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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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Sophia Peabody Hawthorne: 1809-1847

Patricia Dunlavy Valenti - 2004 - 306 Seiten
...late-seventeenth-century description of "the prodigious cadence of water," the "horrible precipice," the "foam and boil after the most hideous manner imaginable, making an outrageous noise, more terrible than thunder." Hennepin's depiction of the fear, gloom, and majestic scale of Niagara has the characteristics...
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Descriptions of Niagara: Selected from Various Travellers, with Original ...

William Barham - 1847 - 180 Seiten
...and two Falls, with an isle sloping along the middle of it. The waters which fall from this horrible precipice, do foam and boil after the most hideous...roaring may be heard more than fifteen leagues off. " The river Niagara having thrown itself down this incredible precipice, continues its impetuous course...
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Proceedings, Ausgaben 1-2

Institution of Mechanical Engineers (Great Britain) - 1906
...manner, insomuch that the Universe does not afford a parallel. The waters which fall from this horrible precipice do foam and boil after the most hideous...outrageous noise, more terrible than that of thunder. When the wind blows out of the south their dismal roaring may be heard 45 miles off." In 1679 La Salle...
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