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" 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. Falkland Island, which seemed... "
Talks on Teaching Literature - Page 144
by Arlo Bates - 1906 - 247 pages
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1756
...and behold them penetrating into the deepest frozen recesses of Hudson's Bay and Davis' s Straits, whilst we are looking for them beneath the arctic...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,...
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 2

William Belsham - Great Britain - 1795
...arctic circle, they have pervaded the antipodes, and engaged under the frozen serpent of the South. Nor is the equinoctial heat more discouraging to them than the accumulated winter of the poles. Whilst some of them strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others pursue their gigantic...
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The Maritime Law of Europe, Volume 1

Domenico Alberto Azuni - Maritime law - 1806
...gra^p of national ambition, " is but a stage and resting place, in the progress of their victo" rious industry ; 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...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - France - 1807
...engaged under the frozen serpent of the south. Falkland Island, which seemed too remote and romantick an object for the grasp of national ambition, is but...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,...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808 - 2337 pages
...remote and romantick an object for the grasp of national ambition, is but a stage and resting place in the progress of their victorious industry. Nor...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,...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808 - 2337 pages
...remote and romantick an object for the grasp of national ambition, is but a stage and resting place in the progress of their victorious industry. Nor...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,...
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The Parliamentary History of England from the Earliest Period to ..., Volume 18

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1813
...national ambition, is but a stage and resting-place m the progress of their victorious industry. Nor it 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,...
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The Columbian Reader: Comprising a New and Various Selection of Elegant ...

Rodolphus Dickinson - Readers - 1815 - 204 pages
...recesses of Hudson's Bay and Davis's Straights, whilst we are looking for them beneath the arctick cirde t we hear that they have pierced into the opposite region...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,...
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A statistical view of the commerce of the United States of America: its ...

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1816 - 407 pages
...remote and romantic an object for the grasp of national ambition, is but a stage and resting place for their victorious industry. Nor is the equinoctial...poles. We know, that while some of them draw the line or strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, oihers run the longitude and pursue their gigantic game...
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Specimens of Irish Eloquence: Now First Arranged and Collected, with ...

Charles Phillips - Orators - 1819 - 435 pages
...Falkland Island, which seemed too remote and romantic an object for the grasp of national ambitipn, is but a stage and resting-place in the progress of...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,...
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