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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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Oriental Herald and Colonial Review, Volume 20

James Silk Buckingham - 1829 - 616 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 Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - 1830 - 334 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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North America, Part 1

Josiah Conder - 1830 - 396 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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History of the United States, from Their First Settlement as Colonies, to ...

Salma Hale - 1830 - 330 pages
...ambition, is but a stage and resting place m the progress of their victorious industry. 27. " ]\or 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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The Foreign Quarterly Review, Volume 2; Volume 7

1831 - 586 pages
...frozen serpent of the south. Falkland Island, which seemed too remote and too romantic an object foe tbe grasp of national ambition, is but a stage and resting-place...industry. Nor is the equinoctial heat more discouraging to thtoi than the accumulated winter of both poles. We learn that while some of them draw the line or...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - 1831 - 356 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 National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1832 - 310 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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Natural History of the Fishes of Massachusetts: Embracing a Practical Essay ...

Jerome Van Crowninshield Smith - 1833 - 422 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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The Monthly Review

1834 - 604 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 while some of them draw the line, and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others...
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The Works of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: With a Biographical and ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1834 - 744 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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