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" It maketh such an hideous noise, that being only heard, and not seen, it causeth a kind of fear to the passengers, seeming to them that look down to it, a deep abyss, and may be numbered amongst the wonders of this kingdom. "
The Chorographical Description Or Survey of the County of Devon - Page 225
by Tristram Risdon - 1811 - 442 pages
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A chorographical description or survey of the county of Devon. With additions

Tristram Risdon - 1811
...mention, and that is the Bridge at the end of the town, under which the river is gathered into such 9- streight by the fretting of the earth between the...confess) on a place so wild, with so slender repast, where it is to be doubted you have taken the cold, or the cold hath caught you ; therefore we will...
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Traditions, Legends, Superstitions, and Sketches of Devonshire: On ..., Volume 2

Mrs. Bray (Anna Eliza) - Folklore - 1838
...greatly exaggerated. Risdon, as quoted by him, speaking of the river beneath, says, ' It maketh such a hideous noise, that, being only heard and not seen,...be numbered amongst the wonders of this kingdom.' " A person is said to have arrived at Lidford in the middle of the night, to the great astonishment...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 14

1839
...river is full, this waterfall is a very pleasing object, though Risdon (' Survey of Devon') says. ' It maketh such an hideous noise, that being only heard...a kind of fear to the passengers, seeming to them who look down to it, a deep abyss, and may be numbered among the wonders of the kingdom.' This now...
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The land we live in, a pictorial and literary sketch-book of the British empire

British empire - 1847
...that " the water is not to be seen, but only the murmur heard ;" and Risdon says : " It maketh such a hideous noise, that, being only heard and not seen,...abyss, and may be numbered amongst the wonders of the kingdom." But when a certain or rather uncertain per centage of exaggeration is taken from these...
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The land we live in, a pictorial and literary sketch-book of the British empire

British empire, British isles - 1856
...that " the water is not to be seen, but only the murmur heard ;" and Risdon says : " It maketh such a hideous noise, that, being only heard and not seen,...abyss, and may be numbered amongst the wonders of the kingdom. But when a certain or rather uncertain per eentage of exaggeration is taken from these...
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The route book of Devon

Devon (England) - 1870 - 380 pages
...and that is the Bridge at the end of the town, under which the river is gathered into such a strait by the fretting of the earth between the rocks, that...be numbered amongst the wonders of this kingdom." The best view of the bridge, and the narrow and broken ravine it connects, with the river foaming beneath,...
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The route book of Devon

Devon (England) - 1870 - 380 pages
...the rocks, that it seemeth to cavern itself, as loath to see the desolation of the place. It inaketh such an hideous noise, that being only heard, and...be numbered amongst the wonders of this kingdom." The best view of the bridge, and the narrow and broken ravine it connects, with the river foaming beneath,...
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The Borders of the Tamar and the Tavy: Their Natural History ..., Volume 2

Mrs. Bray (Anna Eliza) - Devon (England) - 1879 - 444 pages
...greatly exaggerated. Risdon, as quoted by him, speaking of the river beneath, says, ' It maketh such a hideous noise, that, being only heard and not seen,...be numbered amongst the wonders of this kingdom.' "A person is said to have arrived at Lydford in the middle of the night, to the great astonishment...
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