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" Burrampaoter, are overflowed, and form an inundation of more than a hundred miles in width ; nothing appearing but villages and trees, excepting very rarely the top of an elevated fpot; (the artificial mound of fome deferted village) appearing like an... "
Memoir of a Map of Hindoostan: Or the Mogul Empire: with an Introduction ... - Page 269
by James Rennell - 1788 - 295 pages
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 52

1781
...Bengal, the rivers begin to rife, but by very ilow degrees ; for the iacreafe is only about an inch per day for the firft fortnight. It then gradually augments...lower parts of Bengal, contiguous to the Ganges and Burrampaoter, are overflowed, and form an inundation of more than a hundred miles in width ; nothing...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 42

1802
...The inland navigation of Bengal gives confiant employment to го.ооо boatmen ; and by the laMer end of July all the lower parts of Bengal, contiguous to the rivers, are overflowed more than юэ miles in width — From what we have here extracted, the reader...
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The English Review, Or, An Abstract of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 3

1784
...the increafe is only about an inch ff day for the firlt fortnight. It then gradually augments to r.vo and three inches before any quantity of rain falls...Bengal, contiguous to the Ganges and Burrampooter, arc overflowed, and form an inundation of more than a hundred miles in width ; nothing appearing but...
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Encyclopędia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 3, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - 1797
...any quantity of rain falls in the low countries ; and «hen the rain becomes general, the increafe at a medium is five inches per day. By the latter end...to the Ganges and Burrampooter, are overflowed, and prefent a furface of water more than ioo miles wide. This valt collection of Huid, however, is owing...
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The Modern Preceptor ; Or, a General Course of Education, Volume 2

John Dougall - 1810 - 580 pages
...swell the rivers so, that the adjoining lands are inundated for a considerable extent on each side. In the latter end of July all the lower parts of Bengal contiguous to the Ganges and the Burrampooter, are overflowed, forming an inundation of more than a hundred miles in width; nothing...
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Brief Narrative of the Baptist Mission in India: Including an Account of ...

Baptist Missionary Society - 1811 - 82 pages
...begins with March, and continues to the end of May. The rainy season continues from June to September. By the latter end of July all the lower parts of Bengal, contiguous to the two great rivers, are overflowed to an extent of above 100 miles in width, nothing appearing but villages...
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Brookes's General Gazetteer Improved: Or, A New and Compendious Geographical ...

Richard Brookes - 1812 - 769 pages
...matters are brought down as inlect the air with the most malignant vapour* when the waters retire. By the latter end of July, all the lower parts of Bengal, contiguous to the Ganges and Bnrrampooter, are overflowed, and present a surface of w At er more than 100 miles wide. As some of...
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A Compendious and Complete System of Modern Geography: Or, A View of the ...

Jedidiah Morse - 1814 - 670 pages
...mountain's the rainy season begins early in April ; but rarely in the plains till the latter end fl" June. By the latter end of July all the lower parts of Bengal, » Wesdin, OSS. f RenneH,349. contiguous to the Ganges and Burampooter, are overflowed, and form an...
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Popular Voyages and Travels Throughout the Continent & Islands of Europe: In ...

Mrs. Jamieson (Frances Thurtle) - 1820 - 506 pages
...last months of the year are generally pleasant, but excessive fogs prevail in January and February. By the latter end of July, all the lower parts of Bengal are overflowed, and form an inundation of more than a hundred miles in width, nothing appearing but...
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Universal Science Or the Cabinet of Nature and Art, Comprising ..., Volume 1

Alexander Jamleson - 1821
...last months of the year are generally pleasant, but excessive fogs prevail in January and February. By the latter end of July, all the lower parts of Bengal are overflowed, and form an inundation of more than a hundred miles in width, nothing appearing but...
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