AFRICA


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AFRICAAction for Resisting Invasion, Colonialism and Apartheid
AFRICAAsbestos Fiber Regular Informal Counting Arrangement
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Perhaps if I go down to the seaside I shall be able to borrow a boat that will take us to Africa.
If, however, we refer to any work of travels through the southern parts of Africa, we shall find allusions in almost every page either to the desert character of the country, or to the numbers of large animals inhabiting it.
Let us, then, all take hold together, with all our might, and see what we can do with this new enterprise, and the whole splendid continent of Africa opens before us and our children.
This intrepid discoverer proposes to traverse all Africa from east to west IN A BALLOON.
Do you know, Miss Summerson, I almost wonder that YOU never turned your thoughts to Africa.
If you had been bored so, when you had the noble panorama of Spain and Africa and the blue Mediterranean spread abroad at your feet, and wanted to gaze and enjoy and surfeit yourself in its beauty in silence, you might have even burst into stronger language than I did.
This ideal of glory and grandeur- which consists not merely in considering nothing wrong that one does but in priding oneself on every crime one commits, ascribing to it an incomprehensible supernatural significance- that ideal, destined to guide this man and his associates, had scope for its development in Africa.
You will be sure to remember," said he, disposing himself to sleep, "that I expect letters from Africa this very day.
We see the same fact in the great difference between the inhabitants of Australia, Africa, and South America under the same latitude: for these countries are almost as much isolated from each other as is possible.
The Turks of Suaquem have gardens on the firm land, not above a musket shot from the island, which supply them with many excellent herbs and fruits, of which I doubt whether there be not a greater quantity on this little spot than on the whole coast of Africa besides, from Melinda to Suez.
These few he would have died for as, doubtless, they would have died for him; but there were none of these fighting with the British forces in East Africa, and so, sickened and disgusted by the sight of man waging his cruel and inhuman warfare, Tarzan determined to heed the insistent call of the remote jungle of his youth, for the Germans were now on the run and the war in East Africa was so nearly over that he realized that his further services would be of negligible value.
The genie appeared, and at the magician's command carried him, together with the palace and the princess in it, to a lonely place in Africa.