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" The whole distance, from the place whence we started to our landing on the other side, including the length we were carried by the current, was computed by those on board the frigate at upwards of four English miles ; though the actual breadth is barely... "
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Pagina 340
1824
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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 1

Richard Ryan - 1826 - 292 pagina’s
...side, including the length we were carried by the current, was computed, by those on board the frigate, at upwards of four English miles, though the actual...current is such, that no boat can row directly across it ; and it may; in some measure, be estimated, from the circumstance of the whole distance being accomplished...
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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 1

Richard Ryan - 1826 - 292 pagina’s
...side, including the length we were carried by the current, was computed, by those on board the frigate, at upwards of four English miles, though the actual...current is such, that no boat can row directly across it ; and it may, in some measure, be estimated, from the circumstance of the whole distance being accomplished...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Lord Byron

George Clinton - 1828 - 756 pagina’s
...side, including the length we were carried by the current, was computed by those on board the frigate at upwards of four English miles; though the actual breadth is barely one. The rapidity of tire current is such, that no boat can row directly across; and it may in some measure be estimated...
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The Log Book, Or, Nautical Miscellany

Old Sailor - 1830 - 498 pagina’s
...side, including the length we were carried by the current, was computed by those on board the frigate at upwards of four English miles, though the actual...other in an hour and ten, minutes. The water wa.s extreme'1 IJ f-"*n the melting of the r About three weeks before, in April, we had made an attempt;...
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The Life of Lord Byron

John Galt - 1830 - 334 pagina’s
...side, including the length we were carried by the current, was computed by those on board the frigate at upwards of four English miles, though the actual...the parties in an hour and five, and by the other (Byron) in an hour and ten minutes. The water was extremely cold from the melting of the mountain snows....
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The works of Lord Byron, Volume 3

George Gordon NoŽl Byron Byron - 1830
...side, including the length we were carried by the current, was computed by those on board the frigate at upwards of four English miles; though the actual...one. The rapidity of the current is such that no boat cftn row directly across, and it may in some measure be estimated from the circumstance of the whole...
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Encyclopśdia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 6

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth - 1831
...across the Hellespont, in 1610, in one hour and five minutes, in company with lieutenant Ekenhead. The rapidity of the current is such that no boat can row directly across, and lord Byron calculated that the whole distance, ti-"rii bis place of starting to his landing, on the...
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Encyclopśdia Americana, ed. by F. Lieber assisted by E. Wigglesworth (and T ...

Encyclopaedia Americana - 1831
...swam across the Hellespont, m 1810, in one hour and five minutes, in company with lieutenant Ekenhead. The rapidity of the current is such that no boat can row directly across, arid lord Byron calculated that the whole distance, from his place of starting to his landing, on die...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...1810. The whole distance, including the length they were carried by the rapidity of the current, was upwards of four English miles; though the actual breadth is barely one. Captain Ross sails from Shetland, to ascertain the existence of a passage from the Atlantic to the...
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Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 7

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1833
...side, including the length we were carried by the current, was computed by those on board the frigate at upwards of four English miles ; though the actual...accomplished by one of the parties in an hour and live, and by the other in an hour and ten, minutes. The water was extremely cold, from the melting...
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