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An Account of the Voyages Undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for ... - Page 46
by John Byron, John Samuel Wallis, Philip Carteret, James Cook, Sir Joseph Banks - 1785
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 36

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1773
...and I make no doubt but that they would fu'pply the Botifli navy with the beft malls in the wprlJ. Some of them are of a great height, and more than eight feet in diameter, which is proportionably more than eight yards in circumference; fo that four men, joining hand in hand, could...
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The Geographical, Natural and Civil History of Chili: The natural history of ...

Giovanni Ignazio Molina, Richard Alsop, Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, William Hayley - Natural history - 1808
...that were excellent food." " On each side of Sedger river there are the finest trees I ever saw." " Some of them are of a great height, and more than eight feet in diameter, which is proportionably more than eight yards in circumference ; so that four men, joining hand in hand, could...
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Narrative of Voyages and Travels in the Northern and Southern ..., Volume 1

Amasa Delano - Pacific Ocean - 1817 - 598 pages
...trees 1 ever saw, and I make DO doubt but that they woulj supply the British navy with the best masts in the world. Some of them are of a great height, and more than eight feet in diameter, which is proportionably more than eight yards in circumference ; so that four men, joining hand in hand, could...
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The Edinburgh Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary ..., Volume 5

Geography - 1822
...make no doubt but that they would supply the British navy with the best masts in the world : 8ome«f them are of a great height, and more than eight feet in diameter, which is proportionably more than eight yards in circumference ; so that four men joining liana in hand could...
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The Edinburgh gazetteer, or, Geographical dictionary

Edinburgh gazetteer - 1822
...ever saw ; and I make no •doufct but that they would supply the British navy with the best masts in the world : some of them are of a great height, and •mone than eight feet in diameter, which is •proportionably more than eight yards in •circumference...
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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Arranged ..., Volume 12

Robert Kerr - Explorers - 1824
...trees I ever saw, and I make no doubt but that they would supply the British navy with the best musts in the world. Some of them are of a great height, and more than eight feet in diameter, which is proportionably more than eight yards in circumference ; so that four men, joining hand in hand, could...
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A Voyage Towards the South Pole: Performed in the Years 1822-'24. Containing ...

James Weddell - Antarctica - 1825 - 276 pages
...trees I ever saw, and I make no doubt but that they would supply the British navy with the finest masts in the world. Some of them are of a great height, and more than eight feet in diameter, which is proportionably more than eight yards in circumference, so that four men, joining hand in hand, could...
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A Voyage Towards the South Pole, Performed in the Years 1822-24: Containing ...

James Weddell - Antarctica - 1827 - 324 pages
...trees I ever saw, and I make no doubt but that they would supply the British navy with the finest masts in the world. Some of them are of a great height,...proportion ably more than eight yards in circumference, so that four men, joining hand in hand, could not compass them. Among others, we found the pepper tree,...
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