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" The waves were curling in the breeze, and their dark-green color showed it to be a body of deep water. For a long time we sat enjoying the view, for we had become fatigued with mountains, and the free expanse of moving waves was very grateful. It was... "
House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ... - Page 216
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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
...with mountains, and the free expanse of moving waves was very grateful. It was set like a gem in the mountains, which, from our position, seemed to enclose...mountains were so entirely discordant with descriptions of its low rushy shores and open country, that we concluded it some unknown body of water ; which it afterwards...
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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
...with mountains, and the free expanse of moving waves was very grateful. It was set like a gem in the mountains, which, from our position, seemed to enclose...mountains were so entirely discordant with descriptions of its low rushy shores and open country, that we concluded it some unknown body of water ; which it afterwards...
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Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 ...

John Charles Frémont - America - 1845 - 693 pages
...with mountains, and the free expanse of moving waves was very grateful. It was set like a gem in the mountains, which, from our position, seemed to enclose...almost entirely. At the western end it communicated \vith the line of basins we had left a few days since ; and on the opposite side it swept a ridge of...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

Geology - 1847
...with mountains, and the free expanse of moving waves was very grateful. It was set like a gem in the mountains, which, from our position, seemed to enclose...with the line of basins we had left a few days since ; ond on the opposite side it swept a ridge of snowy mountains, the foot of the great Sierra. Its position...
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Oregon and California: The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains ...

John Charles Frémont - United States - 1849 - 456 pages
...with mountains, and the free expanse of moving waves was very grateful. It was set like a gem in the mountains, which, from our position, seemed to enclose...mountains were so entirely discordant with descriptions of its low rushy shores and open country, that we concluded it some unknown body of water, which it afterwards...
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The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California: To ...

John Charles Frémont - Discoveries in geography - 1850 - 456 pages
...of moving waves was very grateful. It was set like a gem in the mountains, which, from our posilion, seemed to enclose it almost entirely. At the western...mountains were so entirely discordant with descriptions of its low rushy shores and open co.untry, that we concluded it some unknown body of water, which it afterwards...
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The illustrated London reading book

Illustrated London news - 1851
...fatigued with mountains, and the free expanse of moving waves was very grateful. It was like a gem in the mountains, which, from our position, seemed to enclose it almost entirely. At the eastern end it communicated with the line of basins we had left a few days since ; and on the opposite...
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The exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California

John Charles Frémont - America - 1852 - 456 pages
...with mountains, and the free expanse of moving waves was very grateful. It was set like a gem in the mountains, which, from our position, seemed to enclose...mountains were so entirely discordant with descriptions of its low rushy shores and open country, that we concluded it some unknown body of water, which it afterwards...
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LIFEEXPLORATION AND PUBLIC SERVICES

CHARLES WENTWORTH UPHAM - 1856
...with mountains, and the free expanse of moving waves was very grateful. It was set in the midst of the mountains, which, from our position, seemed to enclose...mountains were so entirely discordant with descriptions of its low rushy shores and open countiy, that we concluded it some unknown body of water ; which it afterwards...
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THE LIFE OF COL. JOHN CHARLES FREMONT, AND HIS NARRATIVE OF EXPLORATIONS AND ...

SAMUEL M. SMUCKER - 1856
...gem in the mountains, which, from our position, seemed to enclose it almost entirely. At the west ern end it communicated with the line of basins we had...inclined us to believe it Mary's lake, but the rugged mounlains were so entirely discordant with descriptions of its low rushy shores and open country, that...
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