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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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Travellers' Tales: A Book of Marvels

Henry Cadwallader Adams - 1883 - 358 pages
...the Indians, and forced to enter the water. The scene which ensued is thus described by Humboldt. " The extraordinary noise caused by the horses' hoofs,...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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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 5

United States. Congress. House
...gymnoti. The Indians, therefore, told us that they would 'fish with horses,' ' embarlascar con cavallos? We found it difficult to form an idea of this extraordinary...Savannah, which they had been scouring for wild horses and iiiuK's. They brought about thirty with them, which they forced to cuter the pool. "The extraordinarynoi.se...
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Natural History of the World: With Anecdotes Illustrating the Nature, Habits ...

Alfred Henry Miles - 1895 - 385 pages
...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...excites them to combat. These yellowish and livid eels resemble large aquatic serpents, swim on the surface of the water, and crowd under the bellies of the...
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Routledge's Every Boy's Annual

1882
...water. The scene which ensued is thus described by Humboldt. " The extraordinary noise caused by 539 the horses' hoofs, makes the fish issue from the mud,...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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