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Page 595 - Here's to the United States ! " said the first speaker, — " bounded on the north by British America, on the south by the Gulf of Mexico, on the east by the Atlantic, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean...
Page 589 - From its geographical position and its peculiar characteristics, Manitoba may be regarded as the keystone of that mighty arch of sister provinces which spans the continent from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
Page 13 - A plane superficies is that in which any two points being taken, the straight line between them lies wholly in that superficies.
Page 13 - When a straight line standing on another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is called a right angle ; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it.
Page 682 - State, the numbers shall be as follows : — New South Wales 26 Victoria 23 Queensland . . . . . . . . . . 9 South Australia . . . . . . . . . . 7 Western Australia . . . . . . . . 5 Tasmania 5 27.
Page 709 - December 10, 1859, on its separation from New South Wales. The power of making laws and imposing taxes is vested in a Parliament of two Houses — the Legislative Council and the Legislative Assembly. The former consists of thirty-nine members, nominated by the Crown for life. The Legislative Assembly comprises fifty-nine members, returned from forty-four electoral districts, for five years, elected by ballot, a six months' residence qualifying every adult male for the franchise.
Page 41 - in whatever direction a body moves on the surface of the earth, there is a force arising from the earth's rotation which deflects it to the right in the northern hemisphere, but to the left in the southern.
Page 97 - Is bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the west by the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Mediterranean Sea.