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" The thoughts and feelings of Columbus in this little space of time must have been tumultuous and intense. At length, in spite of every difficulty and danger, he had accomplished his object. The great mystery of the ocean was revealed ; his theory, which... "
The Extractor; or Universal repertorium of literature, science, and arts ... - Page 189
1829
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Reading lessons, ed. by E. Hughes, Book 1

Edward Hughes - 1855
...mysteries of the Atlantic Ocean. On the 12th October, 1492, he discovered the Western world, and " secured to himself a glory which must be as durable as the world itself/' " Thy soul was nerved with more than mortal force, Bold mariner upon a chartless sea, With none to...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - English essays - 1856 - 762 pages
...difficult} and danger, he had accomplished his object. The great mvsiiry "I ilie ocean was reveal. -d ; his theory, which had been the scoff of sages, was triumphantly established ; he had secured to himsell a glory which must be as durable as the world itself. "It is difficult even for the imagination...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...tumultuous and intense. At length in spite of every dilficulty and danger he had accomplished his ohject. The great mystery of the ocean was revealed : his theory which had heen the scolf of sages, was triumphantly estahlished ; he had secured to himself a glory which must...
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Irving Vignettes

1858 - 287 pages
...of Columbus in this little space of time must have been tumultuous and intense. At length, in spite of every difficulty and danger, he had accomplished...triumphantly established; he had secured to himself a glory durable as the world itself. It is difficult to conceive the feelings of such a man, at such a moment...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1858 - 740 pages
...tumultuous and intense. At length, in spite of every difficulty and danger, he had accomplished bis object. The great mystery of the ocean was revealed...his theory, which had been the scoff of sages, was trinmphantly established; he had secured to himself a glory durable as the world itself. It is difficult...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1859 - 784 pages
...of Columbus in this little space of time must have been tumultuous and intense. At length, in spite of every difficulty and danger, he had accomplished...ocean was revealed ; his theory, which had been the scoft" of sages, was triumphantly established ; he had secured to himself a glory durable as the world...
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Half-hours of translation, or Extracts from the best British and American ...

Alphonse Mariette - 1860
...feelings of Columbus at the sight of land must hare been tumultuous and intense. At length, in spite of every difficulty and danger, he had accomplished...himself a glory which must be as durable as the world. It is difficult even for the imagination to conceive the feelings of such a man, at the moment of so...
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A compendium of American literature, arranged by C.D. Cleveland. Stereotyped ed

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1862
...of Columbus in this little space of time must have been tumultuous and intense. At length, in spite of every difficulty and danger, he had accomplished...triumphantly established ; he had secured to himself a glory durable as the world itself. It is difficult to conceive the feelings of such a man at such a moment,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1862 - 776 pages
...of Columbus in this little space of time must have been tumultuous and intense. At length, in spite of every difficulty and danger, he had accomplished...his theory, which had been the scoff of sages, was trinmphantly established ; he had secured to himself a glory durable as the world itself. It is difficult...
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Cortes and Pizarro: Stories of the Conquests of Mexico and Peru, with a ...

William Dalton - America - 1862 - 499 pages
...and intense. At length, in spite of every diU'n-nlty and danger, he had accomplished his objeet. Tin- great mystery of the ocean was revealed ; his theory, which had been the scoll' of sitges, was trinmphantlv established : he had secured to himself a glory a,s durable as the...
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