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Smoky,

river, c.250 mi (400 km) long, rising in Jasper National Park, W Alta., Canada, and flowing generally NE to the Peace River. It receives the Wapiti and Little Smoky rivers. It was explored (1792) by Alexander Mackenzie.
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In the morning, attended by Narau, he expected to start on foot for the smoky mountains that were now green and velvety with nearness.
And, gazing down on the smoky inferno of crude effort, Daylight outlined the new game he would play, a game in which the Guggenhammers and the rest would have to reckon with him.
It was one of those rare afternoons when all the thickness and shadow of London are changed to a kind of shining, pulsing, special atmosphere; when the smoky vapors become fluttering golden clouds, nacreous veils of pink and amber; when all that bleakness of gray stone and dullness of dirty brick trembles in aureate light, and all the roofs and spires, and one great dome, are floated in golden haze.
I hate a man to be red and white, like a painted doll, or all sickly white, or smoky black, or cadaverous yellow.
A strange name wakes up memories; the printed words scent the smoky atmosphere of to-day faintly, with the subtle and penetrating perfume as of land breezes breathing through the starlight of bygone nights; a signal fire gleams like a jewel on the high brow of a sombre cliff; great trees, the advanced sentries of immense forests, stand watchful and still over sleeping stretches of open water; a line of white surf thunders on an empty beach, the shallow water foams on the reefs; and green islets scattered through the calm of noonday lie upon the level of a polished sea, like a handful of emeralds on a buckler of steel.
Since you're likely to have rather a smoky, unpleasant time of it at Newcastle for the next few weeks, you'll want a good prospect of some sort to keep up your spirits.
It is one of those nooks where a few smoky sparrows twitter in smoky trees, as though they called to one another, 'Let us play at country,' and where a few feet of garden-mould and a few yards of gravel enable them to do that refreshing violence to their tiny understandings.
today spoke with members of the Blount County Chamber of Commerce about legislation he will introduce in the coming weeks to help address the $215 million backlog of projects in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
13,14) This is pointing toward the existence of a native grapevine-regulation system that processes the volatile phenols and masks their unpleasant smoky aroma.
He said that the department kept continue operation against the smoky and noisy vehicles throughout the year and a comprehensive campaign was also launched to aware the people about bad impacts of smoky vehicles on the environment.
The deadly wildfires in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains area near Gatlinburg, Tennessee, caused an estimated $500 million in damage, local officials said Tuesday.