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fishing Sentence Examples

  • Fishing is relaxing and my boat's paid for...

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  • It was like fishing in a bath tub and hoping for a bite.

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  • I've been doing a lot of fishing, of both kinds this week.

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  • I left a message, from Tommy, his so called fishing buddy, saying I had a fish story for him and requesting him to call as soon as possible.

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  • More than a hundred years ago, two boys were fishing in a small river.

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  • This is all a new fishing hole and that's all these government guys are doing.

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  • He said he was just asking about Dean's return trip but he was fishing for details on why the FBI was so unexpectedly interested in Billie Wassermann.

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  • Most of the fishing boats, properly so called, start from the Adriatic coast, the coral boats from the western Mediterranean coast, and the sponge boats from the western Mediterranean and Sicilian coasts.

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  • Since by international agreement the wilful damage of a cable has been constituted a criminal offence, and the cable companies have avoided crossing the fishing banks, or have adopted the wise policy of refunding the value of anchors lost on their cables, the number of such fractures has greatly diminished.

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  • All you need to do is tell me where you do your fishing and who's in the boat.

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  • That Brighton was a large fishing village in 1086 is evident from the rent of 4000 herrings; in 1285 it had a separate constable, and in 1333 it was assessed for a tenth and fifteenth at £5:4:64, half the assessment of Shoreham.

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  • Anchovy and sardine fishing (the products of which are reckoned among the general total) are also of considerable importance, especially along the Ligurian and Tuscan coasts.

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  • He wasn't drowned in a fishing accident, was he?

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  • Sugarmaking, the distillation of rice-spirit, silk-weaving, fishing and the preparation of a fish-sauce (nuoc-mam) made from decayed fish, and the manufacture of salt from sea-water and of lime are carried on in many localities.

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  • in 1884, being occupied by a small fishing village.

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  • in 1884, being occupied by a small fishing village.

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  • I speak of fishing only now, for I had long felt differently about fowling, and sold my gun before I went to the woods.

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  • I'm sure you miss him, Dean said, fishing for a reaction.

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  • Are you still interested in fishing the North Country?

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  • Sometimes I had a companion in my fishing, who came through the village to my house from the other side of the town, and the catching of the dinner was as much a social exercise as the eating of it.

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  • I'll tell the world at this end I'm off on a ten day fishing trip and can't be contacted.

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  • You don't go fishing 'cause it's Friday and there's nothing for supper.

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  • The wildness and adventure that are in fishing still recommended it to me.

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  • They went fishing one day and canoeing another.

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  • They went fishing one day and canoeing another.

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  • When the work was finished, the old fishing boat looked rather odd, with a paddle wheel on each side which dipped just a few inches into the water.

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  • He adjusted his glasses and returned to his fishing journal.

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  • There was a lot about some guy from here who turned up missing fishing over on the Gunnison River, but they just stopped mentioning it after a few weeks.

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  • The best testimony for the behaviour of Orleans during this summer is the testimony of an English lady, Mrs Grace Dalrymple Elliott, who shared his heart with the comtesse de Buffon, and from which it is absolutely certain that at the time of the riot of the 12th of July he was on a fishing excursion, and was rudely treated by the king on the next day when going to offer him his services.

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  • The nucleus of the township lies on high ground to the east of the Edgware road, which crosses the Welsh Harp reservoir of Regent's Canal, a favourite fishing and skating resort.

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  • The lakes, ponds and streams afford some of the best trout fishing in the country, and many of them also abound in pickerel, pike, perch, black bass and land-locked salmon.

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  • The lakes, ponds and streams afford some of the best trout fishing in the country, and many of them also abound in pickerel, pike, perch, black bass and land-locked salmon.

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  • It'd be kinda nice to just think about fishing and TV and not having to wonder what suit is all over my ass because of some dumb new rule.

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  • The people are employed in fishing for coral and sponges, as well as for bream, mullet and other fish.

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  • Commercial fishing is important only in Lake Erie.

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  • Sailing, fishing and birdwatching are just some of the ways to spend a relaxing day on the lake.

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  • The city has lumber and fishing interests (perch, whitefish, sturgeon, pickerel, bass, &c. being caught in Saginaw Bay), large machine shops and foundries (value of products in 1905, $ 1, 743, 1 55, or 31% of the total of the city's factory products), and various manufactures, including ships (wooden and steel), wooden ware, woodpipe, veneer, railroad machinery, cement, alkali and chicory.

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  • The city has lumber and fishing interests (perch, whitefish, sturgeon, pickerel, bass, &c. being caught in Saginaw Bay), large machine shops and foundries (value of products in 1905, $ 1, 743, 1 55, or 31% of the total of the city's factory products), and various manufactures, including ships (wooden and steel), wooden ware, woodpipe, veneer, railroad machinery, cement, alkali and chicory.

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  • Swimming, fishing, and boating opportunities abound all over this area.

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  • One hundred and fifteen acres of hiking and cycling trails, along with fishing and kayaking opportunities are available at this outdoor attraction year-round.

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  • The natural beauty of this area is perfect for many outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, boating, fishing and skiing.

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  • They figured he'd left to go fishing by himself just after we returned to Kansas.

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  • A family out fishing had the catch of the day, in the same general area where Billie had bobbed to light.

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  • MONNIKENDAM, a fishing village of Holland, in the province of North Holland, on an inlet of the Zuider Zee known as the Gouw Zee, 12 m.

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  • Rice cultivation and fishing occupy practically all the inhabitants of the district.

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  • The fishing is largely carried on by boats from Tone del Greco, in the Gulf of Naples, where the best coral beds are now exhausted.

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  • Sometimes, after staying in a village parlor till the family had all retired, I have returned to the woods, and, partly with a view to the next day's dinner, spent the hours of midnight fishing from a boat by moonlight, serenaded by owls and foxes, and hearing, from time to time, the creaking note of some unknown bird close at hand.

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  • Almost every New England boy among my contemporaries shouldered a fowling-piece between the ages of ten and fourteen; and his hunting and fishing grounds were not limited, like the preserves of an English nobleman, but were more boundless even than those of a savage.

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  • Agricultural (including hunt ing and fishing) - - 9,666,467 6,466,165 3,200,302

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  • Fishing 63,372 4,400 67,772

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  • You ready to do some fishing?

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  • I really was out fishing.

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  • Papa wants to take him fishing.

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  • Salmon and trout afford good fishing.

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  • The Congested Districts Board made many efforts to improve the condition of the inhabitants, especially by introducing better methods of fishing.

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  • The river Awe, issuing from the north-western horn of the loch, affords excellent trout and salmon fishing.

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  • They neither plant nor have they any manufactures except their rude bamboo and rattan vessels, the fish and game traps which they set with much skill, and the bows, blow-pipes and bamboo spears with which they and the produce of their hunting and fishing.

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  • At Belleek it forms a considerable waterfall and is here well known to sportsmen for its good salmon fishing.

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  • On the seashore fishing naturally became a means of livelihood, and dwellers by the sea, in virtue of the dangers to which they are exposed from storm and unseaworthy craft, are stimulated to a higher degree of foresight, quicker observation, prompter decision and more energetic action in emergencies than those who live inland.

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  • In 1905 Portland was the first manufacturing city of the state, with a factory product valued at $9,132,801 (as against $8,527,649 for Lewiston, which outranked Portland in 1900); here are foundries and machine-shops, planing-mills, car and railway repair shops, packing and canning establishments - probably the first Indian corn canned in the United States was canned near Portland in 1840 - potteries, and factories for making boots, shoes, clothing, matches, screens, sleighs, carriages, cosmetics, &c. Shipbuilding and fishing are important industries.

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  • There is important sturgeon fishing.

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  • There is a fishing fleet, for which a new harbour was opened in 1892.

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  • The fishing vulture (Gypohierax) is found in all the coast districts, but true vultures are almost entirely absent except from the north, where the small brown Percnopterus makes its appearance.

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  • The coral and fishing industries are the most important in Alghero, but agriculture has made some progress in the district, which produces good wine.

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  • The Onega, which flows into Onega Bay, has rapids; but timber is floated down in spring, and fishing and some navigation are carried on in the lower portion.

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  • Fishing and hunting are the most important sources of livelihood.

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  • Apart from hunting and fishing, the exploitation of the forests provides the principal occupation of the inhabitants.

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  • The numerous fasts of the national church prescribe a fish diet on many days in the Fishing.

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  • Taking the Lake Aral and Siberian river fisheries into account, it is estimated that altogether the fishing industries yield a revenue to the state of £330,000 annually.'

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  • Here, about 1590, was founded an independent military colony called the Setch, the members of which, recognizing no authority but that of their own elected officers, lived by fishing, hunting and making raids on the Tatars, and were always ready to assist their less fortunate countrymen in resisting Polish aggression.

