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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 Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volume 10

John William Carleton - 1843 - 672 pages
...Island, which seems too remote 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 learn that while some of them draw the line, or strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa,...
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The Natural History of the Sperm Whale ...: To which is Added, a Sketch of a ...

Thomas Beale (surgeon.) - 1839 - 426 pages
...Island, which seems too remote 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 learn, that while some of them draw the line or strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa,...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 3

1840 - 556 pages
...mountains of ice, and behold them penetrating into the deepest frozen recesses of Hudson's Bay and Davis' Straits ; while we are looking for them beneath the...the poles. We learn that while some of them draw the lino or strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run the longitude, and pursue their gigantic...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 2

1840 - 550 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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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 2

1840 - 548 pages
...romantic un 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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Incidents of a Whaling Voyage

Francis Allyn Olmsted - 1841 - 400 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 run...
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The United States Speaker, a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - 1843 - 524 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 run...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - 1844 - 900 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 run...
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The Wisdom and Genius of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Illustrated in a ...

Peter Burke - 1845 - 490 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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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - 1845 - 494 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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