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" ... to overwhelm us ; and small quantities of sand did actually more than once reach us. Again they would retreat so as to be almost out of sight, their tops reaching to the very clouds. "
The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued as] The ... - Page 131
1822
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The tempest; or, An account of the nature, properties, dangers, and uses of ...

Tempest - 1848 - 277 pages
...their tops reaching to the very clouds. Then the tops often separated from the bodies ; and these were disjoined, dispersed in the air, and did not appear more. Sometimes they were broken near the middle, as if struck with a large cannon shot. About noon they began to advance with...
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AN ATTEMPT TO DEVELOP THE LAW OF STORMS BY MEANS OF FACTS. ACCORDING TO ...

LIEUT-COLONEL W. REID - 1850
...out of sight, their tops reachiug to the very clouds. Then the tops often separated from the bodies; and these once disjoined, dispersed in the air, and did not appear more. Sometimes they were broken near the middle, as if struck with a large cannon shot. About noon they began to advance with...
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A History of the earth and animated nature v.2, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1852
...out of sight, their tops reaching to the very clouds. There the tops often separated from the bodies, and these once disjoined, dispersed in the air, and did not appear more. Sometimes they were broken near the middle, as if struck with a large cannon shot: about noon they began to advance with...
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Graham's Magazine, Volume 41

Literature - 1852
...out of sight, their tops reaching to the very clouds. There the tops often separated from the bodies, and these, once disjoined, dispersed in the air, and did not appear more. Sometimes they were broken in the middle, as if struck with large cannon-shot. About noon they began to advance with considerable...
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and Fashion, Volume 41

1852
...out of sight, their tops reaching to the very clouds. The:e the tops often separated from the bodies, and these, once disjoined, dispersed in the air, and did not appear more. Sometimes they were broken in the middle, ns if struck with large cannon-shot. About noon they began to advance with considerable...
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NOTES, CRITICAL, ILLUSTRATIVE, AND PRACTICLE. ON THE BOOK OF JOB: WITH A NEW ...

ALBERT BARNES - 1852
...of sight—their tops reaching to the very clouds. There the tops often separated from the bodies ; and these, once disjoined, dispersed in the air, and did not appear more. Sometimes they were broken near the middle, as if struck with a large cannon shot. About noon they began to advance with...
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The Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction, Volume 1

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1854
...out of sight, their tops reaching to the very clouds. There the tops often separated from the bodies, and these, once disjoined, dispersed in the air, and did not appear more. Sometimes they were broken near the middle, as if struck with a large cannon-shot ; about noon they began to advance with...
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Palaestra stili Latini; or, Materials for translation into Latin prose ...

Benjamin Hall Kennedy - 1855
...out of sight, their tops reaching to the very clouds. There the tops often separated from the bodies, and these, once disjoined, dispersed in the air, and did not appear any more. Sometimes they were broken near the middle, as if struck with a large cannon shot. About...
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Bruce's Travels and Adventures in Abyssinia

James Bruce - Egypt - 1860 - 350 pages
...of sight, their tops reaching to the very clouds. There the tops often separated from the bodies ; and these, once disjoined, dispersed in the air, and did not appear more. Sometimes they were broken near the middle, as if struck with a large cannon shot. About noon, they began to advance with...
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The gallery of nature: a tour through creation, Volume 28

Thomas Milner - 1860
...out of sight, their tops reaching to the very clouds. There the tops often separated from the bodies, and these, once disjoined, dispersed in the air, and did not appear more. Sometimes they were broken in the middle, as if struck with large cannon shot. About noon they began to advance with considerable...
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