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The whole rise within the six miles is twenty-eight feet eight inches. The Lake of
Managua, from observation and information without survey, is about fifteen
leagues long and thirty- five in circumference, and averages ten fathoms of water.
Inch by inch the ground was disputed, till the whole physical force and deadly
animosity of the state were concentrated in the capital. The contending parties
fought up to the very heart of the city ; the streets were barricaded, and for three ...
Tht darkness continued till eleven o'clock the next day when the sun was partially
visible, but dim and hazy, and without any brightness. The dust on the ground
was four inches thick ; the branches of trees broke with its weight, and people ...
... the courtyard, with delightful walls, and a door three inches thick and
bulletproof, shutting which, and in utter darkness, we listened valiantly. Here we
considered ourselves out of harm's way, but we had serious apprehensions for
Very soon we heard the tramp of cavalry, and leaving our hiding-place, returned
to the sala, and heard a cry of " Viva la Federacion !" This was a cheering sound.
It was now dark. We opened the door an inch or two, but a lancer riding by struck
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John Stephens was an American diplomat sent by the U.S. government in the 1840s to establish contact with the people of Central America and Southern Mexico, and in many cases was the first white ... Läs hela recensionen
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Stephens's book, first published in two volumes in 1841, has been abridged by Karl Ackerman, a freelance writer. Stephens made his journey in 1839-40, accompanied by an artist, Frederick Catherwood ... Läs hela recensionen
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Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan, Volym 2
John L. Stephens
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1871
Incidents of travel in Central America: Chiapas and Yucatan
John Lloyd Stephens
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1858
Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan;, Volym 1
John Lloyd Stephens
Ingen förhandsgranskning - 2017