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 - there was any such place. Then with an....
there was any such place. Then with an. eloquence born partly of contempt and partly of state pride aud partly of a strong desire to make tbis Chicago youth miserable (we work from mixed motives always) did we expatiate expatiate upon the marvels of all we hac seen and ejoyed. We told great tales o: rock and cave and glen; of ravine ant gulch aud the great ships of the navj yard.. We had the satisfaction of seeing im agony of regret in the eyes of thi mau who had never heard of the Dells, anc' heard with untold delight his TOW to see them or perish, We will say right here that after bid- 'ding him adieu it dawned upon us thai possibly his ignorance was feigned; tha possibly he had onriosiy to test oar descriptive abilities; that perhaps little enthusiasm and eloquence was what his poor Chicago soul longed for. We recall with pride the -fact that we rose to the occasion.- - ' — Sight seeiug is delightful. It is fine to have this view and that hill or rock or stream pointed out to one, bat aftei the eye is weary, and the brain crowdec with'impressions, how charming is the place where theee is .nothing to see. Where thca^e'jfHft'be no demand upon your adraiiXMKsMsV wonder, or your Columb bynoTneaiis desti-

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  1. The Weekly Wisconsin,
  2. 30 Aug 1882, Wed,
  3. Page 5

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