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" The waters which fall from this horrible precipice do foam and boil after the most hideous manner imaginable, making an outrageous noise, more terrible than that of thunder ; for when the wind blows out of the south their dismal roaring may be heard more... "
The United States Democratic Review - Seite 191
1839
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Great Epochs in American History: Described by Famous Writers from ..., Band 1

Francis Whiting Halsey - 1912
...two falls, with an isle sloping along the middle of it. The waters which fall from this vast height, do foam and boil after the most hideous manner imaginable,...terrible than that of thunder; for when the wind blows from off the south, their dismal roaring may be heard above fifteen leagues off. The river Niagara...
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...The Mohawk Valley and Lake Ontario

Edward Payson Morton - 1913 - 99 Seiten
...two Falls, with an Isle sloping along the middle of it. The Waters which fall from this vast height, do foam and boil after the most hideous manner imaginable, making an outrageous Noise, more terrible than Thunder; for when the Wind blows from off the South, their dismal roaring may be heard above fifteen...
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La Salle

Louise Hasbrouck Zimm - 1916 - 212 Seiten
...two Falls, with an Isle sloping along the middle of it. The Waters which fall from this vast height do foam and boil after the most hideous Manner imaginable,...terrible than that of Thunder; for when the wind blows from off the South, their dismal roaring may be heard above fifteen Leagues off." They were, in all...
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See America First

Orville O. Hiestand - 1922 - 378 Seiten
...and two falls with an aisle sloping along the middle of it. The waters which fall from this horrible precipice do foam and boil after the most hideous...outrageous noise more terrible than that of thunder." One can easily see that the imaginative and excitable Frenchman is under the spell of the great cataract....
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Bulletin, Band 9,Ausgaben 45-48

1901
...hundred foot high ", and adds that " the Waters which fall from this horrible Precipice, do foam and boyl after the most hideous manner imaginable, making an...Noise, more terrible than that of Thunder, for when the 'Niagara falls are reached from Buffalo by train or electric cars, both of which run at frequent intervals....
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Engineers for the Public Good: A History of the Buffalo District, U.S. Army ...

Nuala McGann Drescher - 1982 - 328 Seiten
...600-foot high," and added that "the waters which fall from this horrible precipice , do foam and boyl after the most hideous manner imaginable, making an...roaring may be heard more than fifteen leagues off." He also sketched the falls. In a different day, when measures are more accurate, those who know the...
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Nature and the American: Three Centuries of Changing Attitudes

Hans Huth - 1990 - 250 Seiten
...we meet with the River Niagara . . . The Waters which fall from this vast height, do foam and boyl after the most hideous manner imaginable, making an...outrageous Noise, more terrible than that of Thunder; . . . dismal roaring may be heard above Fifteen Leagues off.1" In none of these descriptions are the...
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Drawn from Life: Science and Art in the Portrayal of the New World

Victoria Dickenson - 1998 - 320 Seiten
...above Six hundred foot high ... The Waters which fall from this horrible Precipice, do foam and boyl after the most hideous manner imaginable, making an...dismal roaring may be heard more than Fifteen Leagues off.7 The falls were without equal in the universe; they were 'surprizing,' 'prodigious,' 'astonishing,'...
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Reading the Roots: American Nature Writing Before Walden

Michael P. Branch - 2004 - 408 Seiten
...two Falls, with an Isle sloping along the middle of it. The Waters which fall from this vast height, do foam and boil after the most hideous manner imaginable,...terrible than that of Thunder; for when the Wind blows from off the South, their dismal roaring may be heard above fifteen Leagues off. The River Niagara...
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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - 2004 - 302 Seiten
...above 6oo foot, and foam and boil in an hideous manner, making an outrageous noise, more terrible than thunder; for when the wind blows out of the South, their dismal roaring may be heard more than 1 5 Leagues off. Conrad, the $d emperor of Germany, besieged Guelph, duke of Bavaria, in the city of...
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