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" The tree trunks were only seen partially here and there, nearly the whole frontage from ground to summit being covered with a diversified drapery of creeping plants, all of the most vivid shades of green ; scarcely a flower to be seen, except in some... "
The Naturalist on the River Amazons: A Record of Adventures, Habits of ... - Page 631
by Henry Walter Bates - 1880 - 774 lehte
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1863
...known. His first impressions of the swampy forests of Para are thus most graphically described : — " We arrived at a part where the lofty forest towered...path to the height of, probably, 100 feet The tree • Tli<! Natuniliflt on the River Amazona. By Henry Walter Dntos. In Two Vol». London: John Mnrr.iy,...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, 60. köide

1863
...more, looking at a little distance like some gigantic and unbroken wall of foliage. " The tree-trunks were only seen partially here and there ; nearly the whole frontage, from ground to summit, being covered with a diversified drapery of creeping plants, all of the most vivid shades of green ; scareely...
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Beadle's Monthly

1866
...had low, swampy grounds on each sido, built upon, however, and containing several spacious rocinhas, which were embowered in magnificent foliage. Leaving...five or six yards from the edge of the path, to the hight of probably one hundred feet. The tree-trunks were only seen partially here and there, nearly...
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Beadle's Monthly, 2. köide

1866
...had low, swampy grounds on each sii'e, built upon, however, and containing several spacious rocinhas, which were embowered in magnificent foliage. Leaving...five or six yards from the edge of the path, to the hight of probably ono hundred feet. The tree-trunks were only seen partially here and there, nearly...
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The British Quarterly Review, 38. köide

Henry Allon - 1863
...more, looking at a little distance like some gigantic and unbroken wall of foliage. ' The tree-trunks were only seen partially here and there ; nearly the whole frontage, from ground to summit, being covered with a diversified drapery of creeping plants, all of the most vivid shades of green ; scarcely...
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The Golden Americas: A Story of Great Discoveries and Daring Deeds

John Tillotson - 1869 - 376 lehte
...forest, and, under conduct of our guide, gaze with admiration on the splendid scene. " The tree-trunks were only seen partially here and there ; nearly the whole frontage, from ground to summit, being covered with a diversified drapery of creeping plants, all of the most vivid shades of green ; scarcely...
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The Naturalist on the River Amazons: A Record of Adventures, Habits of ...

Henry Walter Bates - 1880 - 774 lehte
...had low swampy ground on each side, built upon, however, and containing several spacious rocinhas, which were embowered in magnificent foliage. Leaving...nearly the whole frontage from ground to summit being covered with a diversified draper3- of creeping plants, all of the most vivid shades of green ; scarcely...
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The Naturalist on the River Amazons: A Record of Adventures, Habits of ...

Henry Walter Bates - 1880 - 774 lehte
...had low swampy ground on each side, built upon, however, and containing several spacious rocinhas, which were embowered in magnificent foliage. Leaving...these, we arrived at a part where the lofty forest tow«red up like a wall, five or six yards from the «dge of the path, to the height of, probably,...
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A Naturalist in Mexico: Being a Visit to Cuba, Northern Yucatan and Mexico

Frank Collins Baker - 1895 - 145 lehte
...one side, and the other was high enough to be quite dry. Leaving the road and turning into another, we arrived at a part where the lofty forest towered up like a wall, five or six yards from the path, to the height of a hundred feet. The trunks of the trees were only seen partially here and there,...
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Scientific Travellers, 1790-1877

David M. Knight - 2004 - 3200 lehte
...It had low swampy ground on each side, built upon, however, and containing several spacious rocinhas which were embowered in magnificent foliage. Leaving...nearly the whole frontage from ground to summit being covered with a diversified drapery of creeping plants, all of the most vivid shades of green ; scarcely...
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