Now this is a great simplification and promotes, I should imagine, the best of good manners. My Pundit brought back my poems yesterday-he is really pleased with them.
Its western tributary, the Meta, had, however, been ascended for some distance, and the wide plains at the eastern foot of the Andes of New Granada, about which our information is even at the present day far from perfect, had been traversed again and again by searchers after the fabulous city of "El Dorado"—the Golden Monarch.
Moll looked charming last night. I feel I shall end by receiving special instruction from the Shah in person.
A hundred years had elapsed since the great events which gave to the latter end of the fifteenth century its unique influence on the story of the nations—the discovery of America, and the first voyage to India round the Cape of Good Hope.
Do you remember discussing what other girls do with their days? Knight had the year before taken part in the earlier of two expeditions sent out from Denmark in search of the lost colonies of that nation on the coast of Greenland, the command of the whole being entrusted to a Scotsman, John Cunningham, while the important post of chief pilot was held by a Yorkshireman, James Hall, who subsequently commanded an English expedition to the same region.
From Purchas his Pilgrimes. Her journeys in Arabia and her achievements in Iraq have passed into history. Mary Talbot married the Rev.
The gold-producing region of Manica had certainly been visited before the end of the sixteenth century, and ruined forts now existing prove that the Portuguese occupation extended to the Inyaga country, a little further north, and was not confined to the Zambezi valley. He picked up my muff and himself and handed them both to me, so to speak, with a low bow.
The Audley Square circle, the house, the hosts, the people who used to assemble there, formed for Gertrude, as for many others, a cherished and congenial surrounding. On June 20, when with incredible difficulties they were making their way down the west coast of Novaya Zemlya, the indomitable navigator, who had done more than any other to keep alive the hope of effecting the north-east passage, breathed his last, and two others of his comrades soon shared his fate.
Arabic flies along-I shall soon be able to read the Arabian Nights for fun. On the 28th they left the Scilly Islands—a survey of which was made during an enforced detention—and sailed across the Atlantic without sighting land until, on July 20, the east coast of Greenland was struck, some distance north of Cape Farewell.
I hope they will prove satisfactory. We are much higher up and much nearer the hills and all round us are watered fields where the corn is almost ripe for cutting The joy of this climate!
The survivors at length reached open water, and having obtained some help from two Russian vessels met with on July 28, made their way to Kola, where they found three Dutch ships, one of them commanded by their old comrade Rijp, who took them home to Holland. This is just a little line to tell you how I am getting on.
In all these maps the greater part of the geography represented is unmistakably Abyssinian see sketches on p. Still further north, off the coasts of Newfoundland, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and English ships frequented the banks in large numbers for the sake of the fishery, and the French under Cartier had already led the way in discovery by the ascent of the St Lawrence beyond the present site of Quebec, soon to be the scene of colonising efforts on the part of their countrymen.
From North-West Foxe The next attempt was to be made by the English in the person of Henry Hudson. It was gorgeous, quite cloudless. Hudson and a few who stood by him were placed in an open boat and mercilessly abandoned to their fate, while the mutineers sailed homeward in the ship, experiencing great difficulties owing to their lack of the necessary qualifications for navigating these all but unknown seas.
It is an almost equally difficult matter, and one which concerns our present subject more nearly, to decide whether the indications of a continental land immediately to the south of the Archipelago, to be found in maps of the sixteenth century, were based at all on actual voyages of European navigators.
It's an agreeable and a varied programme.
I hope it will be ready before you come as I should like you to pronounce upon it. We all hastily arranged one another's trains and marched in procession while the band played the march out of Lohengrin.
This is for the private eye: As for me if only I go there this winter everything will have turned out for the best. Florence and I were of course as it was in our own house covered with bows and loaded with flowers.
The ambassadresses sat on a line of chairs to the left of the throne in the Weiser Saal, and we stood meekly behind them. We had a capital cooking lesson yesterday, made scones and gingerbread and boiled potatoes.Maternity Care in Rural Areas in New Zealand - This essay discusses the determinants of health in New Zealand with a focus on maternity care in rural areas, mainly the rural Tai Rawhiti area and how two objectives of the New Zealand Health Strategy can have a positive impact.
The period dealt with in this book lies for the most part outside what has been well termed the Age of Great Discoveries, and has in consequence met with less attention, perhaps, than it deserves.
While the main episodes have formed the theme of many and competent writers, few attempts have been. Poet Robert Frost was born in San Francisco, but his family moved to Lawrence, Massachusetts, in following his father’s death.
The move was actually a return, for Frost’s ancestors were originally New Englanders, and Frost became famous for his poetry’s “regionalism,” or engagement with New England locales, identities, and themes.
Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell, to give her all her names, although she rarely used the second, was born on the 14th July,at Washington Hall, Co. Durham, the residence of her grandfather, Isaac Lowthian Bell, F.R.S., afterwards Sir Lowthian Bell, Bart. is and in to a was not you i of it the be he his but for are this that by on at they with which she or from had we will have an what been one if would who has her.
In a somer seson, whan softe was the sonne, I shoop me into shroudes as I a sheep were, In habite as an heremite unholy of werkes.Download