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" The view of this extensive city; the numerous canoes upon the river; the crowded population and the cultivated state of the surrounding country, formed altogether a prospect of civilization and magnificence, which I little expected to find in the bosom... "
Exemplary and Instructive Biography: For the Study of Youth - Page 121
by Exemplary and instructive biography - 1836 - 334 pages
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction ...

Mungo Park, James Rennell - 1799 - 372 pages
...population, and the cultivated state of the surrounding country, formed altogether a prospect of civilization and magnificence, which I little expected to find in the bosom of Africa. , ; . I waited more than two hours, without having an opportunity of crossing the river; during which...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction ...

Mungo Park - 1807 - 551 pages
...population, and the cultivated state of the surrounding country, formed altogether a prospect of civilization and magnificence, which I little expected to find in the bosom of Africa. ,..> * v ;; '' I. it 1) i /..,.' . * ' *'* I waited more than two hours without...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 5

Abraham John Valpy - 1815
...population and the cultivated state of the surrounding country, formed altogether a prospect of civilization and magnificence, which I little expected to find in the bosom of Africa." pp. 195, 196. " About eight o'clock we passed a large town called Kabba, situated in the midst of a...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed in the ..., Volume 1

Mungo Park - 1816 - 852 pages
...population and the cultivated state of the surrounding country, formed altogether a prospect of civilization and magnificence, which I little expected to find in the bosom of Africa. I waited more than two hours without having an opportunity of crossing the river; during which time...
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A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery, in the United States: With Reflections on ...

Jesse Torrey - 1817 - 94 pages
...population, and the cultivated state of the surrounding country, formed altogether a prospect of civilization and magnificence, which I little expected to find in the bosom of Africa. While waiting for a passage, the king having been informed that a white man was coming to see him,...
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The Lives of Celebrated Travelers

James Augustus St. John - 1832
...population, and the cultivated state of the surrounding country formed altogether a prospect of civilization and magnificence which I little expected to find in the bosom of Africa." While he was thus waiting for a passage, the news was conveyed to Mansong that a white man was on the...
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An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans

Lydia Maria Child - 1833 - 232 pages
...population, and the cultivated state of the surrounding country, formed altogether a prospect of civilization and magnificence, which I little expected to find in the bosom of Africa." " The public discussions in Africa, called palavers, exhibit a fluent and natural oratory, often accompanied...
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A Twelvemonth's Residence in the West Indies: During the ..., Volume 1

Richard Robert Madden - 1835
...crowded population, and the cultivated state of the country, formed altogether a prospect of civilization and magnificence which I little expected to find in the bosom of Africa." Speaking of an affecting interview between a poor blind negro widow and her son, he says, " From this...
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An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans

Lydia Maria Child - 1836 - 216 pages
...state of the surrounding country, formed altogether a prospect of civilization and mag. nificence, which I little expected to find in the bosom of Africa." " The public discussions in Africa, called palavers, exhibit a fluent and natural oratory, often accompanied...
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Researches Into the Physical History of Mankind: Ethnography of the African ...

James Cowles Prichard - 1837
...population, and the cultivated state of the surrounding country, formed altogether a prospect of civilization and magnificence which I little expected to find in the bosom of Africa." To the eastward he passed a large town called Kabba, situated, as he says, in the middle of a beautiful...
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