Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" The common benefits of water are an object of desire and contest ; and such is the scarcity of wood that some art is requisite to preserve and propagate the element of fire. "
The Mississippi Valley: Its Physical Geography, Including Sketches of the ... - Page 128
by John Wells Foster - 1869 - 443 pages
Full view - About this book

A New Graded Spelling-book, a Complete Course in Spelling for Schools and ...

Joseph A. Graves - 1900
...southwest, diffuse a noxious and even deadly vapor; the hillocks of sand which they alternately raise and scatter are compared to the billows of the ocean,...armies, have been lost and buried in the whirlwind. CIV. The common benefits of water are an object of desire and contest; and such is the scarcity of...
Full view - About this book

Cathcart's Literary Reader: A Manual of English Literature : Being Typical ...

George Rhett Cathcart - American literature - 1892 - 541 pages
...southwest, diffuse a noxious and even deadly vapor; the hillocks of sand which they alternately raise and scatter are compared to the billows of the ocean,...navigable rivers, which fertilize the soil, and convey its produce to the adjacent regions ; the torrents that fall from the hills are imbibed by the thirsty...
Full view - About this book

Gesammelte Schriften und Denkwürdigkeiten: Bd. Briefe über Zustande und ...

Helmuth Graf von Moltke - Europe - 1893
...and Cyrus, of Pompey and Trajan , could never achieve the conquest of Arabia." 245) ©ibbon VI, 250: .,The common benefits of -water are an object of desire and contest." 246) ©ibbon VI, 261: „They pretend, that, in the division of the earth, the rich and fertile climates...
Full view - About this book

Composition-rhetoric: Designed for Use in Secondary Schools

Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denney - English language - 1897 - 373 pages
...southwest, diffuse a noxious and even deadly vapor; the hillocks of sand which they alternately raise and scatter are compared to the billows of the ocean,...navigable rivers, which fertilize the soil and convey its produce to the adjacent regions; the torrents that fall from the hills are imbibed by the thirsty earth;...
Full view - About this book

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 5

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1899
...and oven deadly vapor ; the hillocks of sand which they alternate^ raise and scatter, are compare i to the billows of the ocean, and whole caravans, whole...navigable rivers, which fertilize the soil, and convey its produce to the adjacent regions : the torrents that fall from the hills are imbibed by the thirsty...
Full view - About this book

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 5

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1901
...the SW, diffuse a noxious and even deadly vapor; the hillocks of sand which they alternately raise and scatter are compared to the billows of the ocean,...navigable rivers, which fertilize the soil, and convey ita produce to the adjacent regions: the torrents that fall from the hills are imbibed by the thirsty...
Full view - About this book

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 5

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1901
...south-west, diffuse a noxious and even deadly vapour; the hillocks of sand which they alternately raise and scatter are compared to the billows of the ocean...preserve and propagate the element of fire. Arabia opened to us the Arabia of Abulfeda, the most copious and correct account of the peninsula, which may...
Full view - About this book

The history of nations, Volume 1

Henry Cabot Lodge - History - 1906
...southwest, diffuse a noxious and even deadly vapor; the hillocks of sand which they alternately raise and scatter are compared to the billows of the ocean,...navigable rivers, which fertilize the soil and convey its produce to the adjacent regions; the torrents that fall from the hills are imbibed by the thirsty earth;...
Full view - About this book

Ancient Empires of the East

Archibald Henry Sayce - Arabian Peninsula - 1906 - 460 pages
...southwest, diffuse a noxious and even deadly vapor; the hillocks of sand which they alternately raise and scatter are compared to the billows of the ocean,...scarcity of wood that some art is requisite to preserve anil propagate the element of fire. Arabia is destitute of navigable rivers, which fertilize the soil...
Full view - About this book

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: 28 Selected Chapters

Edward Gibbon - Fiction - 1998 - 1089 pages
...southwest, diffuse a noxious and even deadly vapour; the hillocks of sand which they alternately raise and scatter are compared to the billows of the ocean;...fire. Arabia is destitute of navigable rivers, which fertilise the soil and convey its produce to the adjacent regions; the torrents that fall from the...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF