The desire and yearning of my soul is for an African
Now I know," cried Aladdin, "that we have to thank the African
magician for this
He believed that the terrors and hardships she had undergone during captivity among the blacks and her frightful experience with the two Swedes had unbalanced her mind but as the days passed and he became better acquainted with her and able to observe her under the ordinary conditions of the quiet of his African
home he was forced to admit that her strange tale puzzled him not a little, for there was no other evidence whatever that Meriem was not in full possession of her normal faculties.
this current divides into two arms, the principal one going towards the coast of Ireland and Norway, whilst the second bends to the south about the height of the Azores; then, touching the African
shore, and describing a lengthened oval, returns to the Antilles.
When the wind came from the African
or Asian coast the Mongolia, with her long hull, rolled fearfully.
The sea-reach of the Thames is straight, and, once Sheerness is left behind, its banks seem very uninhabited, except for the cluster of houses which is Southend, or here and there a lonely wooden jetty where petroleum ships discharge their dangerous cargoes, and the oil-storage tanks, low and round with slightly-domed roofs, peep over the edge of the fore-shore, as it were a village of Central African
huts imitated in iron.
We should get to the Landing Stage in time to meet the WEST AFRICAN
, and catch Mr.
She has devoted herself to an extensive variety of public subjects at various times and is at present (until something else attracts her) devoted to the subject of Africa, with a view to the general cultivation of the coffee berry--AND the natives--and the happy settlement, on the banks of the African
rivers, of our superabundant home population.
We were approaching the famed Pillars of Hercules, and already the African
one, "Ape's Hill," a grand old mountain with summit streaked with granite ledges, was in sight.
Five Weeks in a Balloon" is, in a measure, a satire on modern books of African
Our adventures on the way were many and various, but as they are of the sort which befall every African
hunter--with one exception to be presently detailed--I shall not set them down here, lest I should render this history too wearisome.
He was no coward; but if ever man felt the icy fingers of fear upon his heart, William Cecil Clayton, eldest son of Lord Greystoke of England, did that day in the fastness of the African