The Boy Travellers in the Far East, Part Fifth: Adventures of Two Youths in a Journey Through Africa

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Harper & brothers, 1884 - Adventure stories - 473 pages
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Page 76 - Kilimandjaro, the monarch of African mountains, without a keen pang of regret. Since Columbus first looked upon San Salvador, the earth has but one emotion of triumph left in her bestowal — and that she reserves for him who shall first drink from the fountains of the White Nile, under the snow-fields of Kilimandjaro.
Page 324 - They were thus left entirely on our hands, and knives were soon busy at work cutting the women and children loose. It was more difficult to cut the men adrift, as each had his neck in the fork of a stout stick, six or seven feet long, and kept in by an iron rod which was riveted at both ends across the throat. With a saw, luckily in the bishop's baggage, one by one the men were sawn out into freedom.

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