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" Volcano, with their smoking summits, appear under your feet; and you look down on the whole of Sicily as on a map ; and can trace every river through all its windings from its source to its mouth. The view is absolutely boundless on every side; nor is... "
A General Collection of Voyages and Travels: From the Discovery of America ... - Page 24
by William Fordyce Mavor - 1809
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An Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels ..., Volume 13

William Fordyce Mavor - Discoveries in geography - 1803
...Sicily, as on a map, in which he can trace every riverthrough all its meanders, from its source to its efflux. The view is absolutely boundless on every...the organs of vision can prevent a prospect of the coasts of Africa, and even of Greece, which are certainly above the horizon. Such is the animated picture...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 2

E. Polehamton - 1815
...awful and sublime sub. jects. The view is absolutely boundless on every side, nor is there any one object within the circle of vision to interrupt it,...the sight is every where lost in the immensity ; and I am perfectly convinced, that it is only from the imperfection of our organs that the coasts of Africa,...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science

Edward Polehampton - 1815
...boundless on every side, nor is there any1 one object within the circle of vision to interrupt if, so that the sight is every where lost in the immensity ; and I am perfectly convinced, that it is only from the imperfection of our organs that the coasts of Africa,...
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The Flowers of Modern Travels: Being Elegant, Entertaining and ..., Volume 1

John Adams - Voyages and travels - 1816
...from its source to its mouth. The view is absolutely boundless on every side ; nor is there any one object within the circle of vision to interrupt it ; so that the sigbt is every where lost in the immensity : and I am persuaded it is only from the imperfection of...
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The Juvenile Mentor, Or Select Readings: Being American School Class Book No ...

Albert Picket - Readers, American - 1820 - 282 pages
...like a vast amphitheatre. 3. The view is absolutely boundless on every side ; nor is there any one object, within the circle of vision, to interrupt...that the sight is every where lost in the immensity. The i;ircumference of the visible horizon on the top of Etna, cannot be less than 2000 miles. At Malta,...
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The American Preceptor Improved:: Being a New Selection of Lessons for ...

Caleb Bingham - Readers - 1820 - 228 pages
...The view is absolutely boundless on every side ; ndr is there any one object, within the circle ef vision, to interrupt it; so that the sight is every where lost in the immensity. 11. But this is by much too vast for our senses, not intended to grasp so boundless a scene. I find...
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The Mirror of literature, amusement, and instruction [ed. by T. Byerley ...

Thomas Byerley - 1823
...from Us source to its mouth. The -view is absolutely boundless on every side ; nor is there any one object within the circle of vision to interrupt it...the sight is every where lost in the immensity ; and I am perfectly convinced that it is only from the imperfection of our organs that the coasts Of Africa,...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823
...source to its mouth. The view is absolutely boundless on every side; nor is there any one object wilhiil the circle of vision, to interrupt it ; so that the sight is every where lost in the imс • • mensily : and I am persuaded it is only from the imperfection of our organs that the coast...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1824
...from its source to its mouth. The view is absolutely boundless on every side ; nor is there any one object within the circle of vision to interrupt it;...the sight is every where lost in the immensity ; and there is little doubt, that, were it not for the imperfection of our organs, the coasts of Africa,...
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The Juvenile Mentor; Or, Select Readings ...

Albert Picket - 1825 - 262 pages
...absolutely boundless on every side ; nor ia there any one object, within the circle of vision, to inferrupt it ; so that the sight is every where lost in the immensity. The circumference of the visible horizon on the top of ..Etna, cannot be less than 2000 miles. At Malta,...
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