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" ... the storm by which they are overtaken. They are driven back by the Indians into the middle of the water; but a small number succeed in eluding the active vigilance of the fishermen. These regain the shore, stumbling at every step, and stretch themselves... "
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
...shore, stumbling at every step, and stretched themselves on the sand, exhausted with fatigue, and with limbs benumbed by the electric shocks of the gymnoti. In less than five minutes two of the horses were drowned. The eels being five feet long, and pressing themselves against the belly...
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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
...vigilance of the fishermen. These regain the shore, stumbling at every step, and stretch themselves on the sand, exhausted with fatigue, and their limbs...long, and pressing itself against the belly of the horses, makes T 2 a discharge a discharge along the whole extent of its electric organ. It attacks...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 21

1819
...vigilance of the fishermen. These regain the shore, stumbling at every step, and stretch themselves on the sand, exhausted with fatigue, and their limbs...long, and pressing itself against the belly of the horses, makes Y 2 a discharge a discharge along the whole extent of its electric organ. It attacks...
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Volume 4

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - 1819
...vigilance of the fishermen. These regain the shore, stumbling at every step, and stretch themselves on the sand, exhausted with fatigue, and their limbs...long, and pressing itself against the belly of the horses, makes a discharge along the whole extent of it's electric organ. It attacks at once the heart,...
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Volume 4

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - 1819
...regain the shore, stumbling at every step, and stretch themselves on the sand, exhausted with fatigue,1 and their limbs benumbed by the electric shocks of...long, and pressing itself against the belly of the horses, makes a discharge along the whole extent of it's electric organ. It attacks at once the heart,...
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Weaver's Magazine and Literary Companion, Volume 2

1819
...exhausted with fatigue, and their limbs benumb* td by the electric shocks of the pymnoti. •] ' -.r -. " In less than five minutes two horses were drowned....long, and pressing itself against the belly of the horses, makes a discharge along the whole extent of its electric organ. It attacks at once the heart,...
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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
...vigilance of the fishermen. These regain the ihore, stumbling at every step, and itretch themselves on the sand, exhausted with fatigue, and their limbs...by the electric shocks of the gymnoti. In less than fire minutes two horses were drowned. The eel, being five feet long, and pressing itself against the...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 13

1819
...vigilance of the fishermen. These regain the shore, stumbling at every step, and stretch themselves on the sand, exhausted with fatigue, and, their limbs benumbed by the electric shocks of the gymnoii. ' In less than five minutes two horses were drowned. The eel, being five feet long, and pressing...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 4

1820
...vigilance of the fishermen. These regain the shore, stumbling at every step, and stretch themselves on the sand, exhausted with fatigue, and their limbs...long, and pressing itself against the belly of the horses, makes a discharge along the whole extent of its electric organ. It attacks at once the heart,...
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The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, Volume 2

1820
...vigilance of the fishermen. These regain the shore, stumbling at every step, and stretch themselves on the sand, exhausted with fatigue, and their limbs...benumbed by the electric shocks of the gymnoti. In leas than five minutes two horses were drowned. The eel, being five feet long, and pressing itself...
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