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" as the first, the great difficulty consisting in seizing the proper moment of diving under it, which, if missed, the person is caught by the surf, and driven back again with great violence, and all his dexterity is then required to prevent himself from... "
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A General History of Voyages and Travels to the End of the 18th ..., Volume 17

Robert Kerr - History - 1816
...of their way, by swimming. out into the sea. The second wave is encountered in' the same manner with the first; the great difficulty consisting in seizing...proper moment of diving under it, which, if missed, the peráon is caught by the surf, an4 driven back again with great violence; and all his dexterity is...
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels, arranged in ...

General history - 1816
...encountered in the sauie manner with the first; the great difficulty consisting in seizing the-proper moment of diving under it, which, if missed, the person...against the rocks. As soon as they have gained, by these repeated efforts, the smooth water beyond the surf, they lay themselves at length on their board,...
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The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World. ...

James Cook - Voyages around the world - 1821
...of their way, by swimming, out into the sea. The second wave is encountered in the same manner with the first; the great difficulty consisting in seizing...person is caught by the surf, -and driven back again witli great violence ; and all his dexterity is then required to prevent himself from being dashed...
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels, arranged ..., Volume 17

General history - 1824
...of their way, by swimming out into the sea. The second wave is encountered in the same manner with the first; the great difficulty consisting in seizing...against the rocks. As soon as they have gained, by these repeated efforts, the smooth water beyond the surf, they lay themselves at length on their board,...
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The Voyages of Captain James Cook, Volume 2

James Cook - Voyages and travels - 1842
...of their way, by swimming, out into the sea. The second wave is encountered in the same manner with the first; the great difficulty consisting in seizing...against the rocks. As soon as they have gained, by these repeated efforts, the smooth water beyond the surf, they lay themselves at length on their board,...
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The natural history of man, Volume 2

John George Wood - 1870
...their way by faming out into the sea The second wave is encountered in the same mariner with Mist ; the great difficulty consisting in seizing the proper moment of diving under it, feh, if missed, the person is caught by the surf, and driven back again with great ti«ice; and all...
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That Oceanic Feeling

Fiona Capp - Australia - 2003 - 288 pages
A captivating memoir that explores the lure of the sea and the author's love affair with surfing.
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That Oceanic Feeling

Fiona Capp - Australia - 2005 - 286 pages
...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 consisting in seizing...against the rocks. As soon as they have gained, by repeated efforts, the smooth water beyond the surf, they lie themselves at length on their board and...
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