Bell-Ringer of Angel's

Bell-Ringer of Angel's
Pris
Pris
69,- 69,-
E-Bok
Format E-Bok
Filformat ePUB
Utgivelsesår 2010
Forlag Pub One Info
Språk Engelsk
ISBN 9782819942443
Sider 273
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Om Bell-Ringer of Angel's

pubOne.info present you this new edition. Where the North Fork of the Stanislaus River begins to lose its youthful grace, vigor, and agility, and broadens more maturely into the plain, there is a little promontory which at certain high stages of water lies like a small island in the stream. To the strongly-marked heroics of Sierran landscape it contrasts a singular, pastoral calm. White and gray mosses from the overhanging rocks and feathery alders trail their filaments in its slow current, and between the woodland openings there are glimpses of vivid velvet sward, even at times when the wild oats and "wire-grasses" of the plains are already yellowing. The placid river, unstained at this point by mining sluices or mill drift, runs clear under its contemplative shadows. Originally the camping-ground of a Digger Chief, it passed from his tenancy with the American rifle bullet that terminated his career. The pioneer who thus succeeded to its attractive calm gave way in turn to a well-directed shot from the revolver of a quartz-prospector, equally impressed with the charm of its restful tranquillity


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