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" I kept lights at the mast-head, and a constant watch forward to look out for fishing smacks, which are accustomed to lie at anchor on the Banks. The wind was blowing a smacking breeze, and we were going at a great rate through the water. Suddenly the... "
Travels in South America - Page 26
1822 - 180 pages
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of ..., Volume 5

1819
...one of those heavy fogs that prevail in those parts rendered it impossible for us to see far ahead, even in the day time; but at night the weather was...twice the length of the ship. I kept lights at the mast-head, and a constant watch forward to look out for fishing smacks, which are accustomed to lie...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation, Book 4

John Pierpont - 1823 - 480 pages
...that prevail in those parts rendered it impossible for me to see far a-head, even in the day-time ; but at night the weather was so thick that we could...not distinguish any object at twice the length of our ship. I kept lights at the masthead, and a constant watch forward to look out for fishingsmacks,...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1824
...fogs that prevail in those parts rendered it impossible for us to see far a-head even in the day-time; but at night the weather was so thick that we could...head, and a constant watch forward to look out for. f1shing smacks, which are accustomed to lie at anchor on the banks. The wind was blowing a smacking...
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The Flowers of Literature: Consisting of Selections from History ..., Volume 1

William Oxberry - 1824
...fogs that prevail in those parts rendered it impossible for me to see far a-head, even in the daytime; but at night the weather was so thick that we could...not distinguish any object at twice the length of our ship. I kept lights at the mast-head, and a constant watch forward to look out for fishing-smacks,...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 84

1819
...fogs that prevail in those parts rendered it impossible for us to see far ahead, even in the day Dd time ; but at night the weather was so thick that...twice the length of the ship. I kept lights at the mast-head, and a constant watch forward to look out for fishing smacks, which are accustomed to lie...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1829
...that prevail in those parts rendered it impossible for us to see far a-head, even in the daytime ; but at night the weather was so thick that we could...twice the length of the ship. I kept lights at the mast-head, and a constant watch forward to look out for fishing smacks, which are accustomed to lie...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - 1832 - 295 pages
...one of the heavy fogs that prevail in those parts rendered it impossible for me to see far a-head, even in the day time ; but at night the weather was...not distinguish any object at twice the length of our ship. I kept lights at the mast-head, and a constant watch forward to look out for fishing-smacks,...
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The American Manual: Or New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - 1833 - 295 pages
...one of the heavy fogs that prevail in those parts rendered it impossible for me to see far a-head, even in the day time ; but at night the weather was...that we could not distinguish any object at twice the lenglh of our ship. I kept lights at the mast-head, jind a constant watch forward lo look out for fish...
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The Saturday Magazine ...

1834
...fogs that prevail in those parts rendered it impossible for me to see far ahead, even in the daytime ; but at night the weather was so thick, that we could...not distinguish any object at twice the length of our ship. I kept lights at the mast-head, and a constant watch forward to look out for fishing-smacks,...
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The Beauties of Washington Irving

Washington Irving - 1835 - 270 pages
...fogs that prevail in those parts rendered it impossible for us to see far ahead even in the day-time ; but at night the weather was so thick that we could...distinguish any object at twice the length of the ship. 1 kept lights at the mast head, and a constant watch forward to loot. 14* out for fishing smacks, which...
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