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Page 11 - Whilst we follow them among the tumbling mountains of ice, and behold them penetrating into the deepest frozen recesses of Hudson's Bay and Davis' Straits, whilst we are looking for them beneath the Arctic Circle, we hear that they have pierced into the opposite region of polar cold; that they are at the antipodes,- and engaged under the frozen serpent of the South.
Page 11 - Nor is the equinoctial heat more discouraging to them, than the accumulated winter of both the poles. 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.
Page 5 - Scraps from the Log Book of George Lightcraft, who" was more than twenty years a sailor; an account of the Whale Fishery; with many thrilling incidents in the Life of the Author.
Page 6 - Mo. — Whale-fishery 1713 — 1749. Economic and social history of New England. Kapitel XI og XXII. — Whale-fishery of the Pacific Coast. Report of the Commissioner of Fish and fisheries. 51st Cong. 1st Session. HM Vol. 47. pp. 74—91. — Whale hunt in the Varanger Fjord. Chambers Journal. - — Whalemen's Shipping List and Merchants Transcript.