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1  There are no inhabitants of this land of despair.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
2  His iron constitution enabled him to work morning and evening at improving and tilling his lands.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
3  On landing at Bombay, I learned that my corps had advanced through the passes, and was already deep in the enemy's country.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
4  In more fertile spots the observer would have come to the conclusion that one of those great herds of bisons which graze upon the prairie land was approaching him.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
5  There, too, were droves of sheep and bullocks coming in from the outlying pasture lands, and trains of tired immigrants, men and horses equally weary of their interminable journey.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
6  We picked you up when you were starving in the desert, we shared our food with you, led you safe to the Chosen Valley, gave you a goodly share of land, and allowed you to wax rich under our protection.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
7  I was dispatched, accordingly, in the troopship "Orontes," and landed a month later on Portsmouth jetty, with my health irretrievably ruined, but with permission from a paternal government to spend the next nine months in attempting to improve it.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
8  There was not one who did not sink upon his knees in heartfelt prayer when they saw the broad valley of Utah bathed in the sunlight beneath them, and learned from the lips of their leader that this was the promised land, and that these virgin acres were to be theirs for evermore.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
9  So rapidly did he gain the esteem of his new companions, that when they reached the end of their wanderings, it was unanimously agreed that he should be provided with as large and as fertile a tract of land as any of the settlers, with the exception of Young himself, and of Stangerson, Kemball, Johnston, and Drebber, who were the four principal Elders.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH