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  • These are seldom found in conjunction, except in the temperate latitudes; though there are a few localities in the sub-tropical regions where these conditions may be found, such as Fayal, off the coast of Spain; the high altitudes of some of the Bahama and

    Minnesota; Its Character and Climate Likewise Sketches of Other Resorts Favorable to Invalids; Together With Copious Notes on Health; Also Hints to Tourists and Emigrants.

  • After ten days of stormy seas, evening prayer meetings, nightly Bible study, and constant seasickness, the pilgrims fetched up at their first port of call, the Azores island of Fayal.

    Mark Twain

  • After ten days of stormy seas, evening prayer meetings, nightly Bible study, and constant seasickness, the pilgrims fetched up at their first port of call, the Azores island of Fayal.

    Mark Twain

  • Hemington had fully justified his reputation as a hard master within days of leaving Buzzards Bay, and by the time the ship dropped anchor at Fayal, in the Azores -- where all the Yankee whalers stocked up with fresh fruit and vegetables for the passage about Cape Horn -- the seamen were so unhappy that six jumped the ship the first chance they got.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • The ship was heading back to Fayal to hand the prisoners over to the law, but it was very apparent that it was Wiki who would have to do all the explaining to the United States consul.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • The day after sailing from Fayal, Captain Hemington ordered that the four deserters who had been recaptured should be seized up in the rigging as a punishment for running away.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • "Hell, Peter Holden was an officer, and Francisco was just a rough and ragged Fayal Portuguese -- they don't even look alike!"

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • The Edgartown whaler that had left Martha's Vineyard the day after Captain Gardiner died was also lying off Fayal, but despite Hemington's persuasions and promises, the captain refused to let him have two of his men.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • Then he, with four of the oarsmen, scrambled hastily up the ship's side, leaving the second man who had been shipped in Fayal to look after the boat.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • Perhaps it was not a letter for her, but a message for her to pass on -- something which I wondered about when I noticed that the same Edgartown whaler that had left Martha's Vineyard the day after Captain Gardiner died was lying off the island of Fayal when we arrived.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

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