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" The wild rocks raised their lofty summits till they were lost in the clouds, and the valleys lay covered with everlasting snow. Not a tree was to be seen, not a shrub even big enough to make a tooth-pick. "
The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World. ... - Page 195
by James Cook - 1821
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The Port Folio

Joseph Dennie, Asbury Dickins, John Elihu Hall - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1819
...Voyages: "The wild rocks raised their lofty summits, till they were lo«t in the clouds, and the vallies lay covered with everlasting snow. Not a tree was to be seen, or a shrub even big enough to make a tooth-pick!" It is finely said by a Persian writer—" Cultivate...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures ..., Volume 20

Performing Arts - 1805
...155. &c. A carious attempt at the sublime, with the bathos suddenly tacked to it, appears at p. 29r. " The wild rocks raised their lofty summits, till they...lay covered with everlasting snow. Not a tree was to bo seen, or a shrub even hig enough — to make a tooth pick /" A Vindication of the modern History...
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Polyanthos, Volume 2

1806
...Well— but you mean Lord ? Hush ! we mean the same. R...vOL. 2. A curious Attempt at the Sublime. "THE wild rocks raised their lofty summits till they were lost in the clouds, and the vallies lay covered with everlasting suow, Not a tree was to be seen, or a shrub even big enough —...
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Lives of the British Admirals: Containing Also a New and Accurate ..., Volume 5

John Campbell, Dr. John Berkenhout, Henry Redhead Yorke - Great Britain - 1813
...and a great fall happened while the ship was in the bay, which made a noise like cannon. The other parts of the country were not less savage and horrible....summits till they were lost in the clouds, and the vallies lay involved in snow, affording no trees nor shrubs, nor the least signs of vegetation. Captain...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 4

E. Polehamton - 1815
...described as a country the most savage and horrible; not a tree nor even a shrub was to be seen; the while rocks raised their lofty summits till they were lost in the clouds, and valleys lay covered with snow. Seals and sea bears were numerous, and a sea lion was shot. The seals...
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The Naval History of Great Britain: Commencing with the Earliest ..., Volume 5

John Campbell, John Joseph Stockdale - Admirals - 1818
...and a great fall happened while the ship was in the bay, which made a noise like cannon. The other parts of the country were not less savage and horrible....they were lost in the clouds, and the valleys lay involved in snow, affording no trees nor shrubs, nor the least "Signs of vegetation. Captain Cook examined...
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The gallery of nature and art; or a tour through creation and science ...

Edward Polehampton, John M. Good - Natural history - 1821
...described as a country the most savage and horrible; not a tree nor even a shrub was to be seen ; the whole rocks raised their lofty summits till they were lost in the clouds, and valleys lay covered with snow. Seals and sea bears were numerous, and a sea lion was shot. The seals...
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The Edinburgh gazetteer, or, Geographical dictionary

Edinburgh gazetteer - 1822
...perpendicular iceclifl's of considerable height. Pieces were continually breaking off, and floating out to sea. The inner parts of the country were not less savage...summits, till they were lost in the clouds; and the vallies lay covered with everlasting snow. Long. 37. 18. W. Lut. 51. 5. S. POSSESSION BAY, a bay in...
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The Edinburgh Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary ..., Volume 5

Geography - 1822
...¡ceclirKs oí' considerable height. Pieces were continually breaking off, and floating out to sea. The inner parts of the country were not less savage...summits, till they were lost in, the clouds ; and the values lay covered with: everlasting snow. Long. 37. 18. W. Lat. 5 1. SS POSSESSION BAY, a bay in the...
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A Narrative of the Voyages Round the World: Performed by Captain ..., Volume 2

Andrew Kippis - Voyages around the world - 1826
...cannon. No less savage and horrible were the inner parts of the country. The wild rocks raised their summits till they were lost in the clouds, and the valleys lay covered with everlasting snow. There WHS When our commander landed in the bay, he displayed the English colours; and, under a discharge...
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