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" The rebounding of these waters is so great, that a sort of cloud arises from the foam of it, which is seen hanging over this abyss, even at noon-day, when the sun is at its height. "
Niagara: Its History and Geology, Incidents and Poetry - Page 18
by George Washington Holley - 1872 - 165 pages
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Niagara: A Poem

Charles Henry Augustus Bulkley - Niagara Falls - 1848 - 191 pages
...conies to the fall, there is such a din and such a noise, more deafening than the loudest thunder. " The rebounding of these waters is so great, that a...is seen hanging over this abyss, even at noon-day, when the sun is at its height. In the midst of summer, when the weather is hottest, they rise above...
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The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts

George Washington Holley - Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.) - 1882 - 183 pages
...great Fall unto this rock, which is to the west of the river, the two brinks of it are so prodigiously high, that it would make one tremble to look steadily...Erie to the Falls are reckoned six leagues. * * * The Horseshoe Fall, from Goat Island. The lands which lie on both sides of it to the east and west are...
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Legislative Document, Volume 48

New York (State). Legislature - Government publications - 1921
...fall, there is such a din, and such [217] a noise, that is more deafning than the loudest Thunder. The rebounding of these Waters is so great, that a sort of Cloud arises from the Foam of it, which are seen hanging over this Abyss even at Noon-day, when the Sun is at its heighth. In the midst of...
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Great Lakes Shipwrecks & Survivals

William Ratigan - History - 1977 - 384 pages
...when the Wind blows from off the South their dismal roaring may be heard above fifteen Leagues off. "The rebounding of these Waters is so great that a sort of Cloud arises from the Foam of it, which are seen hanging over the Abyss even at Noon-day, when the Sun is at its heighth. In the midst of Summer,...
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Descriptions of Niagara: Selected from Various Travellers, with Original ...

William Barham - Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.) - 1847 - 180 pages
...comes to the Fall, there is such a din and such a noise, more deafening than the loudest thunder. " The rebounding of these waters is so great, that a...is seen hanging over this abyss, even at noon-day, when the sun is at its height. In the midst of summer, when the weather is hottest, they rise above...
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