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Page 390 - There methinks would be enjoyment more than in this march of mind, In the steamship, in the railway, in the thoughts that shake mankind.
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Page 383 - I hold to the opinion that although humanity can reach an advanced state of culture only by battling with the inclemencies of nature in high latitudes, it is under the equator alone that the perfect race of the future will attain to complete fruition of man's beautiful heritage, the earth.
Page 67 - true" subtending the "false" coast; delightful Dahome compared with leprous Lagos. This upland, running parallel with the "Lip"range and with the maritime Ghats, is the far-famed Hisma. It probably represents a remnant of the old terrace which, like the Secondary gypseous formation, has been torn to pieces by the volcanic region to the east, and by the plutonic upheavals to the west. The length may be 170 miles; the northern limit is either close to or a little south of Fort Ma'an; and we shall see...
Page 117 - fire-harra' lies that known as the Harra of (the tribe of) Udhra : again, to the north of this, is the Harra of Tabuk, so called from the station of that name on the Hadj road from Damascus to Mekka, the position of which is about 28° 15...