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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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nooks and corners of the new england coast

samuel adams drake - 1875
...had learned," says the gentleman to whom Sir Joseph's letter was addressed, "the name and business of my visitor, I was struck with the manliness of his...of his countenance, and the inquietude of his eye. Spreading the map of Africa before him, and tracing a line from Cairo to Sennaar, and thence westward...
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Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast

Samuel Adams Drake - Cape Cod (Mass.) - 1875 - 459 pages
...the breadth of his chest, the openness of his countenance, and the inquietude of his eye. Spreading the map of Africa before him, and tracing a line from Cairo to Sennaar, and thence westward in the latitude and supposed direction of the Niger, I told him that was the route...
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Journal of the Royal Institution of Cornwall, Volume 6

Royal Institution of Cornwall - Cornwall (England : County) - 1881
...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 restlessness of his eye.' He was gifted in an eminent degree with that passive courage which is so...
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Journal, Volume 6

Royal Institution of Cornwall - Cornwall (England : County) - 1881
...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 restlessness of his eye.' He was gifted in an eminent degree with that passive courage which is so...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 6

United States - 1895
...by one of the projectors, before he had learned either his name or his business: " I was struck by the manliness of his person, the breadth of his chest,...of his countenance, and the inquietude of his eye." He engaged in the service of this company with great enthusiasm, and sailed from London, June, 1788;...
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Major James Rennell and the Rise of Modern English Geography

Sir Clements Robert Markham - Geography - 1895 - 232 pages
...proposed to him to take service under the African Association. Sir Joseph sent Ledyard to Mr. Beaufoy, who was " struck with the manliness of his person, the...of his countenance, and the inquietude of his eye." Spreading a map of Africa before him, Mr. Beaufoy drew a line from Cairo to Senaar, and thence westward...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 38

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1828
...from the note the name and business of my visiter, I was struck with the manliness of his per»on, the breadth of his chest, the openness of his countenance,...thence westward in the latitude and supposed direction x>f the Niger, I told him, that was the route, by which I was anxious that Africa might, if possible,...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 17

English literature - 1817
...inquisitive and adventurous, unsubdued by difficulties and uuappalled by dangers. He was particularly struck with the manliness of his person, the breadth...his chest, the openness of his countenance and the mquietude of his eye ; his iigure, scarcely above the middle size, expressed great strength and activity....
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American Traveler: The Life and Adventures of John Ledyard, the Man Who ...

James Zug - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 384 pages
...Beaufoy's home. "Before I learnt from the note the name and business of my Visitor," wrote Beaufoy in 1790, "I was struck with the manliness of his person, the...of his countenance, and the inquietude of his eye." After introductions they went into Beaufoy's parlor to look at maps of Africa. Ledyard told him of...
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The Gates of Africa: Death, Discovery, and the Search for Timbuktu

Anthony Sattin - History - 2003 - 382 pages
...business of my visitor,' he wrote later, describing that meeting for the Association's subscribers, 'I was struck with the manliness of his person, the...openness of his countenance, and the inquietude of his eye."3 Elsewhere he described Ledyard as being of 'middling size', though 'remarkably expressive of...
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