23 février 2010

San Francisco's Horror of Earthquake Fire and Famine, James Russel Wilson

"Shivering, but sure in its rock-ribbed grasp, the hand of Destruction has reached up through the thin crust of the world and, waving a giant torch of quenchless flame, swept from her proud seat at the edge of the sunset sea the splendid city of the Golden Gate. But yesterday the inbound mariner saw from his lookout her jewled hills, aglow with life. As his prow cleaved the clear green of the Pacific and bore him on to the matchless harbor he marked the towers and columns, the serried ranks of homes and the great ships cradled at... [Lire la suite]
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