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The Hudson

Three Centuries of History, Romance and Invention

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Author: Wallace Bruce
Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 77,063 / 239 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.3
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Downloads: 325
Added to site: 2006.02.23
mnybks.net#: 12899
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: History
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only less wonder than friendliness."

If Willis forgot the season of the year and left out the landscape glow which the voyager saw, Talmage completed the picture in a rainbow paragraph of color: "Along our river and up and down the sides of the great hills there was an indescribable mingling of gold, and orange and crimson and saffron, now sobering into drab and maroon, now flaring up into solferino and scarlet. Here and there the trees looked as if their tips had blossomed into fire. In the morning light the forests seemed as if they had been transfigured and in the evening hours they looked as if the sunset had burst and dropped upon the leaves. It seemed as if the sea of divine glory had dashed its surf to the top of the crags and it had come dripping down to the lowest leaf and deepest cavern."

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So fair yon haven clasped its isles, in such a sunset gleam, When Hendrick and his sea-worn tars first sounded up the stream.

Robert C. Sands.

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On such

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