Wonders of the Tropics; Or, Explorations and Adventures of Henry M. Stanley and Other World-renowned Travelers: Including Livingstone, Baker, Cameron, Speke, Emin Pasha, Du Chaillu, Andersson, Etc., Etc. Containing Thrilling Accounts of Famous Expeditions, Miraculous Escapes, Wild Sports of the Jungle and Plain, Curious Customs of Savage Races, Journeys in Unknown Lands, and Marvelous Discoveries in the Wilds of Africa, Together with Graphic Descriptions of Beautiful Scenery, Fertile Valleys, Vast Forests, Mighty Rivers, and Cataracts, Inland Seas, Mines of Untold Wealth, Ferocious Beasts, Etc., Etc. The Whole Comprising a Vast Treasury of All that is Marvelous and Wonderful in the Dark Continent
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Page 30 - Well, I will tell you what you will do. Draw a thousand pounds now; and when you have gone through that, draw another thousand, and when that is spent, draw another thousand, and when you have finished that, draw another thousand, and so on; but, FIND LIVINGSTONE.
Page 656 - His eyes began to flash fiercer fire as we stood motionless on the defensive, and the crest of short hair which stands on his forehead began to twitch rapidly up and down, while his powerful fangs were shown as he again sent forth a thunderous roar. And now, truly...
Page 327 - To all and each of my men the welcome was given. We were now about three hundred yards from the village of Ujiji, and the crowds are dense about me. Suddenly I hear a voice on my right say, "Good morning, sir!
Page 29 - Well, I think he is alive, and that he can be found, and I am going to send you to find him." " What ! " said I, " do you really think I can find Dr. Livingstone ? Do you mean me to go to Central Africa...
Page 333 - I had seen of man's inhumanity to man racked and told on the bodily frame and depressed it beyond measure. I thought that I was dying on my feet. It is not too much to say that almost every step of the weary sultry way was in pain, and I reached Ujiji a mere "ruckle" of bones. There I found that some five hundred pounds...
Page 401 - I think I see in him the light that shall lighten the darkness of this benighted region ; a prince well worthy the most hearty sympathies that Europe can give him. In this man I see the possible fruition of Livingstone's hopes, for with his aid the civilization of Equatorial Africa becomes feasible.
Page 250 - This is the sort of grave I should prefer : to lie in the still, still forest, and no hand ever disturb my bones. The graves at home always seemed to me to be miserable, especially those in the cold damp clay, and without elbow room ; but I have nothing to do but wait till He who is over all decides where I have to lay me down and die. Poor Mary lies on Shupanga brae,
Page 349 - Knocked up quite, and remain — recover —sent to buy milch goats. We are on the banks of the Molilamo...
Page 656 - With a groan which had something terribly human in it, and yet was full of brutishness, he fell forward on his face. The body shook convulsively for a few minutes, the limbs moved about in a struggling way, and then all was quiet — death had done its work, and I had leisure to examine the huge body. It proved to be five feet eight inches high, and the muscular development of the arms and breast showed what immense strength it had possessed.
Page 332 - ... had been elected President of the United States ; Egypt had been flooded with savans ; the Cretan rebellion had terminated; a Spanish revolution had driven Isabella from the throne of Spain, and a regent had been appointed ; General Prim was assassinated ; a Castelar had electrified Europe with his advanced ideas upon the liberty of worship ; Prussia had humbled Denmark and annexed Schleswig-Holstein, and her armies were now around Paris ; the