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The Voyages of Captain James Cook - Page 522
by James Cook - 1842
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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 14

Robert Kerr - Voyages and travels - 1815
...all their might, let the distance be what it will. Darts, bows and arrows are to them what musquets are to us. The arrows are made of reeds pointed with...eight to fourteen inches long-, and from an inch to an inch-and-half in diameter. I know not if they employ them as missive weapons; almost every one of them...
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels, arranged in ...

General history - 1815
...all their might, let the distance be what it wil,). Darts, bows and arrows are to them what musquets are to us. The arrows are made of reeds pointed with...eight to fourteen inches long, and from an inch to an inch-and-half in diameter. I know not if they employ them as missive weapons; almost every one of them...
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A General History of Voyages and Travels to the End of the 18th ..., Volume 14

Robert Kerr - History - 1815
...all their might, let the distance be what it will. Darts, bows and arrows are to them what musquets are to us. The arrows are made of reeds pointed with...for shooting birds have two, three, and sometimes lour points. The stones they use are, in general, the branches of coral rocks from eight to fourteen...
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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Arranged ..., Volume 14

Robert Kerr - Explorers - 1824
...all their might, let the distance be what it will. Darts, bows and arrows are to them what musquets are to us. The arrows are made of reeds pointed with...The stones they use are, in general, the branches or coral rocks from eight to fourteen inches long, and from an inch to an inch-and-half in diameter....
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Flora Indica, Or, Descriptions of Indian Plants, Volume 3

William Roxburgh, William Carey - Botany - 1832
...short-peduncled like the male ones. Fruit oval, or oblong, pointed, cells imperfect, from one to four iaches long, and from an inch to an inch and a half in diameter, till ripe striated with white and green, when ripe red. Seeds involved in a red pulp, lobate. The unripe...
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A Practical Treatise on the Use of the Microscope: Including the Different ...

John Quekett - Microscopy - 1848 - 464 pages
...present in each. The compound body is generally a tube of brass, from eight to ten inches in length, and from an inch to an inch and a half in diameter ; to its upper end the eye-pieces are adapted, to its lower the objectglasses; as these latter are...
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Hand-books of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy: Mechanics. Hydrostatics ...

Dionysius Lardner - Astronomy - 1851
...to elastic strings. 866. Longitudinal vibrations. Let us suppose a glass tube, about seven feet long, and from an inch to an inch and a half in diameter, to be suspended in equilibrium jjt its middle point. Let one half of it be rubbed upon its surface,...
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Electricity, magnetism, and acoustics

Dionysius Lardner - 1856
...already explained as applicable to elastic strings. 680. Let us suppose a glass tube, about seven feet long, and from an inch to an inch and a half in diameter, to be suspended in equilibrium at its middle point. Let one half of it be rubbed upon its surface,...
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Garden Vegetables, and how to Cultivate Them

Fearing Burr - Vegetables - 1866 - 355 pages
...generally pendulous, sometimes erect, conical, often curved towards the end, nearly four inches in length, and from an inch to an inch and a half in diameter ; skin, or flesh, quite thin, and exceedingly piquant. Lp"ppS!.'1 Stalk two feet high ; foliage of...
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Handbook of Natural Philosophy: Electricity, magnetism, and acoustics

Dionysius Lardner - Physics - 1868
...already explained as applicable to elastic strings. 680. Let us suppose a glass tube, about seven feet long, and from an inch to an inch and a half in diameter, to be suspended in equilibrium at its middle point. Let one half of it be rubbed upon its surface,...
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