Western Scenes and Reminiscences

Western Scenes and Reminiscences

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"[...]reminded me of nothing this side of Rollin's description of the Amazons-save that the same provision was not apparent for drawing the bow. Bold hills line both banks of the river along its upper parts, and continue, indeed, at farther intervals apart, to very near the junction of the Monongahela; but long before this point, the stream is one of noble dimensions, clear, broad, and strong. After a voyage of exciting and vivid interest, I reached and landed at Pittsburgh. NO. II. It is Dr. Johnson, I think, who says, that we take slight occasions to be pleased. At least, I found it so, on the present occasion; the day of my arrival was[...]."[...]reminded me of nothing this side of Rollin's description of the Amazons-save that the same provision was not apparent for drawing the bow. Bold hills line both banks of the river along its upper parts, and continue, indeed, at farther intervals apart, to very near the junction of the Monongahela; but long before this point, the stream is one of noble dimensions, clear, broad, and strong. After a voyage of exciting and vivid interest, I reached and landed at Pittsburgh. NO. II. It is Dr. Johnson, I think, who says, that we take slight occasions to be pleased. At least, I found it so, on the present occasion; the day of my arrival was[...]
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  • Paperback | 574 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 27.43mm | 793.78g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507536941
  • 9781507536940

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