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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 Wonders of Nature and Art: Comprising Upwards of Three Hundred of the ...

Joseph Taylor - 1838 - 568 Seiten
...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 from this height about a minute gave...
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A Book of the United States: Exhibiting Its Geography, Divisions ...

Grenville Mellen - 1839 - 824 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 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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The Encyclopædia of Geography: Comprising a Complete Description of the ...

Hugh Murray - 1839
...bridge are provided in some parts with a parapet of fixed rocks, yet few men have resolution to walk on them and look over into the abyss. You involuntarily fall on your hands and knees, creep to the parapet, and peep over it. If the view from the top be painful and intolerable,...
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A Pictorial Geography of the World: Comprising a System of Universal ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1841 - 1008 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 knees, creep to the parapet and peep over it. Looking down from this height about a minute, gave...
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The Monthly magazine, Band 25

Monthly literary register - 1808
...thickness of the mass at the summit of the arch, about forty feet. Though the sides of this bridge are provided in some parts with a parapet of fixed rocks,...and peep over it; but if the view from the top be painful and intolerable, that from below is delightful in an equal extreme. It is impossible for the...
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The Christian Family Annual, Bände 2-3

1843
...thickness of the mass at the summit of the arch, about forty feet. " 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. While the view from the top is painful and intolerable,...
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A History and New Gazetteer: Or Geographical Dictionary, of North America ...

Bishop Davenport - 1843 - 592 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. If the view from the top be painful and intolerable,...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1843
...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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A Book of the United States: Exhibiting Its Geography, Divisions ...

Grenville Mellen - 1843 - 847 Seiten
...provided, in some pans, with a parapet of fixed rocks, yet few men have resolution to walk •-J '.hem 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 beitrht about a minute, pave...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors : to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1844 - 300 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,...into the abyss. You involuntarily fall on your hands and knees, creep to the parapet, and look over it. Looking from the height about a minute, gave me...
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