Westward by Rail: The New Route to the East

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D. Appleton, 1871 - 391 pages
 

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Page 311 - to starboard, roll'd to larboard, when the surge was seething free, Where the wallowing monster spouted his foam-fountains in the sea. Let us swear an oath, and keep it with an equal mind, In the hollow Lotos-land to live and lie reclined On the hills like G-ods together, careless of mankind. Por they lie beside their nectar, and
Page 311 - they lie beside their nectar, and their bolts are hurl'd Far below them in the valleys, and the clouds are lightly curl'd Bound their golden houses, girdled with the gleaming world.
Page 249 - If California ever becomes a prosperous country, this bay will be the centre of its prosperity. The abundance of wood and water; the extreme fertility of its shores ; the excellence of its climate, which is as near to being perfect
Page 213 - eh' io vidi delle cose belle, Che porta il Ciel, per un pertugio tondo: E quindi uscimmo a riveder le stelle.
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