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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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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 1

Richard Ryan - Poetry - 1826
...you wish to mourn ;— To mark a friend's remains these stones arise :— I never knew but one,—and here he lies." On arriving at the age of manhood,...Troad the same morning, and the water being of an icy dullness, we found it necessary to postpone the completion till the frigate anchored between the castles,...
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Manfred. Hebrew melodies. Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte. Monody on the death of ...

1828
...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...of the mountain- snows. About three weeks before, in April, we had made an attempt, but having ridden all the way from the Troad the same morning, and...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Lord Byron

George Clinton - Poets, English - 1828 - 756 pages
...being accomplished by one of the parties in an hour and five, and by the other in an hour and tin, minutes. The water was extremely cold, from the melting of the mountain snows. About three weeks btfore, we had made an attempt ; but having ridden all the way from the Troad the same moruing, and...
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The Life of Lord Byron

John Galt - Poets, English - 1830 - 368 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...postpone the completion till the frigate anchored below the castles, when we swam the straits as just stated, entering a considerable way above the European,...
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The Life & Lord Byron

John Golt - 1830 - 334 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 chilness, we found it necessary to postpone the completion till the frigate anchored below the castles,...
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The Log Book; Or, Nautical Miscellany..

Old Sailor - Seafaring life - 1830 - 498 pages
...minutes. The water wa.s extreme'1 IJ f-"*n the melting of the r 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 dullness, we found it necessary to postpone the completion till the frigate anchored below the castles,...
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The Life of Lord Byron

John Galt - Poets, English - 1830 - 372 pages
...whole distance being accomplished by one of the parties in an hour and five, and by the other (Byron) in an hour and ten minutes. The water was extremely...melting of the mountain snows. About three weeks before, in April, we had made an attempt, but having ridden all the way from the Troad the same morning, and...
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The Life of Lord Byron

John Galt - Poets, English - 1832 - 372 pages
...mountain snows. About three weeks before, in April, we had made an attempt ; but having ridden alj the way from the Troad the same morning, and the water being of an icy chilness, we found it necessary to postpone the completion till the frigate anchored below the castles,...
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The Life of Lord Byron

John Galt - Poets, English - 1832 - 372 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 way from theTroad the same morning, and the water being of an icy chillness, we found it necessary to postpone...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, by ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - Poets, English - 1833
...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...being of an icy chillness, we found it necessary to pospone the completion till the frigate anchored below the castles, when we swam the straits, as just...
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