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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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The Evolution of Geography: A Sketch of the Rise and Progress of ...

John Keane - Ethnology - 1899 - 159 pages
...of Columbus,' says Washington Irving, ' 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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Modern Achievement, Volume 8

Success - 1902
...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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The Historians' History of the World: The British colonies, The United ...

Henry Smith Williams - World History - 1904
...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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Lectures anglaises, pour les classes de seconde et de première: Histoire ...

Henri Veslot - 1905 - 359 pages
...ie they furled their sails. space of time must have been tumultuous and intense. At length, in spite of every difficulty and danger, he had accomplished...imagination to conceive the feelings of such a man (1), at the moment of so sublime a discovery (2). What a bewildering crowd (3) of conjectures must...
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Our Country: A History of the United States, from the Discovery of ..., Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1905 - 2114 pages
...the voices of angels to the late despairing seamen. In spite of every difficulty and danger, Columbus had accomplished his object. " The great mystery of the ocean was revealed," says Mr. Irving. •' His theory, which had been the scoff of sages, was triumphantly established ;...
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The Real America in Romance: With Reading Courses, Being a ..., Volume 1

John Roy Musick - United States - 1908
...last, despite every difficulty and danger, the great object of his life seemed within his grasp. The mystery of the ocean was revealed; his theory, which...the scoff of sages, was triumphantly established, and he had secured to himself a glory durable as the world itself. It is difficult to conceive the...
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THE REAL AMERICA IN ROMANCE

JOHN R. MUSICK - 1907
...last, despite every difficulty and danger, the great object of his life seemed within his grasp. The mystery of the ocean was revealed; his theory, which...the scoff of sages, was triumphantly established, and he had secured to himself a glory durable as the world itself. It is difficult to conceive the...
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Stories of Achievement, Volume 5

Asa Don Dickinson - Biography - 1916
...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. JAMES COOK (1728-1779) JAMES COOK THE BOY WHO RAN AWAY TO SEA IN THE eighteenth...
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American Patriotic Prose and Verse

Mrs. Ruth Frances (Davis) Stevens, David Harrison Stevens - Patriotic poetry, American - 1917 - 171 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...glory which must be as durable as the world itself. COLUMBUS EDWARD EVERETT HALE * Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909), clergyman, writer, and publicist, led...
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Everyday Classics: Primer-eighth Reader, Book 7

Franklin Thomas Baker, Ashley Horace Thorndike - Readers - 1918
...distant, whereupon they took in sail, and laid to, waiting impatiently for the dawn. 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. 6 It is difficult to conceive the feelings of such a man, at such a moment;...
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