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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. "
Niagara: Its History and Geology, Incidents and Poetry - Page 17
by George Washington Holley - 1872 - 165 pages
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 10

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1811
...Louis Hcnnipin, who published a book of travels in the reign of king WilHam, 1698. " Betwixt the lake Ontario and Erie there is a vast and prodigious cadence of water, which falls down after a surprizing and astonishing manner, insomuch that the universe does not affords its parallel. "Tis true...
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Visit to the Falls of Niagara in 1800

John Maude - Canada - 1826 - 313 pages
...it surrounded with mills and houses, and cultivated fields.* * " Betwixt the Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, there is a vast and prodigious Cadence of Water,...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
...it surrounded 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 sur" prising and astonishing manner, insomuch that the Universe " does not afford its parallel. —...
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The Tourist, Or Pocket Manual for Travellers

Vandewater, Robert J. - 1834
...Hennepin. a missionary traveller, who visited the Falls in 1679, says, " Between the Lake Ontario and Lake Erie there is a vast and prodigious cadence of water,...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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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
...will give a part 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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Hochelaga: Or, England in the New World, Volume 1

George Warburton - Atlantic Provinces Description and travel - 1846
...will give a part 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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Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase of Western New York: Embracing Some ...

Orsamus Turner - Holland Purchase - 1849 - 666 pages
...indeed it is not the earliest description of them, in any form, extant, t He thus describes them: — " Betwixt the lakes Ontario and Erie, there is a vast...and astonishing manner, insomuch that the universe docs not afford its parallel. 'Tis true, Italy and Switzerland boast of some such things, but we may...
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Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase of Western New York: Embracing Some ...

Orsamus Turner - Allegany County (N.Y.) - 1850 - 670 pages
...indeed it is not the earliest description of them, in any form, extant, t He thus describes them: — "Betwixt the lakes Ontario and Erie, there is a vast...a surprising and astonishing manner, insomuch that Ihe universe does not afford its parallel. Tis true, Italy and Switzerland boast of some such things,...
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History of the State of Ohio ...: First Period, 1650-1787

James Wickes Taylor - Ohio - 1854 - 545 pages
...preserving also the typography of 1698, the date of the edition in our possession: " Betwixt the Lake Ontario, and Erie, there is a vast and prodigious Cadence of Water which falls down after a sur2) Democratic Review, v. 190, 381. prising and astonishing manner, insomuch that the Universe does...
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