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  • Iron-founding and brewing are carried on in the town, which has also some fishing and shipping.

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  • Bridges Adams, the intention being by " fishing " the joints to convert the rails into continuous beams. In the original design two chairs were placed, one under each rail, a few inches apart, as in fig.

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  • The town is the chief centre of business in East Galloway, and it is also resorted to in midsummer for its beautiful scenery and excellent fishing.

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  • Pine stumps and waste limbs are utilized, notably at Hattiesburg, for the manufacture of charcoal, tar, creosote, turpentine, &c. Fisheries Fishing is a minor industry, confined for the most part to the Mississippi Sound and neighbouring waters and to the Mississippi and Yazoo rivers.

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  • In the sounds along the coast, in the lower courses of the rivers that flow into them, and along the outer shores fishing is an important industry.

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  • The fishing industry also is important.

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  • Owing to the long line of coast and the numerous lakes, fishing forms an important industry, and large quantities of herrings, eels and lampreys are sent from Pomerania to other parts of Germany.

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  • It is as a fishing port, however, that Grimsby is chiefly famous.

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  • Two of the docks are for the accommodation of the fishing fleet, which, consisting principally of steam trawlers, numbers upwards of 500 vessels.

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  • The fishing trade had become so important by 1800 that it was necessary to construct a new dock.

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  • Many visitors are attracted by the fishing (especially for tarpon) and shooting in the vicinity, water-fowl being plentiful in the Bay, and deer, quail and wild turkeys being found in the vicinity inland.

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  • long, and is the centre of a valuable and increasing fishing industry.

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  • David Thomson with a small company from Plymouth, England, in the spring or early summer of 1623 built and fortified a house at Little Harbor (now Odiorne's Point in the township of Rye) as a fishing and trading station.

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  • Rivalry in fishing and in trading, coupled with ancient antipathies inherited from the various mainland cities of origin, were no doubt the cause of these internecine feuds.

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  • On the Norwegian coast mackerel fishing does not begin before May, whilst on the English coasts large catches are frequently made in March.

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  • An agricultural lease does not, apart from stipulation, confer any right to kill game, other than hares and rabbits (as to which, see the Ground Game Act 1880, and Game Laws) or any right of fishing.

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  • Margate (Meregate, Mergate), formerly a small fishing village, was an ancient and senior non-corporate member of Dover.

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  • Under Elizabeth Margate was still an obscure fishing village employing about 20 small vessels ("boys") in the coasting and river trades, chiefly in the conveyance of grain, on which in 1791 it chiefly subsisted.

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  • 4 and 5); Dybowski and Godlewski on "Fauna," in same periodical (1876); Witkowski, on "Seals"; Yakovlev's "Fishes of Angara," in same periodical (1890-1893); "Fishing in Lake Baikal and its Tributaries," in same periodical (1886-1890); and La Geographie (No.

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  • It has a royal arms factory established by Charles IV., and other ironworks, considerable manufacture of macaroni, paper, breeding of silkworms, and some fishing and shipping.

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  • to telescope the jars for the next blow coming up. A skilful driller never allows his jars to strike on the downstroke, they are only used to jar down when the tools stick on some obstruction in the well before reaching the bottom, and in fishing operations.

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  • The operation of drilling is frequently interrupted by the occurrence of an accident, which necessitates the use of fishing tools.

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  • If the fishing operation is unsuccessful the well has to be abandoned, often after months of labour, unless it is found possible to drill past the tools which have been lost.

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  • In readiness for a fracture of the drilling tools or of the cable, special appliances known as fishing tools are provided.

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  • The fishing tools are generally attached to the cable, and are used with portions of the ordinary string of tools, but some are fitted to pump-rods or tubing, and others to special rods.

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  • Cory's Hunting and Fishing Florida (Boston, 1896) and A.

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  • Fishing and agriculture constitute the chief resources of the islanders, whose ancient silk industry is still maintained.

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  • Noordwyk-on-Sea, Katwyk-on-sea, Scheveningen, and Ter Heide are watering-places and fishing villages.

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  • Penzance (Pensans) was not recognized as a port until the days of the Tudors, but its importance as a fishing village dates from the 14th century.

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  • Apart from fishing and shipping, Penzance has never been an industrial centre.

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  • The Peiraeus, which had never revived since its destruction by the Romans in 86 s.c., was at the beginning of the 19th century a small fishing village known as Porto Leone.

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  • The site was occupied by a small fishing village until 1865, when the shogun's government established a shipyard here.

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  • Fishing is extensively carried on and cattle fairs are held.

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  • Fishing for herring and mackerel is carried on and the town equips a large fleet for the codbanks of Newfoundland and Iceland.

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  • in length; in the winter months the fishing craft take shelter in the haven of Armyro.

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  • Charlevoix is an important hardwood lumber port, and the principal industries are the manufacture of lumber and of cement; fishing (especially for lake trout and white fish); the raising of sugar beets; and the manufacture of rustic and fancy wood-work.

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  • On the coast turtle and mother-of-pearl fishing are carried on.

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  • Shipbuilding and fishing were carried on in the 13th and 14th centuries.

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  • Although there are some good arable farms in favoured districts, the vast majority of holdings are small crofts occupied mostly by peasants who combine fishing with farming.

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  • Fishing is the occupation of the men, and the real mainstay of the inhabitants.

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  • Then the fishery was neglected by the natives, who were content to use the "sixerns," or six-oared fishing boats, till the last quarter of the 19th century, when boats of modern type were introduced.

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  • piers, quays, warehouses and cooperages in connexion with the fishing industry.

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  • wide, is an important fishing station.

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  • There is a lighthouse on Bound, and the rest are fishing stations.

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  • It contains several brochs and ruined chapels and is an important fishing station.

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  • The fishing and sponge industries are important.

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  • In 1907 48.5% of all wage-earners were engaged in agriculture, fishing and mining, 16.3 in manufactures, and 17.7 in trade and transportation.

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  • King Sigismund of Hungary barely escaped in a fishing boat; his army was cut to pieces to a man; among the prisoners taken was Jean Sans Peur, brother of the king of France.

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  • The lakes afford good fishing, and are navigated in summer by steamboats.

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  • Agriculture, fishing, and a few domestic industries form the only employment of the inhabitants.

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  • Bowness lies at the head of a small bay, is served by the lake-steamers of the Furness Railway Company, and is a favourite yachting, boating, fishing and tourist centre.

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  • But somewhat later they have probably met with the Eskimo farther north on the west coast in the neighbourhood of Disco Bay, where the Norsemen went to catch seals, walrus, &c. The Norse colonists penetrated on these fishing expeditions at least to 73° N., where a small runic stone from the 14th century has been found.

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  • The Samoyedes, who now maintain themselves by hunting and fishing on the lower Ob, partly mixed in the S.

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  • It supports a fishing population of over 30,000, most of whom are Annamese; the fish, which are taken by means of large nets at the end of the inundation, are either dried or fermented for the production of the sauce known as nuoc-mam.

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  • Small islands, inhabited by a fishing population, fringe the west coast.

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  • The Cambodians show skill in working gold and silver; earthenware, bricks, mats, fans and silk and cotton fabrics, are also produced to some small extent, but fishing and the cultivation of rice and in a minor degree of tobacco, coffee, cotton, pepper, indigo, maize, tea and sugar are the only industries worthy of the name.

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  • Soult Passage of expected the passage of the Douro to be attempted the Douro, near its mouth, with fishing craft; but Wellesley, by May 12,1809, a daring surprise, crossed (May 12) close above Oporto, and also by a ford higher up. After some fighting Oporto was taken, and Soult driven back.

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  • In 1907 there were (exclusive of fishing vessels) 470 sailing ships with a tonnage of 2 71,661, and 610 steamers with a tonnage of 1,256,449.

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  • The Lake Of Bizerta, called Tinja by the Arabs, abounds in excellent fish, especially mullets, the dried roe of which, called botargo, is largely exported, and the fishing industry employs a large proportion of the inhabitants.

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  • The manufacture of overshoes and fishing boots is an analogous process, only the canvas base is more thickly coated with a highly pigmented rubber of low quality.

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  • Fishing is a valuable source of income on the lower courses of the great rivers, especially the Ob.

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  • The native populations of the Amur - Golds and Gilyaks - support themselves chiefly by fishing, when the salmon enters the Amur and its tributaries in dense masses.

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  • These by-laws are carried into effect by officers of the conservators, assisted by the river-keepers of the various fishing associations.

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  • south-east of Pontiac, Cass and Elizabeth lakes), and there is good hunting and fishing in the vicinity.

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  • Until the middle of the 19th century it was an insignificant fishing village.

