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My pyrhanism vanished upon his statement that in the very region referred to he had seen petrified trees of the length of two hundred feet.
I repeated the same doctrine to the exultant coal discoverers of Humboldt.
All eyes and spy-glasses were now fixed upon it, and soon something was perceived on the shore.
The officer to whom he spoke ventured to respectfully represent that changing their course would greatly delay them_-that just at that moment the men were going to their dinner-that at least some delay might be allowed.
And when they neared the shore, it was ascertained that sixteen men, wrecked on the coast many days before, and suffering the extremity of hunger, had set up a signal, though almost without hope of relief.
Finding, upon a time, that it was absolutely necessary that he should provide more grain for his family than he had raised upon his own farm, he called upon a man who owed him a debt, and told him he would be glad to receive the money.