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Bronx Accent: A Literary and Pictorial History of the Borough
Lloyd Ultan,Barbara Unger
Limited preview - 2000
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Page 53 - a rifle range to be used for rifle and target practice: said parade ground and rifle range to be used by the First Division of the National Guard of the State of New York when required by the commanding officer of such Division.
Page 68 - a museum of living plants in which every tree and shrub capable of withstanding the climate of Massachusetts is to find its appropriate place," " as a school of forestry and arboriculture," and as "a scientific station for investigation into the relations of forests to climate and
Page 98 - at a point formed by the intersection of the southerly line of St. Mary's avenue and the easterly line of St. Ann's avenue;
Page 59 - and that the ground be chosen with a particular view to prevent the communication between the city of New York and the country from being interrupted by land.
Page 63 - at the intersection of the easterly line of Broadway with the northerly line of the city of New York, running thence easterly along the northerly line or boundary of the city
Page 64 - banks between. Where blossomed bell or wilding rose Adorns the brightest green. Stands high in solitary state. De Lancey's ancient pine.
Page 97 - the Constitutions of the United States and the State of New York, and
Page 63 - to the height of fifty, eighty and even ninety feet; in some places abrupt and precipitous, in others easily surmounted. Gigantic trees, centuries old, crown these summits, while great moss and ivy-covered rocks project here and there at different heights above the surface of the river, increasing the wildness of the scene. Among
Page 63 - The Bronx runs through it from north to south, not confined between parallel banks, but bordering curves, forming at intervals wide lake-like reaches, then closing in until they are scarcely fifty feet apart, where its waters are interrupted by the Lydig Dam, over which they are