The New England Gazetteer: Containing Descriptions of All the States, Counties and Towns in New England; Also Descriptions of the Principal Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Capes, Bays, Harbors, Islands, and Fashionable Resorts Within that Territory. Alphabetically Arranged

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I.S. Boyd and W. White, 1839 - 512 pages

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Page 11 - Having groped his passage to the horizontal part of the den, the most terrifying darkness appeared in front of the dim circle of light afforded by his torch ; it was silent as the house of death ; none but monsters of the desert had ever before explored this solitary mansion of horror.
Page 11 - ... a signal for pulling him out. The people at the mouth of the den, who had listened with painful anxiety hearing the growling of the wolf and supposing their friend to be in the most imminent danger drew him forth with such celerity that his shirt was stripped over his head and his skin severely lacerated.
Page 18 - Shop, included among the 28 mills, can furnish machinery complete for a mill of 5,000 spindles in four months, and lumber and materials are always at command, with which to build or rebuild a mill in that time, if required. When building mills, the Locks and Canals Company employ directly and indirectly from a thousand to twelve hundred hands.

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