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  • It is formed of Weymouth, a fishing town and seaport on the southwest of the Wey, and Melcombe Regis on the north-east of the river, the two towns being contiguous The situation on Weymouth Bay, which is enclosed to the south by the Isle of Portland, and north by the eastward trend of the coast, is picturesque.

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  • Industry consists chiefly in fishing (sardines, &c., and coral), the manufacture of tobacco, oil-distilling, tanning, and the preparation of preserved citron§ and of macaroni and similar provisions.

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  • Goats are bred and coco-nuts cultivated, but fishing is the chief industry.

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  • To group (a) belong territorial differences in regard to ownership of land and rights of fishing at sea; to group (b) belong pecuniary claims in respect of acts wrongfully done to one or more subjects of one state by, or with the authority of, another state.

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  • All the rivers are richly stocked, and valuable fishing grounds are to be found along the coast, especially that of southern Bahia and Espirito Santo where the garoupa (Serranus) is found in large numbers.

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  • Fish is a staple food of the Indian tribes of the Amazon region, and their fishing season is during the period of low water.

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  • Fifty-four vessels with 84,844 tons and crews numbering 1168 persons were sea-going; 134 with 6587 tons were coasting-vessels, and 246 with 353 tons were fishing vessels.

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  • There is excellent fishing for salmon and trout, and in summer coaches leave their daily loads of tourists here.

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  • By the end of the 18th century the town had become prosperous by the increase of its fishing and shipping trades, and by the middle of the 19th century one of the chief health and pleasure resorts of the south coast.

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  • Iquique was an insignificant Peruvian fishing settlement until 1830 when the export of nitrate began.

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  • ==Agriculture and other Industries== The cultivation of rice, which is grown mainly in the small deltas along the coast and in some districts gives two crops annually, and fishing, together with fish-salting and the preparation of nuoc-mam, a sauce made from decaying fish, constitute the chief industries of Annam.

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  • The shallow lagoons of the llanos, like those of the Argentine pampas, are favourite fishing grounds for these birds.

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  • Fishing is carried on, and timber, oil, wine, lemons and other sub-tropical fruits are exported to some extent.

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  • Desolate bogs, incapable of cultivation, alternate with the mountains; and the inhabitants earn a scanty subsistence by fishing and tillage, or by seeking employment in England and Scotland during the harvesting.

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  • Market gardening, the rearing of cattle, for which the district is widely famed, and fishing, form the chief occupations of the rural population.

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  • Later its shipping declined and in the 16th century it was little more than a fishing village.

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  • Adapa while fishing had broken the wings of the south wind, and was accordingly summoned before the tribunal of Anu in heaven.

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  • The town is a centre for salmon and trout fishing on the Blackwater and its tributary the Funshion.

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  • The principal industries are the manufacture of paper, leather, chemicals and tobacco, sugar refining, shipbuilding and salmon fishing.

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  • The river is only accessible for small coasting vessels; it is the headquarters of a prosperous fishing industry.

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  • In China his mention of Canton by the name of Censcolam or Censcolam (Chin-Kalan), and his descriptions of the custom of fishing with tame cormorants, of the habit of letting the finger-nails grow extravagantly, and of the compression of women's feet, are peculiar to him among the travellers of that age; Marco Polo omits them all.

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  • The inhabitants grow hemp, Indian corn, coffee, sibucao, cacao, cocoanuts (for copra) and sugar, weave rough fabrics and manufacture tuba (a kind of wine used as a stimulant), clay pots and jars, salt and soap. There is some fishing here.

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  • The fishing village of Arnemuiden flourished as a harbour in the 16th century, but decayed owing to the silting up of the sand.

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  • Fishing, tanning, flourmilling and brewing are the chief industries.

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  • A few small fishing villages or ports are scattered along the coast, but except Nlukalla and Shihr none is of any importance.

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  • In Oman the Arabs, who were chiefly engaged in fishing and seafaring, were Azdites mixed with Persians.

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  • The fishing centre at Schonen was important as a market, though, like Novgorod, its trade was seasonal, but it did not acquire the position of a regularly organized counter, reserved alone, in the North, for Bergen.

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  • Besides farming and fishing, the inhabitants carry on a coasting trade with various Mediterranean ports.

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  • He studied surveying and navigation, and joined his father in his ship-building, fishing and general trading business, quickly becoming one of the wealthiest and most influential men in the province.

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  • The industries of the island are unimportant; there is considerable cod and scallop fishing.

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  • The fishing trade is also important.

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  • They lived chiefly by hunting and fishing.

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  • In the first half of the 18th century, when Bushire was an unimportant fishing village, it was selected by Nadir Shah as the southern port of Persia and dockyard of the navy which he aspired to create in the Persian Gulf, and the British commercial factory of the East India Company, established at Gombrun, the modern Bander Abbasi, was transferred to it in 1759.

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  • still farther westwards is the fishing town of St Monans or Abercromby (pop. 1898), with a fine old Gothic church, picturesquely perched on the rocky shore.

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  • Among swimming birds the most numerous are the gull (kamome), of which many varieties are found; the cormorant (u)which is trained by the Japanese for fishing purposesand multitudinous flocks of wild-geese (gan) and wild-ducks (kanjo), from the beautiful mandarinduck (oshi-dori), emblem of cunjugal fidelity, to teal (koga,no) and widgeon (hidori-ganto) of several species.

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  • Fishing lines are manufacttired from the cocoons of the genjiki-mushi (Caligula japonica), which is one of the commonest moths in the islands.

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  • Deep-sea and coast fishing for cod, herring and mackerel employ over 1000 of the inhabitants.

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  • The industries include fishing, shipbuilding and brewing.

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  • The deep-sea fishing industry of the town is important, the fishing fleet in 1902 numbering 67 vessels.

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  • It also explains how many once flourishing commercial towns, such as Stavoren, Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Monnikendam, declined to the rank of provincial trading and fishing ports.

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  • With the exception of Griend and Schokland, the islands of the Zuider Zee are inhabited by small fishing communities, who retain some archaic customs and a picturesque dress.

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  • 1406), and though once a port of some importance it dwindled to a fishing hamlet.

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  • About the beginning of the 16th century, Belfast is described as a town and fortress, but it was in reality a mere fishing village in the hands of the house of O'Neill.

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  • There are separate basins for fishing boats and a dock for torpedo-boat flotilla.

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  • Fishing, shipbuilding and various small factories provide occupation for the population.

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  • In fishing a large number of boats and men are employed.

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  • The old fishing village overhangs the cliffs, while the more modern watering-place is mostly built a little inland.

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  • The fishing fleet consists of several hundred boats, manned by nearly 5000 men and boys.

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  • Sestao (10,833) is the only other town of more than io,000 inhabitants; the port of Bermeo (9061) is the chief fishing station; Durango (4319), on the river of the same name, was founded by the early kings of Navarre in the 10th century, obtained the rank of a countship in 1153, and contains.

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  • The chief industries of the town proper are fishing, saw-milling, tanning, leatherdressing, ship-building, iron and copper-founding, rope-making and the manufacture of agricultural implements.

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  • NETTUNO, a fishing village of the province of Rome, Italy, 2 m.

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  • Protests follow against hunting and fishing rights, restrictions on wood-cutting, and excessive demands made on peasants.

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  • Gloucester has the largest fishery interests of any place in the country, and is one of the chief fishing ports of the world.

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  • Fishing is an important industry.

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  • After the original and exclusively English immigration from 1620 to 1640 there was nothing like regular foreign immigration until the 19th century; and it was a favourite assertion of Dr Palfrey that the blood of the fishing folk on Cape Cod was more purely English through two centuries than that of the inhabitants of any English county.

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  • Since 1865 (at least) various parts of Cape Cod have shrunk greatly in population, agriculture and manufactures, and even in fishing interests; this reconstruction of industrial and social interests being, apparently, simply part of the general urban movement-a movement toward better opportunities.

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  • Its first site was near the fishing village of Steindamm, but after its destruction by the Prussians in 1263 it was rebuilt in its present position.

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  • Lake Chalco is also greatly reduced in size by railway fillings and irrigation works, to the great distress of the natives who have gained their living by fishing in its waters since long before the Spanish conquest.

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  • The religious concep tions of the fishing tribes on the Pacific coast between Mount St Elias and the Columbia river are worked out by Boas; the transformation from the hunting to the agricultural mode of life was accompanied by changes in belief and worship quite as radical.

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  • The old apparatus of hunting and fishing is quite primitive.

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  • Its inhabitants are engaged in agriculture, cattle-breeding, fishing, and the manufacture of leather, agricultural implements, iron goods and bricks.

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  • He published Presidential Problems (New York, 1904), made up in part of lectures at Princeton University, and Fishing and Hunting Sketches (1906).

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  • south is the fishing village of Gourdon (pop. 1197), where boat-building is carried on.

