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" A great inundation having taken place in the north of Italy, owing to an excessive fall of snow in the Alps, followed by a speedy thaw, the river Adige carried off a bridge near Verona, except the middle part, on which was the house of the tollgatherer,... "
The Monthly Magazine - Page 302
1799
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Walpoliana

Horace Walpole, John Pinkerton - 1800 - 230 pages
...contain liuriry Ls, oi uncommon thoughts. Heroifm of a Peafant. 4l The following generous a&ion has always ftruck me extremely ; there is fomewhat even...toll-gatherer, or porter, I forget which ; and who, with his whole family, thus remained imprifoned by the waves, and in momentary danger of deftruction....
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The Columbian phenix and Boston review, Volume 1

1800 - 452 pages
...OF A PEASANT. [Related by HORACE WALPOLS.'} ˛ l ^HE following generous X anión has always (truck me extremely ; there is fomewhat even of fublime in...toll-gatherer, or porter, I forget which ; and who╗ with his whole family, thus remained imprifoned by the waves, and in momentary danger of deflrucHon....
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Walpoliana

Horace Walpole, John Pinkerton - 1800 - 230 pages
...fublime ki it. A great inundation having taken place in the north of Italy, owing to an esceffivc fell of fnow in the Alps, followed by a fpeedy thaw, the...except the middle part, on which was .the houfe of the toil-gatherer^ or porter, I forget which ; and; who, wish his whole family, thus remained imprifoned...
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The Scrap Book: Or, A Selection of Interesting and Authentic Anecdotes

1825 - 180 pages
...taken place in the north of Italy, owing to an excessive fall of snow in the Alps, followed by a speedy thaw, the river Adige carried off a bridge near Verona except the middle part, on which was the house of the toll-gatherer, whp thus, with his whole family, remained imprisoned by the waves, and...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 7

1826
...taken place in the north of Italy, owing to ai excessive fall of snow in the Alps, followed by a speedy thaw, the river Adige carried off a bridge near Verona, except the middle part, on which waa the house of the tollgatherer, who thus, with his whole family, remained imprisoned by the waves,...
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The Encyclopedia of Anecdotes: Illustrative of Character and Events from ...

George Ramsay - 1828 - 636 pages
...owing to an excessive fall of snow in the Alps, followed by a speedy thaw, the river Adige carried oil a bridge near Verona, except the middle part, on which was the house of the toll-gatherer ; and who, with his whole family, thus remained imprisoned by the waves,...
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The Pleasing Expositor: Or, Anecdotes Illustrative of Select Passages of the ...

John Whitecross - 1831 - 288 pages
...owing to an excessive fall of snow in the Alps, followed by a speedy thaw, the river Adige carried away a bridge near Verona, except the middle part, on which was the house of the toll-gatherer, who, with his whole family, thus remained imprisoned by the waves, and...
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The Children's magazine [afterw.] The Children's magazine and missionary ...

Joseph Foulkes Winks - 1846
...owing to an excessive fall of snow in the Alps, followed by a speedy thaw, the river Adige carried away a bridge near Verona, except the middle part, on which was the house of the toll-gatherer, who, with his whole family, thus remained imprisoned by the waves, and...
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Merry's Museum, Volumes 5-6

1844
...taken place in the north of Italy, owing to an excessive fall of snow in the Alps, followed by a speedy thaw, the river Adige carried off a bridge near Verona, except the middle part, on which was the house of the toll-gatherer, or porter, I forget which, and who, with his whole family, thus remained...
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The Peace Reading-book: Being ... Selections ... Condemnatory of the ...

Henry Gardiner Adams - 1844 - 171 pages
...taken place in the north of Italy, owing to an excessive fall of snow in the Alps, followed by a speedy thaw, the river Adige carried off a bridge near Verona, except the middle part, on which was the house of the toll-gatherer, or porter, who with his whole family thus remained imprisoned by the waves,...
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