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" We had little doubt that the fishing would terminate by killing successively all the animals engaged; but, by degrees, the impetuosity of this unequal combat diminished, and the wearied gymnoti dispersed. "
Travels in South America - Page 42
1822 - 180 pages
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The Life, Travels and Books of Alexander Von Humboldt

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1809 - 482 pages
...prolonged struggle between the other horses and the eels. The travellers had little doubt that the fishing would terminate by killing successively all...of this unequal combat diminished, and the wearied gymnoti dispersed. They required a long rest, and abundant nourishment, to repair the galvanic force...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1819
...rising amid the prolonged struggle between the other horses and the eels. ' We had little doubt lhat the fishing would terminate by killing successively all...of this unequal combat diminished, and the wearied gymnoti dispersed. They require a long rest, and abundant nourishment, to repair what they have lost...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 21

1819
...amid the prolonged struggle between the other horses arid the eels. ' We had little doubt that the fishing would terminate by killing successively all...of this unequal combat diminished, and the wearied gymnoti dispersed. They require a long rest, and abundant nourishment, to repair what they have lost...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 13

1819
...amid the prolonged struggle between the other horses and the eels. ' We had little doubt, that the fishing would terminate by killing successively all...of this unequal combat diminished, and the wearied gymnoti dispersed. They require a long rest, and abundant nourishment, to repair what they have lost...
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Volume 4

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - 1819
...rising amid the prolonged struggle between the other horses and the eels. We had little doubt, that the fishing would terminate by killing successively all...of this unequal combat diminished, and the wearied gymnoti dispersed. They require a long rest*, and abundant nourishment^, to repair what they have lost...
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Volume 4

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - 1819
...rising amid the prolonged struggle between the other horses and the eels. We had little doubt, that the fishing would terminate by killing successively all...of this unequal combat diminished, and the wearied gymnoti dispersed. They require a long rest*, and abundant nourishment, to repair what they have lost...
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The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, Volume 2

1820
...rising amid the prolonged struggle between the other horses and the eels. We had little doubt, that the fishing would terminate by killing successively all...of this unequal combat diminished, and the wearied gymnoti dispersed. They require a long rest *, and abundant nourishment, to repair what they have lost...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 4

1820
...rising amid the prolonged struggle between the other horses and the eels. " We had little doubt that the fishing would terminate by killing successively all...of this unequal combat diminished^ and the wearied gymnoti dispersed. They require a long rest, and abundant nourishment, to repair what they have lost...
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Volume 4

Alexander von Humboldt - 1825
...rising amid the prolonged struggle between the other horses and the eels. We had little doubt, that the fishing would terminate by killing successively all...of this unequal combat diminished, and the wearied gymnoti dispersed. They require a long rest*, and abundant nourishment, to repair what they have lost...
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The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, Volume 2

1820
...rising amid the prolonged struggle between the other horses and the eela. We had little doubt, that the fishing would terminate by killing successively all...of this unequal combat diminished, and the wearied gymnoti dispersed. They require a long rest *, and abundant nourishment, to repair what they have lost...
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