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" ... itself out into the sea, till it ends in their dividing the region between them. On the spot, however, this coast is very sublime. The long straggling promontories are mountainous, towering ridges of rock, springing up in precipices from the water... "
Feats on the Fiord: A Tale - Page 2
by Harriet Martineau - 1841 - 375 pages
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 4

William Scott, Francis Garden, James Bowling Mozley - Christianity - 1842
...towering ridges of rock springing up in precipice« from the water; while the bays between them, instead of being rounded with shelving sandy shores, on which...fields and meadows. The high rocky banks shelter these deop bays (called fiords) from almost every wind ; so that their waters are usually at still as those...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical, ecclesiastical ...

1842
...towering ridges of rock springing up in piecijiiivs from the water; while the beys between them, instead of being rounded with shelving sandy shores, on which...being laid out in fields and meadows. The high rocky bunks shelter these deep bays (called fiords) from almost every wind ; so that their waters are usually...
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Feats on the Fiord: A Tale of Norway

Harriet Martineau - 1846 - 232 pages
...towering ridges of rock, springing up in precipices from the water; while the bays between them, instead of being rounded with shelving sandy shores, on which...tumbles its waves, as in bays of our coast, are, in feet, long narrow valleys, filled with sea, instead of being laid out in fields and meadows. The high...
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The first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader, Part 6

James Stuart Laurie - 1863
...towering ridges of rock, springing up in precipices from the water; while the bays between them, instead of being rounded with shelving sandy shores on which the sea tumbles its vaves, as in bays of our coast, are, in fact, long narrow valleys, filled with sea, instead of being...
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The Granville series. Reading book. Standard 1-6

Granville series - 1882
...towering ridges of rocks, springing up in precipices from the water ; while the bays between them, instead of being rounded with shelving, sandy shores, on which the sea tumbles its waves, as in the bays of our coast, are, in fact, loug, narrow valleys, filled with sea, instead of being laid out...
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New National Third Reader

Charles Joseph Barnes - Readers - 1884 - 240 pages
...towering ridges of rock, springing up in precipices from the water; while the bays between them, instead of being rounded with shelving, sandy shores on which...high, rocky banks shelter these deep bays, called fiords-'i, from almost every wind, so that their waters are usually as still as those of a lake. the...
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New National Fifth Reader

Charles Joseph Barnes - Children - 1884 - 480 pages
...towering ridges of rock, springing up in precipices from the water; while the bays between them, instead of being rounded with shelving, sandy shores on which...of our coast, are, in fact, long, narrow valleys, fllled with sea, instead of being laid out in fields and meadows. The high, rocky banks shelter these...
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The New Franklin Fifth Reader: With a New Elocutionary Treatise, Essentials ...

Loomis Joseph Campbell - Elocution - 1884 - 432 pages
...towering ridges of rock, springing up in precipices from the water; while the bays between them, instead of being rounded with shelving sandy shores, on which the sea tumbles its waves, as in the bays of our coast, are, in fact, long narrow valleys, filled with sea, instead of being laid out...
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The Oriel readers. First (-Third) infant primer

Oriel readers - 1885
...towering ridges of rock, springing up in precipices from the water; while the bays between them, instead of being rounded with shelving sandy shores on which the sea tumbles its waves, as in A NORWEGIAN FIORD. bays of our coast, are, in fact, long narrow valleys, filled with sea, instead of...
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A First[-fifth] Reader, Book 5

Jenny H. Stickney - Readers - 1892
...from the water; while the bays between them, instead of being rounded with shelving, sandy shores, are, in fact, long, narrow valleys filled with sea, instead of being laid out in fields and meadows. leap of some sportive fish, or the oars of the boatman as he goes from islet to islet to inspect the...
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