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" We know that whilst some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run the longitude, and pursue their gigantic game along the coast of Brazil. "
The North American Review - Page 101
edited by - 1834
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1756
...remote and romantic an object for the grasp of national ambition, is but a stage and resting-place in the progress of their victorious industry. Nor...accumulated winter of both the poles. We know that whilst some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run the longitude,...
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The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 5

1775
...refting-place in 'he progrefs of their victorious industry. Nor is the equinoctial heat more difcouraging to them, than the accumulated winter of both the poles. We know that whilft fome of them draw the line and ftrikethe harpoon on thecoaft of Africa, others rue the longitude,...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 52

Books - 1775
...relting-place in the progrefs of their victorious iaduftry. Nor is the equinoctial heat more difconraging to them, than the accumulated winter of both the poles. We know thit whilft fome of them draw the line and ilrike the harpoon on the coaft of Africa, others run the...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Collected in Three Volumes ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1792
...refting-place in the progrefs of their victorious induftry. Nor is the equinoctial heat more difcouraging to them, than the accumulated winter of both the poles. We know that whilft fome of them draw the line and ftrike the harpoon on the coaft of Africa, others run the longitude,...
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 2

William Belsham - Great Britain - 1795
...arctic circle, they have pervaded the antipodes, and engaged under the frozen serpent of the South. Nor is the equinoctial heat more discouraging to them than the accumulated winter of the poles. Whilst some of them strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others pursue their gigantic...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from the Writings ...

Edmund Burke - English essays - 1798 - 499 pages
...ing-place in the progrefs of their victorious induftry. Nor. is the equinoctial heat more dUcouraging to them, than the accumulated winter of both the poles. We know' that whilft fbme of them draw the line and ftrike the harpoon on the coaft of Africa, others run the longitude,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - France - 1801
...refting-place in the progrefs of their victorious induftry. Nor is the equinoctial heat more difcouraging to them, than the accumulated winter of both the poles. We know that whilft fome of them draw the line and ftrike the harpoon on the coaft of Africa, others run the longitude,...
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The Maritime Law of Europe, Volume 1

Domenico Alberto Azuni - Maritime law - 1806
...gra^p of national ambition, " is but a stage and resting place, in the progress of their victo" rious industry ; nor is the equinoctial heat more discouraging...accumulated winter of both the poles. We " know that whilst some of them draw the line, and strike the " harpoon, on the coast of Africa, others run the...
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Economica: A Statistical Manual for the United States of America

Samuel Blodget - Electronic book - 1806 - 202 pages
...remote and romantic an object for the grasp of national ambition, is but a stage and resting place to their victorious industry. Nor is the equinoctial...discouraging to them, than the accumulated winter of both poles. We know that while some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa,...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...engaged under the frozen serpent of the south. Falkland island, which seemed too remote and romantick an object for the grasp of national ambition, is but...accumulated winter of both the poles. We know that whilst some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run the longitude,...
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