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" This wonderful downfall is compounded of two great cross-streams of water, and two falls, with an isle sloping along the middle of it. The waters which fall from this vast height, do foam and boil after the most hideous manner imaginable, making an outrageous... "
Niagara: Its History and Geology, Incidents and Poetry - Page 17
by George Washington Holley - 1872 - 165 pages
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Archaeologia Americana: Transactions and Collections of the ..., Volume 1

American Antiquarian Society - United States - 1820
...two falls, with an isle sloping along the middle of it. The waters which fall from this vast height do foam and boil after the most hideous manner imaginable,...outrageous noise more terrible than that of thunder ; so that when the wind blows from the south, their dismal roaring may be heard above fifteen leagues...
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Transactions and Collections of the American Antiquarian Society, Volume 1

American Antiquarian Society - Mammoth Cave (Ky.) - 1820 - 436 pages
...two falls, with an isle sloping along the middle of it. The waters which fall from this vast height do foam and boil after the most hideous manner imaginable, making an outrageous noise more terri67 blc than that of thunder ; so that when the wind blows from the south, their dismal roaring...
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Archaeologia Americana: Transactions and Collections of the ..., Volume 1

American Antiquarian Society - United States - 1820
...two falls, with an isle sloping along the middle of it. The waters which fall from this vast height do foam and boil after the most hideous manner imaginable, making an outrageous noise more tcrrible than" that bf thunder ; so that when the wind blows from the south, their dismal roaring may...
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Visit to the Falls of Niagara in 1800

John Maude - Canada - 1826 - 313 pages
...feet, and composed of two great cross-streams of water, and two Falls, with an Isle sloping across the middle of it. The Waters which fall from this...blows out of the South, their dismal roaring may be FALLS UP NIAGARA. 139 Perceiving a very heavy thunder-gust coming on about 3 p. M. I returned to Chippawa,...
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Visit to the Falls of Niagara in 1800

John Maude - Canada - 1826 - 313 pages
...feet, and composed of two great cross-streams of " water, and two Falli, with an Isle sloping across the middle of " it. The Waters which fall from this...that of thunder; for when " the wind blows out of the Sooth, their dismal roaring may be Perceiving a very heavy thunder-gust coming on about 3 p. M. I returned...
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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
...high, and composed of two great cross streams and two falls of water, with an island sloping across the middle of it. The waters which fall from this...thunder ; for when the wind blows out of the south this dismal roaring may be heard more than fifteen leagues off ; the Niagara river at the foot of the...
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Historical Collections of Louisiana, Embracing Translations of ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin French - America - 1846
...two falls, with an isle sloping along the middle of it. The waters which fall from this vast height do foam and boil after the most hideous manner imaginable,...outrageous noise, more terrible than that of thunder ; so that when the wind blows from the south, their dismal roaring may be heard above fifteen leagues...
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Hochelaga: Or, England in the New World, Volume 1

George Warburton - Canada - 1851
...high, and composed of two great cross streams and two falls of water, with an island sloping across the middle of it. The waters which fall from this...terrible than that of thunder ; for when the wind bl^ws out of the south this dismal roaring may be heard more than fifteen leagues off; the Niagara...
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History of the State of Ohio ...: First Period, 1650-1787

James Wickes Taylor - Ohio - 1854 - 545 pages
...two Falls, with an Isle sloping along the middle of it. The waters which fall from this vast height do foam and boil after the most hideous manner imaginable,...terrible than that of Thunder, for when the Wind blows from off the South, their dismal roaring may be heard above fifteen Leagues off. " The Eiver Niagara...
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History of the State of Ohio

James Wickes Taylor - Indians of North America - 1854 - 545 pages
...two Falls, with an Isle sloping along the middle of it. The waters which fall from this vast height do foam and boil after the most hideous manner imaginable,...terrible than that of Thunder, for when the Wind blows from off the South, their dismal roaring may be heard above fifteen Leagues off. " The River Niagara...
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