This gorge was dammed
and the waters of the lake collected: the Susquehanna was converted into a rill.
About two and a half miles below this the river expands into a wide basin, seemingly dammed
up by a perpendicular ridge of black rock.
That will teach you to wake us up at night with your peal of a dammed
Now, it seems to be a law of nature that we must show our true selves at some time, and as the Scot must do it at home, and squeeze a day into an hour, what follows is that there he is self-revealing in the superlative degree, the feelings so long dammed
up overflow, and thus a Scotch family are probably better acquainted with each other, and more ignorant of the life outside their circle, than any other family in the world.
As his following and wealth increased he rebuilt and enlarged the grim Castle of Torn, and again dammed
the little stream which had furnished the moat with water in bygone days.