A New Voyage Round the World in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26. Vol. 2

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1830
Language: English
Wordcount: 66,567 / 204 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50.1
LoC Categories: GB, GN
Downloads: 776
Added to site: 2008.06.17
mnybks.net#: 21252
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Nautical, Travel
Excerpt

oduce insanity of several days' duration. Animated by these enjoyments, the host and guests found mutual amusement in the exercise of their peculiar talent of mimicking men and animals.

The children when grown up showed little affection for their parents, neglected them in old age, and did not even consider it a violation of filial duty to kill them when they became burdensome. They also murdered their defective or weakly children, to spare them the misery of a languishing existence. They did not bury their dead, but dragged the corpse into the open air, by a thong tied about the neck, and left it a prey to dogs; under the belief, that those devoured by these animals, would in another world be drawn by the best dogs.

The mode of solemnizing marriages among the Kamtschatkans was tedious, and, on the part of the bridegroom, attended with many difficulties. A man who wished to marry a girl went to the house of her parents, and without farther declaration took his share in the domestic labours. He t

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for A New Voyage Round the World in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26. Vol. 2 by Otto von Kotzebue - 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 A New Voyage Round the World in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26. Vol. 2 by Otto von Kotzebue - 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 A New Voyage Round the World in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26. Vol. 2 by Otto von Kotzebue - 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 A New Voyage Round the World in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26. Vol. 2 by Otto von Kotzebue - 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 A New Voyage Round the World in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26. Vol. 2 by Otto von Kotzebue - 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 A New Voyage Round the World in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26. Vol. 2 by Otto von Kotzebue - 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.

Moby Dick
by Herman Melville
Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Billy Budd
by Herman Melville
The After House
by Mary Roberts Rinehart
The Shadow Line
by Joseph Conrad
Captain Blood
by Rafael Sabatini
Kidnapped
by Robert Louis Stevenson

See more popular titles from this genre.