Ticonderoga. The mountains shook before thee, and the trees of the forest bowed their lofty heads; the vast lakes of the north were chilled at thy presence, and the mighty cataracts stopped their tremendous career, and were suspended in awe at thy approach.... Miscellaneous essays - Page 147by Francis Hopkinson - 1792Full view
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M. Katherine Jackson - American literature - 1906 - 177 pages
...America, were seized with unusual trepidation and confounded with dismay. But what words can express the plenitude of our horror when the colonel of the queen's regiment of light dragoons advanced toward Ticonderoga. The mountains trembled before thee, and the trees of the forest bowed their lofty...