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I dined at what Herbert and I used to call a Geographical chop-house - where there were maps of the world in porter-pot rims on every half-yard of the table-cloths, and charts of gravy on every one of the knives - to this day there is scarcely a single chop-house within the Lord Mayor's dominions which is not Geographical - and wore out the time in dozing over crumbs, staring at gas, and baking in a hot blast of dinners.
"Because we should have seen our continents and seas in a new light-- the first resplendent under the solar rays, the latter cloudy as represented on some maps of the world. I should like to have seen those poles of the earth on which the eye of man has never yet rested.
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She describes the secular power emanating from maps of the world, "la representation hyperbolique et instantanee d'un empire sans bornes" (34), through which cosmographers and other royal advisors achieved individual positions of power and influence.
Egyptians and Babylonians alike attempted to draw maps of the world they knew.
Swords, glassware, seals from wine bottles, hats, ladies' shoes, birds, camels, and exotic plants, ancient vignettes and fragments of postcards are pictured side by side with maps of the world and written words such as "geography," and "Aeolus." They transport us on imaginary voyages without a goal, the memories of which would have been within the artist's reach, a bit as in Voyage around my room by Xavier de Maistre: taking an inventory of the furniture and objects around one, in order to meditate with irony on the benefits and vicissitudes of this world.
The camera then cut to a man and woman anchor team, framed by oblong relief maps of the world. A half-hour news segment opened the show.
to NASA's Blue Marble Maps of the world. The text includes a chronology and a list of resources for further study.
In this stirring book, the author claims that maps of the world existed before Europeans set sail and that only the Chinese had the ships and expertise to have provided them.
The Green Map of Paris is part of the Green Map System, a collection of maps of the world's cities designed to entice residents and visitors to become involved in urban ecology.
** Maps of the World: Review how to use a compass rose, map key, and latitude and longitude.