Through the Dark Continent: Or, The Sources of the Nile Around the Great Lakes of Equatorial Africa, and Down the Livingstone River to the Atlantic Ocean, Volumen2

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Página 191 - Tis not too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the baths Of all the western stars until I die. It may be that the gulfs will wash us down: It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles, whom we knew. Tho' much is taken, much abides; and tho...
Página 191 - Death closes all: but something ere the end, Some work of noble note may yet be done, Not unbecoming men that strove with Gods. The lights begin to twinkle from the rocks: The long day wanes: the slow moon climbs: the deep...
Página 256 - Obscured, where highest woods, impenetrable To star or sun-light, spread their umbrage broad And brown as evening ! cover me, ye pines, Ye cedars, with innumerable boughs Hide me, where I may never see them more...
Página 470 - No endeavor is in vain ; Its reward is in the doing, And the rapture of pursuing Is the prize the vanquished gain.
Página 191 - We are not now that strength which in old days Moved earth and heaven ; that which we are, we are ; One equal temper of heroic hearts, Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
Página 384 - On the third day of our stay at Mowa, feeling quite comfortable amongst the people, on account of their friendly bearing, I began to write down in my note-book the terms for articles in order to improve my already copious vocabulary of native words. I had proceeded only a few minutes when I observed a strange commotion amongst the people who had been flocking about me, and presently they ran away. In a short time we heard war-cries ringing loudly and shrilly over the table-land. Two hours afterwards,...
Página 258 - Though dark my path and sad my lot, Let me be still, and murmur not, Or breathe the prayer divinely taught, "Thy will be done.
Página 259 - ONWARD, Christian soldiers, Marching as to war ; With the cross of Jesus Going on before. Christ, the Royal Master, Leads against the foe ; Forward into battle See His banners go. Onward, Christian soldiers, Marching as to war ; With the cross of Jesus Going on before.
Página 386 - M — m. No, no, no. We will not touch it. It is fetish. You must burn it." " I ! Well, let it be so. I will do anything to please my good friends of Mowa.
Página 258 - BRIGHTLY gleams our banner Pointing to the sky, Waving wanderers onward To their home on high. Journeying o'er the desert, Gladly thus we pray, And with hearts united Take our heavenward way. Brightly gleams our banner Pointing to the sky, Waving wanderers onward To their home on high.

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