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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.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Departure on the fourth voyage, accompanied by a merchant-ship bound through Torres Strait.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Directions for the passage within the reefs through Torres Strait.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
And the brave explorer sailed safely through the dangerous strait now named for him.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
On the south-side of Clarence Strait the land is low, like the coast to the eastward.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
A flat-topped hill near the shore of Scott's Strait is a remarkable object, and may be seen six or seven leagues off.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Between the easternmost islet and the land, there is a strait of a league in width.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Sunday Strait is more than four miles wide, and appears to be free from danger.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Malus Island is separated from Lewis Island by a strait a mile wide; it is probably deep.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
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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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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