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 - 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 land* : 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...
146. oldal - All commissions shall issue in the name of the state, shall be signed by the governor, sealed with the seal of the state, and attested by the secretary of state.
159. oldal - That any person who is the head of a family, or who has arrived at the age of twenty-one years, and is a citizen of the United States, or who shall have filed his declaration of intention to become such...
158. oldal - No person shall be entitled to more than one pre-emptive right by virtue of this act ; no person who is the proprietor of three hundred and twenty acres of land in any State or Territory of \ the United States, and no person who shall quit or abandon his residence on his own land to reside on the public land in the same State or Territory...
160. oldal - ... resided upon or cultivated the same for the term of five years immediately succeeding the time of filing the affidavit...
146. oldal - The Governor shall transact all necessary business with the officers of government, and may require information in writing, from the officers of the administrative department, upon any subject relating to the duties of their respective offices.
1. oldal - And every shepherd tells his tale Under the hawthorn in the dale. Straight mine eye hath caught new pleasures Whilst 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, Where perhaps some beauty lies, The cynosure of neighbouring eyes.
159. oldal - Every person, being the head of a family, or widow, or single person, over the age of twenty-one years, and a citizen of the United States, or having filed a declaration of intention to become such...
8. oldal - While I have striven to write what is really a guide-book to Oregon for the intending emigrant, others may be interested in the picture of a young community shaping the details of their common life, and claiming and taking possession of a heritage in the wilderness. No one can go farther West than we have done ; it is fair, then, to suppose that the purposes of the Western movement will be seen here in their fullest operation."— From Preface. THE FARMER'S ANNUAL HAND-BOOK FOR JSS2.

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