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Excerpt from The Inundation: Or, Pardon and Peace

But what it had lost in consequence, the dale it traversed gained annually in beauty.-every year, drifts of earth brought down from the table-land above by the driving of the winter storms, by filhng the nooks and crevices of the cliffs, afforded ground for richer vegetation than the mosses and lichens clothing the ruder crags. - Patches of broom and heath had long redeemed the dreary barrenness of the spot. The bright bells of the foxglove opposed their imperial hues to the dun surface of the rocks from which projected the silvery stems and quivering foliage of the birch and aspen; while the ?exile streamers of intermatted briar-rose and bramble overhung the perpendicular wall of sand stone that afforded no fissure for the insinuation' of their fibres.

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The Inundation - Or, Pardon and Peace (Classic Reprint)
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UK Publication Date
20180422

Excerpt from The Inundation: Or, Pardon and Peace

But what it had lost in consequence, the dale it traversed gained annually in beauty.-every year, drifts of earth brought down from the table-land above by the driving of the winter storms, by filhng the nooks and crevices of the cliffs, afforded ground for richer vegetation than the mosses and lichens clothing the ruder crags. - Patches of broom and heath had long redeemed the dreary barrenness of the spot. The bright bells of the foxglove opposed their imperial hues to the dun surface of the rocks from which projected the silvery stems and quivering foliage of the birch and aspen; while the ?exile streamers of intermatted briar-rose and bramble overhung the perpendicular wall of sand stone that afforded no fissure for the insinuation' of their fibres.

About the Publisher

Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com

This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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