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" With one powerful sweep of his paddle he can instantly turn the canoe, when only a foot distant from fatal destruction. He can steer within an inch in a narrow place, or press through reeds and weeds, branches and grass; can hoist and lower his sail without... "
A thousand miles in the Rob Roy canoe on rivers and lakes of Europe - Page 2
by John MacGregor - 1866 - 316 pages
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Idleness, Water, and a Canoe: Reflections on Paddling for Pleasure

Jamie Benidickson - Sports & Recreation - 1997 - 299 pages
...surrounding scenery were always in view. For manoeuvrability and portability the canoe was unsurpassed: With one powerful sweep of his paddle he can instantly...plains in a cart drawn by a horse, a bullock, or a cow. Strength, versatility, and stability were further virtues of MacGregor's craft, with comfort and elegance...
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