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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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Prose Writers of America: A Collection of Eloquent and Interesting Extracts ...

American prose literature - 1855 - 468 pages
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass ofl* 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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Rambles in the Path of the Steam-horse: An Off-hand Olla Podrida, Embracing ...

Eli Bowen - History - 1855 - 444 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 Prose Writers of America: With a Survey of the Intellectual History ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American prose literature - 1856 - 552 pages
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass offto 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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The Lutheran Home Journal, Volume 3

Lutheran Church - 1858
...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 obstructed...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1859 - 784 pages
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass off to tho 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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The National Fourth Reader: Containing a Course of Instruction in Elocution ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - Readers (Elementary) - 1859 - 408 pages
...rend it asunder, and pass off to the sea. 2. The first glance at this scene hurries our senses mto 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...
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The National Fourth Reader: Containing a Course of Instruction in Elocution ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - Readers, American - 1861 - 432 pages
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass 6S to the sea. 2. The first glance at this scene hurries our senses mto 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...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1862 - 776 pages
...senses into the opinion that this earth has been ereated in time; that the mountains were formed first ; that the rivers began to flow afterwards ; that, in...place particularly, they have been dammed up by the Mue Ridge of mountains, and have formed an ocean which filled thft whole valley; that, continuing to...
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A compendium of American literature, arranged by C.D. Cleveland. Stereotyped ed

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1862
...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; thnt, in this place particularly, they have been dammed...
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The War in America: Being an Historical and Political Account of the ...

Taliaferro Preston Shaffner - Slavery - 1862 - 418 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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