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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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Specimens of Irish Eloquence: Now First Arranged and Collected, with ...

Charles Phillips - 1819 - 484 pages
...romantic an object for the grasp of national ambitipn, 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...
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Views of Society and Manners in America: In a Series of Letters from that ...

Frances Wright - 1821 - 548 pages
...national ambition, is but a stage.and resting-place in the progress of their victorious industry ; nor ig the equinoctial heat more discouraging to them than the accumulated winter of both the poles. We know that while some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run...
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The American Mariners: Or, The Atlantic Voyage. A Moral Poem ... Prefixed is ...

John Davis - 1822 - 404 pages
...but a stage and resting-p'ace in the progress of their victorious industry. Nor i* the eijuinoctial 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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An Excursion Through the United States and Canada During the Years 1822-23

William Newnham Blane - 1824 - 532 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...discouraging to them than the accumulated winter of the polesj We know that while some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa,...
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and ...

1833 - 670 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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History of the United States: From Their First Settlement as Colonies, to ...

Salma Hale - 1827 - 490 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...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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History of the United States from Their First Settlement as Colonies, to the ...

Salma Hale - 1827 - 312 pages
...national ambition, is but a stage and resting place in the progress of their victorious industry. 27. " Nor is the equinoctial heat more 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 coasts of Africa,...
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A General View of the Rise, Progress, and Brilliant Achievements of the ...

1828 - 486 pages
...object for the grasp of national ambition, is but a stage and resting place for their ambitious, and victorious industry. Nor is the equinoctial heat more...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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The Oriental Herald, Volume 20

1829 - 622 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...
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The Modern Traveller: A Popular Description, Geographical, Historical, and ...

Josiah Conder - 1829 - 466 pages
...romantic 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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