A White Woman in Central Africa (Google eBook)

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T.F. Unwin, 1900 - Africa, Central - 242 pages
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Page 7 - The natives take great interest and pride in their hair, and their ways of dressing it are many and wonderful. It was always an intense amusement to me, when I came in contact with a fresh set of men, to study the new fashions.
Page 72 - The women make the cotton they use as thread. They have no needles, but make a fine point to the cotton and thread each bead separately; most of the patterns they invent themselves, but they are delighted to be shown new ones.
Page 33 - They also made many kind and wonderful suggestions for the preservation of my c 33 health, and for keeping .off the muchdreaded attacks of fever. Probably my immunity from fever was due to the fact that I did not adopt any of the suggestions. During my journey I was frequently asked, ' How many grains of quinine do you take daily...
Page 63 - Giandola, situated at the foot of a high mountain of the same name, close to the river side, where we breakfasted.
Page 124 - ... in the middle of the day and going on again in the afternoon.
Page 82 - Johnston, which is within a few miles of the point where the river leaves the lake.
Page 106 - The natives were as much interested in me as I was in them, and they especially enjoyed watching me knit.
Page 192 - I had not been asleep long when I was awakened by a noise.

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