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" Before I had learnt from the note the name and business of my visitor, I was struck with the manliness of his person, the breadth of his chest, the openness of his countenance, and the inquietude of his eye. "
Connecticut Historical Collections: Containing a General Collection of ... - Page 331
by John Warner Barber - 1836 - 560 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 17

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1817
...inquisitive and adventurous, unsubdued by difficulties and unappalled by dangers. He was particularly struck with the manliness of his person, the breadth...openness of his countenance and the inquietude of his eye ; his figure, scarcely above the middle size, expressed great strength and activity. Such was the person...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 9; Volume 27

William Hendry Stowell - Literary Criticism - 1818
...formed for a traveller. Sir Joseph Banks was struck at the first interview, ' with the manli' ness of his person, the breadth of his chest, the openness...his ' countenance, and the inquietude of his eye.' He was intrepid, but prudent, and his manners were extremely prepossessing. Mr. Lucas was the next...
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as] The New ...

1834
...constitution of iron. No stranger could help being struck, as Sir Joseph Banks was with Ledyard, ' with the breadth of his chest, the openness of his countenance, and the inquietude of his eye.' He was gifted in an eminent degree with that passive courage which is so requisite a qualification...
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Biographia americana: or, A historical and critical account of the lives ...

Benjamin Franklin French - Biography & Autobiography - 1820 - 356 pages
...of this hardy traveller. " Before I had learned," says he, "from the note the name and business of my visitor, I was struck with the manliness of his...Africa before him, and tracing a line from Cairo to Senaar, and from thence westward in the latitude and supposed direction of the Niger, I told him that...
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Biographia americana: or, A historical and critical account of the lives ...

Benjamin Franklin French - United States - 1825 - 356 pages
...hardy traveller. " Before I had learned," says he, "from the note the name and business of my visiter, I was struck with the manliness of his person, the...Africa before him, and tracing a line from Cairo to Senaar, and from thence westward in the latitude and supposed direction of the Niger, I told him that...
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The Southern Review, Volume 2

1828
...ascharacteristical of his decision to be omitted. "Before I had learnt from the note the name and business of my visitor, I was struck with the manliness of his...tracing a line from Cairo to Sennaar, and from thence westwardly in the latitude and supposed direction of the Niger, I told him that was the route, by which...
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Southern Review, Volume 2

1828
...ascharacteristical of his decision to be omitted. "Before I had learnt from the note the name and business of my visitor, I was struck with the manliness of his...before him, and tracing a line from Cairo to Sennaar, end from thence westwardly in the latitude and sup|>osed direction of the Niger, I told him that was...
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The North American Review, Volume 27

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1828
...the language of Mr Beaufoy himself. ' " Before I had learned from the note the name and business of my visitor, I was struck with the manliness of his...Africa before him, and tracing a line from Cairo to Sennar, and from thence westward in the latitude and supposed direction of the Niger, I told him, that...
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The North American Review, Volume 27

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1828
...the language of Mr Beaufoy himself. ' " Before I had learned from the note the name and business of my visitor, I was struck with the manliness of his...Africa before him, and tracing a line from Cairo to Sennar, and from thence westward in the latitude and supposed direction of the Niger, I told him, that...
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The Life of John Ledyard, the American Traveller: Comprising Selections Form ...

Jared Sparks - Explorers - 1828 - 325 pages
...directly to the writer of these Memoirs. Before I had learnt from the note the name and business of my visitor, I was struck with the manliness of his...Africa before him, and tracing a line from Cairo to Sennar, and from thence westward in the latitude and supposed direction of the Niger, I told him, that...
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