Usage examples for geography

  1. It was a flourishing place when Strabo was writing his Geography. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume II by Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  2. Neither history nor geography allows this theory. – Irish Nationality by Alice Stopford Green
  3. It remains to be seen whether this statement is the result of a personal visit, or whether he simply repeated the old geography. – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  4. And she imbibes facts from The Civil Service Geography all the way. – Miss Merivale's Mistake by Mrs. Henry Clarke
  5. There's somethin' wrong with the schoolin' of children nowadays, she said gravely, Knowin' what I do about Reelfoot Lake, it looks to me like the folks that make the geography books for children ought to put that lake down on the map in big letters and then tell all about it. – Clover and Blue Grass by Eliza Calvert Hall
  6. As I have not a penny in my pocket, I should find it well- nigh impossible to make my way to town, which may, for aught I know, be a hundred miles away; for, in truth, I know but little of the geography of England, having been brought up in France, and not having been out of sight of London since I came over. – When London Burned by G. A. Henty
  7. It encountered no difficulty in the country's geography. – Monks, Popes, and their Political Intrigues by John Alberger
  8. He learned to write his beautiful copper- plate hand, and knocked the bottom out of arithmetic and geography. – The Devil's Garden by W. B. Maxwell
  9. It was unmistakably Jules, and he knew the geography of the cellar very well. – The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett
  10. In one flower history was written, in another geography or tables; you had only to eat the cake and you knew the lesson. – Stories from Hans Andersen by Hans Christian Andersen
  11. Reasons of political geography prevented his appointment anywhere, but General Triscoe having arranged his affairs for going abroad on the mission he had expected, decided to go without it. – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  12. There's a picture in my geography book, just a piece of sea, and then broken off, so that you don't see any end to it; that makes it seem real, somehow, I don't know why. – Nautilus by Laura E. Richards
  13. I shall content myself with stating the result of those services, under the two principal heads to which they maybe referred, those of geography and navigation, placing each in a separate and distinct point of view. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  14. The best music- masters made her a fair musician; she could paint a water- color properly; she danced extremely well; and she had studied the French language, history, geography, English, Italian,- in short, all that constitutes the education of a well- brought- up young lady. – The Lesser Bourgeoisie by Honore de Balzac
  15. I would wish her to be also taught geography if a proper master can be found; but suspend this till the arrival of the major. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  16. Geography is another word which came, through French and Latin, from the Greeks, to whom it meant that which is written about the earth. – Introductory American History by Henry Eldridge Bourne Elbert Jay Benton
  17. We believe that, as in many similar cases, the public record of his work was nothing to what he really did in the service of geography, without any official publicity or recognition of the fact whatever. – Memoir of William Watts McNair by J. E. Howard
  18. It was very probable, for no one was better informed in the science of geography. – Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  19. 3. Observe in a similar way a class in geography, and draw conclusions. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  20. Later, when geography was taught, the capitals of the states were sung. – Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by E.C. Hartwell