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" The ascent for some time was not steep, and as the surface of the snow sunk a little, we had tolerable good footing ; but as it soon began to grow steeper, we found our labour greatly... "
A General Collection of Voyages and Travels: From the Discovery of America ... - Page 21
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
...prepare to climb the snows. This was about ekven at night. The Cyclops took a cheering draught of brandy, and bid them do the same, as they had seven miles...persevere, calling to mind that the emperor Adrian and (he philosopher Plato had undergone the same labour for the same object, to see the sun rise from the...
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The Flowers of Modern Travels: Being Elegant, Entertaining and ..., Volume 1

John Adams - Voyages and travels - 1816
...objection, we began our march. BH YDOXE. SECT. XL/T. A VIEW OF THE STABS AND RISING SIJN FROM MOUNT .STNA. THE ascent for some time was not steep; and as the surface of the snow sunk a little, we had tolerable good footing : but as it soon began to grow steep-- er, we found oar labour greatly...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823
...Accordingly, taking each of us a dram of liqueur, which soon removed every objection , we began our march. The ascent for some time was not steep; and as the surface of the jpow sunk a little, we had tolerable good footing.; but as it soon began to grow sleeper, we found...
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New elegant extracts: a unique selection, moral ..., Volume 3, Parts 5-6

Richard Alfred Davenport - Conduct of life - 1827
...Accordingly, taking each of us a dram of liquor, which soon removed every objection, we began our march. The ascent for some time was not steep ; and as the surface of the snow sunk a little, we had tolerable good footing ; but as it soon began to , grow steeper, we found our labour greatly...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...Accordingly, taking each of us a dram of liquor, which soon removed every objection, we began our march. The ascent for some time was not steep ; and as the surface of the snow sunk a little, we had tolerable good footing; but as it soon began to grow steeper, we found our labour greatly increased...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and epistolary ...

New elegant extracts - 1827
...Accordingly, taking each of us a dram of liquor, which soon removed every objection, we began our march. The ascent for some time was not steep; and as the surface of the snow sunk a little, we had tolerable good footing; but as it soon began to grow steeper, we found our labour greatly increased...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

J[ohn] H[anbury]. Dwyer - Elocution - 1828 - 298 pages
...appeared altogether inaccessible, from the vast extent of the fields of snow and ice which surrounded it. The ascent for some time was not steep, and as the surface of the snow sunk a little, we had tolerably good footing; but as it soon began to grow steeper, we found our labour greatly increased...
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The American manual, or, New English reader: consisting of exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1835 - 300 pages
...the high summit of the mountain, rearing its tremendous head, and vomiting out torrents of smoke. 11. The ascent for some time was not steep, and as the surface of the suow sunk a little, we had tolerably good foottag ; but as it soon began to grow steeper, we found...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

1843 - 300 pages
...appeared altogether inaccessible, from the vast extent of the fields of snow and ice which surrounded it. The ascent for some time was not steep, and as the surface of the snow sunk a little, we had tolerable good footing ; but as it soon began to grow steeper, we found our labour greatly increased...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1846 - 300 pages
...altogether inaccessible, from the vast extent of the fields of snow and ice which surrounded it. ****** The ascent for some time was not steep, and as the surface of the snow sunk a little, we had tolerable good footing ; but as it soon began to grow steeper, we found our labour greatly increased...
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