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  • Some fishing is carried on: but the staple trade is the export of sand, which, being highly charged with carbonate of lime, is much used for manure.

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  • The main industry is the fishing and allied trades.

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  • Fishing in Lake Peipus gives occupation to nearly 100,000 persons, and is also carried on in the Gulf of Riga and in the rivers.

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  • The breeding of livestock, fishing, and some domestic trades, chiefly carried on by the women, are the principal sources of maintenance.

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  • Owing to the varied and beautiful scenery, this is a favourite summer resort; the game of the forests and the fishing in the streams and in the multitude of lakes serve as further attractions.

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  • The greater part of the sea coast is on Long Island - a low, sandy coast, the seat of numerous summer resorts and of some fishing.

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  • The patroon received his estate in perpetual inheritance and had the exclusive right of hunting and fishing upon it.

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  • The natives cultivate maize, plantains, bananas, pineapples, limes, pepper, cotton, &c., and live easily on the products of their gardens, with occasional help from fishing and hunting.

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  • It is built on a picturesque promontory which separates the waters of Green Bay from Little Bay de Noquette, and its delightful summer climate, wild landscape scenery and facilities for boating and trout fishing make it a popular summer resort.

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  • Among the wooden objects recovered from the relic beds were tubs, plates, ladles and spoons, a flail for threshing corn, a last for stretching shoes of hide, celt handles, clubs, long-bows of yew, floats and implements of fishing and a dug-out canoe 12 ft.

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  • They made nets and fishing lines, and used canoes.

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  • from the English Channel at the confluence of two streams that form the Treguier river; it carries on fishing and a coasting and small foreign trade.

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  • The bay, which is crossed by a fine bridge at its narrow landward extremity, is the headquarters of a fishing fleet, and a port of call for many coasting vessels.

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  • The anchorage is fairly protected from the sea, but the depth of water is only 3 to 4 fathoms. The channel between the island on Diu and the mainland is navigable only by fishing boats and small craft.

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  • Deep-sea fishing is largely prosecuted all round the coast.

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  • They live by agriculture (cotton, tobacco, nutmegs, &c.) and fishing.

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  • The " zodiac of labours " was replaced in French castles and hotels by a " zodiac of pleasures," in which hunting, hawking, fishing and dancing were substituted for hoeing, planting, reaping and ploughing.8 It is curious to find the same sequence of symbols employed for the same decorative purposes in India as in Europe.

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  • It was probably only a small fishing village until it became the point of junction of the Via Postumia and the Via Popillia (see Aquileia).

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  • To the east, in the Bang Pakong river-basin and down the eastern shore of the gulf, are Pachim, a divisional headquarters; Petriou; Bang Plasoi, a fishing centre, with Rayong, Chantabun (q.v.) and Krat, producing gems and pepper.

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  • Agriculture is in a very backward condition, however, and the state is classed as one of the poorest and most unprogressive in the republic. The rivers and shallow coast waters are well stocked with fish, but there are no fishing industries worthy of mention.

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  • Christiansand is an important fishing centre (salmon, mackerel, lobsters), and sawmills, wood-pulp factories, shipbuilding yards and mechanical workshops are the principal industrial works.

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  • The Ilen offers fishing, late in the season, for brown and sea trout.

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  • The harbour has an area of 42 acres, and a considerable coasting and fishing trade is carried on.

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  • Etaples has a small fishing and commercial port which enjoyed a certain importance during the middle ages.

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  • Fishing is an industry no longer of much importance.

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  • It rose into importance as a fishing harbour towards the end of the 16th century, and its prosperity rapidly increased after the opening of the New Waterway (the Maas ship canal) from Rotterdam to the sea.

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  • Ships trading in the Mediterranean were seized by the corsairs, who pillaged the coasts of Europe, carried off their captives to Algiers, and destroyed the fishing and commercial settlements founded by the Marseillais on the shores of Africa.

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  • Its port, which is formed by the channel of the river and divides the town into two parts, is frequented by coasting and fishing vessels.

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  • It is navigable by vessels of 50 tons as far up as Bridge of Earn, and is a notable fishing stream, abounding with salmon and trout, perch and pike being also plentiful.

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  • There he met Nicolai and Moses Mendelssohn, with whom he formed a close friendship. In 1768 he became preacher or chaplain to the workhouse at Berlin and the neighbouring fishing village of Stralow.

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  • of Leiden, is a popular seaside resort and fishing village.

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  • There are some good fishing-grounds on the coasts, but fishing as an organized industry does not exist.

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  • Since the closing years of the last century pearl fishing in the Gulf of California has been carried on with modern appliances and better results by an English company under a concession from the government.

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  • Fishing for the tortoiseshell turtle gives employment to a large number of natives in the season, and considerable quantities of the shell are exported.

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  • GIRVAN, a police burgh, market and fishing town of Ayrshire, Scotland, at the mouth of the Girvan, 21 m.

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  • at the mouth of the Stinchar is the fishing village of Ballantrae (pop. 511) .

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  • Thomson was the head of a company which was organized for fishing and trading and whose entire stock was to be held jointly for five years.

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  • The inhabitants of Kalocsa and its wide-spreading communal lands are chiefly employed in the cultivation of the vine, fruit, flax, hemp and cereals, in the capture of water-fowl and in fishing.

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  • wide, is composed of treeless swamps, and is used mainly for sheep-grazing; the neighbouring waters are excellent fishing ground.

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  • For more than a century whale fishing was practically the sole industry of Martha's Vineyard.

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  • It was carried on at first from the shore in small boats; but by the first decade of the 18th century vessels especially built for the purpose were being used, and by 1760 shore fishing had been practically abandoned.

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  • Herring fishing,.

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  • on both the north and the south shore, occupies a small percentage of the inhabitants, and there is also some deep-sea fishing.

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  • On the coming of the first European, Jean Nicolet, who visited the place in 1634-1635, De Pere was the site of a polyglot Indian settlement of several thousand attracted by the fishing at the first rapids of the Fox river.

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  • Brecon is favourably known as a fishing centre, and there is also boating on the Usk and the canal.

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  • The city is especially important as a salmon fishing and packing centre (cod, halibut and smaller fish also being abundant); it has also an extensive lumber trade, important lumber manufactories, pressed brick and terra-cotta factories, and dairy interests.

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  • The depth of settlement, from the coast inland, varied greatly, ranging from what would be involved in the mere occupation of the shore for fishing purposes to a body of agricultural occupation extending back to the base of the great Atlantic chain, and averaged some 250 m.i Westward, beyonc the general line of continuous settlement, were four extensions of population through as many gaps in the Appalachian barrier, constituting the four main paths along which migration westward first took place: the Mohawk Valley in New York, the upper Potomac, the Appalachian Valley, and around the southern base of the Appalachian system.

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  • Outside of these are the groups of mining and fishing.

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  • At that time fishing, whaling and shipbuilding were its principal industries, the clipper ships built here being among the fastest and best known on the seas.

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  • It was pointed out by Great Britain that this ukase had been the subject of protest both by Great Britain and the United States, and that by treaties similar in their terms, made between Russia and each of the protesting powers, Russia had agreed that their subjects should not be troubled or molested in navigating or fishing in any part of the Pacific Ocean.

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  • They make incomparable guides for fishing, hunting and surveying parties, on which they will cheerfully undergo the greatest hardships, though tending to shrink from regular employment in cities or on farms.

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  • Bounties to encourage deep-sea fishing have been given by the federal government since 1882.

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  • About 80,000 persons find more or less permanent employment in the fishing industry, including the majority of the Indians of British Columbia.

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  • Sir William Phips sailed from Boston in 1690, conquered Acadia, now Nova Scotia, and then hazarded the greater task of leading a fleet up the St Lawrence against Quebec. On the 16th of October 1690 thirty-four English ships, some of them only fishing craft, appeared in its basin and demanded the surrender of the town.

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  • American fishermen, however, showed so little inclination to give up what they had enjoyed so long, that it was found necessary to take vigorous steps to protect Canadian fishing rights, and frequent causes of friction consequently arose.

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  • After 1885 Canada was therefore compelled to fall back upon the treaty of 1818 as the guarantee of her fishing rights.

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  • There are some tanneries, and the fishing industry is important, but the coral production of Sicily has entirely destroyed that of Bosa since 1887.

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  • But apart from agriculture the principal industry is fishing.

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  • The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in commerce and fishing; but the frequent losses from inundations have greatly retarded the prosperity of the town.

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  • The principal industries are oyster-breeding, which is conducted on a very large scale, and fishing.

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  • For fishing the islanders use double-decked raft boats, similar to those of southern Formosa.

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  • The town is an important centre of the fishing industry, and has become a favourite watering-place.

