1 edition of A voyage round the world found in the catalog.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 82 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
|Vol. 1. Australia v. 2. Java, Siam, Canton [v. 3]. Pekin, Jeddo, and San Francisco.|
nodata File Size: 7MB.
An amazingly detailed account of early world travels, so detailed in fact that i had to keep stopping to google something he said, a very clever man who observed and noted every little detail of the places he visited. Woodes Rogers wrote his own account, A Cruising Voyage Round the World since narratives of voyages were popular reading material at the time.
Course from the Friendly A voyage round the world to New Zeeland. In 1968, it appeared edited by Rice University professor of German studies as the first volume of an edition of Forster's collected works, published by the East German.
Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format. They encounter thea venerated religious order of people who remain childless by killing their newborn.
On the 12 th in the morning we were out of sight of land, and steered away between the south and east, towards Tierra del Fuego. 0 out of 5 stars Ham and Cheese -- Without the Ham By R. A breech chamber, likely originally associated with awas recovered still loaded with powder and used to make a seal around a.
Reinhold Forster attempted to get access to the plates with the engravings that were made for Cook's account, but was refused by the publishers. So early an acquaintance with the world seems to argue an uncommon degree of voluptuousness, and cannot fail of affecting the nation in general.
At New Zeeland it seems they carry this tyranny to excess, and the males are taught from their earliest age, to hold their mothers in contempt, contrary to all our principles of morality.
The Amazon description implies that both Volume I and II are being offered. The Passage from Madeira to the Cape Verd Islands, and from thence to the Cape of Good Hope. Forster reports on incidences of killings between New Zealanders and Europeans from other journeys.
" The book has been studied as one of the sources forwhich is heavily influenced by reports of Cook's second journey, possibly because William Wales was one of Coleridge's teachers at. This continually thickened about us, so that the sea became very smooth, though the wind was fresh as before.
After 16 days, they depart. Having been so long at sea, we were touched with this generous conduct, and with no small degree of pleasure and satisfaction, felt ourselves once more.
Having exhausted their supply of antiscorbutic , they sail on to the Cape of Good Hope.
Now came "Saturday night at sea", a night commonly supposed to be dedicated by the sons of the waves to reminiscences of "sweethearts and wives", and to "the flowing bowl".
was appointed to succeed him, who, owing to the desperate nature of the service he was to be employed in, received a salary of one guinea per diem.
[ ] On their way from Tahiti to , they have a stowaway on board.