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  • “Nous n’avons pas été moins saisis d’étonnement a là vûe de l’innombrable quantité de pierres de toutes grandeurs, bouleversées les unes sur les autres, et cependant rangées, comme si elles avoient été amoncelées négligemment pour remplir des ravins.

    Chapter IX

  • Sometimes called in the Un. States the hen Hawk. those birds seam to be common to every part of this country in greater or smaller numbers, and the Hawks, Crows, and ravins build their nests in great numbers along the high & inaxcessable clifts of the

    Original journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806

  • Les Allemands appliqueront certainement dans les montagnes et les ravins de la presqu'île le système qui leur a réussi jusqu'ici en

    Gallipoli Diary, Volume I

  • The story reeks with blood, and ravins with lust of blood.

    Essays in Little

  • Haggard want with direful clamour ravins never at my door,

    Horace

  • Sides Sliping from emins ravins which appears to _____ proceeded on to the mouth of a Creek about 80 yards wide at which Place I saw 5 Lodges of Indian of the Ca la mix nation, boiling whale in a trough of about

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • Sometimes called in the Un. States the hen Hawk. those birds Seam to be common to every part of this Country in greater or smaller numbers, and the Hawks, Crows, and ravins build their nests in great numbers along the high & inaxcessable clifts of the Columbia, and Lewis's rivers when we passd along them. we also met with the large hooting Owl under the

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • ... tout cela n'est plus et se heurte et combat encore; et les ravins s'empourprent, et les arbres frissonnent, et il y a de la furie jusque dans les nuees, et, dans les tenebres, toutes ces hauteurs farouches,

    Ponkapog Papers

  • The sea roars against your harbourless cliffs -- you have to build the breakwater, and dig the port of refuge; the unclean pestilence ravins in your streets -- you have to bring the full stream from the hills, and to send the free winds through the thoroughfare; the famine blanches your lips and eats away your flesh -- you have to dig the moor and dry the marsh, to bid the morass give forth instead of engulfing, and to wring the honey and oil out of the rock.

    A Joy For Ever (And Its Price in the Market)

  • "Nous n'avons pas été moins saisis d'étonnement à la vûe de l'innombrable quantité de pierres de toutes grandeurs, bouleversées les unes sur les autres, et cependant rangées, comme si elles avoient été amoncelées négligemment pour remplir des ravins.

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

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