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  • Their inmates, when not engaged in religious services, occupy themselves with husbandry, fishing and various handicrafts; the standard of intellectual culture is not high.

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  • Up to comparatively recent times a priceless collection of classical manuscripts was preserved in the libraries; many of them were destroyed during the War of Greek Independence (1821-1829) by the Turks, who employed the parchments for the manufacture of cartridges; others fell a prey to the neglect or vandalism of the monks, who, it is said, used the material as bait in fishing; others have been sold to visitors, and a considerable number have been removed to Moscow and Paris.

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  • On behalf of the committee appointed to deal with feudal rights, he presented to the Convention reports on the seignorial rights which were subject to compensation, on hunting and fishing rights, forestry, and kindred subjects.

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  • Jebel el-Akabah is much more barren than Jebel Akhdar, and the desert comes right down to the sea in Marmarica, whose few inhabitants are more concerned with salt-collecting and sponge fishing than with agriculture.

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  • There are some very fertile regions in the level portions of the county, but in the mountainous districts the soil is poor, the holdings are subdivided beyond the possibility of affording proper sustenance to their occupiers, and, except where fishing is combined with agricultural operations, the circumstances of the peasantry are among the most wretched of any district of Ireland.

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  • Keel, Belmullet and Ballycastle are the headquarters of sea and coast fishing districts, and Ballina of a salmon-fishing district, and these fisheries are of some value to the poor inhabitants.

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  • The other industries, are chiefly fishing, shipbuilding and the manufacture of ropes and sails.

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  • The denomination arose in the agricultural districts and fishing villages of north Cornwall and Devon; a district only slightly influenced by John Wesley and the original Methodist movement.

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  • The wood of the naio when dry has a fragrance resembling that of sandalwood, and is used for torches in fishing.

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  • The main part of the town is about a mile from the sea, with which it is connected by a winding street, ending at a quay surrounded by the fishing village of West Bay, where the railway terminates.

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  • Large herds of geese and pigeons are reared, while hunting and fishing constitute also important resources.

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  • Pearl fishing is an important industry and cotton is cultivated in the neighbourhood.

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  • Fishing, the recovery of salt from the sea-water, and shipbuilding constitute the other principal occupations of the population.

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  • The town and lands were purchased in 1720 by a fishing company in England and, on their failure, by the Merchant Maidens' Hospital of Edinburgh for £3000, who are still the overlords.

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  • On the other hand the broad, gently-sloping, sandy beach is peculiarly fitted for sea-bathing, and in the absence of harbours permits the beaching of the characteristic flat-bottomed fishing boats.

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  • Petten, Egmond-on-Sea, Wyk-on-Sea and Zandvoort are fishing villages and watering-places.

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  • The security of the Zuider Zee for trade and fishing purposes was the first factor in the commercial development of North Holland, and the cities of Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam and Monnikendam, though now little more than market centres for the surrounding district, possessed a large foreign commerce in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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  • The chief industries are those connected with the large fishing trade.

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  • There is a small fishing port as well as a considerable fishing-fleet.

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  • Several fishing villages occur along this coast, of which none is more picturesque than Staithes, lying in a steep gully in the cliff.

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  • Their occupations are fishing, oyster-dredging, seafaring and wild-duck catching.

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  • Fishing is carried on.

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  • The industries include salmon fishing, deep-sea fishing, the making of rope and twine and the freestone quarries of the neighbourhood.

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  • Excellent fishing is to be had here, chiefly for trout.

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  • Mallow is a centre for the fine salmon fishing on the Blackwater.

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  • The climate, scenery and good fishing attract summer visitors.

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  • The inhabitants are mainly engaged in the fishing industry, and are known as excellent sailors.

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  • Nine-tenths of the natives of Sumatra live by agriculture, the rest by cattle-rearing, fishing, navigation, and, last but not least, from the products of the forests; they are therefore little concentrated in towns.

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  • The fishing industry of the Netherlands may be said to have been in existence already in the 13th century, and in the following century received a considerable impetus from the discovery how to cure herring by William Beukelszoon, a Zeeland fisherman.

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  • The fisheries are commonly divided into four particular fishing areas, namely, the " deep-sea " fishery of the North Sea, and the " inner " (binnengaatsch) fisheries of the Wadden, the Zuider Zee, and the South Holland and Zeeland waters.

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  • In the Zuider Zee small herring, flat fish, anchovies and shrimps are caught, the chief fishing centres being the islands of Texel, Urk and Wieringen, and the coast towns of Helder, Bunschoten, Huizen, Enkhuizen, Vollendam, Kampen, Harderwyk, Vollenhove.

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  • The anchovy fishing which takes place in May, June and July sometimes yields very productive results.

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  • The, industries are fishing and a small coasting trade.

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  • It was then only a fishing village, and remained so until about the middle of the 12th century, when Valdemar I.

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  • There are good bathing, boating, sailing, fishing and wild-fowl shooting.

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  • VOLLENDAM, a small fishing village of Holland in the province of North Holland, adjoining Edam on the shores of the Zuider Zee.

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  • Fishing is carried on remuneratively, more particularly on the Vistula and its tributaries.

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  • The Esk and Liddel being favourite fishing streams, Langholm is the headquarters of the association which protects the rights of anglers.

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  • Fishing is generally neglected.

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  • Fishing is carried on extensively in the numerous inland lakes:

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  • Another industry of importance, especially in the district of Tondo, is fishing, and the city's markets are well supplied with many varieties of choice fish.

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  • Fishing was a lucrative industry at an early date, and the Jews ascribed the laws regulating it to Joshua.

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  • fishing, mills and the like; or according to value, as great, e.g.

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  • Besides the tithes dealt with by local acts as already mentioned, certain other kinds of tithes are outside the scope of the Commutation Acts, namely, tithes of fish and fishing, personal tithes other than tithes of mills, and mineral tithes, unless the landowners and tithe-owners consent to make a parochial agreement for commutation before the confirmation of an apportionment after a compulsory award in such parish.

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  • in some small sum for the net profits of the fishing, and customs for payment in kind have been upheld by the courts.

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  • Personal tithes, if not commuted or otherwise still payable, are regulated by a statute of Edward VI., which (except in the case of fishing and tithes for houses in cities and towns, which may be due by custom) restricted them to such persons exercising merchandises, bargaining and selling clothing, handicraft or other art or faculty in such places as had for forty years previously so used to do.

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  • village at the date of Johnson's visit during his Hebridean tour;, in 1786 it became a government fishing station; it was made.

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  • Apart from these docks Ostend has a very considerable passenger and provision traffic with England, and is the headquarters of the Belgian fishing fleet, estimated to employ 400 boats and 1600 men and boys.

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  • The main points are as follows: according to Mark, at the beginning of the Galilean ministry Jesus saw Peter and Andrew fishing.

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  • If so, one must say that after the denial Peter returned to Galilee - probably to resume his trade of fishing - and he there saw the risen Lord.

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  • In 1859, when the neighbouring town of Kanagawa was opened to foreigners under the treaty with the United States, Yokohama was an insignificant fishing village; and notwithstanding the protests of the foreign representatives the Japanese government shortly afterwards chose the latter place as the settlement instead of Kanagawa.

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  • The deep-sea fishing in the North Sea, thanks to the exertions of the German fishing league (Deulscher Fischereiverein) and to government support, is extremely active.

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  • The German North Sea fishing fleet numbered in 1905 6i8 boats, with an aggregate crew of 5441 hands.

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  • They asked for a renewal of their ancient rights of fishing and hunting freely, for a speedier method of obtaining justice, and for the removal of new and heavy burdens.

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  • Kinsale, with the neighbouring villages of Scilly and Cove, is much frequented by summer visitors, and is the headquarters of the South of Ireland Fishing Company, with a fishery pier and a commodious harbour with 6 to 8 fathoms of water; but the general trade is of little importance owing to the proximity of Queenstown and Cork.

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  • Deep-sea fishing is carried on; but the staple trade consists in the export of china clay and minerals, coal being imported.

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  • The north shore of Lake Superior is bold and rugged with many islands, such as Ignace and Michipicoten, but with very few settlements, except fishing stations, owing to its rocky character.

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  • In 1894 (the last year for which accurate statistics have been issued) 350 fishing smacks were,in active service, giving a catch of 2480 tons of fish.

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  • Hyccara, on the north coast, is the one exception; it was probably a fishing settlement.

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  • The position of the town led to a struggle with Newcastle over both fishing and trading rights.

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  • At another inquisition held in 1336 the men of Gateshead claimed liberty of trading and fishing along the coast of Durham, and freedom to sell their fish where they would.

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  • The town itself is of modern growth, having been a mere fishing village at the beginning of the 19th century.

