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" The waters which fall from this vast height, do foam and boil after the most hideous manner imaginable, making an outrageous noise, more terrible than that of thunder; for when the wind blows from off the south, their dismal roaring may be heard above... "
Archaeologia Americana: Transactions and Collections of the American ... - Page 66
by American Antiquarian Society - 1820
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New England: a Handbook for Travellers ...

Moses Foster Sweetser - 1881 - 431 pages
...thunder ; for when the wind blows out of the S. their dismal roaring may be heard more than 15 leagues. The river Niagara, having thrown itself down this...incredible precipice, continues its impetuous course for 2 leagues together .... with an inexpressible rapidity The two brinks of it are so prodigious high...
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The middle States: a handbook for travellers [ed. by M.F. Sweetser].4th ed

Moses Foster Sweetser - 1881
...thunder ; for when the wind blows out of the S. their dismal roaring may be heard more than 15 leagues. The River Niagara, having thrown itself down this...incredible precipice, continues its impetuous course fur 2 leagues together .... with an inexpressible rapidity The two brinks of it are so prodigious high...
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The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts

George Washington Holley - Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.) - 1882 - 183 pages
...of thunder; for, when the wind blows out of the south, their dismal roaring may be heard more than fifteen leagues off. " The river Niagara having thrown...precipice, continues its impetuous course for two leagues together to the great rock, above mentioned [in another chapter as lying at the foot of the mountain...
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The Niagara Book: A Complete Souvenir of Niagara Falls, Containing Sketches ...

William Dean Howells, Nathaniel Southgate Shaler, Mark Twain - Buffalo (N.Y.) - 1893 - 225 pages
...the wind blows out of the South, their dismal roaring may be heard more than Fifteen Leagues off.2 " The River Niagara having thrown itself down this incredible...Precipice, continues its impetuous course for Two Leagues together, to the great Rock above-mentioned, with inexpressible rapidity. But having passed that, its...
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The Niagara Book

William Dean Howells, Mark Twain, Nathaniel Southgate Shaler - Buffalo (N.Y.) - 1901 - 353 pages
...that of Thunder; for when the wind blows out of the South, their dismal roaring may be heard more than Fifteen Leagues off. " The River Niagara having thrown...Precipice, continues its impetuous course for Two Leagues together, to the great Rock above mentioned, with inex979 THE NIAGARA BOOK. pressible rapidity. But...
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The Journeys of Réné Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle: As ..., Volume 1

Isaac Joslin Cox - Explorers - 1905
...that we could not reach the River Niagara before the 3Oth of July. Father Gabriel and I went overland to view the great fall, the like whereof is not in...two leagues with an inexpressible rapidity ; and the banks are so prodigious high that it makes one tremble to look steadily on the water, rolling along...
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The Journeys of Réné Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle as Related ..., Volume 1

Isaac Joslin Cox - Explorers - 1905
...that we could not reach the River Niagara before the 3Oth of July. Father Gabriel and I went overland to view the great fall, the like whereof is not in...two leagues with an inexpressible rapidity ; and the banks are so prodigious high that it makes one tremble to look steadily on the water, rolling along...
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The Niagara River

Archer Butler Hulbert - Niagara River (N.Y. and Ont.) - 1908 - 319 pages
...imaginable, making an outrageous Noise, more terrible than that of Thunder; for when the Wind blows from off the South, their dismal roaring may be heard above...Precipice continues its impetuous course for two Leagues together, to the great Rock above-mentioned, with an inexpressible Rapidity: But having pass'd that,...
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Great Epochs in American History: Described by Famous Writers from ..., Volume 1

Francis Whiting Halsey - United States - 1912
...imaginable, making an outrageous noise, more terrible than that of thunder; for when the wind blows from off the south, their dismal roaring may be heard above...precipice, continues its impetuous course for two leagues together, to the great rock above mentioned, with an inexpressible rapidity: But having passed that,...
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Reading the Roots: American Nature Writing Before Walden

Michael P. Branch - Nature - 2004 - 408 pages
...imaginable, making an outrageous Noise, more terrible than that of Thunder; for when the Wind blows from off the South, their dismal roaring may be heard above...Precipice, continues its impetuous course for two Leagues together, to the great Rock abovementioned, with an inexpressible Rapidity: But having passed that,...
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