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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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The National Memorial Volume: Being a Popular Descriptive Portraiture of the ...

Richard Miller Devens - United States - 1879 - 669 pages
...the rock, a solitary 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...Mountains, for a lover of warm sunshine and flowers. The barometer stood at 18.293, the attached thermometer at 44 degrees; giving for the elevation of...
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From Ohio to the Rocky Mountains: Editorial Correspondence of the Dayton ...

William Denison Bickham - West (U.S.) - 1879 - 178 pages
...— bromus, the bumble-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 higlu^t penk of the Rocky Mountains, for a lover of warm sunshine and flowers; and we pleased ourselves...
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Jenny and the insects; or, Little toilers and their industries

Jenny (fict.name.) - 1880
...(Bombus, or the humble-bee) came winging his flight from the eastern valley, and alighted on the knee of one of the men. It was a strange place — the...pioneer to foretell the advance of civilization." Bees and honey are often mentioned in Holy Scripture, though they seem to have been usually wild bees,...
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American Progress: Or, The Great Events of the Greatest Century, Including ...

Richard Miller Devens - Industries - 1883 - 739 pages
...the rock, a solitary 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...Mountains, for a lover of warm sunshine and flowers. The barometer stood at 18.293, the attached thermometer at 44 degrees ; giving for the elevation of...
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The Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont, Among Buffaloes, Grizzlies ...

America - 1885 - 493 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...solitary 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 Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont Among Buffaloes, Grizzlies ...

1885
...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...species to cross the mountain barrier — a solitary oioneer to foretell the advance of civilization. 1 believe that a moment's thought would have made...
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The Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont, Among Buffaloes, Grizzlies ...

Discoveries in geography - 1888 - 493 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...was the first of his species to cross the mountain barrier—a solitary pioneer to foretell the advance of civilization. 1 believe that a moment's thought...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 10

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...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...pioneer to foretell the advance of civilization. I believed that a moment's thought would have made us let him continue his way unharmed. But we carried...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and ..., Volume 10

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1899
...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...pioneer to foretell the advance of civilization. I believed that a moment's thought would have made us let him continue his way unharmed. But we carried...
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Harper's Encyclopædia of United States History: From 458 A.D. to 1902, Volume 3

Benson John Lossing, John Fiske, Woodrow Wilson - United States - 1901
...bee (ftromus, 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 the Kocky Mountains — for a lover of warm sunshine and flowers; and we pleased ourselves with the idea...
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