Much in Little : a Compendium of Facts & Information for the Use of Girls' Schools

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Routledge, Warnes, & Routledge, 1859 - 117 páginas
 

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Página 16 - OF TIME. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute 60 Minutes =± 1 Hour 24 Hours = 1 Day 7 Days = 1 Week 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month...
Página 87 - Mens sana in corpore sano, a sound mind in a sound body, will be always able to make a good citizen.
Página 15 - Measure) 4 gills = 1 pint 2 pints = 1 quart 2 quarts = 1 pottle 2 pottles = 1 gallon 4 quarts = 1 gallon 2 gallons = 1 peck 4 pecks = 1 bushel 8 bushels = 1 quarter 12 bags = 1 chauldron 5 quarters = lload 2 loads = 1 last Wine Measure 2 pints = 1 quart 4 quarts...
Página 6 - Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi.
Página 16 - Thirty Days hath September, April, June and November ; February hath Twenty-eight alone, And all the rest have Thirty-one ; Except in Leap Year, — then's the time February's Days are Twenty-nine.
Página 14 - Square Measure 144 square inches = 1 square foot 9 square feet = 1 square yard 30J square yards = 1 square rod 160 square rods = 1 acre 640 acres = 1 square mile Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard 128 cubic feet...
Página 11 - Troy Weight. 24 grains (gr.) - 1 pennyweight (dwt.) 20 pennyweights — 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces — 1 pound (1b.).
Página 15 - TABLE. 60 seconds (") make 1 minute,...'. 60 minutes " 1 degree, . . . °. 30 degrees " 1 sign S. 12 signs, or 360°,
Página 52 - ... Acronical Stars. Those which rise when the sun sets, and set when the sun rises. Astrolabe. An instrument formerly used to take the distance of the sun and stars. Austral. Southern. Centrifugal Force. That which impels any body to fly off from the centre. Centripetal Force. That which has a tendency to the centre. Cusp. The horns of the moon. Culminate. A star is said to culminate when it appears in the meridian. Cosmical. Rising or setting with the sun. Conjunction. There may be a conjunction...
Página 53 - The face of the sun or moon as it appears to us upon the earth. Digit. One twelfth part of the sun or moon's surface. In a total eclipse of these luminaries the whole disk is obscured : in a partial eclipse only one or more parts, called digits. Emersion. When the sun, moon, or star, begins to appear after an eclipse. Epact. The eleven days which the solar year contains more than the lunar one. Elongation. The greatest distance at which any inferior planet is seen from the sun. Geocentric Place....

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