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" ... sail would touch more land than water, and even that, if the eye were raised to a sufficient height, while the islands he had left would reappear on the one side, new shores would be seen on almost every other. But it is the wonderful freshness and... "
The Indian Archipelago: Its History and Present State - Page 11
by Horace Stebbing Roscoe St. John - 1853 - 359 pages
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Annals & Magazine of Natural History, Volume 20

Botany - 1847
...when the last green speck has sunk beneath the horizon, the mariner knows that a circle drawn with a radius of two days' sail would touch more land than water, and even that, if the eye were raised to a sufficient height, while the islands he had left would reappear...
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The Journal of the Indian archipelago and eastern Asia (ed. by J.R ..., Volume 1

James Richardson Logan - 1847
...when the last green speck has sunk beneath the horizon, the mariner knows that a circle drawn with a radius of two days sail would touch more land than water, and even that, if the eye -were raised to a sufficient height, while the islands hehad left' -would...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 44

Science - 1848
...when the last green speck has sunk beneath the horizon, the mariner knows that a circle drawn with a radius of two days' sail would touch more land than water, and even that, if the eye were raised to a sufficient height, while the islands he had left would reappear...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

Geology - 1848
...when the last green speck has sunk beneath the horizon, the mariner knows that a circle drawn with a radius of two days' sail would touch more land than water, and even that, if the eye were raised to a sufficient height, while the islands he had left would reappear...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 44

Robert Jameson - Science - 1848
...when the last green speck has sunk beneath the horizon, the mariner knows that a circle drawn with a radius of two days' sail would touch more land than water, and even that, if the eye were raised to a sufficient height, while the islands he had left would reappear...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

1848
...when the last green speck has sunk beneath the horizon, the mariner knows that a circle drawn with a radius of two days' sail would touch more land than water, and even that, if the eye were raised to a sufficient height, while the islands he had left would reappear...
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