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" At length, upon the morning of the third day, we arrived at a spot so much more desolate than any we had yet beheld that the forlornest places we had passed were, in comparison with it, full of interest. At the junction of the two rivers, on ground so... "
Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society - Página 1
por Illinois State Historical Society - 1912
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The Works of Charles Dickens: Martin Chuzzlewit, part II. American notes

Charles Dickens - 1911
...were, in comparison with it, full of interest. At the junction of the two rivers, on ground so fiat and low and marshy, that at certain seasons of the year it is inundated to the house-tops, lies a breeding-place of fever, ague, and death; vaunted in England as a mine of Golden Hope, and speculated...
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The Making of Urban America: A History of City Planning in the United States

John William Reps - 1965 - 574 páginas
...and Future of the City of Cairo, in North America, as quoted in Landsden, Cairo, 51. "At length ... we arrived at a spot so much more desolate than any...the year it is inundated to the house-tops, lies a breedingplace of fever, ague, and death; vaunted in England as a mine of Golden Hope, and speculated...
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Martin Chuzzlewit

Charles Dickens - 1999 - 825 páginas
...settlement at the meeting of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers which Dickens describes in American Notes: 'At the junction of the two rivers, on ground so flat...the year it is inundated to the house-tops, lies a breeding-place of fever, ague, and death ... A dismal swamp, on which the half-built houses rot away:...
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Inland Flood Hazards: Human, Riparian, and Aquatic Communities

Ellen E. Wohl - 2000 - 498 páginas
...the Ohio River, at Cairo, Illinois, in 1842, he wrote of the site with disdain: ... on ground so flat and marshy, that at certain seasons of the year it...house-tops, lies a breeding place of fever, ague, and death, ... a dismal swamp, ... an ugly sepulchre, a grave uncheered by any gleam of promise . . . (cited in...
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The Annotated Huckleberry Finn: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's ...

Mark Twain - 2001 - 480 páginas
...beheld, that the forlornest [»laces ue had passed, were, in comparison with it. full nl interest. \t the junction of the two rivers, on ground so flat and low and inarshv. thai at certain seasons of the year it is inundated In the house-tops, lies a breeding-place...
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America Illustrated

J. David Williams - 2003 - 128 páginas
...Cairo, and the severe description given of it in Dickens' American Notes is not unmerited. "At length we arrived at a spot so much more desolate than any...the year it is inundated to the house-tops, lies a breeding-place of fever, ague, and death. A dismal swamp, on which the half-built houses rot away;...
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Key Command: Ulysses S. Grant's District of Cairo: Ulysses S. Grant's ...

T. K. Kionka - 2006 - 248 páginas
...Case History of Cairo, Illinois, 11; Bradsby, History of Cairo, 29; Lantz, Community in Search, 11. At the junction of the two rivers, on ground so flat...the year it is inundated to the housetops, lies a breeding-place of fever, ague, and death; vaunted in England as a mine of Golden Hope, and speculated...
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American Notes and Pictures from Italy

Charles Dickens - 1893 - 379 páginas
...monotonous objects. Hour after hour, the river rolled along, as wearily and slowly as the time itself. At length, upon the morning of the third day, we arrived...the year it is inundated to the house-tops, lies a breedingplace of fever, ague, and death; vaunted in England as a mine of Golden Hope, and speculated...
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