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" Why have not the still more level, the greener and more fertile Pampas, which are serviceable to mankind, produced an equal impression? I can scarcely analyse these feelings: but it must be partly owing to the free scope given to the imagination. "
The Voyage of the Beagle - Page 544
by Charles Darwin - 1909 - 547 pages
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The earth and its inhabitants. The universal geography, ed. by E.G ...

Jean Jacques Élisée Reclus, Augustus Henry Keane - Geography - 1878
...possessions ; without habitations, without water, without trees, without mountains, they support only a few dwarf plants. Why then — and the case is not...to myself — have these arid wastes taken so firm possession of my mind ? Why have not the still more level, the greener, and more fertile pampas, which...
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What Mr. Darwin Saw in His Voyage Round the World in the Ship "Beagle".

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1879 - 228 pages
...habitations, without water, without trees, without mountains, they support merely a few dwarf plants. Why then have these arid wastes taken so firm a hold on my memory, and not on mine alone? Why have not the still more level, the greener and more fertile Pampas, which...
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What Mr. Darwin Saw in His Voyage Round the World in the Ship "Beagle".

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1879 - 228 pages
...dwarf plants. Why then have these arid wastes taken so firm a hold on my memory, and not on mine alone? Why have not the still more level, the greener and more fertile Pampas, which are more serviceable to mankind, produced an equal impression II can scarcely analyze these feelings, but...
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A Naturalist's Voyage: Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1889 - 519 pages
...characters ; without habitations, without water, without trees, without mountains, they support merely a few dwarf plants. Why then — and the case is not...level, the greener and more fertile pampas, which arc serviceable to mankind, produced an equal impression ? I can scarcely analyze these feelings ;...
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The Strand Magazine, Volume 3

George Newnes - 1892
...possessions ; without habitations, without water, without trees, without mountains, they support only a few dwarf plants. Why then — and the case is not...to myself — have these arid wastes taken so firm possession of my mind ? Why have not the still more level, the greener and more fertile pampas, which...
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The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live in

Sir John Lubbock - Astronomy - 1892 - 429 pages
...the case is not peculiar to myself — have these arid wastes taken so firm possession of my mind ? Why have not the still more level, the greener and...mankind, produced an equal impression ? I can scarcely analyse these feelings, but it must be partly owing to the free scope given to the imagination. The...
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The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live in

Sir John Lubbock - Astronomy - 1892 - 429 pages
...possessions ; without habitations, without water, without trees, without mountains, they support only a few dwarf plants. Why then — and the case is not...to myself — have these arid wastes taken so firm possession of my mind ? Why have not the still more level, the greener and more fertile pampas, which...
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Idle Days in Patagonia

William Henry Hudson - Natural history - 1893 - 256 pages
...possessions ; without habitations, without water, without trees, without mountains, they support only a few dwarf plants. Why, then — and the case is...to myself — have these arid wastes taken so firm possession of my mind ? Why have not the still more level, the greener and more fertile pampas, which...
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The Earth and Its Inhabitants ...

Elisée Reclus - Africa - 1895
...the case is not peculiar to myself — have these arid wastes taken so firm possession of my mind ? Why have not the still more level, the greener, and...serviceable to mankind, produced an equal impression ? lusted for ages, and there appears no limit to their duration through future time. If, as the ancients...
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The Earth and Its Inhabitants, Africa: North-west Africa

Elisée Reclus - Africa - 1895
...possessions ; without habitations, without water, without trees, without mountains, they support only a few dwarf plants. Why then — and the case is not...to myself — have these arid wastes taken so firm possession of my mind ? Why have not the still more level, the greener, and more fertile pampas, which...
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