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" Perhaps it was not altogether unnatural that the foreigner, on being asked to see what needed centuries to produce, should have looked about him with bewilderment and indignation. "Gold! cities! cornfields! continents! Nothing of the sort! I see nothing... "
Joseph Dennie and His Circle: A Study in American Literature from 1792-1812 - Page 221
by Milton Ellis - 1915 - 285 pages
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History of the United States of America: The first administration of Thomas ...

Henry Adams - United States - 1889
...health, and love!" Perhaps it was not altogether unnatural that the foreigner, on being asked to see what needed centuries to produce, should have looked about...dying of home-sickness or are scalped by savages! mountain-ranges a thousand miles long, with no means of getting to them, and nothing in them when you...
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History of the United States of America During the First ..., Volume 1

Henry Adams - United States - 1889
...health, and love!" Perhaps it was not altogether unnatural that the foreigner, on being asked to see what needed centuries to produce, should have looked about...are dying of home-sickness or are scalped by savages ! mountain-ranges a thousand miles long, with no means of getting to them, and nothing in them when...
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History of the United States of America During the First ..., Volume 1

Henry Adams - United States - 1889
...wastes, where sickly men and women are dying of home-sickness or are scalped by savages! mountain-ranges a thousand miles long, with no means of getting to them, and nothing in them when you get there ! swamps and forests choked with their own rotten ruins ! nor hope of better...
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Literature of the revolutionary period, 1765-1787

Ellen Mackay (Hutchinson) Cortissoz, Arthur Stedman - American literature - 1894
...health, and love!" Perhaps it was not altogether unnatural that the foreigner, on being asked to see what needed centuries to produce, should have looked about...¡cities! cornfields! continents! Nothing of the sort! I seenothing but tremendous wastes, where sickly men and women are dying of homesickness or are scalped...
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American Vision: The Films of Frank Capra

Raymond Carney - Performing Arts - 1986 - 510 pages
...health, and love!" Perhaps it was not altogether unnatural that the foreigner, on being asked to see what needed centuries to produce, should have looked about...see nothing but tremendous wastes, where sickly men are dying of home-sickness or are scalped by savages! mountain-ranges a thousand miles long, with no...
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Convention and Innovation in Literature

Theo d'. Haen, Rainer Georg Grübel, Helmut Lethen - Literary Collections - 1989 - 434 pages
...to ocean...." Perhaps it was not altogether unnatural that the foreigner, on being asked to see what needed centuries to produce, should have looked about...bewilderment and indignation. "Gold! cities! cornfields.... Nothing of the sort! I see nothing but tremendous wastes..." (Adams 1884: 614). In Jeronimo, Allie...
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The Wrath of Nations: Civilizations and the Furies of Nationalism

William Pfaff - Political Science - 1994 - 256 pages
...under cultivation, the cities to build, but Adams says that a foreigner could be forgiven for replying: "Gold! cities! cornfields! continents! Nothing of...long, with no means of getting to them, and nothing in them when you get there! swamps and forests choked with their own rotten ruins! . . ." The great...
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A Tale of Two Utopias: The Political Journey of the Generation of 1968

Paul Berman - History - 1997 - 351 pages
...cities! cornfields! . . . Nothing of the sort!" They saw a dismal scene. It was, in Adams's description, "nothing but tremendous wastes, where sickly men and...dying of home-sickness or are scalped by savages! mountain-ranges a thousand miles long, with no means of getting to them, and nothing in them when you...
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The Jeffersonian Transformation: Passages from the "History"

Henry Adams - History - 2007 - 214 pages
...health, and love!" Perhaps it was not altogether unnatural that the foreigner, on being asked to see what needed centuries to produce, should have looked about...are dying of homesickness or are scalped by savages! mountain-ranges a thousand miles long, with no means of getting to them, and nothing in them when you...
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