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But in 1850, long before Stone, Abijah Fessenden patented a drinking tube with a filter attached to a vessel shaped like a spyglass.
For this reason, modern naval-history masters like Ian Toll or James Hornfischer tend to train their spyglasses on a particular theater or navy.
And nowhere is this more celebrated than on Goat Island, where the Observer has eagerly put aside his spyglass, having ceased the search for icebergs.
The opening rescue mission, chock full of snowy landscapes, bursting tree trunks, laser blasts, and the Avengers' own bravado, is like watching a fireworks display with a spyglass.
Then in July 1864 — half a century after the British burned the city — Lincoln used a spyglass to watch the movements of troops led by Confederate Lt.
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: a small telescope used by sailors in the past
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