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" ... that in this place particularly they have been dammed up by the Blue Ridge of mountains, and have formed an ocean which filled the whole valley ; that continuing to rise they have at length broken over at this spot, and have torn the mountain down... "
Notes on the State of Virginia - Page 25
by Thomas Jefferson - 1801 - 492 pages
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The American Common-place Book of Prose: A Collection of Eloquent and ...

George Barrell Cheever - American prose literature - 1832 - 468 pages
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass off to the sea. The first glance at this scene hurries our senses into the opinion, that this earth has been created in time ; that the mountains were formed first ; that the rivers began to flow afterwards ; that, in this place particularly, they have been...
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Notes on the State of Virginia

Thomas Jefferson - Tobacco - 1832 - 280 pages
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass off to the sea. The first glance of this scene hurries our senses into the opinion, that this earth has been created in time, that the mountains were formed first, that the rivers began to flow afterwards, that in this place particularly they have been dammed...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1832 - 295 pages
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass off to the sea. 2. The first glance of this scene hurries our senses into the opinion, that this earth has been created in time ; that the mountains were formed first ; that the rivers began to flow afterwards; that, in this place particularly, they have been...
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The First-class Reader: A Selection for Exercises in Reading : from Standard ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Readers - 1833 - 276 pages
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass off to the sea. The first glance at this scene hurries our senses into the opinion, that this earth has been created in time; that the mountains were formed first; that the rivers began to flow afterwards; that, in this place particularly, they have been dammed...
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The Western Reader: A Series of Useful Lessons

Readers - 1833 - 216 pages
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass off to the sea. 4. The first glance at this scene hurries our senses into the opinion, that this earth has been created in time; that the mountains were formed first; that the rivers began to flow afterwards; that, in this place particularly, they have been dammed...
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American scenery; or, Land, lake, and river illustrations of ..., Volume 2

Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1840
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass off to the sea. The first glance of this scene hurries our senses into the opinion that this earth has been created in time ; that the mountains were formed first, that the rivers began to flow afterwards, that in this place particularly they have been dammed...
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Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - Virginia - 1845 - 544 pages
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass off to the sea. The first glance of this scene hurries our senses into the opinion that this earth has been created in time ; that the mountains were formed first ; that the rivers began to flow afterwards ; that in this place particularly, they have been...
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Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - Virginia - 1852 - 544 pages
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass off" to the sea. The first glance of this scene hurries our senses into the opinion that this earth has been created in time ; that the mountains were formed first ; that the rivers began to flow afterwards ; that in this place particularly, they have been...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Inaugural addresses and messages. Replies ...

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1854
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass off to the sea. The first glance of this scene hurries our senses into the opinion, that this earth has been created in time, that the mountains were formed first, that the rivers began to flow afterwards, that in this place, particularly, they have been dammed...
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A Pictorial Description of the United States

Robert Sears - United States - 1854 - 648 pages
...to the sea. The first glance of this scene hurries oursenses DESCRIPTION OF THE STATE OF VIRGINIA. into the opinion that this earth has been created in time ; that the mountains were formed first ; that the rivers began to flow afterward ; that in this place particularly they have been dammed...
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