Abigail Adams and Her Times

Abigail Adams and Her Times

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"[...] That was the year when Lisbon town Saw the earth open and gulp her down. I must have been a very small child when I proudly owned the Little Green Geography Book. There has been no other geography book like it; it was small, and square, and apple-green; it had many and wonderful pictures. Among these pictures, three impressed me most deeply: one of the Maelstrom, where a large vessel was going down over the edge of a terrifying circle like a round Niagara Falls; another of Peruvian Indians pulling up plants by the roots, and collecting quicksilver by the quart, it would appear. The third, and by far the most thrilling and terrifying, was of the Lisbon Earthquake. The ground was[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 7.37mm | 249.47g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507580320
  • 9781507580325

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18 ratings
3.5 out of 5 stars
5 11% (2)
4 33% (6)
3 50% (9)
2 6% (1)
1 0% (0)
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