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" There is a simplicity in the barrier-like beach, the margin of green bushes and tall cocoa-nuts, the solid flat of coral rock, strewed here and there with great fragments, and the line of furious breakers, all rounding away towards either hand. The ocean... "
The Voyage of the Beagle - Page 483
by Charles Darwin - 1909 - 547 pages
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1839
...flat of coral rock, strewed here and there with great fragments, and the line of furious breakers, all rounding away towards either hand. The ocean,...; the great fragments scattered over the reef, and accumulated on the beach, whence the tall coco-nut springs, plainly bespeak the unrelenting power of...
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Principles of geology

sir Charles Lyell (bart.) - Science - 1840
..." The ocean," says Mr. Darwin, " throwing its'breakers on these outer shores, appears an invincible enemy, yet we see it resisted and even conquered by...means which at first seem most weak and inefficient. No periods of repose are granted, and the long swell caused by the steady action of the trade wind...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

Religion - 1845
...solid flat of coral rock, strewed here and there with great fragments and the line of furious breakers, all rounding away towards either hand. The ocean throwing...; the great fragments scattered over the reef, and accumulated on the beach, whence the tall cocoa-nut springs, plainly bespeak the unrelenting power...
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Zoology: Fishes and invertebrated animals

William Benjamin Carpenter - Fishes - 1845
...following remarks by Mr. Darwin form a very appropriate conclusion to this part of our subject : " It is not that the ocean spares the rock of coral ; the great fragments scattered over the reef, and accumulated on the beach, whence the tall cocoa-nut springs, plainly bespeak the unrelenting power...
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Zoology: A Systematic Account of the General Structure, Habits ..., Volume 2

William Benjamin Carpenter - Zoology - 1848
...following remarks by Mr. Darwin form a very appropriate conclusion to this part of our subject : " It is not that the ocean spares the rock of coral ; the great fragments scattered over the reef, and accumulated on the beach, whence the tall cocoa-nut springs, plainly bespeak the unrelenting power...
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Missionary notices. [Continued as] The Wesleyan missionary notices

Wesleyan Methodist missionary society - 1851
...flat of coral rock, strewed here and there with great fragments, ami the line of furious breakers, all rounding away towards either hand. The ocean throwing...of coral ; the great fragments scattered over the reefs, and accumulated on the beach, where the tall cocoa-nut spiings, plainly bespeak the unrelenting...
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A Second Missionary Visit to the Friendly and Feejee Islands: In the Year ...

Walter Lawry - Fiji - 1851 - 217 pages
...flat of coral rock, strewed here and there with great fragments, and the line of furious breakers, all rounding away towards either hand. . The ocean...of coral ; the great fragments scattered over the reefs, and accumulated on the beach, where the tall cocoa-nut springs, plainly bespeak the unrelenting...
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The pupil-teachers' guide to a more intellectual method of teaching simple ...

William Bellamy (headmaster of Norwich diocesan model sch.) - Arithmetic - 1853 - 209 pages
..." The Ocean," says Mr. Darwin, "throwing its breakers on these onter shores, appears an invincible enemy, yet we see it resisted and even conquered by...means which at first seem most weak and inefficient. No periods of repose are granted, and the long swell, caused by the steady action of the trade wind,...
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Tonga and the Friendly Islands: With a Sketch of Their Mission History ...

Sarah Stock Farmer - Methodist Church - 1855 - 427 pages
...continuity." Mr. Darwin says, "The ocean throwing its breakers on these outer shores appears an invincible enemy, yet we see it resisted and even conquered by...means which at first seem most weak and inefficient. No periods of repose are granted, and the long swell caused by the steady action of the trade wind...
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The United Presbyterian magazine

1855
...continuity." Mr Darwin says, *' The ocean throwing its breakers on these outer shores appears an invincible enemy, yet we see it resisted and even conquered by...means which at first seem most weak and inefficient. No periods of repose are granted, and the long swell caused by the steady action of the trade wind...
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