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.
2 페이지 - Where do you think Livingstone is?" "I really do not know, sir!" "Do you think he is alive?" "He may be, and he may not be!" I answered. "Well, I think he is alive, and that he can be found, and I am going to send you to find him.
2 페이지 - Do you really think I can find Dr. Livingstone? Do you mean me to go to Central Africa?" "Yes; I mean that you shall go and find him wherever you may hear that he is, and to get what news you can of him, and perhaps...
331 페이지 - I pushed back the crowds, and, passing from the rear, walked down a living avenue of people, until I came in front of the semicircle of Arabs, in the front of which stood the white man with the grey beard.
2 페이지 - Well, I will tell you what you will do. Draw a thousand pounds now; and when you have gone through that, draw another thousand, and when that is spent, draw another thousand, and when you have finished that, draw another thousand, and so on; but, FIND LIVINGSTONE.
327 페이지 - We were now about three hundred yards from the village of Ujiji, and the crowds are dense about me. Suddenly I hear a voice on my right say, "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 woolly head; and I ask: "Who the mischief are you?" "I...
331 페이지 - ... tweed trousers. I would have run to him, only I was a coward in the presence of such a mob— would have embraced him, only, he being an Englishman, I did not know how he would receive me; so I did what cowardice and false pride suggested was the best thing — walked deliberately to him, took off my hat, and said: "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" "Yes," said he, with a kind smile, lifting his cap slightly.
334 페이지 - ... few years. The Pacific Railroad had been completed ; Grant had been elected President of the United States ; Egypt had been flooded with savans; the Cretan rebellion had terminated ; a Spanish revolution had driven Isabella from the throne of Spain, and a regent had been appointed; General Prim was assassinated; a Castelar had electrified Europe with his advanced ideas upon the liberty of worship ; Prussia had humbled Denmark and annexed Schleswig-Holstein, and her armies were now around Paris...
331 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...
349 페이지 - Teufelsdrockh's, — a laugh of the whole man from head to heel. If he told a story, he related it in such a way as to convince one of its truthfulness ; his face was so lit up by the sly fun it contained, that I was sure the story was worth relating, and worth listening to.

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