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" There is a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts it never fails, and in the mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottoms are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its mouth is in... "
The Gentleman's journal - Page 165
1869
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 105

1857 - 610 pages
...severest droughts it never fails, and in the mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its mouth is in the Arctic Seas. It is the Gulf-stream. There is in the world no other such majestic flow...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 18; Volume 40

1858 - 690 pages
...what a grand simplicity the first chapter of the book commences : " There is a river in the ocean. Jn the severest droughts it never fails, and in the mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 41

1857 - 602 pages
...remarkable, that we can not blame the priority thus given to its history. To use his own words: "There is a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts...mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its...
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De Bow's Review, Volume 19

James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow, Robert Gibbes Barnwell, Edwin Q. Bell, William MacCreary Burwell - 1855 - 780 pages
...ably done in eighteen chapters, each of intense interest. He thus describes the Gulf stream: "There is a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts...mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its...
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DeBow's Review ...: Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial Progress ..., Volume 2

1855 - 778 pages
...ably done in eighteen chapters, each of intense interest. He thus describes the Gulf stream: "There is a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts...mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its...
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1855 - 784 pages
...published in 1852. It opens with a chapter on the Gulf Stream, of which he speaks thus : — " There is a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts...mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico 9 its fountain, and its...
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The Physical Geography of the Sea

Matthew Fontaine Maury - 1855 - 304 pages
...between the Bottom oif the Sea and the Waters of the Gulf Stream, 56. — It runs up hill, 57. 1. THERE is a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts...mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its...
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University Magazine: A Literary and Philosophic Review, Volume 45

1855 - 804 pages
...published in 1852. It opens with a chapter on the Gulf Stream, of which he speaks thus : — " There is a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts...fails, and in the mightiest floods it never overflows. Ita banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its...
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The Physical Geography of the Sea

Matthew Fontaine Maury - 1855 - 302 pages
...severest droughts it never fails, and in the mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its mouth is in the Arctic Seas. It is the Gulf Stream. There is in the world no other such majestic flow...
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The Physical Geography of the Sea

Matthew Fontaine Maury - 1856 - 636 pages
...and Cold Water in the Gulf Stream, 57.— Runs up Hill, 59. — A Cushion of Cold Water, 60. 1. THERE is a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts...warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its mouth is in the Arctic Seas. It is the Gulf Stream. There is in the world no other such majestic flow...
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