Stanley in Africa: The Wonderful Discoveries and Thrilling Adventures of the Great African Explorer, and Other Travelers, Pioneers and Missionaries. Beautifully and Elaborately Illustrated with Engravings, Colored Plates and Maps

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Stanley Publishing Company, 1889 - Africa, Central - 800 pages
 

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Page 655 - They went out from us, but they were not of us ; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us : but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.
Page 297 - ... blessings to millions of human beings ; and as one of the greatest objects in nature, I determined to honour it with a great name. As an imperishable memorial of one loved and mourned by our gracious Queen and deplored by every Englishman, I called this great lake "the Albert N'yanza.
Page 127 - XVII may, in its own name, negotiate loans to be exclusively guaranteed by the revenues raised by the said Commission. The decisions of the Commission dealing with the conclusion of a loan must be come to by a majority of two-thirds.
Page 389 - A candle stuck by its own wax to the top of the box, shed a light sufficient for them to see his form. Dr. Livingstone was kneeling by the side of his bed, his body stretched forward, his head buried in his hands upon the pillow. For a minute they watched him : he did not stir, there was no sign of breathing ; then one of them, Matthew, advanced softly to him and placed his hands to his cheeks. It was sufficient ; life had been extinct some time, and the body was almost cold: Livingstone was dead.
Page 478 - The effect of travel on a man whose heart is in the right place is that the mind is made more self-reliant : it becomes more confident of its own resources — there is greater presence of mind.
Page 431 - It was wearisome to see the skulls and bones scattered about everywhere; one would fain not notice them, but they are so striking as one trudges along the sultry path, that it cannot be avoided.
Page 585 - ... that had taken place in every town since I had before seen them, indeed some having all the appearance and regularity of the neatest village in England, with church, school, and commodious residences for the missionaries and teachers, had not in 1817 been more than thought of.
Page 30 - ... to peacefully conquer and subdue it, to remould it in harmony with modern ideas into National States, within whose limits the European merchant shall go hand in hand with the dark African trader, and justice and law and order shall prevail, and murder and lawlessness and the cruel barter of slaves shall be overcome.
Page 712 - if you will, drive your spears to my heart ; and when you have slain me, my companions will know that the hour is come for them to depart.
Page 113 - Mafela countries, and any others tributary to them; and the chiefs of Ngombi and Mafela solemnly affirm that all this country belongs absolutely to them ; that they can freely dispose of it ; and that they neither have already, nor will on any future occasion, make any treaties, grants, or sales of any parts of these territories to strangers without the permission of the said Association.

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