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Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science

Vol. 22, November, 1878

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1878
Language: English
Wordcount: 83,281 / 241 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57.3
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 492
Added to site: 2008.04.11 20546
Genre: Periodical

chest in the world, is far too good to be given over to scrubby bushes and luxuriant weeds.

Leaving, however, a question so abstruse, let us turn southward from Yaphank and follow the brook that runs down past Carman's until it empties itself in Fireplace Bay. Again the scenery undergoes a change. Here is neither the broken, picturesque shore of the north nor the inland quietude of Ronkonkoma. Toward the west, beyond our ken, stretches the Great South Bay, far past where the lighthouse of Fire Island can be seen flashing out upon the night. To the south, about three miles distant, are the undulating dunes of the Great South Beach, that like a huge breakwater shuts out the ocean. To the east is the broad promontory lying behind Mastic Point. This is practically the same view upon which we have imagined the traveller by the old-time stage feasting his eyes at the halting-places along the southern shore. At any point between Babylon and the place at which we stand the scenery has the same general characte



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