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" ... spars were not injured. I then turned my eyes upon the masts and rigging of the Stella: apparently, the damage done was about equal to that received by the Arrow; our sails were torn, but our spars were unscathed. The water was smooth, although the... "
Percival Keene - Page 156
by Frederick Marryat - 1842 - 371 pages
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The adventures of Naufragus [i. e., Horne]

Horne (of the India house.) - Travel - 1827 - 225 pages
...see the renowned city of Calcutta." Stretched at full length in our palanquins, we were carried along at the rate of six or seven miles an hour ; but the drudgery of the poor blacks who bore me under a burning sun with such rapidity, greatly diminished...
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The adventures of Naufragus, written by himself

M J. Horne - 1827
...see the renowned city of Calcutta." Stretched at full length in our palanquins, we were carried along at the rate of six or seven miles an hour; but the drudgery of the poor blacks who bore me under a burning sun with such rapidity, greatly diminished...
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The adventures of Naufragus [i. e., Horne]

Horne (of the India house.) - Travel - 1827 - 225 pages
...see the renowned city of Calcutta." Stretched at full length in our palanquins, we were carried along at the rate of six or seven miles an hour ; but the drudgery of the poor blacks who bore me nnder a burning sun with such rapidity, greatly diminished...
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Percival Keene

Frederick Marryat - 1896
...rigging ; she had not suffered much from our fire : her sails were full of shot holes, it is true, but her spars were not injured. I then turned my eyes...and forereached upon her opponent. I perceived that everything depended upon a lucky hit, and having satisfied myself with what I had seen, I hastened...
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The printed book

Harry Gidney Aldis - Art - 1916 - 154 pages
...time the most recent of huge papermaking machines can turn out paper in the form of a continuous roll at the rate of six or seven miles an hour. But the best paper is still made by hand, though it comprises only an insignificant fraction of the whole manufacture....
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