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" The day broke beautifully clear, and having crossed a deep valley between the hills, we toiled up the opposite slope. I hurried to the summit. The glory of our prize burst suddenly upon me ! There, like a sea of quicksilver, lay far beneath the grand... "
Notices of the Proceedings at the Meetings of the Members of the Royal ... - Page 495
by Royal Institution of Great Britain - 1866
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Church missionary gleaner [afterw.] C.M.S. gleaner [afterw ..., Volumes 13-16

Church missionary society - 1863
...long delays, struck the new lake on March 14th, 1864. There it lay, a "great expanse of water— ft boundless sea horizon on the south and south-west,...glittering in the noon-day sun ; and on the west, at fifty or sixty miles distance, blue mountains rose from the bosom of the lake to a height of about...
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Church missionary gleaner [afterw.] C.M.S. gleaner [afterw.] The ..., Volume 17

Church missionary society - 162 pages
...sighted the lake, in March 1864 — ," there like a sea of quicksilver lay, far beneath, the great expanse of water, a boundless sea horizon on the south and south-west, glittering in the noon-day sun ; while on the west, at fifty or sixty miles distance, blue mountains rose from the bosom of the lake...
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The Church Missionary Gleaner, Volumes 15-16

1865 - 396 pages
...incredible hardships and long delays, struck the new lake on March 14th, 1864. There it lay, a "great expanse of water — a boundless sea horizon on the...glittering in the noon-day sun ; and on the west, at fifty or sixty miles distance, blue mountains rose from the bosom of the lake to a height of about...
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Proceedings, Volume 4

Royal Institution of Great Britain - 1866
...risen when I was spurring my ox after my guide, who having been promised a double handful of beads on arrival at the lake, had caught the enthusiasm...quicksilver, lay far beneath the grand expanse of water, a boundless1 sea horizon on the south and south-west glittering in the noon-day sun ; and on the west,...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 4; Volume 67

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1866 - 820 pages
...valley between the hills, we toiled up the opposite slope. I hurried to the summit. The glory of our prize burst suddenly upon me ! There, like a sea of...glittering in the noonday sun ; and on the west, at fifty or sixty miles' distance, blue mountains rose from the bosom of the lake to a height of about...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 14

1866 - 804 pages
...valley between the hills, we toiled up the opposite slope. I hurried to the summit. The glory of our prize burst suddenly upon me ! There, like a sea of...glittering in the noonday sun ; and on the west, at fifty or sixty miles' distance, blue mountams rose from the bosom of the lake to a height of about...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 120

1866 - 586 pages
...valley between the hills, we toiled up the opposite slope. I hurried to the summit. The glory of our prize burst suddenly upon me ! There, like a sea of...glittering in the noon-day sun ; and on the west, at fifty or sixty miles' distance, blue mountains rose from the bosom of the lake to a height of about...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1866 - 746 pages
...valley between the hills, we toiled up the opposite slope. I hurried to tho summit. The glory of our prize burst suddenly upon me ! There, like a sea of...glittering in the noon-day sun ; and on the west, at fifty or sixty miles' distance, blue mountains rose from tho bosom of the lako to a height of about...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 120

1866 - 588 pages
...toiled up the opposite slope. I hurried to the summit. The glory of our prize burst suddenly upon mo ! There, like a sea of quicksilver, lay far beneath...glittering in the noon-day sun ; and on the west, at fifty or sixty miles' distance, blue mountains rose from the bosom of the lake to a height of about...
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The Living Age, Volume 90

1866
...val ley between the hills, we toiled up the opposite slope. I hurried to the summit. The glory of f\a prize burst suddenly upon me ! There, like a sea of...horizon on the south and south-west, glittering in tho noon-day sun ; and on the west, at fifty or sixty miles distance, blue mountains rose from the...
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