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English Reading Lessons; To Serve as an Introduction to the Models of English Literature, for the Use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools (Paperback) Loot Price: R161
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English Reading Lessons; To Serve as an Introduction to the Models of English Literature, for the Use of Colleges, Academies,...

English Reading Lessons; To Serve as an Introduction to the Models of English Literature, for the Use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools (Paperback)

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1843. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... buildings, and of the fine hills beyond Lambeth and Southwark. The inns of court, for the study of the law; the colleges, learned societies, and public seminaries; the noble hospitals, and other charitable institutions; the public places of diversion, &c., are too numerous to be here particularly mentioned. Such, on a cursory view of it, is the metropolis of Great Britain, to the extent and opulence of which many causes have contributed. The broad stream of the Thames, flowing between London and Southwark, continually agitated by a brisk current or a rapid tide, brings constant supplies of fresh air, which no buildings can intercept. The country around, especially on the London side, is nearly open to some distance; whence, by the action of the sun and wind on a gravelly soil, it is kept tolerably dry in all seasons, and affords no lodgment for stagnant air or water. The cleanliness of London, as well as its situation on the banks of the Thames; and the New River, with many good springs within the city itself, farther contributes to the abundance of that necessary element. ST. IIELKNA. The island of St. Helena stands entirely detached from any group, and is about twelve hundred miles from the nearest land, on the eastern coast of southern Africa. An imperceptible point in the Atlantic Ocean, this rock is nine leagues in its greatest circumference. Steep shores form for it a natural and nearly impregnable rampart. It is divided into two unequal parts by a chain of mountains intersected by deep valleys. The coast is very barren in appearance, but a rich verdure covers the interior of the island, even to the tops of the mountains, from which springs of pure and wholesome water exude on every side. The cultivation of almost all the fruits and commodities of Europe and A...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: unknownauthor • Books Group
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 76
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-66132-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-66132-1
Barcode: 9781150661327

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