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" ... wrecked. I know few things more surprising than to see this plant growing and flourishing amidst those great breakers of the western ocean, which no mass of rock, let it be ever so hard, can long resist. The stem is round, slimy, and smooth, and seldom... "
The new sailing directory for the Ethiopic or southern Atlantic ocean - Page 137
by John Purdy - 1844 - 472 pages
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Agricultural chemistry; or, Chemistry applied to explain the practice, and ...

Agricultural chemistry - Agricultural chemistry - 1849 - 284 pages
...so hard, can long resist. The stem is round, slimy, and smooth, and seldom has a diameter of so much as an inch. A few taken together are sufficiently...of the large loose stones to which, in the inland channel, they grow attached; and some of these stones are so heavy that, when drawn to the surface,...
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THE DUBLIN UNIVERSITY MAGAZINE

HODGES SMITH - 1857
...so hard, can loug resist. The stem is round, slimy, and smooth, and seldom has a diameter of so much as an inch. A few taken together are sufficiently...which in the inland channels they grow attached; and yet some of these stones were so heavy tliat when drawn to the surface, they could scarcely be lifted...
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THE DUBLIN UNIVERSITY MAGAZINE

HODGES SMITH - 1857
...so hard, can loug resist. The stem is round, slimy, and smooth, and seldom has a diameter of so much as an inch. A few taken together are sufficiently...which in the inland channels they grow attached; and yet some of these stones were so heavy tliat when drawn to the surface, they could scarcely be lifted...
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All the Year Round, Volume 8; Volume 28

1872
...The stem is round, slimy, and smooth, and seldom has a diameter of so much as an inch. A few stems taken together are sufficiently strong to support...which in the inland channels they grow attached ; and yet some of these stones were so heavy that, when drawn to the surface, they could scarcely be lifted...
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Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1876 - 519 pages
...resist. The stem is round, r.limy, and smooth, and seldom has a diameter of so much as an inch. A lew taken together are sufficiently strong to support...which in the inland channels they grow attached ; and yet some of these stones were so heavy that when drawn to the surface, they could scarcely be lifted...
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What Mr. Darwin Saw in His Voyage Round the World in the Ship "Beagle".

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1879 - 228 pages
...resist. The stem is round, slimy, and smooth, and seldom has a diameter TIERRA DEL FUEGO. of so much as an inch. A few taken together are sufficiently...to support the weight of the large loose stones to CHRISTMAS IIARBOR, KERGUELEN' LAND. which, in the inland channels, they grow attached ; and yet some...
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Plant-life: Popular Papers on the Phenomena of Botany

Edward Step - Botany - 1881 - 216 pages
...so hard, can long resist. The stem is round, slimy, and smooth, and seldom has a diameter of so much as an inch. A few taken together are sufficiently...which, in the inland channels, they grow attached; and yet some of these stones were so heavy that, when drawn to the surface, they could scarcely be lifted...
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Plant-life: Popular Papers on the Phenomena of Botany

Edward Step - Botany - 1881 - 216 pages
...so hard, can long resist. The stem is round, slimy, and smooth, and seldom has a diameter of so much as an inch. A few taken together are sufficiently...which, in the inland channels, they grow attached; and yet some of these stones were so heavy that, when drawn to the surface, they could scarcely be lifted...
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A Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic Or South Atlantic Ocean: Including a ...

Alexander George Findlay - 1883 - 865 pages
...so hard, can long resist. The stem is round, slimy, and smooth, and seldom has a diameter of so much as an inch. A few taken together are sufficiently...can scarcely be lifted into a boat by one person." THE COASTS.—BERKELEY SOUND is situated at the north-eastern extremity of the group. Governor Moody...
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A Naturalist's Voyage: Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1889 - 519 pages
...so hard, can long resist. The stem is round, slimy, and smooth, and seldom has a diameter of so much as an inch. A few taken together are sufficiently strong to support the weight of tho large loose stones to which in the inland channels they grow attached ; and yet some of these stones...
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