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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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Cobb's New Sequel to the Juvenile Readers, Or, Fourth Reading Book ...

Lyman Cobb - 1845 - 240 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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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors, to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1845 - 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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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors. To ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1845 - 300 Seiten
...Chastelluse, of the Virginian bridge of rocks. "Though the sides of the bridge," says he, " are pro* vided, in some parts, with a parapet of fixed rocks, yet...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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America, Its Realities and Resources: Comprising Important Details ..., Band 3

Francis Wyse - 1846
...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 - 1850 - 294 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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The book of bridges, by the author of 'Wonders of the sea shore'.

Book - 1850
...Though the sides of this bridge are provided in some parts with a parapet of fixed rocks, yet few people have resolution to walk to them, and look over into...your hands, creep to the parapet, and peep over it. Looking down from this height about a minute gave me a violent headache." The view from below of this...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Inaugural addresses and messages. Replies ...

Thomas Jefferson - 1854
...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 height about a minute, gave...
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A Pictorial Description of the United States

Robert Sears - 1854 - 648 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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Rambles in the Path of the Steam-horse: An Off-hand Olla Podrida, Embracing ...

Eli Bowen - 1855 - 444 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, c*eep to the parapet, and peep over it. Looking down from this height about a minute, gave...
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Pictorial Geography of the World: New world

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1856
...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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