Two Years in Oregon

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D. Appleton, 1882 - 311 oldal
Two Years in Oregon was written by an experienced frontiersman and explorer, Willis Nash. Nash previously published another travelogue entitled Oregon: There and Back in 1877, which is also included in this anthology.

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1. oldal - Straight mine eye hath caught new pleasures, While the landscape round it measures ; Russet lawns, and fallows gray, Where the nibbling flocks do stray ; Mountains, on whose barren breast The labouring clouds do often rest ; Meadows trim with daisies pied, Shallow brooks, and rivers wide ; Towers and battlements it sees Bosomed high in tufted trees...
1. oldal - Turn thy wild wheel thro' sunshine, storm, and cloud; Thy wheel and thee we neither love nor hate. 'Turn, Fortune, turn thy wheel with smile or frown; With that wild wheel we go not up or down; Our hoard is little, but our hearts are great. ' Smile and we smile, the lords of many lands; Frown and we smile, the lords of our own hands; For man is man and master of his fate. ' Turn, turn thy wheel above the staring crowd ; Thy wheel and thou are shadows in the cloud; Thy wheel and thee we neither love...
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188. oldal - Did the Indians bother any while he was gone?' " 'One time a pack of them came around the cabin and got saucy, finding only the old woman at home. They crowded into the house and began to help themselves, but the old lady she took the axe and soon made them clear out. When the old man came back she told him about it. "Well," says he, "I reckon I shall have to stop at home a day or two and fix these varmints.

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