of...
558 ページ - The king appoints to all employments, and has the right of conferring pardons ; but he cannot make any new laws, or interpret old ones, raise taxes, or declare war, without the consent of the States, which he alone has the power of convoking. The...
273 ページ - ... 3,899 222,700 57 4,297 1,333,500 310 5,626 1,043,500 185 portant lesson from the same fact ; it may thus be taught to appreciate the elements of its wealth and power. Thirteen departments make up the western region ; the population relatively to the surface is greater than...
684 ページ - ... of the inhabitants is bird-catching. The Shetland Islands lie about 60 miles north-east of the Orkneys. They have a wild and desolate appearance ; but 17 of them are inhabited. Their vegetation is more scanty than that of the Orkneys, and their soil, for the most part, is marshy. The shores are broken and precipitous, and excavated by the sea into natural arches and deep caverns. From October to April, perpetual rains fall. storms beat against the shores, and the inhabitants are cut off from...
620 ページ - ... revenues belonging to it were confiscated ; its ancient form of government was abolished ; the nomination of its magistrates was vested for the future in the Emperor and his successors ; a new system of laws and political administration was prescribed...
819 ページ - Manufactures in every branch 114,230,000 Inland Trade in all its branches 31,500,000 Foreign Commerce and Shipping 46,373,748 Coasting Trade 2,000,000 Fisheries, exclusive of the Colonial Fisheries of Newfoundland . , 2,100,000 Chartered and Private Bankers 3,500,000 Foreign Income remitted 5,000.000 — 430,521,372 British and Conquered Colonies and Dependencies.