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" There is a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts it never fails, and in the mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its mouth is in the... "
Plants, the Earth and Minerals - Page 86
by Charles Baker - 1866 - 164 pages
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Edinburgh Review, Or, Critical Journal, Volume 105

English literature - 1857
...cannot blame the priority thus given to its history. To use his own words : — VOL. CV. NO. CCXIV. BB ' There is a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts...mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review

Methodist Church - 1858
...what a grand simplicity the first chapter of the book commences : " There is a river in the ocean. Jn the severest droughts it never fails, and in the mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 41

1857
...so remarkable, that we can not blame the priority thus given to its history. To use his own words: "There is a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts...mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its...
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Debow's Review,: Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial ..., Volume 2; Volume 19

James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow, R. G. Barnwell, Edwin Q. Bell, William MacCreary Burwell - Industries - 1855
...this is ably done in eighteen chapters, each of intense interest. He thus describes the Gulf stream: "There is a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts...mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its...
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The Physical Geography of the Sea

Matthew Fontaine Maury - Marine meteorology - 1855 - 274 pages
...Water between the Bottom of the Sea and the Waters of the Gulf Stream, 56. — It runs up hill, 57. 1 . THERE is a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts...mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its...
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1855
...was published in 1852. It opens with a chapter on the Gulf Stream, of which he speaks thus : — " There is a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts...mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico 9 its fountain, and its...
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De Bow's Review, Volume 19

James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow, Robert Gibbes Barnwell, Edwin Bell, William MacCreary Burwell - Southern States - 1855
...this is ably done in eighteen chapters, each of intense interest. He thus describes the Gulf stream: "There is a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts...mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 45

1855
...was published in 1852. It opens with a chapter on the Gulf Stream, of which he speaks thus : — " There is a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts...fails, and in the mightiest floods it never overflows. Ita banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its...
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The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany

Alvan Lamson, Ezra Stiles Gannett, George Putnam, George Edward Ellis - Theology - 1856
...The Gulf Stream," and the first chapter opens with a striking description of that remarkable current. "There is a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts...mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of 1856.] The Gulf Stream. 13 warm. The Gulf of Mexico...
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Chambers's information for the people, ed. by W. and R. Chambers

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1856
...currents is the Qulf Stream. ' There is,' says Lieutenant Maury, in his Physical Geography of the Sea, 'a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts it...mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Qulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its...
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