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We passed several large sting-rays asleep on the surface of the sea, which our people ineffectually endeavoured to harpoon.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
By bending one finger like a hook and striking the butt of the shaft, he could send a harpoon straight to the mark.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
Take a harpoon and show how the shaft would swing against the feet of an animal that had been hit by the head.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
Kamelillo had a bamboo pole in his hand to pole the raft with, but he had shod it with his harpoon head.
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
They are caught at night in shallow places along the sandy beach, a torch, harpoon, and net being the necessary outfit.
BIRDS AND ALL NATURE, VOL. VI, NO. 3, OCTOBER 1899VARIOUS
The natives would occasionally put their hands on my tomahawk or harpoon, and never ceased to wonder why the metal was so cold.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
This baby whale was about fifteen feet long, and it “sounded” immediately on receiving my harpoon.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
They never tired, I think, of seeing me handle my giant “catamaran” and the (to them) mysterious harpoon.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
Oddly enough, the fore-part of the boat remained fixed to the rope of the harpoon in the calf.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
Dimly he saw the harpoon hurtle through the spray and the sharp crack of the explosion sounded in his ear.
THE BOY WITH THE U. S. FISHERIESFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER

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