Wollaston have communicated to me a remarkable fact bearing on this subject; namely, that Madeira and the adjoining islet of Porto Santo
possess many distinct but representative land-shells, some of which live in crevices of stone; and although large quantities of stone are annually transported from Porto Santo
to Madeira, yet this latter island has not become colonised by the Porto Santo
species: nevertheless both islands have been colonised by some European land-shells, which no doubt had some advantage over the indigenous species.
In his later years, at different times, he was secretary of the Santo
Domingo Commission, marshall and recorder of deeds of the District of Columbia, and United States Minister to Haiti.
Have we not got the bay of Espiritu Santo
, opening precisely upon
Dio!" she exclaimed, without heeding my question; and she hurried upstairs and out of sight.
Ah, if you could but see my own dear Pisa, the Duomo, the cloisters of Campo Santo
, the high Campanile, with the mellow throb of her bells upon the warm Italian air!
He was a Portuguese of sixty or thereabouts, Senhor Joaquin Santos by name; at first it was incredible to me that he had no title, so noble was his bearing; but very soon I realized that he was one of those to whom adventitious honors can add no lustre.
Senhor Santos and the captain were in conversation by the weather rail.
So the religious cast of Senhor Santos was brought twice home to me in the same moment, though, to be sure, I had often been struck by it before.
Catholic Filipinos celebrate the feast of Santo
Nino (Holy Child) supposedly in remembrance of the virtues of Jesus Christ as a child.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-July 14, 2014-Banco Espirito Santo
does not need extra funds, as Portugal looks to calm fears