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" ... ice is restless, and has pressed a good deal to-day again. It begins with a gentle crack and moan along the side of the ship, which gradually sounds louder in every key. Now it is a high plaintive tone, now it is a grumble, now it is a snarl, and... "
Fridtjof Nansen: A Book for the Young - Page 96
by Jacob Breda Bull - 1898 - 132 pages
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Fridtjof Nansen - "Fram" Expedition" - 1897
...tone, now it is a grumble, now it is a snarl, and the ship gives a start up. The noise steadily grows till it is like all the pipes of an organ ; the ship...trembles and shakes, and rises by fits and starts, or is sometimes gently lifted. There is a pleasant, comfortable feeling in sitting listening to all this...
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Farthest North; Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the ..., Volume 1

Fridtjof Nansen - Arctic regions - 1897 - 679 pages
...tone, now it is a grumble, now it is a snarl, and the ship gives a start up. The noise steadily grows till it is like all the pipes of an organ ; the ship...trembles and shakes, and rises by fits and starts, or is sometimes gently lifted. There is a pleasant, comfortable feeling in sitting listening to all this...
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The Romance of Modern Exploration: With Descriptions of Curious Customs ...

Archibald Williams - Voyages and travels - 1908 - 383 pages
...tone, now it is a grumble, now it is a snarl, and the ship gives a start up. The noise steadily grows till it is like all the pipes of an organ ; the ship...trembles and shakes, and rises by fits and starts, or is sometimes gently lifted. There is a pleasant, comfortable feeling in sitting listening to all this...
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