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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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Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon: Made Under Direction of the ..., Part 1

William Lewis Herndon, Lardner Gibbon - 1853 - 756 pages
...gymnoti. The Indians, therefore, told us that they would ,fish with horses,, iembarbascar con cavallos? We found it difficult to form an idea of this extraordinary...thirty with them, which they forced to enter the pool. " Thfl extraordinary noise caused by the horses' hoofs makes the fishissue from the mud, and excites...
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Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon, Volume 2

William Lewis Herndon, Lardner Gibbon - 1854
...gymnoti. The Indians, therefore, told us that they would 'fish with horses,' 4 embarbascar con cavallos? 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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Exploration of the valley of the Amazon, made under direction of the ..., Part 1

William Lewis Herndon - 1853
...gyranoti. The Indians, therefore, told us that they would 'fish with horses,' ' emburhiscar con carallvs.' We found it difficult to form an idea of this extraordinary...fishing; but we soon saw our guides return from the Snrannah, which they had been scouring for wild horses and mules. They brought about thirty with them,...
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Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon

William Lewis Herndon, Lardner Gibbon - 1854 - 414 pages
...gymnoti. The Indians, therefore, told us that they would 'fish with horses,' ' embarbascar ton rara/fos.' We found it difficult to form an idea of this extraordinary...with them, which they forced to enter the pool. "The extraordinciry noise caused by the horses' hoofs makes the fish issue from the mud, and excites them...
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Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon: Made Under Direction of the ..., Part 1

William Lewis Herndon, Lardner Gibbon - 1854 - 756 pages
...gymnoli. The Indians, therefore, told us that they would 'fish with horses,' 1 embarbascar con cavallos.'1 We found it difficult to form an idea of this extraordinary...mules. They brought about thirty with them, which tthey forced to enter the pool. " The extraordinary noise caused by the horses' hoofs makes the fish...
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Manual of Electricity: Including Galvanism, Magnetism ..., Volume 10766

Henry Minchin Noad - 1855
...which bury themselves in the mud. The Indians, therefore, told us that they would fish with horses. "We found it difficult to form an idea of this extraordinary...makes the fish issue from the mud, and excites them to the attack. These yellowish and livid eels, resembling large aquatic serpents, swim on the surface...
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A History of the Earth and Animated Nature, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1856
...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...scouring for wild horses and mules. They brought about lliiitv with them, which they forced to enter the pool. The extraordinary noise caused by the horses',...
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A History of the Earth and Animated Nature ...: With Numerous ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1857
...to form an idea of this extraordinary maniur of fishing; but we soon saw our guides return from tho savannah, which they had been scouring for wild horses...makes the fish issue from the mud, and excites them tu combat; they swim on the surface of the water, and crowd under the bellies of the horses and mules....
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Fishes and Fishing: Artificial Breeding of Fish, Anatomy of Their Senses ...

1858 - 384 pages
...Humboldt thus describes the struggle which ensued. " The extraordinary noise caused by the horses-hoofs, makes the fish issue from the mud, and excites them...combat. These yellowish and livid eels, resembling aquatic serpents, swim on the surface of the water, and crowd under the bellies of the horses and mules....
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The Parents' Cabinet of Amusement and Instruction, Volume 2

1859
...fishing this could be, but we soon saw our guides return from the Savannah, or immense flat grassy waste, which they had been scouring for wild horses and mules...."The extraordinary noise caused by the horses' hoofs, made the fish leave the mud, and excited them to combat. These yellowish eels, resembling large aquatic...
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