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" The passage of the Potomac through the Blue Ridge is, perhaps, one of the most stupendous scenes in nature. You stand on a very high point of land. On your right comes up the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountain an hundred miles to... "
A History and New Gazetteer: Or Geographical Dictionary, of North America ... - Seite 96
von Bishop Davenport - 1843 - 592 Seiten
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Reading the Roots: American Nature Writing Before Walden

Michael P. Branch - 2004 - 408 Seiten
...and the Mississippi and St. Lawrence on the other. The passage of the Potomac through the Blue ridge is perhaps one of the most stupendous scenes in nature....on a very high point of land. On your right comes up the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountain an hundred miles to seek a vent. On...
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Light and Liberty: Reflections on the Pursuit of Happiness

Thomas Jefferson - 2004 - 176 Seiten
...Potomac and Shenandoah River Junction, Virginia. The passage of the Potomac through the Blue Ridge is, perhaps, one of the most stupendous scenes in...on a very high point of land. On your right comes up the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountain an hundred miles to seek a vent. On...
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Converging Stories: Race, Ecology, and Environmental Justice in American ...

Jeffrey Myers - 2005 - 188 Seiten
...on one side and the Mississippi... on the other. The passage of the Patowmac through the Blue Ridge is perhaps one of the most stupendous scenes in nature....on a very high point of land. On your right comes up the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountain an hundred miles to seek a vent. On...
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Harpers Ferry

James A. Beckman - 2006 - 127 Seiten
...(named in honor of Thomas leHerton), Harper's Ferry. W. Va. Jefferson stood on the rock and wrote: "You stand on a very high point of land; on your right comes up the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountains a hundred miles to find a vent; on...
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The Oxford Handbook of Early American Literature

Kevin J. Hayes - 2008 - 636 Seiten
...literary vignette in Notes on the State of Virginia: The passage of the Patowmac through the Blue ridge is perhaps one of the most stupendous scenes in nature....on a very high point of land. On your right comes up the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountain an hundred miles to seek a vent. On...
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Sketches of the Earth and Its Inhabitants: With One Hundred Engravings, Band 1

Joseph Emerson Worcester - 1823
...PASSAGE OF THE POTOMAC, VA. " The passage of the Potomac through the Blue Ridge," says Mr. Jefferson, " is perhaps one of the most stupendous scenes in nature....Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountain an hundred miles to seek •A vent. On your left approaches the Potomac in quest of a passage also....
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A Comprehensive Description of Virginia and the District of Columbia ...

Joseph Martin (of Charlottesville, Va.) - 1835 - 636 Seiten
...and St. Lawrence on the other. The passage of the Potomac through the Blue Ridge has been said to be perhaps one of the most stupendous scenes in nature....land, — on your right comes the Shenandoah, having • NOTE. — The following interesting letter, on the mineral wealth of Virginia, was addressed to...
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RAMBLES IN THE PATH OF THE STEAM-HORSE

ELE ROWEN - 1855
...no less a man than Jefferson. 4 ' The passage of the Potomac through the Blue Ridge — says he — is, perhaps, one of the most stupendous scenes in...very high point of land ; — on your right comes up the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountain an hundred miles to seek a vent ; —...
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A Compendium of American Literature, Chronologically Arranged: With ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1859 - 784 Seiten
...RIDGE. The passage of the Potomae through the Blue Ridge is perhaps one of the most stupendous seenes in nature. You stand on a very high point of land. On your right eomes up the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountain a hundred miles to seek a vent....
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and Fashion, Bände 20-21

George R. Graham, Edgar Allan Poe, Charles Jacobs Peterson, Ann Sophia Stephens, Rufus Wilmot Griswold, Robert Taylor Conrad, Joseph Ripley Chandler, Bayard Taylor - 1842
...unrivalled description of this scene. " The passage," he says, "of the Potomac, through the Blue Ridge, is, perhaps, one of the most stupendous scenes in nature. You stand ou a very high |>oint of land ; on your right comes up the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot...
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