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" The view of this extensive city ; the numerous canoes upon the river ; the crowded population and the cultivated state of the surrounding country, formed altogether a prospect of civilization and magnificence, which I little expected to find in the bosom... "
Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Page 186
1841
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Proceedings of the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior ...

Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa - 1798
...buildings, Moorish mosques are seen in every quarter. These objects, with the numerous boats on the river, a crowded population, and the cultivated state of the...a prospect of civilization and magnificence, which our traveller little expected to find in the bosom of Africa. From the best inquiries he could make,...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction ...

Mungo Park - Africa - 1799 - 372 pages
...the bank of the river, to wait for a more favourable opportunity. The view of this extensive city ; the numerous canoes upon the river; the crowded population,...I little expected to find in the bosom of Africa. , ; . I waited more than two hours, without having an opportunity of crossing the river; during which...
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The Columbian phenix and Boston review, Volume 1

Joseph Hawkins - Massachusetts - 1800 - 452 pages
...the bank of the river to wait for a more favourable opportunity. The view of this extenfive city ( the numerous canoes upon the river ; the crowded population, and the cultivated Hate of the furrounding country, formed altogether a profpeft of civilization and magnificence, which...
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Monthly Epitome and Catalogue of New Publications, Volume 3

William Clarke - Great Britain - 1800
...crowded population and the cultivated ftate of the furrounding country, formed, altogether, a profpecl of civilization and magnificence which I little expected to find in the bofom of Afrca. " I waited more than two hours, without having an opportunity of croffing the river;...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction ...

Mungo Park - Africa - 1807 - 551 pages
...the bank of the river, to wait for a more favourable opportunity. The view pf this extensive city ; the numerous canoes upon the river; the crowded population,...I little expected to find in the bosom of Africa. ,..> * v ;; '' I. it 1) i /..,.' . * ' *'* I waited more than two hours without...
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A Letter on the Abolition of the Slave Trade: Addressed to the ..., Volume 1

William Wilberforce - Antislavery movements - 1807 - 396 pages
...that Lego contains altogether about thirty thousand inhabitants."" The view of this extensive city, the numerous canoes upon the river, the crowded population,...prospect of civilization and magnificence, which I little " Cultivation is carried on here on a very extensive scale ; and, as the natives themselves express...
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A Geographical and Historical View of the World: Exhibiting a ..., Volume 5

John Bigland, Jedidiah Morse - Geography - 1811
...believe that Sego contains, altogether, about 80,000 inhabitants. The view of this extensive city, the numerous canoes upon the river, the crowded population,...a prospect of civilization and magnificence which L little expected to find in the bosom of Africa.f Sego is situated, as nearly as can be ascertained...
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The Traveller in Africa: Containing Some Account of the Antiquities, Natural ...

Priscilla Wakefield - Africa - 1814 - 374 pages
...passage, I had an opportunity of contemplating with surprise this extensive city, the numerous canoes on the river, the crowded population, and the cultivated state of the surrounding country. After a short stay I procured a guide, and, following an easterly direction, passed a large town, called...
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The pamphleteer, Volume 5

Abraham John Valpy - 1815
...sea coast, contains altogether about thirty thousand inhabitants. The view of this extensive city, the numerous canoes upon the river, the crowded population...little expected to find in the bosom of Africa."- pp. 195, 196. " About eight o'clock we passed a large town called Kabba, situated in the midst of a...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed in the ..., Volume 1

Mungo Park, Isaaco (an African, Mungo Park's guide.) - Africa - 1816
...the bank of the river, to wait for a more favourable opportunity. The view of this extensive city ; the numerous canoes upon the river ; the crowded population...I little expected to find in the bosom of Africa. I waited more than two hours without having an opportunity of crossing the river; during which time...
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