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" The irksome noise of the ice and the loathsome view of the shore bred strange conceits among us.' Shelley's lines, From the most gloomy glens Of Greenland's sunless clime, ARCTIC VEGETATION 61 though applicable to certain localities in the winter, do... "
A Life of John Davis, the Navigator, 1550-1605: Discoverer of Davis Straits - Page 35
by Sir Clements Robert Markham - 1889 - 301 pages
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The Living Age, Volume 196

1893
...expected. He christened that grim continent " tinLand of Desolation," and he quaintly declares that "the irksome noise of the ice and the loathsome view of the shore bred strange conceits among us." Nevertheless, with his indomitable pluck, he pushed on, making friends with the natives, and there...
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The Lands of Silence: A History of Arctic and Antarctic Exploration

Sir Clements Robert Markham - 1921 - 539 pages
...the country of the old Norse colony, was sighted, and Davis named it the "Land of Desolation": for "the irksome noise of the ice and the loathsome view of the shore bred strange conceits among us." This was on the east side. Davis considered that he was well to the westward of the Frieslanda of Zeno,...
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