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POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY

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The Buffer, or Buttress, to the East of the Haining Pagoda, broken down by the Bore.

 

The Bore

We first witnessed the bore on the night of September 5, 1906, really in the early morn of September 6. Arriving at the pagoda at midnight, it was not long before we could distinguish a distant murmur which increased very gradually for an hour, and was the more impressive

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Further Detail of the Above Picture.