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" ... ocean. It is divided into distinct columns of five or six miles in length and three or four in breadth... "
The Magazine of Science, and Schools of Art - Page 315
1841
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter

1847 - 412 pages
...its breadth and depth are such as to alter the appearance of the ocean. It is divided into distinct columns of five or six miles in length, and three or four in breadth ; and they drive the water before them with a kind of rippling. Sometimes they sink for the space of...
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A History of the earth and animated nature v.1, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1852 - 612 pages
...breadth and depth is such as to alter the very appearance of the ocean. It is divided into distinct columns, of five or six miles in length, and three or four broad ; while the water before them curls up, as if forced out of its bed. Sometimes they sink for...
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Treasury of the animal world, ed. by W. Anderson

Treasury - 1854 - 274 pages
...breadth and depth is such as to alter the appearance of the very ocean. It is divided into distinct columns of five or six miles in length, and three or four in breadth ; and they drive the water before them with a kind of rippling. Sometimes they sink for the space of...
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Pictorial Calendar of the Seasons, ...

Mary Botham Howitt - 1854 - 584 pages
...of the main body is such as to alter the appearance of the very ocean ; it is divided into distinct columns of five or six miles in length, and three or four in breadth, driving the water before them with a very perceptible rippling; sometimes they sink for the space of...
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Natural history; or, A short introduction to animated nature

Natural history - 1854 - 320 pages
...breadth and depth are such as to alter the very appearance of the ocean. It is divided into distinct columns, of five or six miles in length, and three or four broad. Sometimes they sink for ten minutes or a quarter of an hour, then rise again to the surface...
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The Illustrated Natural History

John George Wood - 1855 - 480 pages
...appearance in the northern parts of Scotland about June. This most valuable fish arrives in enormous shoals, five or six miles in length and three or four in breadth. Their advent is heralded by various sea birds, such as the gannets and gulls, which constantly hover over...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 79

1856 - 770 pages
...and depth is such as to alter the very appearance of the ocean. It is divided into distinct colunms of five or six miles in length, and three or four in breadth, and they drive tho water before them with a kind of rippling ; sometimes they sink for the space of...
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Titan, Volume 23

1856 - 624 pages
...depth are such as to alter the appearance of the very ocean. 'It is divided into distinct columns, five or six miles in length, and three or four in breadth.' The very minuteness of this statement of a general fact is sufficient to excite suspicion. Ho goes...
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Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine ..., Volume 43

1857 - 330 pages
...and May, but these are only the forerunners of the grand shoal which comes in June. This shoal is in columns of five or six miles in length and three or four in breadth, and they drive the water before them with a kind of rippling; sometimes sinking for ten or fifteen...
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A History of the Earth and Animated Nature ...: With Numerous ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1857 - 712 pages
...breadth and depth is such as to alter the very appearance of the ocean. It is divided into distinct columns, of five or six miles in length, and three or four broad; while the water before them curls up, as if forced out of its bed. Sometimes they sink for the...
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