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" Nor is the equinoctial heat more discouraging to them, than the accumulated winter of both the poles. We know that whilst some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run the longitude, and pursue their gigantic game... "
Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature ... - Page 147
edited by - 1833
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - 1889 - 556 pages
...romantic an object for the grasp of national ambition, is but a stage and resting-place in the progress of their victorious industry. Nor is the equinoctial...than the accumulated winter of both the poles. We know that whilst some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run...
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 2

William Belsham - 1795 - 496 pages
...arctic circle, they have pervaded the antipodes, and engaged under the frozen serpent of the South. Nor is the equinoctial heat more discouraging to them than the accumulated winter of the poles. Whilst some of them strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others pursue their gigantic...
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The Maritime Law of Europe, Volume 1

Domenico Alberto Azuni - 1806 - 462 pages
...gra^p of national ambition, " is but a stage and resting place, in the progress of their victo" rious industry ; nor is the equinoctial heat more discouraging...than the accumulated winter of both the poles. We " know that whilst some of them draw the line, and strike the " harpoon, on the coast of Africa, others...
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Economica: A Statistical Manual for the United States of America

Samuel Blodget - 1806 - 258 pages
...remote and romantic an object for the grasp of national ambition, is but a stage and resting place to their victorious industry. Nor is the equinoctial...discouraging to them, than the accumulated winter of both poles. We know that while some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1807 - 560 pages
...romantick an object for the grasp of national ambition, is but a stage and restingplace in the progress of their victorious industry. Nor is the equinoctial...than the accumulated winter of both the poles. We know that whilst some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - 1808 - 512 pages
...romantick an object for the grasp of national ambition, is but a stage and resting place in the progress of their victorious industry. Nor is the equinoctial...than the accumulated winter of both the poles. We know that whilst some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - 1808 - 518 pages
...romantick an object for the grasp of national ambition, is but a stage and resting place in the progress of their victorious industry. Nor is the equinoctial...than the accumulated winter of both the poles. We know that whilst some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run...
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The Parliamentary History of England from the Earliest Period to ..., Volume 18

Great Britain. Parliament - 1813 - 766 pages
...national ambition, is but a stage and resting-place m the progress of their victorious industry. Nor it the equinoctial heat more discouraging to them, than the accumulated winter of both the poles. We know that whilst some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run...
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The Columbian Reader: Comprising a New and Various Selection of Elegant ...

Rodolphus Dickinson - 1815 - 214 pages
...romantic an object for the grasp of national ambition, is but a stage and resting-place in the progress of their victorious industry. Nor is the equinoctial...than the accumulated winter of both the poles. We know that whilst some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run...
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A Statistical View of the Commerce of the United States of America: Its ...

Timothy Pitkin - 1816 - 458 pages
...remote and romantic an object for the grasp of national ambition, is but a stage and resting place for their victorious industry. Nor is the equinoctial...discouraging to them than the accumulated winter of both poles. We know, that while some of them draw the line or strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa,...
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