The Hudson River by Daylight: New York to Albany and Troy, Catskill Mountain, Saratoga Springs, Lake Geroge, Lake Champlain, Ausable Chasm, St. Albans, Plattsburg, Adirondacks, Montreal, Utica, Syracuse, Rochester, Chautauqua, Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Trenton Falls, Thousand Islands, Howes Cave, and Richfield Springs

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Bryant Literary Union, 1884 - 152 стор.
 

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Сторінка 15 - Netherlands, stands a little, old-fashioned stone mansion, all made up of gable ends, and as full of angles and corners as an old cocked hat.
Сторінка 9 - France there, but the Hollanders would not permit him, opposing it by commission from the Lord's States General and the Directors of the West India Company, and " in order not to be frustrated therein, they convoyed the Frenchman out of the rivers." This having been done, they sailed up the Maikans, 140 miles, near which they built and completed a fort, named "Orange," with four bastions, on an island, by them called
Сторінка 63 - But of all the scenery of the Hudson, the Kaatskill Mountains had the most witching effect on my boyish imagination. Never shall I forget the effect upon me of the first view of them predominating over a wide extent of country, part wild, woody, and rugged ; part softened away into all the graces of cultivation.
Сторінка 134 - Publishers should be accompanied by Post-office Money Order or Draft. When no time is specified. Subscriptions will begin with the current number.
Сторінка 7 - I sailed to the shore," he writes, "in one of their canoes, with an old man, who was chief of a tribe, consisting of forty men and seventeen women. These I saw there in a house well constructed of oak bark, and circular in shape, so that it has the appearance of being built with an arched roof.
Сторінка 7 - I sailed to the shore," he says, " in one of their canoes with an old man, who was the chief of a tribe consisting of forty men and seventeen women...
Сторінка 7 - ... at once with bows and arrows in quest of game, who soon after brought in a pair of pigeons which they had shot. They likewise killed a fat dog, and skinned it in great haste, with shells which they had got out of the water.
Сторінка 22 - Just at this moment the illustrious sun, breaking in all his splendor from behind a high bluff of the highlands, did dart one of his most potent beams full upon the refulgent nose of the sounder of brass — the reflection of which shot straightway down, hissing hot, into the water, and killed a mighty sturgeon that was sporting beside the vessel...
Сторінка 22 - Now thus it happened, that bright and early in the morning, the good Anthony, having washed his burly visage, was leaning over the quarter railing of the galley, contemplating it in the glassy wave below. Just at this moment the illustrious sun, breaking in all his splendor from behind a high bluff...
Сторінка 20 - Merchant," with part of his crew, under one Bolton, as commander. Then manned a sloop, and taking part of his spoils, went to Boston via Long Island Sound, and is said to have set goods on shore at different places. In the mean time, in August, 1698, the East India Company informed the Lords Justice that Kidd had committed several acts of piracy, particularly in seizing a Moor's ship called the "Quedah Merchant.

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