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" Ontario and Erie, there is a vast and prodigious Cadence of Water, which falls down after a surprising and astonishing manner, insomuch that the Universe does not afford its parallel. "
AN AUTHENTIC AND COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF BUFFALO WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF ITS ... - Page 52
by WILLIAM KETCHUM - 1864
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Visit to the Falls of Niagara in 1800

John Maude - Canada - 1826 - 313 pages
...with mills and houses, and cultivated fields.* * " Betwixt the Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, there is a vast and prodigious Cadence of Water, which falls down after a surprising and astonishing manner, insomucli that the Unirerse does not afford its parallel. — This wonderful Downfall is about six...
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Visit to the Falls of Niagara in 1800

John Maude - Canada - 1826 - 313 pages
...Lake Erie, there is a vast and " prodigious Cadence of Water, which falls down after a sur" prising and astonishing manner, insomuch that the Universe " does not afford its parallel. — This wonderful Downfall is about " six hundred feet, and composed of two great cross-streams of...
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The Tourist, Or Pocket Manual for Travellers

Vandewater, Robert J. - 1834
...traveller, who visited the Falls in 1679, says, " Between the Lake Ontario and Lake Erie there is a vast and prodigious cadence of water, which falls...insomuch that the universe does not afford its parallel. This wonderful waterfall is about 600 feet, and composed of two great cross streams of water, and two...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 5

United States - 1839
...Of this our author gives the following description : "Between the Lakes Ontario and Erie there is a vast and prodigious cadence of water, which falls...insomuch that the Universe does not afford its parallel. 'Tis true Italy and Suedeland boast of some such things, but we may well say they are but sorry patterns...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 5

United States - 1839
...this our author gives the following description : " Between the Lakes Ontario and Erie there is a rast and prodigious cadence of water, which falls down...insomuch that the Universe does not afford its parallel. 'Tis true Italy and Suedeland boast of some Mich things, but we may well say they are but sorry patterns...
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Scenes in Nature, Or, Conversations for Children on Land and Water

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - Brothers and sisters - 1840 - 312 pages
...missionary, who travelled in this country in 1678, says, ' Betwixt the Lakes Ontario and Erie, there is a vast and prodigious cadence of water, which falls...insomuch that the universe does not afford its parallel. 'Tis true, Italy and Suedeland boast of some such things, but we may well say they are but sorry patterns,...
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Summer on the Lakes, in 1843

Margaret Fuller - Great Lakes - 1844 - 256 pages
...entirely their own. With what gusto does Father Hennepin describe " this great downfall of water," " this vast and prodigious cadence of water, which falls...insomuch that the universe does not afford its parallel. "Tis true Italy and Swedeland boast of some such things, but we may well say that they be sorry patterns....
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Hochelaga; or, England in the New World [by G.D. Warburton] ed. E. Warburton

George Drought Warburton, Bartholomew Elliott G. Warburton - Canada - 1846
...of his quaint and exaggerated description : " Betwixt the Lake Ontario and the Lake Erie, there is a vast and prodigious cadence of water, which falls down after a surprising and extraordinary manner, insomuch that the universe does not afford its parallel. This wonderful downfall...
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Descriptions of Niagara: Selected from Various Travellers, with Original ...

William Barham - Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.) - 1847 - 180 pages
...in December, 1678, thus describes the Falls : — " Betwixt the Lakes Ontario and Erie, there is a vast and prodigious cadence of water, which falls...insomuch that the universe does not afford its parallel. 'Tis true, Italy and Suedeland boast of some such things, but we may well say that they are but sorry...
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Niagara: A Poem

Charles Henry Augustus Bulkley - Niagara Falls - 1848 - 191 pages
...following are interesting extracts from this account : " Betwixt the Lakes Ontario and Erie, there is a vast and prodigious cadence of water, which falls...insomuch that the universe does not afford its parallel. 'Tis true, Italy and Suedland boast of some such things, but we may well say that they are but sorry...
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