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
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.