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" ... one vast host of buffalo. The outskirts of the herd were within a quarter of a mile. In many parts they were crowded so densely together that in the distance their rounded backs presented a surface of uniform blackness... "
The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life - Page 405
by Francis Parkman - 1900 - 479 pages
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 32

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, Washington Irving - Periodicals - 1848
...the right, away over the swelling prairie on the left, and in front as far as we could see, extended one vast host of buffalo. The outskirts of the herd...amid the multitude, rose little columns of dust where the buffalo were rolling on the ground. Here and there a great confusion was perceptible, where a battle...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 32

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, Washington Irving - Periodicals - 1848
...the right, away over the swelling prairie on the left, and in front as far as we could see, extended one vast host of buffalo. The outskirts of the herd...they were crowded so densely together that in the dibtance their rounded backs presented a surface of uniform blackness ; but elsewhere they were more...
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The Boston Book: Being Specimens of Metropolitan Literature

James Thomas Fields - American literature - 1850 - 364 pages
...the right, away over the swelling prairie on the left, and in front as far as we could see, extended one vast host of buffalo. The outskirts of the herd...amid the multitude rose little columns of dust where the buffalo were rolling on the ground. Here and there a great confusion was perceptible, where a battle...
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Prairie and Rocky Mountain Life; Or, The California and Oregon Trail ...

Francis Parkman - Frontier and pioneer life - 1852 - 448 pages
...the right, away over the swelling prairie on the left, and in front as far as we could see, extended one vast host of buffalo. The outskirts of the herd...amid the multitude rose little columns of dust where the buffalo were rolling on the ground. Here and there a great confusion was perceptible, where a battle...
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The Oregon Trail of Francis Parkman

Francis Parkman - Frontier and pioneer life - 1910 - 361 pages
...front as far as we could see, extended one vast host of buffalo. The outskirts of the herd were withir. a quarter of a mile. In many parts they were crowded...amid the multitude rose little columns of dust where the buffalo were rolling on the ground. Here and there a great confusion was perceptible, where a battle...
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English Prose Composition: With Illustrative Examples

Edward Fulton - English language - 1911 - 317 pages
...the right, away over the swelling prairie on the left, and in front as far as we could see, extended one vast host of buffalo. The outskirts of the herd...amid the multitude rose little columns of dust where the buffalo were rolling on the ground. Here and there a great confusion was perceptible, where a battle...
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Francis Parkman's The Oregon Trail

Francis Parkman - Frontier and pioneer life - 1918 - 397 pages
...right, away over the swelling prairie on the left, and in front as far as 25 we could see, extended one vast host of buffalo. The outskirts of the herd...of uniform blackness; but elsewhere they were more scat30 tered, and from amid the multitude arose little columns of dust where the buffalo were rolling...
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Journeys Through Bookland: A New and Original Plan for Reading ..., Volume 7

Charles Herbert Sylvester - Children's literature - 1922
...the right, away over the swelling prairie on the left, and in front as far as we could see, extended one vast host of buffalo. The outskirts of the herd...amid the multitude rose little columns of dust where the buffalo were rolling on the ground. Here and there a great confusion was 125 perceptible, where...
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The Time of the Buffalo

Tom McHugh - Nature - 1979 - 339 pages
...in the sea . . . . . . numerous as the locusts of Egypt . . . they were crowded together so densely that in the distance their rounded backs presented a surface of uniform blackness. We could not see their limit either north or west. The plains were black and appeared as if in motion...
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The Oregon Trail ; The Conspiracy of Pontiac, Volume 1

Francis Parkman - History - 1991 - 951 pages
...the right, away over the swelling prairie on the left, and in front as far as we could See, extended one vast host of buffalo. The outskirts of the herd...amid the multitude rose little columns of dust where the buffalo were rolling on the ground. Here and there a great confusion was perceptible, where a battle...
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