The Last Voyage

to India and Australia, in the 'Sunbeam'

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1887
Language: English
Wordcount: 134,802 / 409 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.3
LoC Category: GV
Downloads: 649
Added to site: 2009.08.25
mnybks.net#: 25097
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

et further from you, and your grief shall be matured to veneration.'

DR. JOHNSON.

MY DEAR CHILDREN,--In sorrow and grief I have prepared a sketch of the life and character of your dearly loved mother, whom it has pleased God to call to Himself. Slight and imperfect as it is, it may hereafter help to preserve some tender recollections, which you would not willingly let die.

I shall begin with her childhood. Her mother having died in her infancy, for some years your dear mother lived, a solitary child, at her grandfather's house at Clapham. Here she acquired that love of the country, the farm, and the garden which she retained so keenly to the last. Here she learned to ride; and here, with little guidance from teachers, she had access to a large library, and picked up in a desultory way an extensive knowledge of the best English, French, German, and Italian literature.

After a few years' residence at Clapham, your grandfather moved to Chapel Street, Grosvenor Place, and later to

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Last Voyage by Annie Allnut Brassie - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for The Last Voyage by Annie Allnut Brassie - Free eBook

Loose Ends

A California Corwin P. I. Mystery
David VanDyke

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more

Cover image for The Last Voyage by Annie Allnut Brassie - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for The Last Voyage by Annie Allnut Brassie - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The Last Voyage by Annie Allnut Brassie - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The Last Voyage by Annie Allnut Brassie - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Across Asia on a Bicycle
by Thomas Gaskell Allen
Across The Plains
by Robert Louis Stevenson
A Cathedral Courtship
by Kate Douglas Wiggin
South
by Ernest Shackleton
Across China on Foot
by Edwin Dingle
Adventures in Many Lands
by Various Authors
Aztec Land
by Maturin M. Ballou
Abroad
by Various Authors

See more popular titles from this genre.