A Journal, Comprising an Account of the Loss of the Brig Commerce, of Hartford Conn: James Riley, Master: Upon the Western Coast of Africa, August, 28th, 1815: Also, of the Slavery and Sufferings of the Author and the Rest of the Crew, Upon the Desert of Zahara, in the Years of 1815, 1816, 1817; with Accounts of the Manners, Customs, and Habits of the Wandering Arabs; Also a Brief Historical and Geographical View of the Continent of Africa
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Page 99 - And he will be a wild man ; his hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him ; and he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.
Page 82 - But there was one person who made the attempt, and he also is eminent in history. Here was ' the will of God,' to do to others as you would have others do to you: ' Love thy neighbor as thyself.
Page 99 - And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Behold, thou art with child, and shalt bear a son, and shalt call his name Ishmael; because the LORD hath heard thy affliction.
Page 99 - These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, by their towns, and by their castles; twelve princes according to their nations.
Page 48 - Sennaar, and from thence westward in the latitude and supposed direction of the Niger, I told him, that was the route, by which I was anxious that Africa might, if possible, be explored. He said, he should think himself singularly fortunate to be trusted with the adventure. I asked him when he would set out. ' To-morrow morning,
Page 49 - Iclabs, or travelling merchants of the caravans, he obtained, without any expense, a better idea of the people of Africa, of its trade, of the position of places, the nature of the country, and the manner of travelling, than he could, by any other means, have acquired : and the communications on these subjects, which he transmitted to England, interesting and...
Page 46 - Sound, he crossed the British Channel to Ostend, with only ten guineas in his purse ; determined to travel over land to Kamschatka, whence the passage is short to the western coast of America.
Page 49 - ... than he could by any other means have acquired; and the communications on these subjects, which he transmitted to England, interesting and instructive as they were, afforded the society the most gratifying proofs of the ardent spirit of enquiry, the unwearied attention, the persevering research, and the laborious, indefatigable, anxious zeal, with which their author pursued the object of his mission.
Page 171 - ... worth mentioning when compared with the loads of them gathered sometimes in the more fertile part of the country, over which they pass, leaving a track of desolation behind them. But as they were the first, in any considerable quantity, that I had seen, and the first I had seen cooked and...