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California: Its History and Romance - Scholar's Choice Edition
John Steven McGroarty
Predogled ni na voljo - 2015
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Stran 288 - Phew ! " And a long, low whistle blew. " Come, now, really that 's the oddest Talk for one so very modest. You brag of your East ! You do ? Why, I bring the East to you ! All the Orient, all Cathay, Find through me the shortest way ; And the sun you follow here Rises in my hemisphere. Really, — if one must be rude, — Length, my friend, ain't longitude.
Stran 165 - I am a long ways from home, and am anxious to get there as soon as the nature of the case will admit. Our situation is quite unpleasant, being destitute of clothing and most of the necessaries of life, wild meat being our principal subsistence. "I am, reverend father, your strange but real friend and Christian brother, "JS SMITH.
Stran 288 - ... Orient, all Cathay, Find through me the shortest way ; And the sun you follow here Rises in my hemisphere. Really, — if one must be rude, — Length, my friend, ain't longitude." Said the Union, " Don't reflect, or I'll run over some Director." Said the Central, " I'm Pacific ; But, when riled, I'm quite terrific. Yet to-day we shall not quarrel, Just to show these folks this moral, How two Engines — in their vision — • Once have met without collision.
Stran 342 - ... saddle the evening before; nor was there the least doubt that he would have done the whole distance in the same time if he had continued under the saddle. "After a hospitable detention of another half...
Stran 192 - To overthrow a Government which has seized upon the property of the Missions for its individual aggrandizement; which has ruined and shamefully oppressed the laboring people of California by...
Stran 287 - What was it the Engines said, Pilots touching, — head to head Facing on the single track, Half a world behind each back?
Stran 244 - And shall we be capable of permitting ourselves to be subjugated, and to accept in silence the heavy chain of slavery? Shall we lose the soil inherited from our fathers, which cost them so much blood? Shall we leave our families victims of the most barbarous servitude? Shall we wait to see our wives...
Stran 9 - Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.
Stran 153 - We came to anchor within two cable lengths of the shore, and the town lay directly before...
Stran 153 - Every common ruffian-looking fellow, with a slouched hat, blanket cloak, dirty under-dress, and soiled leather leggins, appeared to me to be speaking elegant Spanish. It was a pleasure simply to listen to the sound of the language, before I could attach any meaning to it. They have a good deal of the Creole drawl, but it is varied with an occasional extreme rapidity of utterance, in which they seem to skip from consonant to consonant, until, lighting upon a broad open vowel, they rest upon that to...