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" The prairies had been his school ; he could neither read nor write, but he had a natural refinement and delicacy of mind, such as is very rarely found even in women. His manly face was a perfect mirror of uprightness, simplicity, and kindness of heart... "
The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life - Page 17
by Francis Parkman - 1900 - 479 pages
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 29

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint - Periodicals - 1847
...another expedition. His age was about thirty ; he was six feet high, and very powerfully and gracefully moulded. The prairies had been his school ; he could...natural refinement and delicacy of mind, such as is very rarely found, even in women. His manly face was a perfect mirror of uprightness, simplicity and...
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Prairie and Rocky Mountain Life; Or, The California and Oregon Trail ...

Francis Parkman - Frontier and pioneer life - 1852 - 448 pages
...another expedition. His age was about thirty ; he was six feet high, and very powerfully and gracefully moulded. The prairies had been his school ; he could...natural refinement and delicacy of mind, such as is very rarely found even in women. His manly face was a perfect mirror of uprightness, simplicity, and...
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The Oregon Trail of Francis Parkman

Francis Parkman - Frontier and pioneer life - 1910 - 361 pages
...expedi- 20 tion. His age was about thirty ; he was six feet high, and very powerfully and gracefully moulded. The prairies had been his school ; he could...rare even in women. His manly face was a mirror of up- 25 Tightness, simplicity, and kindness of heart ; he had, moreover, a keen perception of character,...
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The Oregon Trail of Francis Parkman

Francis Parkman - Frontier and pioneer life - 1910 - 361 pages
...expedition. His age was about thirty; he was six feet high, and very powerfully and gracefully molded. The prairies had been his school; he could neither...natural refinement and delicacy of mind such as is very rarely found, even in women. His manly face was a perfect mirror of uprightness, simplicity, and...
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Francis Parkman's The Oregon Trail

Francis Parkman - Frontier and pioneer life - 1918 - 397 pages
...another expedition. His age was about thirty; he was six feet high, and very powerfully and gracefully moulded. 'The prairies had been his school; he could...neither read nor write, but he had a natural refinement 5 and delicacy of mind, such as is very rarely found even in women. His manly face was a perfect mirror...
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New Ground: Western American Narrative and the Literary Canon

Axel Carl Bredahl - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 195 pages
...refinement and delicacy of mind, such as is very rarely found even in women. His manly face was a perfect mirror of uprightness, simplicity, and kindness of...would preserve him from flagrant error in any society. It is very hard to see any of the prairie in this "noble and true-hearted friend," an idealized authority...
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The California and Oregon Trail: Being Sketches of Prairie and Rocky ...

Francis Parkman - Travel - 2007 - 328 pages
...refinement and delicacy of mind such as is very rarely found, even in women. His manly face was a perfect mirror of uprightness, simplicity, and kindness of...from flagrant error in any society. Henry had not tile restless energy of an Anglo-American. He was eoatent to take things as he found them ; and his...
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Fluent English

Louis Le Baut - English language - 1955
...expedition. His age was about thirty; he was six feet high, and very powerfully and gracefully molded. The prairies had been his school; he could neither...natural refinement and delicacy of mind such as is very rarely found, even in women. His manly face was a perfect mirror of upright20 ness, simplicity,...
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