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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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The Cambrian Tourist; Or, Post-chaise Companion Through Wales ...

1828 - 316 Seiten
...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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North America, Band 2

Josiah Conder - 1830
...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 look over it. Looking down from this height about...
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The Modern Traveller: A Popular Description, Geographical, Historical, and ...

Josiah Conder - 1830
...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 look over it. Looking down from this height about...
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The Analytical Reader

Samuel Putnam - 1831 - 226 Seiten
...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...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,...
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A System of Universal Geography, Popular and Scientific: Comprising a ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1832 - 920 Seiten
...covered with soil and trees. Jefferson describes it as follows: ' 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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Notes on the State of Virginia

Thomas Jefferson - 1832 - 280 Seiten
...the cord 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 21 height about a minute, gave...
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Peter Parley's Book of Curiosities: Natural and Artificial : Illustrated ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1832 - 224 Seiten
...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 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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The Cousins' Journey: Or, Sketches of American Scenery

A. N. - 1833 - 102 Seiten
...of the arch is many times longer than the transverse. Though the sides of this bridge are provided with a parapet of fixed rocks, yet few men have resolution...into the abyss. You involuntarily fall on your hands and feet, creep to the parapet and peep over it. Looking down from this height gave me a violent headach....
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The Cabinet of Curiosities; Or, Wonders of the World Displayed: Forming a ...

1833
...provided in some parts with a parapet of fixed rocks, yet few persons have resolution to walk over them, and look over into the abyss. You involuntarily fall on your hands and knees, creep to the parapet, and peep over it. Looking down frorn this height about a minute gave...
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Cobb's Sequel to the Juvenile Readers: Comprising a Selection of Lessons in ...

Lyman Cobb - 1834 - 215 Seiten
...the chord of the arch, is many times longer than the transverse. Though the sides of the 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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