... or about nine miles. The scene was grand and sublime ; a deep carpet, as it were, of white velvet, but with a bluer tint, overspread the mountains ; the fir trees rose majestically above; in those immediately near us, the dark green of the under parts...
Journal of a Tour in France, Switzerland, and Italy, During the Years 1819 ... - Page 48
by Marianne Colston - 1823
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