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  • of and terminus of a railway from Zagazig, on the edge of the desert south of Lake Menzala, and the starting-point of the caravans to Syria; Mataria (15,142) on Lake Menzala and headquarters of the fishing industry; Zifta (13,850) on the Damietta branch and the site of a barrage; Samant~4 (14,408), also on the Damietta branch, noted for its pottery, and Fua (14,515), where large quantities of tarbushes are made, on the Rosetta branch.

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  • Hunting, Fishing, &c.In the desert hunting was carried on by hunters with bows and arrows, dogs and nets to check the game.

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  • The fishing industry was of great importance: the annual catch in the Lake of Moeris and its canal formed an important part of the Egyptian revenue.

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  • Together with hunting and fishing it is illustrated in many of the Memoirs of the Archaeological Survey of the same society.

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  • The harpoon for fishing was at first of bone (75), and was imitated in copper (76, 77) from S.D.

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  • Fishing nets were common in all historic times, and the lead sinkers (83) and stone sinkers (84) are often found under the XVIIIth-XXth Dyiiasties.

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  • The fishery along the coasts of Denmark is of some importance both on account of the supply of food obtained thereby for the population of the country, and on account of the export; but the good fishing grounds, not far from the Danish coast, particularly in the North Sea, are mostly worked by the fishing vessels of other nations, which are so numerous that the Danish government is obliged to keep gun-boats stationed there in order to prevent encroachments on territorial waters.

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  • The industries include rope and sail making, boat-building, brewing and fishing.

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  • is the picturesque fishing village of Port Knockie with a deep-sea harbour, built in 1891.

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  • of Cullen is the thriving fishing town of Portsoy, with a small, safe harbour and a station on the Great North of Scotland railway.

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  • The fishing is very productive, the fish being exported to Turkestan, Mer y and Russia.

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  • Soc., 1st series, v., and new series, ix.; Grimm's Studies of the AralCaspian Expedition; Nikolsky's "Fishing in Lake Aral," in Izvestia, Russ.

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  • There is a tolerable harbour, with a considerable fishing industry.

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  • Market gardening and fishing are the main industries.

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  • The Gilyaks in the north support themselves by fishing and hunting.

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  • Fishing is actively prosecuted, especially by the Japanese in the south.

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  • In 1903 the number of fishermen directly employed in fishing was 36,162, there were 17,496 engaged in curing and preserving the fish landed, while 32,201 were employed in subsidiary industries on shore, making a total of 85,859 persons engaged in the fisheries and dependent industries.

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  • The declaration of war with Spain and the certainty of war with France promised to the Jacobites good fishing in turbid waters; and they entertained futile hopes of enlisting Argyll with his potent clan.

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  • The inhabitants take part in the coral and sponge fishing off the African and Sicilian coasts, and coral is worked in the town.

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  • There is also fishing for tunny,.

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  • Their colour is a brown, lighter or darker generally according to the amount of their exposure to the sun - being darker on some of the atolls where the people spend much time in fishing, and among fishermen on the volcanic islands, and lighter among women, chiefs and others less exposed than the bulk of the people.

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  • The people also use the various fibre-producing plants for the manufacture of ropes, coarse string and fine cord, and for making fishing nets.

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  • Until the 19th century it was little more than a fishing station.

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  • In November 5890 a thousand of the fish were obtained in two days from the pilchard boats fishing near Plymouth; these were caught near the Eddystone.

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  • The wonderfully productive halibut fisheries of Hecate Strait, which separates these islands from the mainland and its adjacent islands, have attracted the attention of fishing companies, and great quantities of this fish are taken regularly and shipped across the continent in cold storage.

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  • From a mere fishing village, with a few hundred inhabitants in the beginning of the 1 9th century, Biarritz rose rapidly into a place of importance under the patronage of the emperor Napoleon III.

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  • Apart from unimportant manufactures of pottery, chocolate, &c., fishing is the only industry; Biarritz depends for its prosperity on the visitors who are attracted by its mild climate and the bathing.

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  • Fishing is a very important industry, employing over 10,000 hands.

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  • Macroom has trade in corn-milling, leather-work and dairy produce, and is a good centre for salmon and trout fishing.

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  • In the Adirondacks are some of the best hunting and fishing grounds in the eastern United States.

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  • It is a fishing ground of the Sokotri.

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  • CLOVELLY, a fishing village in the Barnstaple parliamentary division of Devonshire, England, r1 m.

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  • They are known as "Conchs," and engage in sponge fishing.

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  • Originally it was a mere fishing village, but when the British government in 1826 removed the restrictions on trade imposed by the Burmese, Akyab quickly grew into an important seat of maritime commerce.

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  • Pearl fishing is carried on at Massawa and the Dahlak islands.

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  • The port, which also includes a portion of the river-bed, communicates with Havre and Newhaven by a regular line of steamers; it has a considerable fishing population.

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  • He acted invariably on the advice of those who for the time had his confidence, and occupied himself mainly with the affairs of his harem, with polo, fishing, wine and music. The five years of his reign were disastrous to the empire, and in particular to Bagdad which never entirely recovered its old splendour.

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  • In modern times the neighbouring fishing village at St Raphael (22 m.

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  • Won-san and Fusan are large fishing centres, and salt fish and fish manure are important exports; but the prolific fishing-grounds are worked chiefly by Japanese labour and capital.

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  • The port and fishing privileges of Fusan remained in Japanese possession, a heavy tribute was exacted, and until 1790 the Korean king stood in humiliating relations towards Japan.

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  • above the city, but the Pennsylvania canal was subsequently abandoned, and in 1888 the dam was bought and repaired by the South Fork hunting and fishing club, and Conemaugh lake was formed.

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  • Enkhuizen possesses a considerable fishing fleet and has some shipbuilding and rope-making, as well as market traffic.

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  • In 1904 the Los Islands were ceded by Great Britain to France, in part return for the abandonment of French fishing rights in Newfoundland waters.

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  • He also wrote A Political Life of Sir Robert Peel (London, 1856); A Financial, Statistical and Monetary History of England from 1688 (London, 1847); Matter for Materialists (London, 1870); The Eve of St Mark, a Romance of Venice; and three dramas, The Statue Wife, Diocletian and Caius Marius, in addition to some fishing songs, and many contributions to various newspapers and periodicals.

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  • The streams, or "waters" as they are called, are nearly all hill burns, affording good fishing.

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  • On Great Karimata is situated the village of Palembang with a population of about 500 souls employed in fishing, mining for iron, and trading in forest produce.

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  • The Arabs and Chinese are engaged in trading, mining, fishing and agriculture.

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  • The inhabitants raise some cattle, and Riigen has long been famous for its geese; but the only really considerable industry is fishing, - the herring-fishery being especially important.

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  • The salmon fishing both provides sport and is a source of commercial wealth.

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  • When in 1640 Altona passed to Denmark it was a small fishing village.

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  • Fishing off the mouth of the Volga gives occupation to 50,000 persons; the fish, chiefly herrings and sturgeon, together with the caviare prepared from the latter, are sold for the most part at Nizhniy-Novgorod.

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  • long by 3 broad, and contains about 700 inhabitants, most of whom live in Kastro, a village on the north coast, and are employed in agriculture and fishing.

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  • John Smith became the head of the government in September 1608, compelled the colonists to submit to law and order, built a church and prepared for more extensive agricultural and fishing operations.

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  • A large fishing industry is carried on from the harbour, which is formed by the mouth of the river and protected by two piers.

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  • Fishing and the manufacture of soda are the chief industries with which the town is connected.

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  • 1 There is nothing to show that the boy's life was markedly different from that common to Virginia families in easy circumstances; plantation affairs, hunting, fishing, and a little reading making up its substance.

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  • Fishing is an important item of income.

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  • Agriculture, cattle-rearing, fishing and other maritime pursuits are the chief occupations of the inhabitants.

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  • The network of shallow and still limans or "cut-offs" in the delta of the Volga and the shallow waters of the northern Caspian, freshened as these are by the water of the Volga, the Ural, the Kura and the Terek, is exceedingly favourable to the breeding of fish, and as a whole constitutes one of the most productive fishing grounds in the world.

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  • It is estimated that 180,000 tons of fish of all kinds, of the value of considerably over £1,500,000, are taken annually in the four fishing districts of the Volga, Ural, Terek and Kura.

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  • As to its applications at this early period, Keller remarks: " Flax was the material for making lines and nets for fishing and catching wild animals, cords for carrying the earthenware vessels and other heavy objects; in fact, one can hardly imagine how FIG.

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  • All tithes have been abolished, except those on cereals, carobs, silk cocoons, and, in the form of to% ad valorem export duties, those on cotton, linseed, aniseed and raisins (all other export duties and a fishing tax have been abolished); (4) sheep, goat, and pig tax; (5) an excise on wine, spirits and tobacco; (6) import duties; (7) stamps, court fees, royalties, licenses, &c.; (8) salt monopoly.

