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The children of thy barrenness shall still say in thy ears: The place is too strait for me, make me room to dwell in.
Departure on the fourth voyage, accompanied by a merchant-ship bound through Torres Strait.
Directions for the passage within the reefs through Torres Strait.
And the brave explorer sailed safely through the dangerous strait now named for him.
On the south-side of Clarence Strait the land is low, like the coast to the eastward.
A flat-topped hill near the shore of Scott's Strait is a remarkable object, and may be seen six or seven leagues off.
Between the easternmost islet and the land, there is a strait of a league in width.
Sunday Strait is more than four miles wide, and appears to be free from danger.
Malus Island is separated from Lewis Island by a strait a mile wide; it is probably deep.
Young Richard, never loath to fortify himself, proved amenable enough to the stiffly laced Canary that his friend set before him.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI

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