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" But the distant finishing which nature has given to the picture, is of a very different character. It is a true contrast to the foreground. It is as placid and delightful as that is wild and tremendous. "
Centennial History of the City of Washington, D. C.: With Full Outline of ... - Page 33
edited by - 1892 - 754 pages
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The Lady's Magazine: Or Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ...

Great Britain - 1829
...The piles of rock on each hand, but particularly on the Shenandoah, exhibit the evident marks of this disrupture and avulsion from their beds by the most powerful agents of nature, and corroborate the impression which such monuments of war between the rivers and mountains (that must...
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The American geography: or, a view of the present situation of the United ...

Jedidiah Morse, Friends' Free Library, Germantown, provenance - United States - 1792 - 536 pages
...the moft , powerful . powerful agents of nature, corroborate the impreffion. But the dißant Imifhing which nature has given to the picture is of a very different character. It is a true contrait to the fore ground. It is as placid and delightful, as that is wild and tremendous....
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An historical, geographical, commercial, and philosophical view of ..., Volume 3

William Winterbotham - America - 1795
...beds by the moft powerful agents of nature, corroborate the impreffion : but the cliftant finiftiing which) nature has given to the picture, is of a very different character. It is a true contraft to the fore ground ; it is as placid and delightful, as that is wild and tremendous....
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Notes on the State of Virginia

Thomas Jefferson - Virginia - 1801 - 364 pages
...the moil powerful powerful agents of nature, corroborate the impreflron. But the diítant finiíhing which nature has given to. the picture, is of a very different character. It is a, true contrail to the foreground. It is as placid and delightful, as that is wild and tremendous....
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Notes on the State of Virginia: With an Appendix Relative to the Murder of ...

Thomas Jefferson - Slavery - 1803 - 356 pages
...to its base. The piles of rock on each hand, but particularly on the Shenandoah, the evident marks of their disrupture and avulsion from their beds by...the picture, is of a very different character. It is a true contrast to the foreground. It is as placid and delightful, as that is wild and tremendous....
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The Columbian Reader: Comprising a New and Various Selection of Elegant ...

Rodolphus Dickinson - Readers - 1815 - 204 pages
...to its base. The piles of rock on each hand, but particularly on the Shenandoah, the evident marks of their disrupture and avulsion from their beds by...which nature has given to the picture, is of a very different-character. It is a true contrast to the foreground. It is as placid and delightful, as that...
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Travels in Canada, and the United States: In 1816 and 1817 ...

Francis Hall - United States - 1818 - 543 pages
...its base. The piles of rock on each hand, " but particularly on the Shenandoah, the " evident marks of their disrupture and " avulsion from their beds...picture, is " of a very different character. It is a true " contrast to the foreground. It is as placid " and delightful, as that is wild and tre" mendous....
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Travels in Canada, and the United States, in 1816 and 1817

Francis Hall - Canada - 1818 - 332 pages
...particularly on the Sheoandoah, the evideut marks of their disrupture and avulsion from their beds- by fhe most powerful agents of nature, corroborate the impression....the picture, is of a very different character. It is a true contrast to the foreground-. It is as placid and delighfful, as that is wild and tremendous....
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Museum Americanum; Or: Select Antiquities, Curiosities, Beauties, and ...

Charles Hulbert - America - 1823 - 341 pages
...to its base. The piles of rock on each hand, but particularly on the Shenandoah, the evident marks of their disrupture and avulsion from their beds by...the picture is of a very different character. It is a true contrast to the fore-ground. It is as placid and delightful as that is wild and tremendous....
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Travels Through North America, During the Years 1825 and 1826, Volumes 1-2

Karl Bernard (Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach) - United States - 1828 - 450 pages
...to its base. The piles of rock on each hand, but particularly on the Shenandoah, the evident marks of their disrupture and avulsion from their beds,...the picture, is of a very different character. It is a true contrast to the foreground. It is as placid and delightful, as that is wild and tremendous....
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