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" The attraction of the prairie consists in its extent, its carpet of verdure and flowers, its undulating surface, its groves, and the fringe of timber by which it is surrounded. Of all these, the latter is the most expressive feature — it is that which... "
Chambers's pocket miscellany - Page 73
by Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1852
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 2

1835
...upon the whole of the vast scene. The attraction of the prairie consists in its extent, its cnrpet of verdure and .flowers, its undulating surfaceğ...which imparts the shape and marks the boundary of ihe plain. If the prairie be small, its greatest beauty consists .in the vicinity of the surrounding...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.

John William Carleton
...its waves are subsiding after a storm. An American writer says : — " The attraction of the praiiie consists in its extent, its carpet of verdure and flowers, its undulating surface and fringes of timber. If it be in spring, the young grass has just covered the ground with a carpet...
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Texas: The Rise, Progress, and Prospects of the Republic of Texas ...

William Kennedy - Texas - 1841
...subsiding after a storm. " The attraction of the prairie," says the author of Statistics of the West, " consists in its extent, its carpet of verdure and...timber by which it is surrounded. Of all these, the last is the most expressive feature ; it is that which gives character to the landscape, — which...
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The West: Its Soil, Surface, and Productions

James Hall - Mississippi River Valley - 1848 - 260 pages
...point, you look around upon the whole of the vast scene. The attraction of the prairie consists in ils extent, its carpet of verdure and flowers, its undulating...all these, the latter is the most expressive feature — ft is that which gives character to the landscape, which imparts the shape, and marks the boundary...
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Iowa as it is in 1855: A Gazetteer for Citizens, and a Hand-book for ...

Nathan Howe Parker - Chicago (Ill.) - 1855 - 248 pages
...equally avoiding the unmeaning horizontal surface, and the interruption of abrupt or angular elevations. The attraction of the prairie consists in its extent,...fringe of timber by which it is surrounded. Of all of these, the latter is the most expressive feature. It is that which gives character to the landscape,...
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The Standard Fifth Reader: (first-class Standard Reader) : for Public and ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1858 - 478 pages
...Yea,ZI to celestial choirs,38 Grace Darling's1" name ! WOEDSWOKTH XCII. — THE PKAIRIES OF THE WEST. 1. THE attraction of the prairie" consists in its extent,...verdure and flowers, its undulating surface, its groves, und the fringe of timber by which it is surrounded. Of all these, the latter is the most expressive...
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The Standard First[-fifth] Reader ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1859
...Darling's" name ! WORDSWORTH XCII. — THE PBAIRIES OF THE WEST. 1. THE attraction of the prairie11 consists in its extent, its carpet of verdure and flowers, its undulating surface, its groves, und the fringe of timber by which it is surrounded. Of all these, the latter is the most expressive...
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The Progressive English reading books

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1862
...long heavy swell of the ocean when its waves are subsiding to rest after the agitation of a storm. The attraction of the prairie consists in its extent, its carpet of rerdure and flowers, its undulating surface, its groves, and the fringe of timber by which it is surrounded....
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - Elocution - 1863 - 436 pages
...logic. — That 's all I say. ANONYMOUS. THE attraction of the prairie consists in its extent, ita carpet of verdure and flowers, its undulating surface,...timber by which it is surrounded. Of all these, the last is the most expressive feature ; it 6 is that which gives character to the landscape, which imparts...
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ..., Book 6

George Stillman Hillard - Elocution - 1866 - 436 pages
...wonderful one-hoss shay. Logic is logic. — That 's all I say. XXIV. — THE PRAIEIES. % ANONYMOUS. THE attraction of the prairie consists in its extent,...timber by which it is surrounded. Of all these, the last is the most expressive feature ; it 6 is that which gives character to the landscape, which imparfs...
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