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A statistical view of the commerce of the United States of America: its ... - Page 46
by Timothy Pitkin - 1816 - 407 pages
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INCIDENTS OF A WHALING VOYAGE

FRANCIS ALLYN OLMSTED - 1841
...We know that while some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run the longitude, and pursue their gigantic game...along the coast of Brazil. No sea but what is vexed by their fisheries, no climate that is not witness to their toils. Neither the perseverance of Holland,...
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The Popular Encyclopedia

1841
...We learn that, while some of them draw the line or strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run the longitude, and pursue their gigantic game along the coast of Brazil." These are the seas that are still vexed by the American fisheries, which have been pushed, however,...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 6

Freeman Hunt, William B. Dana - Commerce - 1842
...know that whilst some iii them draw the line and strike the harpoun on the coast of Africa, others run the longitude and pursue their gigantic game along the coast of Brazil. No sea but what ia vexed by their fisheries, no climate that is not witness to their toils. Neither the perseverance...
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The Home Missionary, Volumes 15-17

Home missions - 1843
...and her commerce. While they were colonies, Edmund Burke said oí them, in the British Parliament, "No sea, but what is vexed with their fisheries ; no climate, that is not witness to their toils." " They were still in the gristle, and not yet hardened into manhood," (to use the...
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The Wisdom and Genius of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Illustrated in a ...

Peter Burke - Philosophy - 1845 - 426 pages
...We know that whilst some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run •the longitude, and pursue their gigantic game...along the coast of Brazil. No sea but what is vexed by their fisheries; no climate that is not witness to their toils. Neither the perseverance of Holland,...
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The District School Reader: Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking; Designed ...

William Draper Swan - Readers - 1845 - 468 pages
...We know that whilst some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run the longitude and pursue their gigantic game along the coast of Brazil. No sea but what is vexed by their fisheries. No climate that is not witness to their toils. Neither the perseverance of Holland,...
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Historical Sketch of the Second War Between the United States of America ...

Charles Jared Ingersoll - United States - 1845
...We know that whilst some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run the longitude and pursue their gigantic game along the coast of Brazil. No sea but what is vexed by their fisheries. No climate that is not witness to their toils. Neither the perseverance of Holland,...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 13

Freeman Hunt - Commerce - 1845
...We know that while some of them draw the line, and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run the longitude, and pursue their gigantic game...along the coast of Brazil. No sea but what is vexed by their fisheries ; no climate but is witness of their toils." Such was the fame of the New Englanders...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 13

Business & Economics - 1845
...We know that while some of them draw the line, and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run the longitude, and pursue their gigantic game along the coast of Brazil. No sea but what is veied by their fisheries ; no climate but is witness of their toils." Such was the fame of the New...
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Fisher's National Magazine and Industrial Record, Volume 1

Redwood S. Fisher - Economics - 1846
...that while some of them, draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run down the longitude, and pursue their gigantic game along...their fisheries — no climate that is not witness to their toils. Neither the perseverance of Holland, nor the activity of France, nor the dexterous...
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