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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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Historical Collections of Louisiana, Embracing Translations of ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin French - America - 1846
...that we could not reach the river Niagara before the 30th of July. Father Gabriel and I went overland to view the great fall, the like whereof is not in...descent, that it violently hurries down the wild beasts, endeavoring to pass it to feed on the other side, casting them down headlong above six hundred feet....
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Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase of Western New York: Embracing Some ...

Orsamus Turner - Holland Purchase - 1849 - 666 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 an inexpressible rapidity; but having past that,...
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History of the State of Ohio

James Wickes Taylor - Indians of North America - 1854 - 557 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 passed that,...
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History of the State of Ohio ...: First Period, 1650-1787

James Wickes Taylor - Ohio - 1854 - 545 pages
...blows from off the South, their dismal roaring may be heard above fifteen Leagues off. " The Eiver Niagara having thrown itself down this incredible...Precipice, continues its impetuous course for two Leagues together, to the great Bock above mentioned, with an inexpressible rapidity : But having passed that,...
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AN AUTHENTIC AND COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF BUFFALO WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF ITS ...

WILLIAM KETCHUM - 1864
...be heard above fifteen leauges off. * Probably meaning the fall and rapids both above and below. u 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 an .inexpressible rapidity, but having passed that,...
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An Authentic and Comprehensive History of Buffalo: With Some ..., Volume 1

William Ketchum - Buffalo (N. Y.) - 1864
...be heard above fifteen leauges off. 'Probably meaning the fall and raliids both above and lielow. " 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 an inexpressible rapidity, bnt having passed that,...
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Across the Ferry: First Impressions of America and Its People

James Macaulay - United States - 1871 - 424 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 passed that,...
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Niagara: Its History and Geology, Incidents and Poetry

George Washington Holley - Geology - 1872 - 165 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 [in another chapter as lying at the foot of the mountain...
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Niagara: Its History and Geology, Incidents and Poetry

George Washington Holley - Geology - 1872 - 165 pages
...the wind blows out of the south their dismal roaring may be heard more than fifteen leagues off. ,y " The river Niagara having thrown itself down this inCredible...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 Middle States, a Handbook for Travellers: A Guide to the Chief Cities ...

Moses Foster Sweetser - Middle Atlantic States - 1876 - 469 pages
...thunder : for when the wind blows out of the S. their dismal roaring may lie 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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