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Dr. David Livingstone, the Missionary Traveller [a Repr. of Pp. 1-81 of the ...
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Arab armed arrived ascended baggage Bakwains banks beads beasts Bechuanas boat Bombay British consul canoes carrying cataracts ceeded clothing crossed DAVID LIVINGSTONE despatch distance Doctor east coast England English European expedition falls fatigue feet followers forests formed friendly friends gave geographical discoveries hundred inhabitants interior island ivory journey Kirk Kolobeng Kongone Lake Ngami Lake Nyassa Lake Tanganyika land Leeambye Leeba letters Linyanti Loanda Makololo chief Makololo country Manyuema miles mission-station missionary explorer mountains mouth Murchison muskets named natives navigable night Nile object Oswell Oxford mission passed Portuguese settlement proceeded Quango region route Rovuma Rovuma River Royal Geographical Society Sebituane Sekeletu sent Shire River shore of Lake Sir Roderick slave-trade slaves soko South Africa Stanley stone stream succour supplies Tanganyika Tette tion town trade traffic traveller trees tribe tusks Ujiji Unyanyembe valley village visited whole party yards Zambesi River
Page 27 - ... rolling mass moving away to the prolongation of the fissure, which branches off near the left bank of the river. A piece of the rock has fallen off...
Page 21 - On describing their feelings afterwards, they remarked that ' we marched along with our father, believing that what the ancients had always told us was true, that the world has no end ; but all at once the world said to us, ' I am finished, there is no more of me.
Page 26 - It had never been seen before by European eyes ; but scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight. The only want felt is that of mountains in the background. The falls are bounded on three sides by ridges 300 or 400 feet in height, which are covered with forest, with the red soil appearing among the trees.
Page 27 - When about half a mile from the falls, I left the canoe by which we had come down thus far, and embarked in a lighter one, with men well acquainted with the rapids, who by passing down the...
Page 14 - Shinte, on a sort of throne covered with a leopard's skin. He had on a checked jacket, and a kilt of scarlet baize edged with green ; many strings of large beads hung from his neck, and his limbs were covered with iron and copper armlets and bracelets ; on his head he wore a helmet made of beads woven neatly together, and crowned with a great bunch of goose-feathers.