There was a large audience assembled on the 14th of January, 1862, at the session of the Royal Geographical
At last a long article appeared, on the 7th of October, in the bulletin of the Royal Geographical
Society, which treated the question from every point of view, and demonstrated the utter folly of the enterprise.
In considering the Origin of Species, it is quite conceivable that a naturalist, reflecting on the mutual affinities of organic beings, on their embryological relations, their geographical
distribution, geological succession, and other such facts, might come to the conclusion that each species had not been independently created, but had descended, like varieties, from other species.
From the time the first person said and proved that the number of births or of crimes is subject to mathematical laws, and that this or that mode of government is determined by certain geographical
and economic conditions, and that certain relations of population to soil produce migrations of peoples, the foundations on which history had been built were destroyed in their essence.
I dined at what Herbert and I used to call a Geographical
chop-house - where there were maps of the world in porter-pot rims on every half-yard of the table-cloths, and charts of gravy on every one of the knives - to this day there is scarcely a single chop-house within the Lord Mayor's dominions which is not Geographical
- and wore out the time in dozing over crumbs, staring at gas, and baking in a hot blast of dinners.
But when, as in the case of Nicholas the Czar, the ringed crown of geographical
empire encircles an imperial brain; then, the plebeian herds crouch abased before the tremendous centralization.
If we attend carefully to geographical
and commercial considerations, in conjunction with the habits and prejudices of the different States, we shall be led to conclude that in case of disunion they will most naturally league themselves under two governments.
4) The geographical
knowledge of a poem like the "Returns" is far wider and more precise than that of the "Odyssey".
All the papers, pamphlets, reports-- all the journals published by the scientific, literary, and religious societies enlarged upon its advantages; and the Society of Natural History of Boston, the Society of Science and Art of Albany, the Geographical
and Statistical Society of New York, the Philosophical Society of Philadelphia, and the Smithsonian of Washington sent innumerable letters of congratulation to the Gun Club, together with offers of immediate assistance and money.
The distance is about 580 geographical
miles, and the journey is generally performed in fifty days.
They performed the dizziest feats of arithmetic, soaring quite out of MY feeble range, and perpetrated, in higher spirits than ever, geographical
and historical jokes.
To persons of limited spheres, miles are as geographical
degrees, parishes as counties, counties as provinces and kingdoms.