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" each a long, narrow board rounded at the ends, set out together from the shore. The first wave they meet they plunge under, and suffering it to roll over them rise again beyond it, and make the best of their way by swimming out "
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A General History of Voyages and Travels to the End of the 18th ..., Volume 17

Robert Kerr - History - 1816
...the following manner: Twenty or thirty of the natives, taking each a long narrow bOard¿¿roundçd at the ends, set out together from the shore. The...plunge Under, and, suffering it to roll over them, riseagai4 beyond it, and make the best of their way, by swimming. out into the sea. The second wave...
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels, arranged in ...

General history - 1816
...this amusement, which is performed in the following manner: Twenty or thirty of the natives, taking each a long narrow board, rounded at the ends, set...it, and make the best of their way, by swimming out into the sea. The second wave is encountered in the sauie manner with the first; the great difficulty...
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The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World. ...

James Cook - Voyages around the world - 1821
...this amusement, which is performed in the following manner: twenty or thirty of the natives, taking each a long narrow board, rounded at the ends, set...it, and make the best of their way, by swimming, out into the sea. The second wave is encountered in the same manner with the first; the great difficulty...
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels, arranged ..., Volume 17

General history - 1824
...this amusement, which is performed in the following manner : Twenty or thirty of the natives, taking each a long narrow board, rounded at the ends, set...it, and make the best of their way, by swimming out into the sea. The second wave is encountered in the same manner with the first; the great difficulty...
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The Voyages of Captain James Cook, Volume 2

James Cook - Voyages and travels - 1842
...this amusement, which is performed in the following manner:—Twenty or thirty of the natives, taking each a long narrow board, rounded at the ends, set...it, and make the best of their way, by swimming, out into the sea. The second wave is encountered in the same manner with the first; the great difficulty...
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The natural history of man, Volume 2

John George Wood - 1870
...manner :— '"Twenty or thirty of the natives, taking each a long narrow board, rounded at the ft, set out together from the shore. The first wave they meet they plunge under, and, feing it to roll over them, rise again beyond it, and make the best of their way by faming out into...
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Shipwrecks and disasters at sea

William Henry G. Kingston - 1873
...a long narrow board rounded at the ends. On meeting the wave they plunge beneath the water, rising again beyond it, and make the best of their way by swimming into the sea ; the next wave is encountered in the same way. Should he, however, be caught by the surf,...
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Shipwrecks and disasters at sea

William Henry G. Kingston - 1883
...a long narrow board rounded at the ends. On meeting the wave they plunge beneath the water, rising again beyond it, and make the best of their way by swimming into the sea ; the next wave is encountered in the same way. Should he, however, be caught by the surf,...
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Australian Beach Cultures: The History of Sun, Sand, and Surf

Douglas Booth - Social Science - 2001 - 260 pages
...rounded at the ends', he wrote in his journal, set out together from the shore. The first wave they met, they plunge under, and suffering it to roll over them,...it, and make the best of their way by swimming, out into the sea ... The boldness and address, with which we saw them perform these difficult and dangerous...
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