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" English miles ; though the actual breadth is barely one. The rapidity of the current is such that no boat can row directly across ; and it may in some measure be estimated, from the circumstance of the whole distance being accomplished by one of the parties... "
Poetry and poets: a collection of the choicest anecdotes relative to the ... - Page 155
by Richard Ryan - 1826
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage: A romaunt : and other poems

Baron George Gordon Byron Byron - 1812 - 226 pages
...of the whole distance being accomplished by one of the parties in an hour and five, and by the other in an hour and ten, minutes. The water was extremely cold from the melting of the mountain-snows. About three weeks before, in April, we had made an attempt, but having ridden all the...
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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage,: A Romaunt: and Other Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English literature - 1814 - 304 pages
...water was extremely cold from the melting of the mountain-snows. About three weeks before, in April, we had made an attempt, but having ridden all the...Troad the same morning, and the water being of an icy ehillness, we found it necessary to postpone the completion till the frigate anchored below the castles,...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage [cantos 1 and 2, with other poems. Wanting pp

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1815
...of the whole distance being accomplished by one of the parties in an hour and five, and by the other in an hour and ten, minutes. The water was extremely cold from the melting of the mountain-snows. About three weeks before, in April, we had made an attempt, but having ridden all the...
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The works of ... lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1815
...of the whole distance being accomplished by one of the parties in an hour and five, and by the other in an hour and ten, minutes. The water was extremely cold from the melting of the mountainsnows. About three weeks before, in April, we had made an attempt, but having ridden all the...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage [cantos 1 and 2, with other poems. Wanting pp

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1815
...water was extremely cold from the melting of the mountain-snows. About three weeks before, in April, we had made an attempt, but having ridden all the way from theTroad the same morning, and the water being of an icy dullness, we found it necessary to postpone...
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The works of ... lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1816
...water was extremely cold from the melting of the mountainsnows. About three weeks before, in April, we had made an attempt, but having ridden all the...postpone the completion till the frigate anchored below the castles, when we swam the straits, as just stated ; entering a considerable way above the...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: In five [i.e. six] volumes

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1817
...of the whole distance being accomplished by one of the parties in an boor and five, and by the other in an hour and ten, minutes. The water was extremely cold from the melting of the mountainsnows. About three weeks before, in April, we had made an attempt, but having ridden all the...
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The works of ... lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1818
...inountain-sno-.^s. About three weeks before, in April, •vre had made an attempt , hat having r.-dden all the way from the Troad the same morning, and the water being of an icy chijlness, we found it necessary to postpone the completion til! the frigate anchored below the castles,...
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An Historical and Critical Memoir of the Life and Writings of the Right ...

John Watkins - 1822 - 427 pages
...the whole distance being accomplished by one of the parties in an hour and five, and by the other, in an hour and ten minutes. The water was extremely...postpone the completion till the frigate anchored below the castles, when we swam the straits, as just stated, entering a considerable way above the...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: with ...

John Watkins - 1822 - 428 pages
...the whole distance being accomplished by one of the parties in an hour and five, and by the other, in an hour and ten minutes. The water was extremely...postpone the completion till the frigate anchored below the castles, when we swam the straits, as just stated, entering a considerable way above the...
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