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" ... begin to inquire if any tradition, if any the faintest records can throw any light upon these habitations of men of another age. Is there no scope beside these mounds for imagination, and for contemplation of the past ? The men, their joys, their... "
Recollections of the Last Ten Years, Passed in Occasional Residences and ... - Page 170
by Timothy Flint, James Flint - 1826 - 395 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 48

George Walter Prothero - Science - 1832
...their sorrows, their bones, are all buried together. But the grand features of nature remain. T here is the beautiful prairie, over which they " strutted...that they did to those generations that have passed away.1 The most liberal American, however, can rarely close, without betraying a little of the sourness...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...and lazy monks dreamed over their lusts, or meditated their vile plans of acquisition and imposture. Is there no scope, beside these mounds, for imagination,...they did to those generations that have passed away. Here must have been a race of men, on these charming plains, that ha'd every call from the scenes that...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1831 - 276 pages
...once, that these races were of a verj different character from the present generation, you begir to inquire if any tradition, if any, the faintest,...generations that have passed away. It is true, we have Iktle reason to suppose, that they were the guilty dens of petty tyrants, who let loose their half...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 48

George Walter Prothero - 1832
...forests make a respectable figure, even placed beside Blenheim Park. We have bjkes which could find a place for the Cumberland lakes in the hollow of...they did to those generations that have passed away.' The most liberal American, however, can rarely close, without betraying a little of the sourness that...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 48

George Walter Prothero - 1832
...their breastworks and ditches, it discovers at once that they are the labours of art and of men. AVhen the evidence of the senses convinces us that human...they did to those generations that have passed away.' The most liberal American, however, can rarely close, without betraying a little of tlie sourness that...
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Progressive Exercises in English Composition

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1833 - 105 pages
...quantities of duration equal to days and years would glide away unobserved. 24 VnOGRESSIVE EXERCISES IN 5. The forests, the hills, the mounds, lift their heads...they did to those generations that have passed away. 6. I have seen in different parts of the Atlantick country, the breast works and other defences of...
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Cobb's Sequel to the Juvenile Readers: Comprising a Selection of Lessons in ...

Lyman Cobb - Readers - 1834 - 215 pages
...their sorrows, their bones, are all buried together. But ihe grand features of nature remain. Thera is the beautiful prairie, over which they " strutted...forests, the hills, the mounds, lift their heads in unal. terable repose, end furnish the game sources of contemplation to ue, that they did to those generations...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 48

Business & Economics - 1832
...prairie, over which they " strutted through life's poor play." The forests, the hills, the mounds, lifl their heads in unalterable repose, and furnish the...they did to those generations that have passed away.' The most liberal American, however, can rarely close, without betraying a little of the sourness that...
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First-class Standard Reader

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1857 - 478 pages
...convinces us that human bones moulder in these masses ; when you dig about them, and bring to light domestic utensils, and are compelled to believe that...heads in unalterable repose, and furnish the same sources,pf contemplation to us that they did to those generations that have passed away. These mounds...
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First-class Standard Reader

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1857 - 478 pages
...the beautiful prairie over which they " strutted through life's poor play." The forests, thehills, the mounds, lift their heads in unalterable repose,...they did to those generations that have passed away. These mounds must date back to remote depths in the olden time. From the ages of the trees on them,...
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