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" River, the road appeared of a reddish colour, as if strewed with brick-dust. I dismounted from my horse to examine the cause of so unusual an appearance, and was not a little astonished to find that it was owing to myriads of young black crabs, about... "
A Practical View of the Present State of Slavery in the West Indies; Or, An ... - Page 324
by Alexander Barclay - 1827 - 512 pages
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 7

Science - 1829
...to travel through that district at the time. On ascending Quahill, from the vale of Plantain-Garden River, the road appeared of a reddish colour, as if...finger, crossing the road, and moving at a pretty pace direct for the mountains. I was concerned to think of the destruction I was causing in travelling...
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Literary Port Folio

1830
...to travel through that district at the lime. On ascending Quohill, from the vale of Plantain-Garden River, the road appeared of a reddish colour, as if...strewed with brick-dust. I dismounted from my horse to examino the cause of so unusual an appearance, and was not a littlo astonished to lind that it was...
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Magazine of Natural History, Volume 3

John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson - Natural history - 1830
...vale of Plantain Garden River, the road appeared of a reddish colour, as if strewed with brick-dust It was owing to myriads of young black crabs, about the size of the nail of a man's finger, moving at a pretty quick pace direct for the mount. tins. I rode along the coast a distance of about...
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Magazine of Natural History, Volume 3

John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson - Natural history - 1830
...vale of Plantain Garden River, the road appeared of a reddish colour, as if strewed with brick-dust. It was owing to myriads of young black crabs, about the size of the nail of a man's 6npcr, moving at a pretty quick pace direct for the mountains. I rode along the coast a distance •...
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Sacred philosophy of the seasons, Volume 1

Henry Duncan - Natural theology - 1836
...which he details. " On descending Quahill," says this gentleman, " from the vale of Plaintain-garden River, the road appeared of a reddish colour, as if...finger, crossing the road, and moving, at a pretty pace, direct for the mountains. I was concerned to think of the destruction I was causing in travelling...
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Sacred Philosophy of the Seasons: Illustratring the Perfections of ..., Volume 1

Henry Duncan - Natural history - 1839
...says this gentleman, "from the vale of Plaintain-garden River, the road appeared of a reddish color, as if strewed with brick-dust. I dismounted from my...black crabs,* about the size of the nail of a man's ringer, crossing the road, and moving, at a pretty pace, direct for the mountains. I was concerned...
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Magazine of Natural History, Volume 3

John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson - Natural history - 1830
...the mountains. Of this I was an eye-witness. On ascending Oua Hill, from the vale of Plantain Garden River, the road appeared of a reddish colour, as if strewed with brick-dust. It waa owing to myriads of young black craba, about the size of the nail of a man's finger, moving...
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Sacred Philosophy of the Seasons: Illustrating the Perfections of ..., Volume 1

Henry Duncan - Natural theology - 1847
...says this gentleman, "from the vale of Plaintain-garden River, the road appeared of a reddish color, as if strewed with brick-dust. I dismounted from my...finger, crossing the road, and moving, at a. pretty pace, direct for the mountains. I was concerned to think of the destruction I was causing in travelling...
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Wonders of the Sea-shore

Seashore biology - 1847 - 264 pages
...roads in some parts appeared of a reddish colour, as if strewed with brick-dust ; this was owing to the myriads of young Black Crabs, about the size of the nail of a man's finger, which crossed there, moving at a pretty good pace direct for the chain of Blue Mountains, which, extending...
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A History of the earth and animated nature v.1, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1852
...to travel through that district at the time. On ascending Quahill, from the vale of Plantain-garden river, the road appeared of a reddish colour, as if strewed with brick-dust. I discounted from my horse to examine the cause of so unusual an appearance, and was not a little astonished...
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