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Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The Neighbouring Countries

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Language: English
Wordcount: 201,023 / 627 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.2
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 652
Added to site: 2005.02.26
mnybks.net#: 9778
Genre: Travel
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m that I have a beautiful new genus allied to Rafflesia, the flowers of which are about a span across, it is dioecious and icosandrous, and has an abominable smell. How I look back occasionally on my frequent and delightful visits to Kew."

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To MRS. H---.

Serampore, _Calcutta_: _July 22nd_, 1841.

"I was aware of the departure of Mr. Bauer through the Athenaeum, in which an excellent notice of him appeared. He certainly was a man to whom I looked up with constant admiration: he was incomparable in several respects, and I am happy to find, that his death was so characteristic of his most inoffensive and meritorious life. It is also very pleasing to me to find that he continued to think well of me. How I should have been able to delight him had he lived a few years longer."

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_Calcutta_: June, 1843.

"Poor Mr. Bauer, we never shall see his like again, I have seen but few notices of

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