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" That part of the island we had landed on was a narrow ridge, not above a musket-shot across, bounded on one side by the sea, and on the other by a creek, extending upwards of a mile inland, and nearly communicating with the sea at its head. "
Annual Register - Side 437
redigeret af - 1818
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An Account of the Cape of Good Hope: Containing an Historical View of Its ...

Robert Percival - 1804 - 339 sider
...of flat land properly commences from the pass of Musenberg, where it opens into an extensive plain, bounded on one side by the sea, and on the other by hills of various appearances, some sandy, others rocky, and a few capable of cultivation. Some of these...
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Observations on Various Passages of Scripture: Placing Them in a New ..., Bind 3

1808
...called the horn.' By the horn then ef the son of oil, the Prophet might mean Syria, which is bordered on one side by the sea, and on the other by a most barren desert, and stretches out from its base to the south like a horn ; and so these words will...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature

1808
...reedy marsh, would become one garden, thickly studded with houses. This plain would then, as now, be bounded on one side by the sea, and on the other by the steep mountains which curve round the bead of thegulph. But then 1 cannot, help thinking that my...
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The Life, Travels and Books of Alexander Von Humboldt

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1809 - 482 sider
...near the ruins of the castle of Araya. Night overtook them while fhey were in a narrow path, bordered on one side by the sea, and on the other by a range of perpendicular 64 GENIUS IN OBSCURITY. rocks. The tide was rising rapidly, and narrowed the...
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A history of the West Indies: containing the natural, civil, and ...

Thomas Coke - 1810
...advantageous position ; for in addition to the commanding ground on which it stood, it was protected on one side by the sea, and on the other by a morass which was totally impassable. It was, therefore, only on one point that it could be approached....
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The History of Ancient Greece, Its Colonies and Conquests: From the ..., Bind 4

John Gillies - 1814
...the foot of Mount Pangaeus. He admired the solitary beauty of the surrounding district, which being bounded on one side by the sea, and on the other by lofty mountains, was watered by many streams and rivulets, which, tempering the dry ness of the soil,...
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An Historical Guide to Great Yarmouth in Norfolk with the Most Remarkable ...

1817 - 73 sider
...The South Denes on which the Royal Hospital stands, form a delightful promontory two miles in length, bounded on one side by the sea, and on the other by the river Yare. The soil so readily absorbs the heaviest showers, that immediately on their ceasing,...
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Narrative of a Voyage, in His Majesty's Late Ship Alceste to the Yellow Sea ...

John M'Leod - 1818 - 224 sider
...with artillery. That part of the island we had landed on was a narrow ridge, not above musket shot across, bounded on one side by the sea, and on the...communicating with the sea at its head. Our hill was the the outer point of this tongue, and its shape might be very well represented by an inverted punch-bowl:...
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Bind 1–2

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - 1818
...— 208.) 266 which is the mere or laguna. Night overtook us While we were in a narrow path, bordered on one side by the sea, and on the other by a range of perpendicular rocks. The tide was rising rapidly, and narrowed the road at every step. We...
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Voyage of His Majesty's Ship Alceste: To China, Corea, and the Island of ...

John M'Leod - 1819 - 339 sider
...with artillery. That part of the island we had landed on was a narrow ridge, not above musquet-shot across, bounded on one side by the sea, and on the...punch-bowl: the circle on which the bowl stands would then show the fortification ; and the space within it our citadel. It appeared by the report of scouts,...
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