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" ... (see the water), and looking forwards, I saw with infinite pleasure the great object of my mission — the long sought for majestic Niger, glittering to the morning sun, as broad as the Thames at Westminster, and flowing slowly to the eastward. I... "
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herausgegeben von - 1801
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The Story of the World for Children of the British Empire, Bücher 4

Margaret Bertha Synge - 1903
...to the eastward. I hastened to the brink, and having drunk of the water, lifted up my fervent thanks to the great Ruler of all things for having thus far crowned my endeavours with success." He was the first European to reach the Niger, and to tell the world that its course was "...
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The exploration of the world: The world outlined. Seekers and traders ...

Jules Verne - 1911
...the Thames at Westminster, and flowing to the eastward. I hastened to the brink, and, having drunk of the water, lifted up my fervent thanks in prayer...Ruler of all things for having thus far crowned my endeavors with success. " The fact of the Niger flowing towards the east did not, however, excite my...
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A Survey of English Literature 1780-1880, Band 2

Oliver Elton - 1920
...Thames at Westminster, and flowing steadily to the eastward ; and I hastened to the brink, and haying drank of the water, lifted up my fervent thanks in...to the great Ruler of all things, for having thus crowned my endeavours with success. The discoveries of Cook opened up Polynesia, and a multitude of...
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Nigeria Under British Rule

Sir William Nevill Montgomerie Geary - 1965 - 312 Seiten
...the eastward. I hastened to the brink, and having drunk of the water, lifted 11 153 up my personal thanks in prayer to the Great Ruler of all things for having thus far crowned my endeavour with success.' Park had thus explored the Niger for about 250 miles of its course between...
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Literature, Science and Exploration in the Romantic Era: Bodies of Knowledge

Tim Fulford, Debbie Lee, Deborah Jean Lee, Peter J. Kitson - 2004 - 324 Seiten
...which leave him despairing. Finally reaching the Niger, Park thanks his God: 'I hastened to the brink, and, having drank of the water, lifted up my fervent...things, for having thus far crowned my endeavours with success.'27 Having reached it with him, the reader has become a mental traveller, only to discover...
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History of the Colored Race in America

William T. Alexander - 2003 - 608 Seiten
...as the Thames at Westminster, England, and flowing slowly io the eastward. I hastened to the brink, and, having drank of the water, lifted up my fervent thanks in prayer to the Great Iluler of all things for having thus far crowned my endeavors with success. " Sego, the Capital of...
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The Struggle for Sea Power, Book IV of the Story of the World

2013 - 248 Seiten
...to the eastward. I hastened to the brink, and having drunk of the water, lifted up my fervent thanks to the great Ruler of all things for having thus far crowned my endeavours with success." He was the first European to reach the Niger, and to tell the world that its course was "...
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Behind the Ranges: Tales of Explorers, Pioneers and Travellers

Ernest Edwin Reynolds - 1940 - 125 Seiten
...in the morning sun, and flowing slowly to the eastward. I hastened to the brink, and, having drunk the water, lifted up my fervent thanks in prayer,...things, for having thus far crowned my endeavours with success." It was the first time that a European had reached the banks of that famous river; and he...
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