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" As the vicissitudes of tides are scarcely felt in those seas, the constant depth of the harbor allows goods to be landed on the quays without the assistance of boats; and it has been observed that in many places the largest vessels may rest their prows... "
Encyclop¿dia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E ... - Page 173
by Encyclopaedia - 1845
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 3. köide

Edward Gibbon - 1783
...recefles of the harbour arefilled up. See Gj^lius de Bofphoro Thracio, 1. ic 5. B 4 while their flerns are floating in the water '*. From the mouth of the Lycus to that of the harbour, this arm of the Bofphorus is more than feven miles in length. The entrance is about five •' '; hundred yards broad,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 3. köide

Edward Gibbon - 1806
...depth of the harbour allows goods to be landed on the quays without the assistance of boats ; and- it has been observed, that in many places the largest vessels may rest their prows against the houses, B 4 . while * Namque artissimo inter Europam Asiamque divortio Byzantium in extrema Europa posuere...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 2. köide

Edward Gibbon - 1810
...constant depth of the harbour allows goods to be landed on the quays without the assistance of boats ; and it has been observed, that in many places the largest...the houses, while their sterns are floating in the water13. From the mouth of the Lycus to that of the harbour, this arm of the Bosphorus is more than...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - 1816 - 392 lehte
...depth of the harbour allows goods to be landed orr the quays, without the assistance of boats; and it has been observed, that in many places the largest vessels may rest their prows against the bouses, white their sterns are floating in the water. From thfe mouth of the Lyeus to that of the harbour,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 2. köide

Edward Gibbon - 1827
...constant depth of the harbour allows goods to be landed on the quays without the assistance of boats; and it has been observed, that in many places the largest...houses, while their sterns are floating in the water m. From the moutli of the Lycus to that of the harbour, this arm of the Bosphorus is more than seven...
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The English Instructor: Being a Collection of Pieces in Prose, Selected from ...

1830 - 263 lehte
...goods to be landed ' on the quays, without the assistance of boats; and it has been observed, thai in many places the largest vessels may rest their...of the Bosphorus is more than seven miles in length 2. The entrance is about five hundred yards broad, and a strong chain could be occasionally drawn across...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 1256 lehte
...to be landed on the quays without the assistance of boats . and it has been observed, that in tnauy places the largest vessels may rest their prows against the houses, while their sterns are footing in the water. 12 From the mouth of the Lycus to that of the harbour, this arm of the Bosphorus...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, with ..., 2. köide

Edward Gibbon - 1854
...constant depth of the harbour allows goods to be landed on the quays without the assistance of boats ; and it has been observed that, in many places, the largest...the houses while their sterns are floating in the water.18 From the mouth of the Lycus to that of the harbour this arm of the Bosphorus is more than...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 2. köide

Edward Gibbon - 1871
...constant depth of the harbor allows goods to be landed on the quays without the assistance of boats ; and it has been observed, that in many places the largest...water." From the mouth of the Lycus to that of the harbor, this arm of the Bosphorus is more than seven miles in length. The entrance is about five hundred...
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History of Merchant Shipping and Ancient Commerce, 1. köide

William Schaw Lindsay - 1874 - 666 lehte
...places, the largest vessels may rest their prows against the houses, -while the sterns are floating on the water. From the mouth of the Lycus to that of...entrance is about five hundred yards broad, and a chain could be occasionally drawn across it to guard the port and city from the attack of a hostile...
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