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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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Historical Sketch of the Second War Between the United States of America ...

Charles Jared Ingersoll - 1845 - 544 pages
...an object for the grasp of national ambition, is but a stage and a resting place in the progress of their victorious industry. Nor is the equinoctial heat more discouraging to them than the accu37* mulated winter of both poles. We know that whilst some of them draw the line and strike the...
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Fisher's National Magazine and Industrial Record, Volume 1

1846 - 594 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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Practical Speaking: As Taught in Yale College

Erasmus Darwin North - 1846 - 454 pages
...too remote \\ and romantic an object /. 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,...
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Paul Preston's Voyages, Travels, and Remarkable Adventures as Related by Himself

Paul Preston, Thomas Picton - 1847 - 346 pages
...Serpent of the south. Falkland island, which seemed too remote and too romantic an "object for (British) national ambition, is but a stage and resting-place...them than the accumulated winter of both the Poles. While some of them draw the line or strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run the Iongitude,...
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De Bow's Review and Industrial Resources, Statistics, Etc: Devoted ..., Volume 1

James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow, R. G. Barnwell, Edwin Bell, William MacCreary Burwell - 1847 - 464 pages
...for national ambition to grasp, is but a stage and resting-place in the progress of their vigorous industry. Nor is the equinoctial heat more discouraging...them than the accumulated winter of both the poles. Wi. know that while some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coasts of Africa, others...
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Orators of the American Revolution

Elias Lyman Magoon - 1848 - 498 pages
...remote 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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American Monthly Knickerbocker, Volume 31

1848 - 580 pages
...remote 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 Family Tourist: A Visit to the Principal Cities of the Western Continent ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - 1848 - 646 pages
...and romantic 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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Peter Parley's Illustrations of Commerce

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1849 - 164 pages
...trembling mountains of ice, and behold them penetrating into the deepest frozen recesses of Hudson's and Davis's straits ; while we are looking for them...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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Sidney's Emigrants Journal..., Volume 1, Issues 1-39

324 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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