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The Mississippi Valley: Its Physical Geography, Including Sketches of the ... - Page 298
by John Wells Foster - 1869 - 443 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 56

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1836
...vegetables, with the light ground work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of another world ; he beholds trees, of form and character now unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the...
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Report of the Special Committee: Appointed by the Last Legislature to Report ...

Ohio. General Assembly - Geological surveys - 1836 - 18 pages
...profusion overy portion of its surface. The effect is heightened by the contrast of the coal black color of these vegetables with the light groundwork...world; he beholds trees, of forms and characters now unJcnown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the beauty and vigor of their...
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the quarterly reviiew

JOHN MURRAY - 1836
...vegetables, with the light ground work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of another world ; he beholds trees, of form and character now unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the...
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The Quarterly Review.VOL.LV. december,1835 & February,1836

The Quarterly Review.VOL.LV. december,1835 & February,1836 - 1836
...vegetables, with the light ground work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of another world; he beholds trees, of form and character now unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the...
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THE PENNY CYCLOPAEDIA OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE

1837
...over every portion of its surface. The effect is heightened by the contrast of the coal-black colour of these vegetables with the light ground-work of the rock to which they are attached. Tlie spectator feels himself transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of another world;...
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The Wonders of Geology, Or, A Familiar Exposition of Geological ..., Volume 2

Gideon Algernon Mantell - Geology - 1838
...vegetables, with the light ground- work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of another world ; he beholds trees of form and character now unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the...
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The wonders of geology; or, A familiar exposition of geological phenomena ...

Gideon Algernon Mantell - Geology - 1839 - 428 pages
...over every portion of its surface. The effect is heightened by the contrast of the coal-black colour of these vegetables, with the light ground-work of...rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of another world ; he beholds trees of form and...
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Geological sketches, and history of the ancient earth

Maria Hack - Geology - 1839 - 401 pages
...the effect is heightened by the contrast of colour between the coal-black hue of the vegetable forms, with the light ground-work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels as if he were transported by enchantment into the forests of another world ; he beholds trees of forms...
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The Farmers' Register, Volume 7

Edmund Ruffin - Agriculture - 1839
...is heightened by the contrast of the coal black color of these vegetables with the light ground work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself Iransponed as by enchantment ímo the forests of another world ; he beholds trees of forms and characters...
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London Saturday Journal..., Volume 3

1840
...over every portion of iti surface. The effect ia heightened by the contrast of the coal-blick colour of these vegetables with the light groundwork of the rock to which they arc attached. The spectator feels himself transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of another...
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