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  • In the 17th century the mackerel and whale fisheries were the basis of economic life; the latter gave way later to the cod and other fisheries, but the fishing industry is now relatively unimportant.

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  • In the middle .of the 19th century it was only a small fishing hamlet, now it extends along the shore for a distance of about 2 m., including Bonchurch to the east.

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  • The city and surrounding region are a summer resort, the lakes affording opportunities for fishing and for yachting and boating.

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  • BUCKIE, a fishing town and police burgh of Banffshire, Scotland, on the Moray Firth, at the mouth of Buckie burn, about 17 m.

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  • Its public buildings include a hall and literary institute with library and recreation rooms. It attracts one of the largest Scottish fleets in the herring season, and is also the chief seat of line fishing in Scotland.

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  • west of Buckie, is a thriving fishing village, and Rathven, some 2 m.

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  • Fishing is active along the coast, especially for anchovies.

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  • Fishing employs some of the inhabitants, and the markets for cattle and horses are important.

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  • For a long time it was chiefly a small fishing settlement, its population as late as 1820 being only 6J7; but after the introduction of large manufacturing interests in 1850, when its population was only 1667, its growth was rapid.

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  • At the time of the occupation of the Sudan by the Egyptians a small fishing village existed on the site of the present city.

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  • In the majority of rivers no special necessity has been found to protect the fishing.

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  • Bunschoten on the Zuider Zee is a fishing village; Venendaal, on the south-eastern border, originally a fen-colony, is now a market for the bee-keeping industry in the east.

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  • He further shows that the productive capacity of a bed can only be maintained in one of two ways: (I) b y diminishing the causes which destroy the young oysters, in which case the number of breeding oysters may safely be decreased; this, however, is practicable only under such favourable conditions as occur at Arcachon, where the beds may be kept under the constant control of the oyster-culturist; (2) by regulating the fishing on the natural beds in such a manner as to make them produce permanently the highest possible average quantity of oysters.

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  • Weaving is an industry less important than formerly; mats and baskets are manufactured, and deep-sea fishing is an important industry.

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  • Cattle and sheep are raised; oats, barley and potatoes are cultivated along the eastern shore, and there is some fishing.

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  • There are manufactories of olive oil, but the chief industry is sardine fishing, largely in the hands of Italians.

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  • Nowadays the little fishing villages on the shores of the lakes, notably the Wannsee, cater for the recreation of the Berliners, while palatial summer residences of wealthy merchants occupy the most prominent sites.

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  • Fishing (quantities of salmon enter the rivers) and hunting are their chief occupations.

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  • Hunting and fishing are resorted to, and the skins and furs are tanned.

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  • Once a fishing village, it has acquired a great reputation for its yachts.

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  • At 12 years he served for six months on a fishing smack, was afterwards apprenticed to a bootmaker and then joined the Royal Navy.

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  • It is engaged in farming, fishing, the manufacture of brick, tile, cotton fabrics and furniture, and the building of boats.

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  • It is an important fishing centre.

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  • It is a fishing town, with a large royal school of lacemaking employing some 500 girls.

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  • Gardening is one of the leading industries; fishing, a few manufactures, and agriculture are carried on.

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  • The former considerable fishing and coasting trade was ruined by the eruption of Krakatoa in 1883, a large stretch of coast line and the seaport towns of Charingin and Anjer being destroyed by the inundation.

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  • In 1826 Davy's health, which showed signs of failure in 1823, had so declined that he could with difficulty indulge in his favourite sports of fishing and shooting, and early in 1827, after a slight attack of paralysis, he was ordered abroad.

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  • They are nomads, supporting themselves by cattle-breeding and fishing; few are agriculturists.

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  • The fishing in the Baltic is productive; Eckernforde is the chief fishing station in Prussia.

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  • There is a large fishing industry in Lake Huron, the Canadian catch being valued at over a quarter million dollars per annum.

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  • On the coast are some ruins of the ancient Hyccara, the only Sican settlement (probably a fishing village) on the coast.

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  • The fishing interests are also important.

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  • Fishing, as a commercial pursuit, is carried on in seventeen counties, and attains its greatest importance in Cumberland county, where the catch in 1904 was valued at $1,090,157, and the oyster catch alone at $1,046,147.

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  • is the Isola dei Pescatori, containing a fishing village; and to the N.E.

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  • The following industries are of some importance - gold-working, weapon-making, silk-weaving, the making of pottery, fishing and coasting trade.

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  • In the earlier part of the 17th century Greenock was a fishing village, consisting of one row of thatched cottages.

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  • Bahrein has always been the centre of the pearl fishing industry of the Persian Gulf.

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  • The industries are fishing and farming.

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  • Fishing has always been important, the numerous good harbours giving security to fishing-boats; and the fact that this coast is the mildest and almost the sunniest, though by no means the driest, part of Great Britain has led to the establishment of many health >>

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  • The number of vessels of every sort employed in fishing was returned in 1903 as 9721, and the number of persons employed as 41,539, of whom 34,071 were regular fishermen.

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  • In addition to agriculture, which (with the exception of the Usuri Cossacks) is sufficient to supply their needs and usually to leave a certain surplus, they"carry on extensive cattle and horse breeding, vine culture in Caucasia, fishing on the Don, the Ural, and the Caspian, hunting, bee-culture, &c. The extraction of coal, gold and other minerals which are found on their territories is mostly rented to strangers, who also own most factories.

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  • The principal occupations of the natives have always been fishing and hunting, and the women weave basketry of exquisite fineness.

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  • Under the American regime seal fishing off the Aleutians save by the natives has never been legal, but the depletion of the Pribilof herd, the almost complete extinction of the sea otter, and the rapid decrease of the foxes and other fur animals, have threatened the Aleuts (as the natives are commonly called) with starvation.

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  • The fishing grounds extend along the coast from the extreme south-east past the Aleutians into Bristol Bay.

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  • The second salmon stream is the Nushagak, flowing into Bristol Bay; this bay is the richest fishing field of Alaska, furnishing in 1901, 35% of the total production.

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  • Fishing is very extensively carried on.

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  • This is due to the cool and refreshing summer climate; the picturesque coast and its many islands, which are favourite grounds for camps and summer cottages; the mountains, and the beautiful lakes and rivers, many of which afford opportunities for good fishing and canoeing.

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  • Fishing has always been an important industry in Maine.

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  • A considerable amount of personal property, including apparel, household furniture not exceeding $ioo in value, a library not exceeding $150 in value, interest in a pew in a meeting-house, and a specified amount of fuel, provisions, tools or farming implements, and domestic animals, and one fishing boat, is also exempt from attachment.

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  • Herons, hawks, terns, Egyptian geese, fishing eagles (Gypohierax), the weaver and the whydah bird are found in the lower and middle Congo.

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  • Rice, pepper, gambier, coffee and palms are cultivated, and fishing and the collection of forest produce are further industries, but none of these is of importance.

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  • In the simple arts of broiling and roasting meat, the use of hides and furs for covering, the plaiting of mats and baskets, the devices of hunting, trapping and fishing, the pleasure taken in personal ornament, the touches of artistic decoration on objects of daily use, the savage differs in degree but not in kind from the civilized man.

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  • The fishing industry of Lake Superior is important, salmon-trout (Salvelinus namaycush, Walb), ranging from 10 to 50 lb in weight, being gathered from the individual fishermen by steam tenders and shipped by rail to city markets.

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  • The soil, though shallow, is fertile, and mutton fed on the grass has a peculiar rich flavour: Quarrying, fishing and agriculture are the chief industries.

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  • of Amstel built a castle there, Amsterdam was a fishing hamlet held in fee by the lords of Amstel of the bishops of Utrecht, for whom they acted as bailiffs.

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  • It is a small fishing port, with narrow paved lanes and old-fashioned cottages.

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  • The principal modern industry, however, is fishing, especially for pilchard.

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  • of England in his strife with France, and secured from the English king great trading advantages for his people; the staple of wool was placed at Dort (Dordrecht) and the Hollanders and Zeelanders got fishing rights on the English coast.

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  • The town has large groves of coco-nut trees, and its principal industries are the cultivation of Indian corn and maguey and fishing.

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  • They live principally in boats, travelling from place to place, profess Mahommedanism, and gain their subsistence by wood-cutting in the Sundarbans, fishing, fortune-telling and trading in trinkets.

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  • About the close of the 18th century it was a small fishing hamlet, but it rapidly grew into favour as a watering-place.

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  • Kampen, Genemuiden, Vollenhove and Blokzyl, on the Zuider Zee, carry on some fishing trade.

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  • Among the products of local industry are leather, tobacco, cement, beer, aerated waters, lime, candles and soap. Fishing is carried on, and there are steam saw-mills and flour-mills.

