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When the State of Arkansas was chartered, she controlled 'to the center of the river'-a most unstable line.
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The former town gets its name from a huge, squat pillar of rock, which stands up out of the water on the Missouri side of the river-a piece of nature's fanciful handiwork-and is one of the most picturesque features of the scenery of that region.
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I noticed that he spoke of the Klondike in the archaic vernacular, calling it the Reindeer River-a conceited custom that the Old Timers employ against the CHECHAQUAS and all tenderfeet in general.
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Mercy was a great help to widow Christiana at the slough, and to her and her sons all the way up to the river-a very present help in many a need to her future mother-in-law and her pilgrim sons.
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One instant of painful suspense, in which imagination pictured another tragedy added to the record of this deceitful river-a moment filled with intense feeling, and sensation of splash, and yell, and fury of action; then the three able horses dragged their comrade out of the quicksand.
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And all the time in my ears dinned the roar, the boom, the rumble of this singularly rapacious and purposeful river-a river of silt, a red river of dark, sinister meaning, a river with terrible work to perform, a river which never gave up its dead.
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It was six months later and summer on the wane, when I met a fisherman on the river-a gent I knew-and made him laugh a good bit with the tale of they people. "And what did Spider do after all, Mr. Bates?
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It was well that he had fallen; Harold, thrown forward a few feet, touched the earth upon the edge of the rocky bank that descended precipitously a hundred feet or more to the river-a few steps further, and horse and rider would have plunged over the verge of the bluff.
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To-night we are in camp in the Judith Basin and by the Judith River-a beautiful stream, and by far the largest we have seen on the march.
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And all the time she saw the face of a dead man down by the river-a face now beneath the sod.
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The two bridges over the Tennessee River-a flying one at Chattanooga and the new one at Brown's Ferry-with the road north of the river, covered from both the fire and the view of the enemy, made the connection complete.
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Lovely Bethel, fairest ornament of the sturdy mountain-land, tender and smiling as if no storm had ever swept, no sin ever marred,-in Arcadia that no one would ever leave but for the magic of the drive back to Gorham through piny woods, under frowning mountains, circled with all the glories of sky and river,-a drive so enticing, that, when you reach Gorham, straight back again you will go to Bethel, and so forever oscillate, unless some stronger magnet interpose.
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Behind the Venetian blinds of a respectable middle-class, fifty-pound-a-year, "semi-detached," "family" house, in a respectable middle-class road of the little north-county town of Sidon, midway between the trees of wealth upon the hill, and the business quarters that ended in squalor on the bank of the broad and busy river,-a house boasting a few shabby trees of its own, in its damp little rockeried slips of front and back gardens,-on a May evening some ten or twelve years ago, a momentous crisis of contrasts had been reached.
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Again, with a sudden change of mood, Barry swung into that old song of the homesick plantation negro, "The Suwanee River"-a simple enough air, but under the manipulations of a master lending itself to an interpretation of the deep and tender emotions which in that room and in that company of French, British, Canadian, American folk were throbbing in a common longing for the old home and the "old folks at home.
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The sound of London rolls on like a river-a river that ebbs sometimes, but rarely floods above its normal banks; it impresses one as the necessary breathing of a grunting and burdened monster who has a mighty job on his hands and is taking his own good time about doing it.
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It was by the mouth of the little river-a green knoll sheltered under the rising hills, to the very feet of which the little waves came rippling musically as the summer tide flowed in.
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Examples of River-a

Example #1
The State of Mississippi claimed 'to the channel'-another shifty and unstable line.
Example #2
Chapter 33 Refreshments and Ethics IN regard to Island 74, which is situated not far from the former Napoleon, a freak of the river here has sorely perplexed the laws of men and made them a vanity and a jest.
Example #3
For nearer or remoter neighbors, the Tower has the Devil's Bake Oven-so called, perhaps, because it does not powerfully resemble anybody else's bake oven; and the Devil's Tea Table-this latter a great smooth-surfaced mass of rock, with diminishing wine-glass stem, perched some fifty or sixty feet above the river, beside a beflowered and garlanded precipice, and sufficiently like a tea-table to answer for anybody, Devil or Christian.
Example #4
At Grand Tower, too, there was a railway; and another at Cape Girardeau.
Example #5
But he did it so naively and as such a matter of course, that there was no sting, and I forgave him.
Example #6
The factor of Koshim had spoken about the discoveries on the Klondike, and he was of a mind to run over for a peep.