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" But their address in this rapid descent is truly wonderful ; for in their swiftest motion, when they seem to have lost all government of themselves, they follow exactly the different windings of the road, as if they had previously settled in their minds... "
The Monthly Review - Page 182
1803
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A Voyage to South America: Describing at Large the Spanish Cities ..., Volume 1

Antonio de Ulloa - 1758
...truly wonderful ; for in this rapid motion, when they feem to have loft all governme"nt of themfelves, they follow exactly the different windings of the road, as if they had before accurately reconnoitred and previoufly fettled in their minds the route they were to follow,...
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A New Collection of Voyages, Discoveries and Travels: Containing ..., Volume 1

1767
...truly wonderful ; for in this rapid motion, when they feem to have loft all government of themfelves, they follow exactly the different windings of the road, as if they had before accurately reconoitred and previoufly fettled in their minds the rout they were to follow, and...
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A General History of Quadrupeds: The Figures Engraved on Wood

Ralph Beilby - 1792 - 483 pages
...wonderful ; for in their fwifteft motion, when they feem to have loft all government of themfelves, they follow exactly the different windings of the road, as if they had previoufly fettled in their minds the route they were to follow, and taken every precaution for their...
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Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and Discoveries ...

William Fordyce Mavor - 1796
...truly wonderful, for in tltfl rapid motion, when they feem to have toft all government of themfelves, they follow exactly the different windings of the road, as if they had before accurately reconnoitred, and previoufty fettled in their minds, the route they were to follow,...
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A Voyage to South America: Describing at Large the Spanish Cities ..., Volume 1

Antonio de Ulloa - 1806
...of these creatures is here truly wonderful ; for, in this rapid motion, when they seem to have lost all government of themselves, they follow exactly the different windings of the road, as if they had before accurately reconnoitred, and previously settled in their minds, the route they were to follow,...
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A General History of Quadrupeds

Ralph Beilby - 1807 - 525 pages
...in this rapid descent is truly wonderful ; for in their swiftest motion, when they seem to have lost all government of themselves, they follow exactly...precaution for their safety. In this journey, the natives place themselves along the sides of the mountains ; and, holding by the roots of the trees, animate...
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A History of the Earth and Animated Nature

Georges Louis Leclerc comte de Buffon - 1810
...in this rapid descent is truly wonderful; for in their swiftest motion, when they seem to have lost all government of themselves, they follow exactly...precaution for their safety. In this journey the natives place themselves along the sides of the mountains, and holding by the roots of the trees, animate the...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volume 3

Enos Bronson - 1810
...address of these crratuves is here tnilj wonderful, for in this rapid motion, when they seem to have lost all government of themselves, they follow exactly the different windings of the path, as if they had before accurately reconnoitred, and previously settled in their minds, the route...
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A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and ..., Volume 14

John Pinkerton - 1813
...diiferent windings of the road, as if they had before accurately reconnoitred, and previouily fettled in their minds, the route they were to follow, and taken every precaution for their fafety, amidft fo many irregularities. There would indeed otherwife be no poffibility of travelling...
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A Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages & Travels, from the Discovery of ...

R. P. Forster - 1818
...address of this creature is here truly wonderful, for in this rapid motion, when they seem to have lost all government of themselves, they follow exactly the different windings of the road, as if they had before accurately reconnoitred, and previously settled in their minds, the route they were to follow,...
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