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" This, then, was the long promised view and the long expected exit out of gloom ! Therefore I called the tall peak terminating the forested ridge, of which the spur whereon we stood was a part, and that rose two miles E. of us to a height of 4600 feet... "
Names and Their Histories: A Handbook of Historical Geography and ... - Page 221
by Isaac Taylor - 1898 - 400 pages
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In Darkest Africa, Or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin ..., Volume 1

Henry Morton Stanley - 1890
...that rose two miles E. of us to a height of 4600 feet above the sea, Pisgah, — Mount Pisgah, — because, after 156 days of twilight in the primeval forest, we had first viewed the desired pasturelands of Equatoria. The men crowded up the slope eagerly with inquiring open-eyed looks, which,...
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In Darkest Africa; Or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin ..., Volume 1

Henry Morton Stanley - 1890
...that rose two miles E. of us to a height of 4600 feet above the sea, Pisgah, — Mount Pisgah, — because, after 156 days of twilight in the primeval forest, we had first viewed the desired pasturelands of Equatoria. The men crowded up the slope eagerly with inquiring open-eyed looks, which,...
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In Darkest Africa: Or, the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin ..., Volumes 1-2

Henry Morton Stanley - 1913
...that rose two miles E. of us to a height of 4600 feet above the sea, Pisgah, — Mount Pisgah, — because, after 156 days of twilight in the primeval forest, we had first viewed the desired pasturelands of Equatoria. 1887. possible that we are near the end of this forest hell ? * * They were...
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In Darkest Africa, Volume 1

Henry Morton Stanley - 1890 - 547 pages
...rose two miles E. of us to a height of 4600 feet above the sea, Pisgah,— Mount Pisgah,—because, after 156 days of twilight in the primeval forest, we had first viewed the desired pasturelands of Equatoria. The men crowded up the slope eagerly with inquiring open-eyed looks, which,...
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Names and Their Histories: Alphabetically Arranged as a Handbook of ...

Isaac Taylor - 1896 - 392 pages
...-leap,' the name of a cataract on the Rio San Francisco. Pisgah, a peak in Equatorial Africa, 46oo feet above the sea, was so called by HM Stanley in...afforded by the word pistol, which is the Italian pistolese or pistola, which originally designated a small dagger made at Pistola. Pitea, a town in...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 21

John Clark Ridpath - 1898
...height of 4,000 feet above the sea, Pisgah — Mount Pisgah — because, after one hundred and fifty-six days of twilight in the primeval forest, we had first viewed the desired pasture-lands of Equatoria. The men crowded up the slope eagerly, with inquiring, open-eyed looks,...
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In the Realms of Gold: Pioneering in African History

Roland Anthony Oliver - 1997 - 425 pages
...that rose two miles East of us to a height of 4600 feet above the sea, Pisgah—Mount Pisgah—because after 156 days of twilight in the primeval forest, we had first viewed the desired pasture lands of Equatoria. Stanley went on to tell of the reactions of his Zanzibari porters, who, "feverish with...
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