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" It comes in a fine, small, black curie upon the water, when as all the sea between it and the shore not yet reached by it is as smooth and even as glass in comparison. In half an hour's time after it has reached the shore, it fans pretty briskly, and... "
System of Universal Geography: Founded on the Works of Malte-Brun and Balbi ... - Page 75
by James Laurie - 1842 - 1063 pages
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Introduction to Meteorology

David Purdie Thomson - 1849 - 487 pages
...till 12 o'clock ; then it is commonly strongest and lasts so till 2 or 3, a very brisk gale. About 12 at noon it also veers off to sea two or three points, or more in very fair weather. After 3 o'clock, it begins to die away again, and gradually withdraws its force till all is spent, and about...
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and Fashion, Volume 41

1852
...in comparison. In half an hour's time after it has reached the shore, it fan* pretty briskly, and so increaseth, gradually, till twelve o'clock ; then...and lasts so till two or three a very brisk gale: abou! twelve at noon it also veers off to sea two or three points, or more in very fair weather. After...
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Graham's Magazine, Volume 41

1852
...in comparison. In half an hour's time arter it has reached the shore, it fans pretty briskly, and so increaseth, gradually, till twelve o'clock ; then...strongest, and lasts so till two or three a very brisk gnle; about twelve at noon it also veers off to sea two or three points, or more in very fair weather....
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The Boy's Yearly Book

1863
...shore, it fans pretty briskly, and so increaseth gradually till twelve o'clock; then it is commonly the strongest, and lasts so till two or three, a very brisk gale. After three it begins to die away again, and gradually withdraws its force till all is spent ; and...
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A class-book of physical geography

William Hughes - 1868
...reached the shore, it fans pretty briskly, and so increaseth gradually till twelve o'clock—then :t is commonly strongest, and lasts so till two or three a very brisk gale. . . . These winds are as constantly expected as the day in their proper latitudes, and seldom fail...
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New facts upon all subjects, by the author of 'Enquire within'.

Robert Kemp Philp - 1873
...shore, it fans pretty briskly, and increases gradually till twelve o'clock; then it is commonly the strongest, and lasts so till two or three, a very brisk gale. After three it begins to die away again, and gradually withdraws its force till all is spent, and about...
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A class-book of physical geography

William Hughes - 1882 - 299 pages
...has reached the shore, it fans pretty briskly, and so increaseth gradually till twelve o'clock—then it is commonly strongest, and lasts so till two or three a very brisk gale. . . . These winds are as cpnstantly expected as the day in their proper latitudes, and seldom fail...
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Elementary Meteorology

William Morris Davis - 1894 - 355 pages
...till 12 a clock, then it is commonly strongest, and lasts so till 2 or 3 a very brisk gale ; about 12 at noon it also veers off to sea two or three points, or more in very fair weather. After 3 a clock it begins to dye away again, and gradually withdraws its force till all is spent, and about...
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Elementary Meteorology, Volume 1

William Morris Davis - 1894 - 355 pages
...till U a clock, then it is commonly strongest, and lasts so till 2 or 3 a very brisk gale ; about 12 at noon it also veers off to sea two or three points, or more ii very fair weather. After 3 a clock it begins to dye away again, and gradually withdraws its force...
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Short Studies in Nature Knowledge: An Introduction to the Science of ...

William Gee - 1895 - 313 pages
...in comparison. In half an hour's time after it has reached the shore it fans pretty briskly, and so increaseth gradually till twelve o'clock ; then it is commonly strongest, and lasts till two or three a very brisk gale, and about five o'clock, sooner or later, according as the weather...
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