Dr. David Livingstone, the Missionary Traveller

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Oliphant, Anderson, & Ferrier, 1883 - Africa - 81 pages

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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.
Page 27 - I did not comprehend it until, creeping with awe to the verge, I peered down into a large rent which had been made from bank to bank of the broad Zambesi...

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