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" Though the sides of this bridge are provided in some parts with a parapet of fixed rocks, yet few men have resolution to walk to them, and look over into the abyss. You involuntarily fall on your hands and feet, creep to the parapet, and peep over it.... "
The Monthly Magazine - Seite 244
1808
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Notes on the State of Virginia: With an Appendix Relative to the Murder of ...

Thomas Jefferson - 1803 - 363 Seiten
...this bridge are provided in some parts with a parapet of fixed rocks, yet- few men have reBolution to walk to them, and look over into the abyss. You involuntarily fall on your hands and feet, creep to the parapet, and peep over it. Look ing down from this height about a minute gave...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Band 2

Edward T W. Polehampton - 1815
...the cord of the arch, is many times longer than its transverse. Though the sides of this Bridge are provided in some parts with a parapet of fixed rocks,...your hands, creep to the parapet; and peep over it. Looking down front this height about a minute gave me a violent head-ache. If the view from tlie top...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Band 2

Edward Polehampton - 1815
...the cord of the arch, is many times longer than its transveise. Though the sides of this Bridge are provided in some parts with a parapet of fixed rocks,...into the abyss. You involuntarily fall on your hands, i reep to the parapet; and peep over it. Looking down from this height about a minute gave me a violent...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art: Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Band 2

Rev. Edward Polehampton, John Mason Good - 1818
...is many times longer than its transverse. Though the sides of this Bridge are provided in some parls with a parapet of fixed rocks, yet few men have resolution...your hands, creep to the parapet; and peep over it. Looking down from this height •bout a minute gave me a violent head-ache. If the view from the top...
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Travels in Canada and the United States in 1816 and 1817

Francis Hall - 1818 - 332 Seiten
...bridge " are provided, in some parts, with a parapet " of fixed rocks, yet few men have the re" solution to walk to them, and look over " into the abyss. You involuntarily fall " upon your hands and feet, creep to the " parapet, and peep over it. Looking " down from this height...
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The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

1822
...the chord of the arch, is many times longer than its transverse. Though the sides of this bridge are provided in some parts with a parapet of fixed rocks,...them, and look over into the abyss. You involuntarily full on your hands, creep to the parapet, and peep over it. Looking down from this height about a minute...
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With ..., Band 1

Charles Bucke - 1823
...de Chastellux, of the Virginian bridge of rocks. " Though the sides of the bridge," says he, " are provided, in some parts, with a parapet of fixed rocks,...to walk to them, and look over into the abyss. You voluntarily fall on your hands and feet, creep to the parapet, and look over it. Looking from the height...
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Letters from North America: Written During a Tour in the United States and ...

Adam Hodgson - 1824
...sides of this bridge are provided, in some parts, with a parapet of fixed rocks, yet few men have the resolution to walk to them, and look over into the abyss. You involuntarily fall upon your hands and feet, creep to the parapet, and peep over it; looking down from this height about...
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Travels Through North America, During the Years 1825 and 1826, Bände 1-2

Bernhard (Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach) - 1828
...the chord of the arch, is many times longer than the transverse. Though the sides of this bridge are provided in some parts with a parapet of fixed rocks,...into the abyss. You involuntarily fall on your hands and feet, creep to the parapet, and peep over it. Looking down from this height about a minute, gave...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

J[ohn] H[anbury]. Dwyer - 1828 - 298 Seiten
...de Chastelluse, of the Virginian bridge of rocks. " Though the sides of the bridge," says he, " are provided, in some parts, with a parapet of fixed rocks,...to walk to them, and look over into the abyss. You voluntarily fall on your hands and knees, creep to the parapet, and look over it. Looking from the...
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