Travels in the interior districts of Africa ... in ... 1795,1796 and 1797. With an account of a subsequent mission in 1805 (Google eBook)

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Page 288 - ... from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, scattered through a large body of sand or clay, and in this state it is called by the Mandingoes sanoo munko (gold powder).
Page 253 - I never addressed myself in the language of decency and friendship, without receiving a decent and friendly answer; with man it has often been otherwise.
Page 330 - Abdul-kader, answer me this question : If the chance of war had placed me in your situation, and you in mine, how would you have treated me?' 'I would have thrust my spear into your heart,' returned Abdul-kader with great firmness ; ' and I know that a similar fate awaits me.
Page 234 - I could not contemplate the delicate conformation of its roots, leaves, and capsule without admiration. Can that Being (thought I), who planted, watered, and brought to perfection, in this obscure part of the world, a thing which appears of so small importance, look with unconcern upon the situation and sufferings of creatures formed after his own image ? — surely not ! Reflections like these would not allow me to despair ; I started up, and disregarding both hunger and fatigue, travelled forwards,...
Page 146 - Th« gracefulness of figure and motion, and a countenance enlivened by expression, are by no means essential points in their standard: with them, corpulence and beauty appear to be terms nearly synonymous. A woman, of even moderate pretensions must be one who cannot walk without a slave under each arm to support her; and a perfect beauty is a load for a camel.
Page 170 - I cast (as I believed) a last look on the surrounding scene, and whilst I reflected on the awful change that was about to take place, this world with its enjoyments seemed to vanish from my recollection.
Page 330 - I would have thrust my spear into your heart/' returned Abdulkader with great firmness ; " and I know that a similar fate awaits me." " Not so," said Damel ; " my spear is indeed red with the blood of your subjects killed in battle, and I could now give it a deeper stain by dipping it in your own ; but this would not build up my towns, nor bring to life the thousands who fell in the woods. I will not, therefore, kill you in cold blood, but I will retain you as my slave, until I perceive that your...
Page 283 - And Esau said, Behold, I am at the point to die: and what profit shall this birthright do to me?
Page 171 - ... face and arms ; and I was obliged to mount my horse, and stop under a bush, to prevent being suffocated. The sand continued to fly in amazing quantities for near an hour, after which I again set forward, and travelled with difficulty until ten o'clock. About this time I was agreeably surprised by some very vivid flashes of lightning, followed by a few heavy drops of rain. In a little time the sand...
Page 320 - ... an operation I did not wish to see performed, and therefore marched onwards with the foremost of the coffle. I had not walked above a mile, when one of Karfa's domestic slaves came up to me, with poor Nealee's garment upon the end of his bow, and exclaimed Nealee affeclecta (Nealee is lost).

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JSTOR: Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa
234 BOOK REVIEWS TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR DISTRICTS OF AFRICA. By Mungo Park. Edited with an Introduction by Kate Ferguson Marsters. ...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa from Journal of Third World Studies in News provided free by Find Articles.
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa - Mungo Park - ISBN ...
The classic first-person account of explorations in search of the Niger River, first published in 1799. Park provides a chronicle of the culture, ...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa
Throughout the journey he kept meticulous notes, which he transcribed into Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa on his return to Britain. ...
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Mungo Park
Park's record of his travels was entitled Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa, and it was first published in 1799. Park's final trip to Africa was ...
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Mungo Park (explorer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed in the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797 . London: John Murray. [edit] Mungo Park Medal ...
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Life of Mungo Park -- Biography of the Scots explorer Mungo Park
Park was an instant success, and the first edition of his book Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa sold out rapidly. His Ł1000 royalties allowed him ...
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MUNGO PARK AND THE SCOTTISH CONTRIBUTION TO AFRICA
Mungo Park, Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa (London, third edition, 1799) ;. posthumous publication of The Journal of a Mission to the Interior ...
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Mungo Park: free web books, online
The African Association published the first edition of his travels as “Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa, 1795-7, by Mungo Park, with an Appendix ...
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Cavendish, "A Negro Song"
"A Negro Song" was originally published along with the first edition of Mungo Park's Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa in 1799. ...
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