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The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death

Volume I, 1866-1868

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Published: 1874
Language: English
Wordcount: 124,257 / 353 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.4
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 1,169
Added to site: 2005.09.08
mnybks.net#: 11303
Genre: Biography

Edited by Horace Waller

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ls attacked by tsetse fly, and by sepoys. Jungle sappers. Meets old enemies. The Makondé. Lake Nangandi. Gum-copal diggings.

CHAPTER II.

Effect of _Pioneer's_ former visit. The poodle Chitané. Result of tsetse bites. Death of camels and buffaloes. Disaffection of followers. Disputed right of ferry. Mazitu raids. An old friend. Severe privations. The River Loendi. Sepoys mutiny. Dr. Roscher. Desolation. Tattooing. Ornamental teeth. Singular custom. Death of the Nassick boy, Richard. A sad reminiscence.

CHAPTER III.

Horrors of the slave-trader's track. System of cultivation. Pottery. Special exorcising. Death of the last mule. Rescue of Chirikaloma's wife. Brutalities of the slave-drivers. Mtarika's. Desperate march to Mtaka's. Meets Arab caravans. Dismay of slavers. Dismissal of sepoys. Mataka. The Waiyau metropolis. Great hospitality and good feeling. Mataka restores stole

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