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" The fort was on a rocky promontory, surrounded on three sides by water, and on the fourth by a neck of land, which was for the most part mere morass. "
The United Service Magazine - Page 419
by Arthur William Alsager Pollock - 1857
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Twelve Years' Wanderings in the British Colonies. From 1835 to 1847, Volume 1

J. C. Byrne - Australia - 1848
...POLICE-OFFICE. THE promontory on which Sydney is situated runs out into the main estuary of Port Jackson. It is surrounded on three sides by water, and on the fourth by a sandy soil, which extends towards Paramatta, many portions of it covered with a thick, nearly inaccessible...
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Heroines of our time: sketches [by J. Johnson].

Joseph Johnson - 1860
...return alone ; this resulted in being overtaken by the night on what is called "The Tongue," winch is surrounded on three sides by water, and on the fourth by a high hill. Here she was forced to pass the night, although she was very lightly clad, and her feet...
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The Recovery of Jerusalem: A Narrative of Exploration and Discovery in the ...

Sir Charles William Wilson, Sir Charles Warren, Arthur Penrhyn Stanley - Eretz Israel - 1871 - 435 pages
...his campaign in Galilee. The position of the place is naturally strong; a mound about 30 feet high, surrounded on three sides by water, and on the fourth by a broad ditch, through which a branch of Jordan appears to have passed : this feature is produced by...
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The Diary and Letters of His Excellency Thomas Hutchinson ..., Volume 1

Thomas Hutchinson - Massachusetts - 1884 - 508 pages
...the Temperate Zone on the other, so that she can raise both within the circuit of her own boundary : surrounded on three sides by water, and on the fourth by a chain of mountains, she is free from the dangerous or the disagreeable proximity of troublesome neighbours...
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Hero Tales from American History

Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt - Character - 1895 - 335 pages
...idea. It was exactly the kind of enterprise in which he delighted. The fort was on a rocky promontory, surrounded on three sides by water, and on the fourth by a neck of land, which was for the most part mere morass. It was across this neck of land that any attacking...
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Hero Tales from American History

Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt - United States - 1895 - 335 pages
...idea. It was exactly the kind of enterprise in which he delighted. The fort was on a rocky promontory, surrounded on three sides by water, and on the fourth by a neck of land, which was for the most part mere morass. It was across this neck of land that any attacking...
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Scandinavia in the Revolutionary Era: 1760 - 1815

Hildor Arnold Barton - History - 1986 - 447 pages
...of their enmity in Finland and Norway. Strategically, the Scandinavian peninsula became an "island," surrounded on three sides by water and on the fourth by a sub- Arctic wilderness. Sweden's cession of Ducal Pomerania in 1815 eliminated its last foothold on...
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With Arrow, Sword, and Spear: A History of Warfare in the Ancient World

Alfred S. Bradford - History - 2001 - 312 pages
...Carthaginian armies in Spain was within reach of the city, and although its position seemed impregnable, surrounded on three sides by water and on the fourth by a high wall atop a ridge, in fact, the water barrier to the north was a fordable lagoon under certain...
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