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" ... he gave us such an appalling and tremendous jar, as nearly threw us all on our faces. The ship brought up as suddenly and violently as if she had struck a rock, and trembled for a few seconds like a leaf. We looked at each other with perfect amazement,... "
Incidents of a Whaling Voyage: To which are Added Observations on the ... - Page 144
1841 - 360 pages
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Supplement to the Connecticut Courant: Containing Tales, Travels ..., Volume 3

1832
...ship brought up as suddenly and violently as if she had struck a rock.and trembled for a few moments like a leaf. We looked at each other in perfect amazement,...the ship, grazing her keel as he went along, came up along side her to leeward, a, id lay on the top of the water, apparently stunned with the violence...
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The history of Greece, continued to the death of Alexander the great by R.A ...

William Mitford, Richard Alfred Davenport - 1835
...ship bronght up as suddenly and violently as if she had struck a rock, and trembled for a few moments like a leaf. We looked at each other in perfect amazement, deprived almost of the power of speech. Many minntes elapsed before we were able to realize the dreadful accident, during which time he passed under...
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The Recreation: a gift-book for young readers. [3rd-8th annual issue].

1845
...great celerity, I involuntarily ordered the boy at the helm to put it hard up, intending to sheer off and avoid him. The words were scarcely out of my mouth...speech. Many minutes elapsed before we were able to realise the dreadful accident, during which time he passed under the ship, grazing her keel as he went...
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Historic Long Island

Rufus Rockwell Wilson - Long Island (N.Y.) - 1902 - 364 pages
...and trembled for a few seconds like a leaf. We looked at each other with perfect amazement, deprived of the power of speech. Many minutes elapsed before...during which time he passed under the ship, grazing the keel as he went along, came up to leeward, and lay on top of the water, stunned with the violence...
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The Enduring Shore: A History of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket

Paul Schneider - History - 2001 - 384 pages
...other with perfect amazement, deprived almost of the power of speech." Not just momentarily, either. "Many minutes elapsed before we were able to realize the dreadful accident," said Chase. During this time the whale passed beneath the ship and came up on the leeward side. It...
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The Greatest Sailing Stories Ever Told

Christopher Caswell - Sports & Recreation - 2004 - 286 pages
...if she had struck a rock, and trembled for a few seconds like a leaf. We looked at each other with perfect amazement, deprived almost of the power of...grazing her keel as he went along, came up alongside of her to leeward, and lay on the top of the water (apparently stunned with the violence of the blow)...
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Moby Dick and the Whaling Industry of the 19th Century

Graham Faiella - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 64 pages
...the ship]; he gave us such an appalling and tremendous jar, as nearly threw us all on our faces . . . Many minutes elapsed before we were able to realize the dreadful accident; during which time he [the whale] passed under the ship, grazing her keel as he went along, came up alongside of her to leeward,...
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