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" ... that in this place particularly they have been dammed up by the Blue Ridge of mountains, and have formed an ocean which filled the whole valley ; that continuing to rise they have at length broken over at this spot, and have torn the mountain down... "
The American geography: or, a view of the present situation of the United ... - Page 366
by Jedidiah Morse, Friends' Free Library, Germantown, provenance - 1792 - 536 pages
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An historical, geographical, commercial, and philosophical view of ..., Volume 3

William Winterbotham - America - 1795
...junction, they rufli together againft the mountain, rend it afunder, and pafs off to the fea. The firft glance of this fcene hurries our fenfes into the opinion, that this earth has been created in time, tfyat the mountains were formed firft, that the rivers began to flow afterwards ; that in this place...
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Geography Made Easy: Being an Abridgment of the American Universal Geography ...

Jedidiah Morse - Geography - 1802 - 432 pages
...junetion they lufh together againft the mountain, rend it aftir.der, and país off to the fsa. The fiift glance of this fcene hurries our fenfes into the opinion,...were formed firft, that the rivers began to -flow ?.fterwardf, that in this- place particularly they have been dammed up by the blue ridge of mountains,...
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Notes on the State of Virginia: With an Appendix Relative to the Murder of ...

Thomas Jefferson - Slavery - 1803 - 356 pages
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass off to the sea. The first glance of this scene hurries our senses into the opinion, that this earth has been created in time, , that the mountains were formed first, that the rivers began to flow afterwards, that in this place particularly they have been dammed...
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The Columbian Reader: Comprising a New and Various Selection of Elegant ...

Rodolphus Dickinson - Readers - 1815 - 204 pages
...mountain, r-.-nd it asunder, and pass off to the sea. The first glance of this scene hurries our senses into the opinion, that this earth has been created in time, that the mountains were formed first, that the rivers began to flow afterWards, that in this place particularly, they have been dammed...
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Travels in Canada, and the United States: In 1816 and 1817 ...

Francis Hall - United States - 1818 - 543 pages
...mountain, rend " it asunder, and pass off to the sea. The " first glance of this scene hurries our senses " into the opinion, that this earth has been " created in time, that the mountains were " formed first, that the rivers began to flow " afterwards ; that in this place particularly, " they have been...
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Museum Americanum; Or: Select Antiquities, Curiosities, Beauties, and ...

Charles Hulbert - America - 1823 - 341 pages
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass off to the sea. The first glance of this scene hurries our senses into the opinion, that this earth has been created in time, that the mountains were formed first, that the rivers began to flow afterwards, that in this place, particularly, they havp J>een...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass off to the sea. The first glance of this scene hurries our senses into the opinion, that this earth has been created in time ; that the mountains were formed first; that the rivers began to flow afterwards; that, in this place particularly, they have been dammed...
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Travels through North America, during the years 1825 and 1826, Volumes 1-2

Karl Bernard (Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach), Friends' Free Library, Germantown, provenance - United States - 1828 - 450 pages
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass off to the sea. The first glance of this scene hurries our senses into the opinion, that this earth has been created in time, that the mountains were formed first, that the rivers began to flow afterwards, that in this place particularly they have been dammed...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 pages
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass off to the sea. The first glance of this scene hurries our senses into the opinion, that this earth has been created in time ; that the mountains were formed first; that the rivers began to flow afterwards ; that, in this place particularly, they have been...
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School manual

Montgomery Robert Bartlett - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1830 - 300 pages
...mountain, rend it asunder, and pass off to the sea. 2. The first glance of this scene hurries our senses into the opinion, that this earth has been created in time ; that the monn •tains were formed first ; that the rivers began to flow afterwards ; ihat, in this place particularly,...
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