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" ... of the robbers, I counted one, two, three, yes, up to twelve, successively of the largest sharks I ever saw, floating in a circle around me, like divergent rays, all mathematically equi-distant from the rock, and from each other ; each perfectly motionless,... "
The Metropolitan - Page 301
1845
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Sporting Scenes and Sundry Sketches: Being the Miscellaneous ..., Volume 1

J. Cypress - American literature - 1842
...mathematically equi-distant from the rock, and from each other ; each perfectly motionless, and with his gloating, fiery eye fixed full and fierce upon me....unchewed game, at which a pack of hunting sea-dogs was making a dead point ! There was one old fellow, that kept within the circumference of the circle....
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volume 7

John William Carleton - 1842
...mathematically equidistant from the rock, and from each other ; each perfectly motionless, and with his gloating, fiery eye fixed full and fierce upon me....radii were sharks ; I was the unsprung, or, rather, nnclieieed game, at which a pack of hunting sea-dogs were making a dead point ! " There was one old...
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Memoir of Wm. P. Hawes. To the memory of Cypress. Fire Island-Ana; or a week ...

J. Cypress - American poetry - 1842
...mathematically equi-distant from the rock, and from each other ; each perfectly motionless, and with his gloating, fiery eye fixed full and fierce upon me....Basilisks and rattle-snakes ! how the fire of their stead}' eyes entered into my heart ! I was the centre of a circle, whose radii were sharks ! I was...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1843
...mathematically equidistant from the rock, and from each other ; each perfectly motionless, and with his gloating, fiery eye fixed full and fierce upon me Basilisks and rattlesnakes ! how the fire of thei steady eyes entered into my heart ! I was the centr of a circle, whose radii were sharks : I was...
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The Naval and military sketch book, and history of adventure by flood and field

...mathematically equi-distant from the rock, and from each other ; each perfectly motionless, and with gloating, fiery eye fixed full and fierce upon me....hunting sea-dogs were making a dead point. There was one fellow that kept within the circumference of the circle. He seemed to be a sort of captain, or leader...
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A Quarter Race in Kentucky: And Other Sketches, Illustrative of Scenes ...

William Trotter Porter - 1846 - 199 pages
...mathematically equidistant from the rock, and from each other; each perfectly motionless, and with his gloating, fiery eye, fixed full and fierce upon me....fire of their steady eyes entered into my heart ! I WES the centre of a circle, whose radii were sharks ! I was the unsprung, or rather unchewed game,...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1856
...mathematically equidistant from the rock, and from each other ; each perfectly motionless, and with hia gloating, fiery eye fixed full and fierce upon me....whose radii were sharks! I was the unsprung, or rather vnchnred game, at which a pack of hunting sea-dogs was making a dend point ! There was one old fellow,...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - American literature - 1856
...motionless, and with his gloating, fiery eye fixed full and fierce upon me. Basilisks arid rattle-snakes 1 how the fire of their steady eyes entered into my...radii were sharks ! I -was the unsprung, or rather vnchevicd game, at which a pack of hunting sea-dogs was making a dead jxjiut! There was one old fellow,...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1856
...mathematically equidistant from the rock, and from each other; each perfectly motionless, and with his gloating, fiery eye fixed full and fierce upon me....the fire of their steady eyes entered into my heart II was the centre of a circle, whose radii were sharks! I was the unsprung, or rather wywAnmf game,...
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Colonel Thorpe's Scenes in Arkansaw: Containing the Whole of the Quarter ...

William Trotter Porter - American wit and humor - 1858
...mathematically equidistant from the rock, and from each other; each perfectly motionless, and with his gloating, fiery eye, fixed -full and fierce upon me....the centre of a circle, whose radii were sharks ! I the unsprung, or rather unchewed game, at which a pack of hunting sea-dogs were making a dead point...
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