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" The passage of the Potomac through the Blue Ridge is, perhaps, one of the most stupendous scenes in nature. You stand on a very high point of land. On your right comes up the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountain an hundred miles to... "
The Lady's Magazine: Or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ... - Side 143
1829
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Waters of Potowmack

Paul C. Metcalf - 2002 - 246 sider
...glasses and flower vases. Jefferson: The passage of the Potomac through the Blue Ridge is, perhaps, one of the most stupendous scenes in nature. You stand...the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountain an hundred miles to seek a vent. On your left approaches the Potomac, in quest of a passage...
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Stonewall in the Valley: Thomas J. 'Stonewall' Jackson's Shenandoah Valley ...

Robert G. Tanner - 2002 - 599 sider
...turbulent splendor. Thomas Jefferson described the scene as a "riot and tumult roaring" and wrote, "You stand on a very high point of land. On your right...the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the [Blue Ridge] mountain a hundred miles to seek a vent. On your left approaches the Potomac, in quest...
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The ISLE Reader: Ecocriticism, 1993-2003

Michael P. Branch, Scott Slovic - 2003 - 360 sider
...waterfall or rapids is even more sublime: The passage of the Patowmac through the Blue ridge is perhaps one of the most stupendous scenes in nature. You stand...the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountain an hundred miles to seek a vent. On your left approaches the Patowmac, in quest of a passage...
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Mr. Jefferson's Lost Cause: Land, Farmers, Slavery, and the Louisiana Purchase

Roger G. Kennedy - 2003 - 376 sider
...passage of the Potomac through the Blue Ridge is one of the most stupendous scenes in nature. . . . On your right comes up the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountain a hundred miles to seek a vent. On your left approaches the Potomac, in quest of a passage...
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Light and Liberty: Reflections on the Pursuit of Happiness

Thomas Jefferson - 2004 - 176 sider
...Shenandoah River Junction, Virginia. The passage of the Potomac through the Blue Ridge is, perhaps, one of the most stupendous scenes in nature. You stand...the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountain an hundred miles to seek a vent. On your left approaches the Potomac, in quest of a passage...
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Reading the Roots: American Nature Writing Before Walden

Michael P. Branch - 2004 - 408 sider
...Mississippi and St. Lawrence on the other. The passage of the Potomac through the Blue ridge is perhaps one of the most stupendous scenes in nature. You stand...the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountain an hundred miles to seek a vent. On your left approaches the Potomac, in quest of a passage...
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Converging Stories: Race, Ecology, and Environmental Justice in American ...

Jeffrey Myers - 2005 - 188 sider
...and the Mississippi... on the other. The passage of the Patowmac through the Blue Ridge is perhaps one of the most stupendous scenes in nature. You stand...the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountain an hundred miles to seek a vent. On your left approaches the Patowmac, in quest of passage...
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Harpers Ferry

James A. Beckman - 2006 - 127 sider
...(named in honor of Thomas leHerton), Harper's Ferry. W. Va. Jefferson stood on the rock and wrote: "You stand on a very high point of land; on your right...along the foot of the mountains a hundred miles to find a vent; on your left approaches the Potomac, in quest of a passage also. In the moment of their...
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The Oxford Handbook of Early American Literature

Kevin J. Hayes - 2008 - 636 sider
...vignette in Notes on the State of Virginia: The passage of the Patowmac through the Blue ridge is perhaps one of the most stupendous scenes in nature. You stand...the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountain an hundred miles to seek a vent. On your left approaches the Patowmac, in quest of a passage...
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