"Almost of a circular form, with long dorsal and anal fins, projecting like handles from its inder parts. It attains a great size, sometimes as much as four or five hundred pounds' wright, and measures four or five feet in length." — Goodrich, 1859

Short Sunfish

"Almost of a circular form, with long dorsal and anal fins, projecting like handles from its inder parts.…

"A considerable part of the land -- perhaps one third -- belonged to temples, in order that the temple worship might be kept up." - West, 1904

Temple of the Sun at Karnak

"A considerable part of the land -- perhaps one third -- belonged to temples, in order that the temple…

"Umbra and Penumbra. A solar eclipse, with the penumbra, d, c, and the umbra or dark shadow is seen here. When the Moon is at its greatest distance from the Earth, its shadow m o, sometimes terminates, before it reaches the Earth, and then an observer standing directly under the point o, will see the outer edge of the Sun, forming a bright ring around the circumference of the Moon, thus forming an annular eclipse." —Comstock, 1850

Umbra

"Umbra and Penumbra. A solar eclipse, with the penumbra, d, c, and the umbra or dark shadow is seen…

The seal of the United States and Cuba.

US and Cuba

The seal of the United States and Cuba.

"The twelve signs of the zodiac, together with the Sun, and the Earth revolving around him. When the Earth is at A, the Sun will appear to be just entering the sign Aries, because then, when seen from the Earth, he ranges towards certain stars at the beginning of that constellation. When the Earth is at C, the Sun will appear in the opposite part of the heavens, and therefore in the beginning of Libra. The middle line, dividing the circle of the zodiac into equal parts, is the line of the ecliptic." —Comstock, 1850

Zodiac Signs

"The twelve signs of the zodiac, together with the Sun, and the Earth revolving around him. When the…