mountain-stream love

mountain-stream

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  • Good God! how can that be? who could attempt to pursue him? it is impossible; one might as well try to overtake the winds, or confine a mountain-stream with a straw.

    Chapter 7

  • Good God! how can that be? who could attempt to pursue him? it is impossible; one might as well try to overtake the winds, or confine a mountain-stream with a straw.

    Chapter 6

  • The Fishing: Bring single-hook inline spinners along with the usual assortment of mountain-stream flies, and start at the lower portion of Big Wilson for stocked browns up to 19 inches.

    The 10 Best State Parks for Fishing in the USA

  • It is impossible; one might as well try to overtake the winds, or confine a mountain-stream with a straw.

    Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus

  • Our route wound up a valley along a small mountain-stream which was nearly dry, and then crossed the rocky spurs of some of the lofty hills.

    A Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries

  • It is impossible; one might as well try to overtake the winds, or confine a mountain-stream with a straw.

    Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus

  • When he emerged from the devious path which conducted him through the thicket, he found himself placed on a ledge of flat rock projecting over one side of a chasm not less than a hundred feet deep, where the dark mountain-stream made a decided and rapid shoot over the precipice, and was swallowed up by a deep, black, yawning gulf.

    Old Mortality

  • The habitation which he had left in its seclusion, beside the mountain-stream, surrounded with every evidence of rustic plenty, was now a wasted and blackened ruin.

    The Black Dwarf

  • It is impossible; one might as well try to overtake the winds, or confine a mountain-stream with a straw.

    Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus

  • Through the midst of this woodland there runs a deep gully or glen, where the stillness of the scene is broken in upon by the brawling of a mountain-stream, which, however, in the winter season, swells into a rapid and formidable torrent.

    The Purcell Papers

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