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" It was a strange place, the icy rock and the highest peak of the Rocky mountains, for a lover of warm sunshine and flowers; and we pleased ourselves with the idea that he was the first of his species to cross the mountain barrier — a solitary pioneer... "
Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 ... - Page 69
by John Charles Frémont, James Hall, John Torrey - 1845 - 693 pages
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ...

United States. Congress. House - United States
...bee (bromiis, the humble bee) came winging his flight from the eastern valley, and lit on the knee of one of the men. It was a strange place, the icy...rock and the highest peak of the Rocky mountains, for n lover of warm sunshine and flowers; and we pleased ourselves with the idea that he was the first...
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A Report on an Exploration of the Country Lying Between the Missouri River ...

John Charles Frémont, John Torrey - Botany - 1843 - 207 pages
...bee (bromvs, the humble bee) came winging his flight from the eastern valley, and lit on the k^iee of one of the men. ' It was a strange place, the icy rock and the highest peak of the R<? jicky Mountains, for a lover of warm sunshine and flowers, and we pleased. , ourselves with the...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 48

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1856
...solitary bee (Sromus, the humble bee) came winging his flight from the eastern valley, and lit on the knee of one of the men. " It was a strange place, the icy rock and the highest peak of the Kooky Mountains, for a lover of warm sunshine and flowers; and we pleased ourselves with the idea that...
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Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year ...

John Charles Frémont - Pacific States - 1846 - 186 pages
...bee (brotnus, the humble bee) came winging his flight from the eastern valley, and lit on the knee of one of the men. It was a strange place, the icy...— a solitary pioneer to foretell the advance of civilisation. I believe that a moment's thought would have made us let him continue his way unharmed...
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter

1846
...bee (bronma, "the humble bee") came winging his flight from the eastern valley, and lit on the knee of one of the men. It was a strange place — the...highest peak of the Rocky Mountains — for a lover of sunshine and flowers ; so we pleased ourselves with the idea that he was the first of his species ¿to...
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The Union magazine

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1846
...upon the rock, a solitary humble bee came winging his way from the eastern valley, and lit on the knee of one of the men. It was a strange place, the icy rock, and the highest peak of the Kooky Mountains, for a lover of warm sunshine and flowers ; and we pleased ourselves with the idea...
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Curiosities [afterw.] Romance of modern travel

1847
...bee (bromus, the humble bee*) came winging his flight from the eastern valley, and lit on the knee of one of the men. It was a strange place — the...cross the mountain barrier — a solitary pioneer, to foretel the advance of civilization. I believe that a moment's thought would have made us let him continue...
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New York Municipal Gazette (New York, N.Y.), Issues 41-48

Ebenezer Meriam - Finance - 1847
...the humble bee,) came winging his flight from the eastern valley, and lit on the knee of one of our men. " It was a strange place, the icy rock and the...pleased ourselves with the idea that he was the first of bin species to cross the mountain barrier — a solitary pioneer to foretell the advance of civilization....
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

Geology - 1847
...solitary bee (bromus, the humble bee) came winging his flight from the eastern valley, and lit on the knee of one of the men. "It was a strange place, the icy...the Rocky Mountains, for a lover of warm sunshine nnd flowers ; and we pleased ourselves with the idea that he was the first of his species to cross...
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The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California: To ...

John Charles Frémont - Discoveries in geography - 1850 - 456 pages
...bee (bromus, tlie humble-lee) came winging his flight from the eastern valley, and lit on the knee of one of the men. It was a strange place, the icy...solitary pioneer to foretell the advance of civilization. 1 believe that a moment's thought would have made us let him continue his way unharmed ; but we carried...
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