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" Such is the foreground of the picture. As the land rises towards the centre of the island, the eye, passing over the beauties that I have recounted, is attracted by a boundless amphitheatre of wood ; Insuperable height of loftiest shade, Cedar; and branching... "
Authentic History of the English West Indies: With the Manners and Customs ... - Page 16
1810 - 64 pages
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The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West ...

Bryan Edwards - 1805
...boundless amphitheatre of wood ; Insuperable height of loftiest shade, Cedar; and branching palm: MILTON. An immensity of forest ; the outline of which melts...into the distant blue hills, and these again are lost ia the clouds. On the southern side of the island, the scenery, as I have before observed, is of a...
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The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the ..., Volume 1

Bryan Edwards, Daniel M'Kinnen - Bahamas - 1806
...boundless amphitheatre of wood ; Insuperable height of loftiest shade, Cedar; and branching palm; MILTON. An immensity of forest ; the outline of which melts...clouds. On the southern side of the island, the scenery, 35 I have before observed, is of a different nature. In the landscape I have described, the prevailing...
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The History, Civil and Commercial, of the West Indies: With a ..., Volume 1

Bryan Edwards - West Indies - 1819
...boundless amphitheatre of wood, Insuperable height of loftiest shade, Cedar; and branching palm. MILTON. An immensity of forest: the outline of which melts...clouds. On the southern side of the island, the scenery, as I have before observed, is of a different nature. In the landscape I have described, the prevailing...
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Memoirs of a West-India planter

John Riland - Slavery - 1827 - 218 pages
...boundless amphitheatre of wood ; Insuperable height of loftiest shade, Cedar, and branching palm :— an immensity of forest; the outline of which melts...hills ; and these again are lost in the clouds*.' • Edwards, i. 186—188. Such is the surpassing beauty of my native island ; or rather, such is the...
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History of the Baptist Missionary Society, from 1792 to 1842, Volume 2

Francis Augustus Cox, James Peggs - Baptists - 1842
...boundless amphitheatre of wood, — * Insuperable height of loftiest shade ; Cedar, and branching palm :' an immensity of forest, the outline of which melts...the island, the scenery is of a different nature. In the landscape we have treated of, the prevailing characteristics of the scenery are variety and...
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A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical: Of the ..., Volume 2

John Ramsay McCulloch - Geography - 1842
...forest— " Intnperable height of loftiest shade. Cedar ; and branching palm." The outline of the forest melts Into the distant blue hills, and these again are lost In the clouds. The island is well watered. There arc about 100 rivers, none of which, however, Is navigable except...
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M'Culloch's Universal Gazetteer: A Dictionary ..., Volume 2, Part 1

John Ramsay McCulloch, Daniel Haskel - Geography - 1844
...iore*t " Imuprrablf helcht nf lofiini .hi'Je, C«dir; and brwKhinj palm." The outline of ihe forest melts Into the distant blue hills, and these again are lost in the cloud*. The Island is well watered. There are about 101) rivers, none of which, however, U navigiible...
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Practical English composition

Richard Hiley - 1852
...Insuperable height of loftiest shade, Cedar, and branching palm;" an immensity of forest; the ontline of which melts into the distant blue hills, and these again are lost in the clouds. LESSON 109. — Hints. 320. From the following Hints, which are given in regular succession, produce...
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Practical English composition

Richard Hiley - 1853
...boundless amphitheatre of wood, " Insuperable height of loftiest shade, Cedar, and branching pahn;" an immensity of forest; the outline of which melts...blue hills, and these again are lost in the clouds. LESSOS 109. — Hints. 320. From the following Hints, which are given in regular succession, produce...
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The story of our colonies: with sketches of their present conditions

Henry Richard Fox Bourne - History - 1869 - 411 pages
...amphitheatre of wood,' cedar and branching palm,' an immensity of forest, the outline of which melts in the distant blue hills, and these again are lost in...of the island the scenery is of a different nature. In the former landscape the prevailing characteristics are variety and beauty; in that which remains...
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