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" ... 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 hastened to the brink, and, having drank... "
Manual of modern geography, mathematical, physical, and political - Page 473
by Alexander Mackay - 1876
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Proceedings of the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior ...

Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa - 1798
...Park,) to the brink of the river, and having drank " of the water, lifted up my fervent thanks in prayer to the Great Ruler " of all things, for having thus far crowned my endeavours with suc" cess." — Unhappily, he had yet to sustain many severe and bitter trials of his patience and...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser

1799
...the brink,' says Mr. Park, ' and, having drank of the water, lifted up my fervent thanks in prayer, to the great Ruler of all things, for having thus far crowned my endeavours with success/ The city of Sego, the capital of Bambarra, consists of four distinct towns, two on the northern and...
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Analytical Review: Or History of Literature, Domestic and Foreign ..., Volume 28

1799
...he, " to the brink of the river, and having drank the water, lifted up my fervent thanks in prayer to the great ruler of all things, for having thus far crowned my endeavours with fucccfs." Then follows a dcfcription of the place, &c., alluded to above. The city of Sego connfts...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

Books - 1799
...the brink,' says Mr. Park, ' and, having drank of the water, lifted up my fervent thanks in prayer, to the great Ruler of all things, for having thus far crowned ray endeavours with success.' The city of Sego, the capital of Bambarra, consists of four distinct...
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Annual Register, Volume 41

Edmund Burke - History - 1801
...the brink/ fays Mr. Park, ' and, having drank of the water, lifted up my fervent thanks in prayer, to the great Ruler of all things, for having thus far crowned my endeavours with fuereis.' The city of Segó, the capital of Bambnrra, conflits of four diftincl (own«, two on the...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction ...

Mungo Park - Africa - 1807 - 551 pages
...east'ward. I hastened to the 'brink, and, having drank of the water, lifted up my fervent thanks in prayer, to the Great Ruler of all things, for having thus far crowned my endeavours with success. The circumstance of the Niger's flowing towards the' east, and its collateral points, did not, however,...
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A Geographical and Historical View of the World: Exhibiting a ..., Volume 5

John Bigland - Geography - 1811
...the eastward. I hastened ,$p the brink, and having drunk of the water, offered up my fervent thanks to the great Ruler of all things, for having thus far crowned my endeavours with success." His description of Sego, .the capital of Bambara, is likewise so animated, as •well as so clear and...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed ... in ... 1795, 1796 ...

Mungo Park - Africa, West - 1813 - 261 pages
...east-ward. I hastened to the brink, and havmg drank of the water, lifted up my fervent thanks in prayer to the Great Ruler of all things, for having thus far crowned my endeavours with success. The circumstance of the Niger's flowing towards the east, and iis collateral points, did not, however,...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Last journey, and life

Mungo Park, Isaaco (an African, Mungo Park's guide.) - Africa - 1815
...eastward. I hastened to the brink, and having drank of the water, lifted up my fervent thanks in prayer to the great Ruler of all things for having thus far crowned my endeavours with success." Park's Travels, p. 194. •}• See APPENDIX. No. IV. expressed his general approbation of its contents,...
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The Journal of a Mission to the Interior of Africa: In the Year 1805

Mungo Park - Africa - 1815 - 302 pages
...eastward. I hastened to the brink, and having drank of the water, lifted up my fervent thanks in prayer to the great Ruler of all things for having thus far crowned my endeavours with success." Park's Travels, p. 194. A short time after Mr. Park had delivered his Memoir at the Colonial office,...
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