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They sawed through pieces of ice twelve feet thick ; and this labour continued the
whole day , during which their utmost efforts did not move the ship above three
hundred yards ; while they were driven , together with the ice , far to the N . E ...
Opposite to the place where they fixed their observatory was one of these
icebergs , above three hundred feet high : its sides towards the sea was nearly
perpendicular , and a stream of water issued from it . Large pieces frequently
broke off ...
Two hundred and fifty quintals of quicksilver and three millions of piastres were
the reward of this enterprise : and it is characteristic of Nelson , that the chance by
which he missed a share in such a prize is never mentioned in any of his let ...
... and the men were thus sent to adventure themselves , not so much against an
enemy . whom they would have beaten , as against a climate , which would do
the enemy ' s work . Early in the year 1780 , five hundred men , des . tined for this
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Southey is perhaps best known as the friend of Wordsworth and Coleridge in their early "Lake Poet" days who wrote some often denigrated but in my experience readable verse fantasies (the Curse of ... Прочетете пълната рецензия