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" Having now made what observations our means afforded, we proceeded to descend. We had accomplished an object of laudable ambition, and beyond the strict order of our instructions. We had climbed the loftiest peak of the Rocky mountains, and looked down... "
Curiosities [afterw.] Romance of modern travel - Page 175
1847
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents ..., Volume 4, Part 2

United States. Congress. House - United States
...degree of loud ness, but was not in the least prolonged, expiring almost instantaneously. Having now made what observations our means afforded, we proceeded...thousand feet below, and, standing where never human foot hnd stood before, felt the exultation of first explorers. It was about 2 o'clock when we left the summit...
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A Report on an Exploration of the Country Lying Between the Missouri River ...

John Charles Frémont - Astronomy - 1843 - 207 pages
...degree of loudness, but was not in the least prolonged, expiring almost instantaneously. Having now made what observations our means afforded, we proceeded...felt the exultation of first explorers. It was about 2 o'clock when we left the summit, and when we reached the bottom' the sun had already sunk behind...
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Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 ...

John Charles Frémont - America - 1845 - 693 pages
...degree of loudness, but was not in the least prolonged, expiring al-. most instantaneously. Having now made what observations our means afforded, we proceeded...felt the exultation of first explorers. It was about 2 o'clock when we left the summit ; and when we reached the bottom, the sun had already sunk behind...
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Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year ...

John Charles Frémont, John Torrey - United States - 1840 - 278 pages
...degree of loudness, but was not in the least prolonged, expiring almost instantaneously. Having now made what observations our means afforded, we proceeded...felt the exultation of first explorers. It was about 2 o'clock when we left the summit ; and when we reached the bottom, the sun had already sunk behind...
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Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 ...

John Charles Frémont, John Torrey - Astronomy - 1845 - 583 pages
...least prolonged, expiring almost instantaneously. Having now made what observations our means aiforded, we proceeded to descend. We had accomplished an object...felt the exultation of first explorers. It was about 2 o'clock when we left the summit ; and when we reached the bottom, the SUB had already sunk behind...
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Merry's Museum, Volumes 11-12

New York (N.Y.) - 1846
...highest flight of the bee. It is certainly the highest known flight of that insect. * * * * " Having now made what observations our means afforded, we proceeded...thousand feet below, and, standing where never human foot stood before, felt the exultation of first explorers. It was about two o'clock when we left the summit;...
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Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year ...

John Charles Frémont - Pacific States - 1846 - 186 pages
...not in the least pro longed, expiring almost instantaneously. Having now made what observations oar means afforded, we proceeded to descend. We had accomplished...laudable ambition, and beyond the strict order of oar instructions. We had climbed the loftiest peak of the Rocky mountains, and looked down upon the...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

Geology - 1847
...degree of loudness, but was not in the least prolonged, expiring almost instantaneously. Having now made what observations our means afforded, we proceeded...order of our instructions. We had climbed the loftiest peuk of the Rocky Mountains, and looked down upon the snow a thousand feet below, and, standing where...
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The exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California: to ...

John Charles Frémont - Gold mines and mining - 1853 - 456 pages
...instantaneouslyA Having now made what observations our means afforded, we proceeded to descend. ^We Jjad accomplished an object of laudable ambition, and beyond the strict order of our instructionsy We had climbed the loftiest peak of the Rocky mountains, and looked down upon the snow...
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Historical Collections of the Great West: Containing Narratives ..., Volumes 1-2

Henry Howe - Mississippi River Valley - 1855 - 448 pages
...slender minarets and columns. We had accomplished an object of laudable ambition and beyond the letter of our instructions. We had climbed the loftiest peak...the Rocky Mountains, and looked down upon the snow below, and standing where human feet had never stood before, felt the •exultation of first explorers."...
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