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Página 12 - LIVINGSTONE'S SOUTH AFRICA. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa ; including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa, and a Journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loando on the West Coast ; thence across the Continent, down the River Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean. By DAVID LIVINGSTONE, LL.D., DCL With Portrait, Maps by Arrowsmith, and numerous Illustrations.
Página 234 - For some centuries, the mIkados, claiming to rule by divine right and inheritance, were indeed despotic sovereigns; and even after they had ceased to head their own armies, and intrusted the dangerous military command to sons and kinsmen, their power long remained undisputed and uncontrolled. It was, perhaps, first and gradually weakened by a habit into which the...
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Página 87 - ... norimon. The officers of his household, whose place is on each side of him, rushed forward at this unprecedented interruption — a fatal move, which had evidently been anticipated, for their place was instantly filled with armed men in coats of mail, who seemed to have sprung from the earth — a compact band of some eighteen or twenty men. With flashing swords and frightful yells, blows were struck at all around, the lightest of which severed men's hands from the poles of the norimon, and cut...
Página 352 - ... was not the slightest suspicion of such valuable ore occurring, it will be readily seen how urgent was the need of the work of a Geological Survey party. The field work of the season was in part devoted to the acquiring of data for a topographic map of the camp, which will cover, when completed, three miles from east to west, and four miles from north to south. The scale on which this is being prepared is 1,000 feet to the inch, with a contour interval of 100 feet. Geological studies were carried...
Página 113 - Fischer represents, somewhat less incredibly, as four inches long, one and a half wide, and six high, in which were actually growing and thriving a bamboo, a fir, and a plumtree, the latter in full blossom.