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" We found it difficult to form an idea of this extraordinary manner of fishing; but we soon saw our guides return from the savannah, which they had been scouring for wild horses and mules. They brought about thirty with them, which they forced to enter... "
The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ... - Page 502
1819
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The Life, Travels and Books of Alexander Von Humboldt

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1809 - 482 pages
...horses. They found it difficult to form an idea of this manner of fishing ; but they soon saw their guides return from the savannah, which they had been...with them, which they forced to enter the pool. The noise caused by the horses' hoofs, made the fish issue from the mud, and excited them to the attack....
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Volume 4

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - 1819
...gymnoti ; the Indians therefore told us, that they would " fish with horses," embarbascar con cavallos *. We found it difficult to form an idea of this extraordinary...with them, which they forced to enter the pool. The extraordinaiy noise caused by the horses' hoofs makes the fish issue from the mud, and excites them...
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Volume 4

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - 1819
...; the Indians therefore told u>. that they would " fish with horses," embarbascar con cat-olio* *. We found it difficult to form an idea of this extraordinary...saw our guides return from the savannah, which they bad been scouring for wild horses and mules. They brought about thirty with them, which they forced...
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The Literary Gazette: A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science, and ..., Volume 3

William Jerdan, William Ring Workman, Frederick Arnold, John Morley, Charles Wycliffe Goodwin - 1819
...gymnoti ; the Indian* therefore told us, that they would " fish with horses," embarbaicar con canalla». We found it difficult to form an idea of this extraordinary...fishing ; but we soon saw our guides return from the savauuah, which they had been scouring for wild horses and mules. They brought about thirty with them,...
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Weaver's Magazine and Literary Companion, Volume 2

1819
...that they would "fish with horses," embarbascar con cavallos. We found it dificult to- form an idetuof this extraordinary manner of fishing ; but we soon saw our guides return from the savannah, whic{i they had been scouring for wild horses and mules. They brought about thirty with them, which...
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The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, Volume 2

1820
...would have enfeebled the gymnoti ; the Indians therefore told us, that they would " fish with horses," We found it difficult to form an idea of this extraordinary...mud, and excites them to combat. These yellowish and li vid eels, resembling large aquatic serpents, swim on the surface of the water, and crowd under the...
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Travels in South America

1822 - 180 pages
...search of wild Horses and Mules, and they had brought about thirty wiih them, which they immediately forced to enter the pool. The extraordinary noise...by the horses hoofs, makes the Fish issue from the Uiiid, and excites them to combat : these yellowish and livid Eels, therefore, resembling large Water...
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The English reading book, in prose

William Jillard Hort - 1822 - 249 pages
...idea of such an extraordinary mode of fishing, but we soon saw our guides return from the savanna, which they had been scouring for wild horses and mules. They brought with them about thirty, whom they forced to enter the water. The noise made by the dashing of the horses'...
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Travels in South America

1824 - 180 pages
...guides returning from the savannah, with about thirty wild Horses and Mules, which they immediately forced to enter the pool. The extraordinary noise...excites them to combat; these yellowish and livid Eels, there, fore, resembling large Water Serpents, swim on the surface of the lake, crowd under the bellies...
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The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, Volume 2

1820
...would have enfeebled the gymnoti ; the Indians therefore told us, that they would " fish with horses." We found it difficult to form an idea of this extraordinary...mules. They brought about thirty with them, which they fbwced to enter the pool. . ^ , • ..^he extraordinary noise caused by the horses1 hoofs makes the...
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