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" The day was bright and lovely, as we shot down rapid after rapid ; in many of which we had to pull for our lives, to keep out of the suction of the precipices, along whose base the breakers raged and foamed with overwhelming fury. Shortly before noon... "
Narrative of the Discoveries on the North Coast of America: Effected by the ... - Page 258
by Thomas Simpson - 1843 - 419 pages
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The Recreation: a gift-book for young readers. [3rd-8th annual issue].

1845
...to its summer level ; but we were swept down by the spring flood, now at its very height. The swoln and tumultuous stream was still strewed with loose...Franklin ; and a glance at the overhanging cliffs told us there was no alternative but to run down with full cargo. In an instant we were in the vortex ; and...
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Chambers's papers for the people

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1850
...and, in shooting the numerous rapids, ' had to pull for their lives, to keep out of the suction ot the precipices, along whose base the breakers raged...Shortly before noon, we came in sight of Escape Rapid ot' Franklin ; and a glance at the overhanging cliffs told us that there та no alternative but...
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Sir John Franklin and The Arctic Regions

P.L. Simmonds - 1852
...they had to pass were very perilous, as may be inferred from the following graphic description:— " We had to pull for our lives to keep out of the suction...Rapid of Franklin ; and a glance at the overhanging cliff told us that there was no alternative but to run down with a full cargo. In an instant," continues...
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Arctic Explorations and Discoveries During the Nineteenth Century: Being ...

Samuel Mosheim Smucker - Arctic regions - 1857 - 517 pages
...they had to pass were very perilous, as may be inferred from the following graphic description : — ""We had to pull for our lives to keep out of the...fury. Shortly before noon, we came in sight of Escape Kapid ot' Franklin ; and a glance at the overhanging cliff told us that there was no alternative but...
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Arctic Explorations and Discoveries During the Nineteenth Century: Being ...

Samuel Mosheim Smucker - Arctic regions - 1857 - 517 pages
...floods, and encumbered with floating ice ; and, in shooting the numerous rapids, " had to pull for their lives, to keep out of the suction of the precipices,...fury. Shortly before noon, we came in sight of Escape Kapid of Franklin ; and a glance at the overhanging cliffs told us that there was no alternative but...
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Peace River: A Canoe Voyage from Hudson's Bay to Pacific by the Late Sir ...

Archibald McDonald - British Columbia - 1872 - 119 pages
...anticipated a day of danger and excitement, nor were we disappointed. Franklin made his descent on the 15th July, when the river had fallen to its summer level,...in sight of Escape Rapid of Franklin, and a glance of the over hanging cliffs told us that there was no alternative but to run down with full cargo. In...
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The realm of the ice king. By the author of 'Saved from the wreck'.

1874
...the ice and snow, and, in shooting the numerous rapids, they " had to pull for their lives, in order to keep out of the suction of the precipices, along...foamed with overwhelming fury. Shortly before noon," says Simpson, " we came in sight of Escape Rapid, and a glance at the overhanging cliffs told us that...
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Sir John Franklin and the Arctic regions, a narrative showing the progress ...

1875
...description: — " We had to pull for our lives to keeo out of the suction of the precipices, along whoso base the breakers raged and foamed with overwhelming fury. Shortly before noon, wo came in sight of Escape Rapid of Franklin ; and a glance at the overhanging cliffs told us that...
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Arctic Explorations and Discoveries During the Nineteenth Century: Being ...

Samuel Mosheim Smucker - Arctic regions - 1886 - 640 pages
...they had to pass were very perilous, as may be inferred from the following graphic description: — " We had to pull for our lives to keep out of the suction...Shortly before noon, we came in sight of Escape Rapid ot' Franklin ; and a glance at the overhanging cliff told us that there was no alternative but to run...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 73

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir John Murray IV, William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1844
...spring flood; but skill and nerve brought the party through. We extract the following passage : — ' The day was bright and lovely as we shot down rapid...overwhelming fury. Shortly before noon we came in sight of the Escape Rapid of Franklin, and a glance at the overhanging cliffs told us that there was no alternative...
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