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  • There are several fishing villages whose inhabitants are largely engaged in the pearl fisheries, and a number of cocoa-nut plantations.

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  • Fishing and olive-oil refining are the main industries.

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  • BLOOMSBURG, a town and the county-seat of Columbia county, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., on Fishing Creek, 2 m.

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  • The Columbia river has long been famous for its salmon, and as the supply seemed threatened with exhaustion for several years following the maximum catch in 1883, the state legislature in 1901 passed an act establishing a close season both early in the spring and late in the summer and prohibiting any fishing, except with hook and line, at any time, without a licence.

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  • In 1908 two laws proposed by initiative petition were passed, stopping all fishing by night and fishing in the navigable channels of the lower river, limiting the length of seines to be used in the lower river and abolishing the use of gear by fishermen of the upper river - the mouth of the Sandy river, in Multnomah county, being the dividing line between the upper and lower Columbia.

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  • Most of the Indians are engaged in farming and stock-raising, but a few still derive their maintenance mainly from fishing and hunting.

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  • In 1856 the people voted for statehood; and in June 1857 they elected members of a constitutional convention which drafted a constitution at Salem in August and September 1857; the constitution was ratified by popular vote in November 1 For many years it was generally believed that the administration at Washington was prevented from surrendering its claims to Oregon, in return for the grant by Great Britain of fishing stations in Newfoundland, by Marcus Whitman, who in1842-1843made a journey across the entire continent in the depth of winter to dissuade the government from this purpose.

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  • Formerly, like Llandudno, a small fishing village, the town has now all the appointments of a popular resort.

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  • This, though once the predominant industry, has been surpassed by the deep-sea fisheries, which derived a great impetus from beam-trawling, introduced in 1882, and steam line fishing in 1889, and threaten to rival if not to eclipse those of Grimsby.

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  • Fishing operations are carried on extensively in Lake Erie, the fish being taken with gill nets, seins and pound nets.

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  • They are collected in fishing tugs and distributed by rail throughout the United States and Canada.

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  • The inhabitants are employed in agriculture, fishing, brewing, distillation and the manufacture of earthenware.

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  • They use the Macassar language, are for the most part nominally Mahommedans (though many heathen customs survive), and support themselves by agriculture, fishing, seafaring, trade, the preparation of salt (on the south coast) and weaving.

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  • With a charter from the king giving him leave to set up the English banner on all the lands he might discover, the Bristol Genoese trader John Cabot successfully passed the great sea in 1497, and discovered Newfoundland and its rich fishing stations.

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  • There is a considerable fishing population at Bayonne and St Jean-de-Luz.

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  • His eldest SOn, Henry Middleton (1770-1846), was an orator of ability, was governor of South Carolina in 1810-1812, a representative in Congress in 1815-1819, and the United States minister to Russia from 1820 to 1830, negotiating in 1824 a convention "relative to navigation, fishing and trading in the Pacific Ocean, and to establishments on the North-West Coast."

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  • This river supports a considerable fishing population, who despatch salt fish and caviare all over Russia.

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  • The fishing industry is, however, still active.

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  • In addition to agriculture, the breeding of livestock, more especially sheep, camels, horses and asses, fishing in the waters of the lower Tarim, and the transportation of merchandise are all important means of livelihood.

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  • name, in the north-western corner of the country, with a large trade in bananas and good fishing in the bay; Porto Bello (pop. about 3000), formerly an important commercial city, in Colon province, on Porto Bello Bay, where Columbus established the colony of Nombre de Dios in 1502 - the present city was founded in 1584, was often captured by the English (notably by Admiral Edward Vernon in 1753), and by buccaneers, and is the terminus of an old paved road to Panama, whence gold was brought to Porto Bello for shipment; Chagres (pop. about 2500), also in Colon province, formerly an important port, and now a fishing place; Agua Dulce, formerly called Trinidad (pop. about 2000), in Cocle province, on Parita Bay, the centre of the salt industry; and San Miguel, on an island of the same name in the Gulf of Panama, the principal pearl fishery.

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  • The harbour consists of three artificial basins, opening into La Concha Bay, and situated in the midst of the old town; it is chiefly frequented by coasting and fishing vessels, and cannot accommodate large ships.

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  • The only inhabited districts are the shores of the fjords, where grass grows capable of supporting sheep; but a large proportion of the population gain their livelihood by fishing.

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  • The principal occupation of the Icelanders is cattle-breeding, and more particularly sheep-breeding, although the fishing industries have come rapidly to the front in modern times.

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  • In 1850, 82% of the population were dependent upon cattle-breeding and 7% upon fishing; in 1890 the numbers were 64% and 18% respectively.

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  • For the most part the fishing is carried on from open boats, notwithstanding the dangers of so stormy a coast.

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  • In the towns and fishing villages there are a few elementary schools, but often the children are instructed at home; in some places by peripatetic teachers.

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  • Life on each home stead was regularly portioned out: out door occupations - fishing, shepherding, fowling, and the hay-making and fuel-gathering - occupying the summer; while in door business - weaving, tool-making, &c. - filled up the long winter.

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  • Another remarkable Ragusan poet was Hectorovich (1486-1572), who wrote the poem Ribanye (" The Fishing and Talking with Fishermen "), and anticipated a new movement in Servian literature by publishing three national songs as he heard them from the popular bards (guslars).

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  • Amulets are worn to ensure success in buying, selling, hunting, fishing and in war, as well as for protection against evil.

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  • Previous to the American War, Cove of Cork was a small fishing village, but it subsequently increased rapidly.

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  • The produce of the whaling and fishing industries, woollen goods, lamb skins and feathers, are the chief exports, while in Thorshavn the preserving of fish and the manufacture of carpets are carried on to some extent.

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  • north-east ("Musselcrag" of the same romance), is a quaint old-fashioned place, where the men earn a precarious living by fishing.

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  • Unlike their Papuan relatives, the islanders are unskilled in carving and pottery, but are clever farmers and fishermen, constructing ingenious fishing weirs.

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  • The river Clady, running past the village from the Nacung Loughs, affords salmon and trout fishing.

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  • Slaughden Quay on the Alde admits small vessels, and fishing is carried on.

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  • Frequent disastrous incursions of the sea in the 18th century reduced Aldeburgh to a mere fishing village.

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  • The deep-sea and coast fisheries of Ireland form a valuable national asset, which still admits of much development and improvement despite the fact that a considerable number of acts of parliament have been passed to promote and foster the fishing industry.

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  • In the same year 13,436 hands were engaged in the 25 salmon fishing districts into which the country is divided.

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  • In addition to the organized industry which exists in these salmon districts, there is a good deal of ordinary rod and line fishing in the higher reaches of the larger rivers and good trout fishing is obtainable in many districts.

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  • In order to improve the condition of affairs in congested districts, the board was empowered (I) to amalgamate small holdings either by directly aiding migration or emigration of occupiers, or by recommending the Land Commission to facilitate amalgamation, and (2) generally to aid and develop out of its resources agriculture, forestry, the breeding of live-stock, weaving, spinning, fishing and any other suitable industries.

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  • It is very fertile, and the population is engaged in the cultivation of vines and fruit and in fishing.

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  • The industries comprise granite quarrying at Furnace and Crarae, distilling at Ardrishaig, gunpowder-making at Furnace and Kilfinan, and, above all, fishing.

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  • It is largely used by fishing boats.

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  • Lambert's sovereignty was short lived, as he and Williams were drowned while out fishing in May 1812.

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  • Besides raising crops, the settlers possessed numbers of cattle, sheep and pigs, but their most lucrative occupation was seal fishing.

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  • Its broad unpaved streets and one-storey houses built in the Dutch style give it an almost rustic appearance, although its industries, beyond some fishing, are entirely connected with its shipping.

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  • The Swine, the central and shortest passage between the Stettiner Haff and the Baltic Sea, was formerly flanked by the fishing villages of West and East Swine.

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  • There is excellent fishing in the bay.

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  • The disafforesting of Kesteven in 1230 brought large areas under cultivation, and the same period is marked by the growth of the maritime and fishing towns, especially Boston (which had a famous fish-market), Grimsby, Barton, Saltfleet, Wainfleet and Wrangle.

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  • Once a small fishing village, the town has since William IV.'s reign acquired importance as the Dublin mail steam station.

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  • Coasting trade and fishing, with some shipbuilding and the Irish traffic, occupy most of the inhabitants.

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  • Thereupon Whitman made his way to Washington, and with much difficulty convinced Webster and President Tyler of the value of the country and prevented its exchange for fishing privileges off`Newfoundland.

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  • The fishing fleet, chiefly sailing boats, is also important, and is manned by a hard.- and active coast population.

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