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" ... then have been the contrast, when, ranging either at a distance or immediately beneath, his eye must have caught vast tracts of forest ground stagnating with bog, or darkened by native woods, where the wild ox, the roe, the stag, and the wolf had... "
A Concise History of the Parish and Vicarage of Halifax, in the County of York - Page 46
by John Crabtree - 1836 - 563 pages
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Letters from North America: Written During a Tour in the United States and ...

Adam Hodgson - Canada - 1824
...sterility almost to the summit of the fells, how great must have been the contrast, when ranging either at a distance, or immediately beneath, his eye must...where the wild ox, the roe, the stag, and the wolf, have scarcely learnt the supremacy of man ; when directing his view to the intermediate spaces, to...
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Domestic architecture: containing a history of the science, and the ...

Richard Brown (architect.) - Architecture - 1841 - 342 pages
...tracts of forest-ground, stagnating with bog, and darkened with native woods, where the wild ox and the roe, the stag and the wolf had scarcely learned the supremacy of man! Then, directing his view to the intermediate space and the windings of the valleys or the expanse of...
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Lancashire: its history, legends, and manufactures

George Newenham Wright - 1841
...almost to the summit of the fells ; how great must then have been the contrast, when ranging either at a distance or immediately beneath, his eye must have caught vast tracts of forest-ground, stagnating with bog, or darkened by native woods, where the wild ox, the roe, the stag,...
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No. 1- no. 50

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1842
...we now behold subjected to a fruitful cultivation, there was nothing to be seen at that time but " tracts of forest ground, stagnating with bog or darkened by native woods, where the wild-ox, the roe, the stag, and the wolf, had scarcely learned the supremacy of man." We owe tho first...
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Lights and Shadows of European History, Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Europe - 1844 - 320 pages
...twelfth century, a large proportion of England was stagnating with bog, or darkened by native forests, where the wild ox, the roe, the stag, and the wolf had hardly learned the supremacy of man. The culture of land was so imperfect, that^nine or ten bushels...
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Chambers's Information for the People, Volume 2

William Chambers - 1849
...we now behold subjected to a fruitful cultivation, there was nothing to be seen at that time but ' tracts of forest ground, stagnating with bog or darkened...wolf, had scarcely learned the supremacy of man.' We owe the first efforts at improvement iu agriculture over the greater part of Europe to the monks....
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History of all nations, from the earliest periods to the present time; or ...

S.G Goodrich - 1851
...twelfth century, a large proportion of England was stagnating with bog, or darkened by native forests, where the wild ox, the roe, the stag, and the wolf, had hardly learned the supremacy of man. The culture of land was so imperfect, that nine or ten bushels...
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View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages, Volume 3

Henry Hallam - Europe - 1853
...almost to the summit of the fells, how great must then have been the contrast, when ranging either at a distance, or immediately beneath, his eye must...ground stagnating with bog or darkened by native woods, win-re the wild ox, the roe, the stag, and the wolf, had scarcely learned the supremacy of man, when,...
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A HISTORY OF ALL NATIONS FROM THE EARLIEST PERIODS TO THE PRESENT TIME OR ...

S.G. GOODRICH - 1857
...twelfth century, a large proportion of England was stagnating with bog, or darkened by native forests, where the wild ox, the roe, the stag, and the wolf, had hardly learned the supremacy of man. The culture of land was so imperfect, that nine or ten bushels...
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View of the state of Europe during the Middle ages. 2 vols. [with ...

Henry Hallam - 1856
...almost to the summit of the fells, how great must then have been the contrast, when, ranging either at a distance, or immediately beneath, his eye must have caught vast tracts of forest-ground stagnating with bog or darkened by native woods, where the wild ox, the roe, the stag,...
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