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Do cats ever become wild? Large? • Name a large animal of the cat kind. • Where do this family grow the largest? • Do animals of this family ever acquire different colours? • Do dogs live near the poles? In the Tropics? • Where is the home of the horse? --Birds. The Birds of the tropics are generally larger, and their plumage more beautiful, than those of other regions; but in the temperate zone the variety is perhaps greater. Birds of prey seem to subserve most valuable purposes in the economy of Nature.

It is situated on the James River, at the head of steamboat navigation, where the Falls of the river afford very large water-power for its mills and foundries; and railroads and canals connect it with the neighbouring States. It has been remarkable for the elegance and refinement of its people, who, like the citizens of Norfolk, are as hospitable as they are intelligent and noble. Commerce and manufactures will probably enlarge its wealth and population. Page 39 Charleston, S. ; St. , are the prominent commercial towns of their respective States.

Arabian and Turkish. QUESTIONS. • Their political divisions in America? Their languages? com A GEOGRAPHY FOR BEGINNERS • In Europe? Their languages? • In Asia? Their languages? --Governments A hereditary government is one in which the supreme authority descends from father to son, or, if there be no son, to the next nearest relative. An elective government is one in which the head of the Government is elected by the people, or by electors chosen by the people. Again, governments are divided into absolute and limited.

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