“It was well known that rivers did fall into the St. Lawrence and into the Atlantic, that these rivers would run _down_ and not _up_, and it was consequently inferred that the _land_ from whence these _rivers_ flowed must of necessity be _high_, and unless there are to be found in that region”
“Australia is not so fine a land as Europe, because it has not so many fine rivers; and it is fine _rivers_ that make a fine _land_.”
“A communication is made between these rivers by an inland channel, which goes out of White river about three miles above its mouth, and about twenty miles up the Arkansas, connecting the waters of the two rivers*”
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“The arbiter appears to the undersigned to have viewed the rivers St. John and Restigouche as possessing both a specific and a generic character; that considered _alone_ they were _specific_ ', and the designation in the treaty of "rivers falling into the Atlantic" was inapplicable to them; that considered _In connection with other rivers_ they were _generic_ and were embraced in the terms of the treaty, but that as their connection with other rivers would bring them within a principle which, according to the views taken by him of other parts of the question, was equally realized by both lines, it would be hazardous to allow them any weight in deciding the disputed boundary.”
“Blue Fox spinners are also good for lakes, the only time I use them in rivers is if the water lacks clarity.”
“Harvesting grocery-store-style plastic bags from the rivers is another major undertaking that represents huge-scale recycle/reuse.”
“Nets tied under the booms and logs in the rivers is another means sometimes resorted to.”
“Then you had given somebody what you call rivers of gold?”
“So under the third trumpet, the third of the rivers is affected: also, under the sixth trumpet, the third part of men are killed.”
“Research by environmental organisations has found dangerous levels of highly toxic chemicals in rivers, lakes and other water supplies close to several other factories owned by Dow and its subsidiaries in countries including the United States, Brazil and South Africa.”
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Listening to this as an audio book for the second time. Tim O'Brien uses simple words and phrases to great effect. Very few unfamilar and big words . The writing style reminds me of words from Joh...
By the Pogues, on the LP "Peace and Love." I don't know if it's the stark simplicity of the individual words or the evocative images conjured by their juxtaposition, but I simply love these lyrics....
by Gary Soto
Like the cat he scratches the flea camping in fur.
Unlike the cat he delights in water up to his ears.
He frolics. He catches a crooked stick--
On his ...
By the Pogues, on their CD "Red Roses for Me."
Hello boys I've been away
On a bit of a holiday
To the land where the rivers freely flow
And the cattle roam on the wil...
by Mary Oliver
You do not have to be good.
You do not have to walk on your knees
for a hundred miles through the desert repenting.
You only have to let the soft anima...
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