How I Found Livingstone: Travels, Adventures, and Discoveries in Central Africa ; Including Four Months' Residence with Dr. Livingstone

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Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1890 - 552페이지
 

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The Great Dr. Livingstone was assumed dead in the African bush when Sir Henry M. Stanley went in search of him. I expect somewhere in the tall tales of his search there is some truth. Regardless of the accuracy, it was fun. 전체 리뷰 읽기

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I am satisfied with this account of the Stanley expedition to find Livingstone. There are many exciting events scattered throughout the pages. There are no illustrations on this re-printed hardback ... 전체 리뷰 읽기

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lxxvi 페이지 - Our vows, our prayers we now present Before thy throne of grace : God of our fathers ! be the God Of their succeeding race. 3 Through each perplexing path of life Our wandering footsteps guide : Give us each day our daily bread. And raiment fit provide. 4 O spread thy covering wings around, Till all our wanderings cease, And, at our Father's loved abode, Our souls arrive in peace.
307 페이지 - Our hearts and our feelings are with our eyes, as we peer into the palms and try to make out in which hut or house lives the white man with the grey beard we heard about on the Malagarazi. "Unfurl the flags, and load your guns!" "Ay Wallah, ay Wallah, bana!" respond the men, eagerly. "One, two, three— fire!
364 페이지 - Jove fix'd it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave takes half his worth away.
2 페이지 - Well, I think he is alive, and that he can be found, and I am going to send you to find him." "What!" said I, "do you really think I can find Dr Livingstone? Do you mean me to go to Central Africa?
309 페이지 - Good morning, sir!" Startled at hearing this greeting in the midst of such a crowd of black people, I turn sharply around in search of the man, and see him at my side, with the blackest of faces, but animated and joyous — a man dressed in a long white shirt, with a turban of American sheeting around his wooly head, and I ask: "Who the mischief are you?" "I am Susi, the servant of Dr. Livingstone," said he, smiling, and showing a gleaming row of teeth.
465 페이지 - And if my disclosures regarding the terrible Ujijian slavery should lead to the suppression of the East Coast slave trade, I shall regard that as a greater matter by far than the discovery of all the Nile sources together.
309 페이지 - ... him at my side, with the blackest of faces, but animated and joyous — a man dressed in a long white shirt, with a turban of American sheeting around his woolly head, and I ask : " Who the mischief are you ?" " I am Susi, the servant of Dr. Livingstone," said ho, smiling, and showing a gleaming row of teeth. " What ! Is Dr. Livingstone here ?"
313 페이지 - Africa has suggested, namely, a straw mat, with a goatskin over it, and another skin nailed against the wall to protect his back from contact with the cold mud. I protest against taking this seat, which so much more befits him than me, but the Doctor will not yield : I must take it. We are seated — the Doctor and I — with our backs to the wall. The Arabs take seats on our left. More than a thousand natives...
473 페이지 - Now, my dear Doctor, the best friends must part. You have come far enough; let me beg of you to turn back." "Well, I will say this to you: you have done what few men could do — far better than some great travellers I know. And I am grateful to you for what you have done for me. God guide you safe home, and bless you, my friend.
162 페이지 - One will look in vain for a thick lip or a flat nose amongst them; on the contrary, the mouth is exceedingly well cut, delicately small; the nose is that of the Greeks, and so universal was the peculiar feature, that I at once named them the Greeks of Africa. Their lower limbs have not the heaviness of the Wagogo and other tribes, but are long and shapely, clean as those of an antelope. Their necks are long and slender, on which their small heads are poised most gracefully. Athletes from their youth,...

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