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" Idol ;' and before it, at a distance of three feet, was a large block of stone, also sculptured with figures and emblematical devices, which he called an altar. The sight of this unexpected monument put at rest at once and... "
The Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction - Página 444
por Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1854
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Prehistoric Man: Researches Into the Origin of Civilisation in the Old and ...

Sir Daniel Wilson - 1862
...such ancient sculptures were wrought, they place certain truths of the past beyond doubt or cavil. " The sight of this unexpected monument put at rest at once and for ever, in our minds, all uncertainty in regard to the character of American antiquities ; and gave us the...
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Prehistoric man, researches into the origin of civilisation

sir Daniel Wilson - 1865
...such ancient sculptures were wrought, they place certain truths of the past beyond doubt or cavil. " The sight of this unexpected monument put at rest at once and for ever, in our minds, all uncertainty in regard to the character of American antiquities ; and gave us the...
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Pictures of travel in far-off lands. Central America

Pictures - 1871
...stern, and well fitted to excite terror. The back was of a different design, unlike anything we had ever seen before; and the sides were covered with hieroglyphics....unexpected monument put at rest at once and for ever, in our minds, all uncertainty in regard to the character of American antiquities, and gave us the assurance...
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Choice Specimens of American Literature

Benjamin Nicholas Martin - 1871 - 223 páginas
...(Manual, p. 504.) From the " Travels in Central America. 216. DISCOVERY OF A MONUMENT IN THE WOODS. THE sight of this unexpected monument put at rest, at once and forever, in our minds, all uncertainty in regard to the character of American antiquities, and gave...
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Bulletin of the Pan American Union, Volumen75

Pan American Union - 1941
...of those eight cities was sufficient to verify a judgment which had fallen from his lips at Copan: "The sight of this unexpected monument put at rest at once and forever, in our minds, all uncertainty in regard to the character of American antiquities. . . . The...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1842
...stern, and well fitted to excite terror. The back was of a different design, unlike anything we had ever seen before, and the sides were covered with hieroglyphics....devices, which he called an altar. The sight of this monument put at rest at once and for ever, in our minds, all uncertainty in regard to the character...
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Great Adventures in Archaeology

Robert Silverberg - 1997 - 402 páginas
...stern, and well fitted to excite terror. The back was of a different design, unlike anything we had ever seen before, and the sides were covered with hieroglyphics....of this unexpected monument put at rest at once and forever, in our minds, all uncertainty in regard to the character of American antiquities, and gave...
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The North American Review, Volumen53

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1841
...and well fitted to excite terror. The back was of a different design, unlike any thing we had ever seen before, and the sides were covered with hieroglyphics....unexpected monument put at rest, at once and for ever, in our minds, all uncertainty in regard to the character of American antiquities, and gave us the assurance...
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The United Service Magazine, Volumen2

1855
...and well fitted to inspire terror. The back was of a different design, unlike anything we had ever seen before, and the sides were covered with hieroglyphics....unexpected monument put at rest at once and for ever, in our minds, all uncertainty in regard to the character of American antiquities, and gave us the assurance...
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The St. Peterburg English Review, Volumen2

S. Warrand - 1842
...and well fitted to excite terror. Th§ back was of a different design, unlike anything we had ever seen before, and the sides were covered with hieroglyphics....feet, was a large block of stone, also sculptured with emblematical devices, which he called an altar. The sight of this monument put at rest at once and...
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