These gentlemen, in 1804, accomplished the enterprise which had been projected by Carver and Whitworth in 1774.
Such is a brief outline of the enterprise projected by Mr.
A small table of rock which projected
over the precipice on one side of the stream, and was drenched by the spray of the fall, sustained a huge trunk of a tree which must have been deposited there by some heavy freshet.
I listen, Captain," said I, not knowing what my interlocutor was driving at, and asking myself if this incident was bearing on our projected
They were bareheaded; their eyes were protected by iron goggles which projected
an inch or more, the leather straps of which bound their ears flat against their heads were wound around and around with thick wrappings which a sword could not cut through; from chin to ankle they were padded thoroughly against injury; their arms were bandaged and rebandaged, layer upon layer, until they looked like solid black logs.