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" ... distance of twenty-three miles in an hour ; and he knew an instance of an ice-boat having crossed from York to Fort Niagara (a distance of forty miles) in little more than three quarters of an hour. This will be readily believed, when we reflect on... "
A Letter to M. Ricardo, Esq: In Reply to His Letter to Dr. Yates, on the ... - Pagina 22
di John Vallance - 1827 - 118 pagine
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The Monthly Review

1827
...distance of forty miles) in little more than three quarters of an hour. This will be readily believed, when we reflect on the velocity which such a vessel...are necessarily peculiar to the lakes of Canada.' — pp. 142, 143. Lieutenant de Roos speaks with just approbation of the canals now in course of excavation...
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The London Magazine, Volume 8

1827
...distance of forty miles) in little more than three quarters of an hour. This will be readily believed, when we reflect on the velocity which such a vessel must acquire when driven on skates before the wind. These boats are necessarily peculiar to the lakes of Canada. — De Roos's Personal Narrative....
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 37

1828
...distance of forty miles) in little more than three quarters of an hour. This will be readily believed, when we reflect on the velocity which such a vessel...are necessarily peculiar to the lakes of Canada.' — DeRoos, pp. 142, 143. By no means ' necessarily' so. We remember, many years ago, two Englishmen...
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Quarterly Review, Volume 37,Edizione 73

1828 - 590 pagine
...distance of forty miles) in little more than three quarters of an hour. This will be readily believed, when we reflect on the velocity which such a vessel...are necessarily peculiar to the lakes of Canada.' — DeRoos, pp. 14-2, 143. By no means ' necessarily' so. We remember, many years ago, two Englishmen...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 37

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1828
...distance of forty miles) in little more than three quarters of an hour. This will be readily believed, when we reflect on the velocity which such a vessel...are necessarily peculiar to the lakes of Canada.' — De Roos, Pp. 142, 143. By no means ' necessarily' so. We remember, many years ago, two Englishmen...
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The Log Book, Or, Nautical Miscellany

Old Sailor - 1830 - 498 pagine
...distance of 40 miles) in little more than three quarters of an hour. This will be readily believed, when we reflect on the velocity which such a vessel...boats are necessarily peculiar to the lakes of Canada. Narrative of M, De Root. Turkish Cannon. No man-of-war carries any cannon of a large calibre, but the...
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The Hobart Town Magazine, Volume 3

1834
...distance of 40 miles) in little more than three quarters of an hour. This will be readily believed, when we reflect on the velocity which such a vessel must acquire when driven on skates before the wind. These boats are necessarily peculiar to the lakes of Canada." Mr. De Roos was unable to cross...
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