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" ... summer here and there a withered lavender, where all the springs are dried up, and where a dead silence, hardly broken by even the hum of an insect, prevails. But if a storm bursts forth, masses of water suddenly shoot from the mountain heights into... "
Man and Nature: Or, Physical Geography as Modified by Human Action - Page 246
by George Perkins Marsh - 1864 - 560 pages
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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 21

Theology - 1864
...these fearful Wastes of the Woodman's axe. " I have, the present season," says Blanqui, in 1843, " found not a living soul in districts where I remember to have enjoyed hospitality thirty years ago." Authorities to the same effect, and terrible statistics, in extended detail, are given in the work...
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Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 21

Bible - 1864
...these fearful wastes of the woodman's axe. " I have, the present season," says Blanqui, in 1843, " found not a living soul in districts where I remember to have enjoyed hospitality thirty years ago." Authorities to the same effect, and terrible statistics, in extended detail, are given in the work...
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The Congregational Review, Volume 5

Congregationalism - 1865
...shoot from the mountain heights into the shattered gulfs, waste without irrigating, deluge without even refreshing the soil they overflow in their swift descent, and leave it more seared than it was from want of moisture. Man at last retires from the fearful desert, and I have,...
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The Earth as Modified by Human Action, Part 12

George Perkins Marsh - Conservation of natural resources - 1874 - 656 pages
...water suddenly shoot from tlie mountain heights into the shattered gulfs, waste without irrigating, deluge without refreshing the soil they overflow in...thirty years ago." In 1853, ten years after the date of Blanqui's memoir, M. de Bonvillc, prefect of the Lower Alps, addressed to the Government a report in...
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Reboisement in France; Or, Records of the Replanting of the Alps, the Cev ...

John Croumbie Brown - 1876
...water suddenly shoot from the mountain heights into the shattered gulfs, waste without irrigating, deluge without refreshing the soil they overflow in...remember to have enjoyed hospitality thirty years ago." And in another connection it is said by Mr Marsh,—" It deserves to be specially noticed that the...
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Reboisement in France; Or, Records of the Replanting of the Alps, the Cev ...

John Croumbie Brown - 1876
...water suddenly shoot from the mountain heights into the shattered gulfs, waste without irrigating, deluge without refreshing the soil they overflow in...remember to have enjoyed hospitality thirty years ago." And in another connection it is said by Mr Marsh,—" It deserves to be specially noticed that the...
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Reports of Progress, Volume 3

Kentucky. Geological Survey, 1873-1891, Kentucky. State Geologist - Geology - 1877
...water suddenly shoot from the mountain heights into the shattered gulfs, waste without irrigating, deluge without refreshing the soil they overflow in...years ago.' "In 1853, ten years after the date of Blanqui's memoir, M. de Bonville, prefect of the lower Alps, addressed to the government a report in...
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Reboisement in France: Or, Records of the Replanting of the Alps, the ...

Floods - 1880 - 351 pages
...water suddenly shoot from the mountain heights into the shattered gulfs, waste without irrigating, deluge without refreshing the soil they overflow in...remember to have enjoyed hospitality thirty years ago." And in another connection it is said by Mr Marsh, — " It deserves to be specially noticed that the...
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Annual Report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society, Volume 12

Wisconsin State Horticultural Society - Fruit-culture - 1882
...water suddenly shoot from the mountain heights into ths shattered gulfs, waste without irrigating, deluge without refreshing the soil they overflow in...descent, and leave it even more seared than it was from lack of moisture." The provinces in which such scenes were depicted — Dauphiny, Provence and Avignon...
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Biennial Report of the California State Board of Forestry for ..., Volumes 1-3

California. State Board of Forestry - Forests and forestry - 1886
...wafer suddenly shoot from the mountain heights into the shattered gulfs, waste without irrigating, deluge without refreshing the soil they overflow in...remember to have enjoyed hospitality thirty years ago. . and most celebrated par of France. In the sixteenth century the lestruction of forests was great....
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