Meriwether Lewis Famous Quotes & Sayings

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21 Meriwether Lewis Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Meriwether Lewis: Great numbers of the Indians pass our camp on their hunting excursions: the day was Great numbers of the Indians pass our camp on their hunting excursions: the day was clear and pleasant, but last night was very cold and there was a white frost. — Meriwether Lewis
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Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Meriwether Lewis: We were also fortunate enough to engage in our service a Canadian Frenchmen, who had We were also fortunate enough to engage in our service a Canadian Frenchmen, who had been with the Chayenne Indians on the Black mountains, and last summer descended thence by the Little Missouri. — Meriwether Lewis
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Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Michael Lewis: What Gutfreund said has become a legend at Salomon Brothers and a visceral part of What Gutfreund said has become a legend at Salomon Brothers and a visceral part of its corporate identity. He said: One hand, one million dollars, no tears. — Michael Lewis
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Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Meriwether Lewis: A clear cold morning with high wind: we caught in a trap a large gray A clear cold morning with high wind: we caught in a trap a large gray wolf, and last night obtained in the same way a fox who had for some time infested the neighbourhood of the fort. — Meriwether Lewis
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Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Meriwether Lewis: We had high and boisterous winds last night and this morning: the Indians continue to We had high and boisterous winds last night and this morning: the Indians continue to purchase repairs with grain of different kinds. — Meriwether Lewis
Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Meriwether Lewis: Caught one a live by poreing a great quantity of Water in his hole. Caught one a live by poreing a great quantity of Water in his hole. — Meriwether Lewis
Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Meriwether Lewis: The weather was fine and moderate. The hunters all returned, having killed during their absence The weather was fine and moderate. The hunters all returned, having killed during their absence three elk, four deer, two porcupines, a fox and a hare. — Meriwether Lewis
Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Meriwether Lewis: I could but esteem this moment of my departure as among the most happy of I could but esteem this moment of my departure as among the most happy of my life. — Meriwether Lewis
Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Meriwether Lewis: A woman brought her child with an abscess in the lower part of the back, A woman brought her child with an abscess in the lower part of the back, and offered as much corn as she could carry for some medicine; we administered to it of course very cheerfully. — Meriwether Lewis
Meriwether Lewis Sayings By David R. George III: The two men who led the expedition across the North American continent on Earth, Meriwether The two men who led the expedition across the North American continent on Earth, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, were set a mission to explore an expanse of unknown wilderness, to chart the lands they traveled, to seek out what new life there might be, to befriend the peoples they might encounter, to keep a record of their journey, and to bring that knowledge home." He paused, thrilled that this moment had come at last. "They called themselves the Corps of Discovery. Let us therefore, on this stardate, rededicate ourselves to that ideal. — David R. George III
Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Meriwether Lewis: The musquetos continue to infest us in such manner that we can scarcely exist. My The musquetos continue to infest us in such manner that we can scarcely exist. My dog even howls with the torture he experiences. — Meriwether Lewis
Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Meriwether Lewis: The day cold and fair with a high easterly wind: we were visited by two The day cold and fair with a high easterly wind: we were visited by two Indians who gave us an account of the country and people near the Rocky mountains where they had been. — Meriwether Lewis
Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Meriwether Lewis: We procured from an Indian a weasel perfectly white except the extremity of the tail We procured from an Indian a weasel perfectly white except the extremity of the tail which was black: great numbers of wild geese are passing to the south, but their flight is too high for us to procure any of them. — Meriwether Lewis
Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Meriwether Lewis: The weather became so intensely cold that we sent for all the hunters who had The weather became so intensely cold that we sent for all the hunters who had remained out with captain Clarke's party, and they returned in the evening several of them frostbitten. — Meriwether Lewis
Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Meriwether Lewis: Captain Clarke who had gone out yesterday with eighteen men to bring in the meat Captain Clarke who had gone out yesterday with eighteen men to bring in the meat we had killed the day before, and to continue the hunt, came in at twelve o'clock. — Meriwether Lewis
Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Meriwether Lewis: I am not a coward, but I am so strong. So hard to die. I am not a coward, but I am so strong. So hard to die. — Meriwether Lewis
Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Meriwether Lewis: On the acquisition of Louisiana, in the year 1803, the attention of the government of On the acquisition of Louisiana, in the year 1803, the attention of the government of the United States, was early directed towards exploring and improving the new territory. — Meriwether Lewis
Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Meriwether Lewis: The rain, which had continued yesterday and last night, ceased this morning. We then proceeded, The rain, which had continued yesterday and last night, ceased this morning. We then proceeded, and after passing two small islands about ten miles further, stopped for the night at Piper's landing, opposite another island. — Meriwether Lewis
Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Meriwether Lewis: As we passed on, it seemed those scenes of visionary enchantment would never have an As we passed on, it seemed those scenes of visionary enchantment would never have an end. — Meriwether Lewis
Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Michael Lewis: In the two decades after I left, I waited for the end of Wall Street In the two decades after I left, I waited for the end of Wall Street as I had known it. The outrageous bonuses, the endless parade of rogue traders, the scandal that sank Drexel Burnham, the scandal that destroyed John Gutfreund and finished off Salomon Brothers, the crisis following the collapse of my old boss John Meriwether's Long-Term Capital Management, the Internet bubble: Over and over again, the financial system was, in some narrow way, discredited. Yet the big Wall Street banks at the center of it just kept on growing, along with the sums of money that they doled out to twenty-six-year-olds to perform tasks of no obvious social utility. The rebellion by American youth against the money culture never happened. Why bother to overturn your parents' world when you can buy it and sell off the pieces? — Michael Lewis
Meriwether Lewis Sayings By Elizabeth Kolbert: Such is the economy of nature," Thomas Jefferson wrote, "that no instance can be produced, Such is the economy of nature," Thomas Jefferson wrote, "that no instance can be produced, of her having permitted any one race of her animals to become extinct; of her having formed any link in her great work so weak as to be broken." When, as President, he dispatched Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to the Northwest, Jefferson hoped that they would come upon live mastodons roaming the region. — Elizabeth Kolbert