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" ... The nature of this cavern will be better understood if we imagine a hollow rock rising sixty feet or more above the surface of the water, into the cavity of which there is no known entrance but one, and that is... "
An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Islands, in the South Pacific Ocean - Side 214
af William Mariner - 1827
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany ..., Bind 3

1817
...a cook Is considered one of tlie lüwtst of mankind in point of tank. the rock, as low down as rix feet under the water, which flows into it ; and consequently...itself. Finow and his friends, being on this part of the island, proposed one afternoon on a sudden thought, to go into tliis cavern, and drink cava....
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An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Islands in the South Pacific ..., Bind 1

William Mariner - 1817
...and that is on the side of the rock, as low down as six feet under the \vater, into which it flows ; and consequently the base of the cavern may be said...itself. Finow and his friends, being on this part of the island, proposed one afternoon on a sudden thought, to go intothiscavern, and drink cava. Mr....
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The flowers of literature, or, Encyclopædia of anecdote, a coll. by ..., Bind 1

William Oxberry - 1822
...one, and that is on the side of the rock as low down as six feet under the water, into which it flows; consequently the base of the cavern may be said to be the sea itself. The medium height within is about forty feet. The roof is hung with stalactites in a very curious way,...
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The Flowers of Literature: Consisting of Selections from History ..., Bind 1

William Oxberry - 1824
...one, and that is on the side of the rock as low down as six feet under the water, into which it flows; consequently the base of the cavern may be said to be the sea itself. The medium height within is about forty feet. The roof is hung with stalactites in a very curious way,...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1827
...and rats. Mr Mariner, as usual, formed one of the party. On this island there is a peculiar cavernt situated on the western coast, the entrance to which...different heights of the tide. When Mr Mariner entered, it was about six feet below the surface. Jeremiah Higgins says it was two or three feet of the island,...
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Scientific Tracts, Bind 2

1832
...above the surface of the water , into the cavity of which there is only one opening, and that opening on the side of the rock, several feet under the water,...base of the cavern may be said to be the sea itself. Mr Mariner, a gentleman who was a resident several years in the island, gives an interesting account...
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Bind 34

1865
...water. Hence the sea having access to it by this entrance, fills it to the same level as it is outside ; and consequently the base of the cavern may be said to be the surface of the sea itself. It is a remarkable freak of nature, and one of which there are no doubt...
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The Cabinet of Curiosities; Or, Wonders of the World Displayed: Forming a ...

1833
...and that is on the side of the rock, as low down as six feet under the water, into which it flows, and consequently the base of the cavern may be said to be the sea itself. Finow, King of Hoonga, and his friends, being on this part of the island, proposed one afternoon, on a sudden...
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The works of lord Byron, with notes by T. Moore [and others].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1842
...and that is in the side of the rock, as low down as six feet under the water, into which it Hows ; t there may be Words which are things, — hoiws Flnow. and his friends, being on this part of the island, proposed one afternoon, on a sudden thought,...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1847 - 827 sider
...one, and that Is in the side of the rock, as low down as six feet under the water, into which it Sows; H s t u lea itself. Finow, and his friends, being on this part of the island, proposed one afternoon, on a...
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