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" ... or a temple for the worship of the God of peace? or did the inhabitants worship the idols made with their own hands, and offer sacrifices on the stones before them? All was mystery, dark, impenetrable mystery, and every circumstance increased it.... "
Incidents of Travel in Central America: Chiapas, and Yucatan - Sidan 103
efter John Lloyd Stephens - 1841
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The New-York Review, Volym 9

1841
...inhabitants worship the idols made with their own hands, and offer sacrifices on the stones before them 1 All was mystery — dark, impenetrable mystery, and...an intensity and almost wildness to the interest." — Vol. ip 104. As the antiquities of Copan are less known than most others in Central America, it...
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The New York Review, Volym 9

Lambert Lilly - 1841
...made with their own hands, and offer sacrifices on the stones before them? All was mystery—dark, impenetrable mystery, and every circumstance increased...and giving an intensity and almost wildness to the interest."—Vol. ip 104. As the antiquities of Copan are less known than most others in Central America,...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volym 1

1841
...circumstance increased it. In Egypt the colossal skeletons of gigantic temples stand in the unwatcred sands in all the nakedness of desolation; here an...an intensity and almost wildness to the interest. • • • • • 4 "It is impossible to describe the interest with which I explored these ruins....
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The Iris, Or Literary Messenger, Volym 1

1841
...unwatered sands, m all the nakedness of desolation ; here, an immense forest, shrouded in ruins, hilling them from sight, heightening the impression and moral effect, and giving an intensity and almost wilflness to the interest.'' The following extract, which we regret our limits forbid us from extending,...
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The History of Illinois, from Its First Discovery and Settlement to the ...

Henry Brown - 1844 - 492 sidor
...vessel, and perhaps never to be known at all. The place where we sat — was it a citadel, from which ail unknown people had sounded the trumpet of war ? or...an intensity and almost wildness to the interest. " The extent of this ruined city along the river, is more than two miles. There is one monument on...
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The History of Illinois, from Its First Discovery and Settlement to the ...

Henry Brown - 1844 - 492 sidor
...circumstance increased it. In Egypt, the colossal skeletons of gigantic temples stand in the uuwatered sands, in all the nakedness of desolation ; here,...an intensity and almost wildness to the interest. " The extent of this ruined city along the river, is more than two miles. There is one monument on...
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The Book of the Lodge, Or Officers' Manual

George Oliver - 1849 - 157 sidor
...stand in the unwatered sands in all the nakedness of desolation ; — here an immense forest shrouds the ruins, hiding them from sight, heightening the...an intensity and almost wildness to the interest." One thing however is quite certain. These ruins exhibit a knowledge of the sciences, which is not surpassed...
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Universal Masonic Library, Volym 1

Robert Macoy - 1855
...stand in the unwatered sands in all the nakedness of desolation; — here an immense forest shrouds the ruins, hiding them from sight, heightening the...an intensity and almost wildness to the interest." One thing, however, is quite certain. These ruins exhibit a knowledge of the sciences, which is not...
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Baptist Magazine and Literary Review, Volym 47

1855
...desolation ; '' here an immense forest shrouded the " ruins, hiding them from sight, height'' ening the impression and moral effect, "and giving an intensity and almost " wildness to the interest." We conclude with an extract which contains a specimen of the lighter graces "f the author's style,...
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American History: Comprising Historical Sketches of the Indian Tribes, a ...

Marcius Willson - 1856 - 706 sidor
...destruction. All waa mystery,— -dark, impenetrable mystery ; and every circumstance increased it. An immense forest shrouded the ruins, hiding them...an intensity and almost wildness to the interest." 0. 'The ruins extend along the river more than two miles, but the principal portion of them is represented...
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