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" Soon after the explosion commenced a number of meteorites fell to the ground over an area a mile and a half in length and half a mile in breadth. The following masses have been collected : — 1. "
Observations on the State of Ireland: Principally Directed to Its ... - Page 266
by John Christian Curwen - 1818
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 94

History - 1853 - 876 pages
...conveyed away in carts," and rushed from house to house " like water pouring down a rapid." A district, a mile and a half in length, and half a mile in width, was swept by the destructive element, which destroyed some fine terraces, some churches, two...
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Observations, Relative Chiefly to Picturesque Beauty, Made in the ..., Volume 1

William Gilpin - Cumberland (England) - 1786 - 342 pages
...Butermer, the bottom of which was adorned by a lake of the fame name. This This lake is fmall ^ about a mile and a half in length, and half a mile in breadth ; of an oblong form ; fweeping, at one end, round a woody promontory. But this fweep is rather forced...
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Observations, relative chiefly to picturesque beauty ... on several parts of ...

William Gilpin - 1788 - 334 pages
...Butermer, the bottom of which was adorned by a lake of the fame name. This This lake is fmall ; about a mile and a half in length, and half a mile in breadth ; of an oblong form ; fweeping, at pne end, round a woody promontory. But this fweep is rather forced...
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The Statistical Account of Scotland: Drawn Up from the ..., Volume 3

Sir John Sinclair - Scotland - 1792 - 640 pages
...hiftorian, would have been more like a Chriftian. Not far from this rock is the ifland of Sanda, above a mile and a half in length, and half a mile in breadth, famed as the place of rendezvous for the Danifh fleet, in their excurfions to thefe coafts. Hence it...
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Observations on Several Parts of England: Particularly the Mountains ..., Part 1

William Gilpin - Cumberland (England) - 1808 - 338 pages
...Butermer, the bottom of which was adorned by a lake of the fame name. 0.4 This This lake is fmall ; about a mile and a half in length, and half a mile in breadth ; of an oblong form; fweeping at one end, round a woody promontory. But this fweep is rather forced...
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A Geographical and Historical View of the World: Exhibiting a ..., Volume 2

John Bigland - Geography - 1812 - 738 pages
...seated on the shore. On the north side is a beautiful grove of stately oaks, elms, and beech, about a mile and a half in length, and half a mile in breadth, intersected with pleasant walks, and constituting the St. James's Park and the Thuilleries of the Hague,...
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A Geographical and Statistical Description of Scotland: Containing ..., Volume 2

James Playfair - Scotland - 1819 - 462 pages
...Lord of the Isles, in which Robert Bruce took refuge during his adversity. — Sunda island, above a mile and a half in length, and half a mile in breadth, is noted as the place of rendezvous for the Danish fleet, in their descents on those coasts : hence...
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Universal History Americanised; Or, An Historical View of the World, from ...

David Ramsay - World history - 1819 - 342 pages
...leads from the town. On the north side, is a beautiful grove of stately oaks, elms and beech, about a mile and a half in length, and half a mile in breadth, intersected with pleasant walks. In regard to elegance and fashion, the Hague is the London and Paris...
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Universal History Americanised; Or, An Historical View of the World, from ...

David Ramsay - World history - 1819 - 328 pages
...leads from the town. On the north side, is a beautiful grove of stately oaks, elms and beech, about a mile and a half in length, and half a mile in breadth, intersected with pleasant walks. In regard to elegance and fashion, the Hague is the London and Paris...
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Leigh's new picture of England and Wales [ed. by T.G.B.].

Samuel Leigh (publisher.) - 1820 - 782 pages
...situated on the river Aire, is well bnilt, and nearly all the houses are of brick. The town is about a mile and a half in length, and half a mile in breadth. There are five chnrches, Si, Peter's, St. John's, St. James's, Trinity Church, and St. Paul's. St....
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