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" It was a strange place, the icy rock and the highest peak of the Rocky mountains, for a lover of warm sunshine and flowers; and we pleased ourselves with the idea that he was the first of his species to cross the mountain barrier — a solitary pioneer... "
Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 ... - Page 69
by John Charles Frémont, James Hall, John Torrey - 1845 - 693 pages
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Oregon and California: The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains ...

John Charles Frémont - California - 1850 - 456 pages
...solitary bee (bromus, the humble-lee) came winging his flight from the eastern valley, and lit on the knee of one of the men. It was a strange place, the icy...pioneer to foretell -the advance of civilization. 1 believe that a moment's thought would have made us let him continue his way unharmed ; but we carried...
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the western sketch-book

james gallaher - 1850
...solitary bee came winging his flight from the eastern valley and lit on the knee of one of the men. We pleased ourselves with the idea that he was the...pioneer to foretell the advance of civilization." Gregg in his " Commerce of the Prairies," p. 178, vol. i., says, " The honey-bee appears to have emigrated...
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THE WESTERN SKETCH-BOOK

REV. JAMES GALLAHER - 1850
...solitary bee came winging his flight from the eastern valley and lit on the knee of one of the men. We pleased ourselves with the idea that he was the...pioneer to foretell the advance of civilization." Gregg in his " Commerce of the Prairies," p. 178, vol. i., says, " The honey-bee appears to have emigrated...
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Oregon and California: The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains ...

John Charles Frémont - United States - 1851 - 456 pages
...solitary bee (bromus, the humble-bee) came winging his flight from the eastern valley, and lit on the knee of one of the men. It was a strange place, the icy rock and the highest peak of tho Rocky mountains, for a lover of warm sunshine and flower* ; and we pleased ourselves with the idea...
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The exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California

John Charles Frémont - America - 1852 - 456 pages
...(brontus. tite huiiible-bee) came winging bis flight from the eastern valley, and lit oa the kuce oi' oiie of the men. It was a strange place, the icy rock and the highest peak of tho Rock}'- mountains, for a lover of warm sunshine and flowers ; and we pleased ourselves with the...
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The exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California: to ...

John Charles Frémont - Gold mines and mining - 1853 - 456 pages
...eolilaix._bee (bromus, the humble-bee) came winging his flight from the eastern .valley, and lit on the knee of one of the men. It was a strange place, the icy rock and the _highgst_peak of the Rocky mountains, for a lover of warm sunshine and flowers; and we pleased ourselves...
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Notes & Queries, Volume 9

William White - Questions and answers - 1854
...solitary bee (Bromus, the humble bee) came winging his flight from the eastern valley, and lit on the knee of one of the men. " It was a strange place, the icy...barrier, a solitary pioneer to foretell the advance of civilisation. I believe that a moment's thought would have made us let him continue his way unharmed,...
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THE LIFE OF COL. JOHN CHARLES FREMONT, AND HIS NARRATIVE OF EXPLORATIONS AND ...

SAMUEL M. SMUCKER - 1856
...bee (brojnus, the humble-bee) came winging his flight from the eastern valley, and lit on the knee of one of the men. It was a strange place, the icy...Rocky mountains, for a lover of warm sunshine and flower* ; and we pleased ourselves with the idea that he was the first of his species to cross the...
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United States Magazine, Volume 3

Seba Smith, Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith - 1856
...(Ьглпш, th?, bumble bee,} came winging hi* flight from the eastern valley, and lit on the knee of one of the men. *' It was a strange place, the...highest peak of the Rocky Mountains, for a lover of warm ьип shine and flowers ; and we pleased ourselves with the idea that he was the first of his species...
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Memoir of the Life and Public Services of John Charles Frémont ...

John Bigelow - California - 1856 - 480 pages
...solitary bee (bromug, the humble bee) came winging his flight from the eastern valley, lit on the knee of one of the men. " It was a strange place, the icy...highest peak of the Rocky Mountains, for a lover of wnrm sunshine and flowers ; and we pleased ourselves with the idea that he was the first of his species...
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