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In the rocky trough of the canyon the Texans retreated, and their attackers
pressed along above them— "they could be seen on the mountains jump- ing
from rock to rock like so . many mountain sheep." Time and again the Texans
retired to ...
They called the place Camp Misery. "While buried in this canyon at Camp Misery"
they were "constantly impressed by the impossibility of escaping from it" if their
fears came true. "For its entire length there is no place where this cliff can be ...
Again it was a limestone canyon, with strata tilted and bent into odd formations.
Here the river made many more turns and bends than in the Santa Elena, and its
course was varied with many side-canyons entering through "pinnacled and ...
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A leisurely, comprehensive, and novelistic history of New Mexico and Texas from the earliest times up to the Mexican revolution. Some of the observations of national character are outdated, but these are obvious and more than made up for by passages of beautiful prose and brilliant storytelling. Read full review
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