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" ... of Finow increased on the beach. In the mean while, the carronades were dismounted from their carriages, slung on poles, and conveyed over a shallow reef to the shore. The whole army being landed, and the guns again mounted, the latter were drawn... "
An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Islands in the South Pacific Ocean ... - Side 96
af William Mariner - 1817
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications, Bind 13–14

Constable and co, ltd - 1827
...Finow increased on the beach. In the mean while, the carronades were dismounted from their carnages, slung on poles, and conveyed over a shallow reef to...for about an hour ; in the mean while, as it did not appear to do all the mischief to the exterior of the fortress, owing to the yielding nature of its...
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Tonga and the Friendly Islands: With a Sketch of Their Mission History ...

Sarah Stock Farmer - 1855 - 427 sider
...garrison, and a regular fire was commenced. Finau took his station on the reef, seated in an English chair, for his chiefs would not allow him to expose his person...fire of the carronades was kept up for about an hour. . It was then resolved to set fire to the place ; for which purpose a number of torches being prepared...
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Adventures at Sea in the Great Age of Sail: Five Firsthand Narratives

Elliot Snow - 1986 - 353 sider
...their carriages, slung on poles and conveyed over a shallow reef to the shore. The whole army having landed and the guns again mounted, the latter were...fire of the carronades was kept up for about an hour and as it did not appear to do all the mischief to the exterior of the fortress, owing to the yielding...
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Adventures at Sea in the Great Age of Sail: Five Firsthand Narratives

Elliot Snow - 1986 - 353 sider
...their carriages, slung on poles and conveyed over a shallow reef to the shore. The whole army having landed and the guns again mounted, the latter were...the reef, seated in an English chair (from the Port an Prince) for his chiefs would not allow him ta expose his person on shore. The fire of the carronades...
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Exploration and Exchange: A South Seas Anthology, 1680-1900

Jonathan Lamb, Vanessa Smith, Nicholas Thomas - 2000 - 359 sider
...minutes only forty of the bravest remained to molest them; and these began to retire, as the forces of Finow increased on the beach. In the mean while,...for about an hour: in the mean while, as it did not appear to do all the mischief to the exterior of the fortress, owing to the yielding nature of its...
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